Nurse Switzerland - Jobs and Salary, How to find a job

What is the salary of - Nurse Switzerland?
How to find a job - Nurse Switzerland?
What are the typical job requirements for this occupation?
Nurse Switzerland - What are the typical requirements or qualifications in job postings?


The most common places to find a job are: Bern (capital city), Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Lausanne, St. Gallen, Lucerne

Salary for the job: Nurse Switzerland - USD 9322
Average salary Switzerland - USD 5684
Wages are paid in local currency: CHF (Swiss francs)

The impact of the work experience on the salary:
Experienced (16+ years of experience): + 36%
Mid-Career (6-15 years of experience): + 17%
Entry-Level (1-5 years of experience): - 22%


Chart: (1) Salary - Nurse (2) Average salary - Switzerland


Chart: (1) Experienced (2) Medium experience (3) Partialy experience


Salary - Nurse: (1) Switzerland (2) Monaco (3) Finland


Salary - Switzerland: (1) Nurse (2) Emergency medical technician (3) Therapist


Nurse - Switzerland: Payroll taxes and social security contributions

Employee benefits
Retirement plan: Yes
Health insurance: Yes
Internal and external training courses: Generally no
Career development plan for the employees: Very common

Typical job requirements
Education level: High school
Certification: Required
IT literate: Not necessary
Probation period: Yes
Official language: French, German, Italian, Romansh
Knowledge of foreign languages: Necessary
Driver's licence: Not necessary
Work experience: Impact on the salary - Medium

Job type:
Full Time Job
Part Time Job
Temporary Job
Night Shift
Internship Job
Industry: healthcare jobs

Working time and paid leave
Working week: Monday - Friday
Working hours per week: 42
Overtime working hours: Yes
Paid vacation days: 20 (The contract may be different)
Paid public holidays: 7
Lunch break: Yes
Lunch break duration: 1 hour
Flexible working hours: No

Tips for finding a job as a foreigner
Is working permit / working visa required? Required
Required level of proficiency in the local language: Professional level

Unemployment rate Switzerland - 2.6%
Retirement age Switzerland - 64-65

Companies in Switzerland, with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation - nurse, are private and public hospitals.

There are about 281 hospitals in Switzerland and about 98.000 employed nurses.

Most employees on this job often must be able to:
-Monitor and report patient conditions during treatments and procedures
-Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, or supplies
-Come into contact with potentially harmful and hazardous drugs and other substances
-Understand and explain the meaning of information for patients
-Be sensitive to others' needs and feelings
-Come into contact with people who have infectious diseases
-Wear common safety equipment
-Spend long time standing and walking
-Work with a healthcare team or a group
-Travel to patients' homes, community centers, schools, and other sites
-Work shifts in 12- or 24-hour increments.

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