Truck Driver Switzerland - Jobs and Salary, How to find a job

What is the salary of - Truck Driver Switzerland?
How to find a job - Truck Driver Switzerland?
What are the typical job requirements for this occupation?
Truck Driver 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: Truck Driver Switzerland - USD 7219
Average salary Switzerland - USD 5684
Wages are paid in local currency: CHF (Swiss francs)

The impact of the work experience on the salary:
Experienced: + 17%
Mid-Career: + 5%
Entry-Level: - 12%


Chart: (1) Salary - Truck Driver (2) Average salary - Switzerland


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


Salary - Truck Driver: (1) Switzerland (2) Monaco (3) Finland


Salary - Switzerland: (1) Truck Driver (2) Delivery Driver (3) Car driving instructor

Employee benefits
Retirement plan: Not common
Health insurance: Yes, often
Internal and external training courses: No
Career development plan for the employees: No

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

Job type:
Full Time Job
Part Time Job
Temporary Job
Seasonal Job
Contract employment
Industry: transportation and travel jobs

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

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

Companies in Switzerland, with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation - truck driver, are logistics companies, retailers, wholesalers and distribution companies.

Working conditions for truck drivers in Switzerland vary depending on the type of truck and the company that employs them. Many drivers work for large transportation companies, while others are self-employed. In general, truck drivers in Switzerland have a demanding job that requires long hours on the road, often working overnight or on weekends. They must adhere to strict regulations regarding driving hours, rest breaks, and vehicle maintenance. Drivers are also responsible for properly loading and securing cargo, ensuring that it is delivered on time and in good condition. They must also navigate through busy Swiss roads and traffic, and be prepared to handle inclement weather conditions. Despite the challenges, many truck drivers in Switzerland enjoy the freedom and independence of the job, as well as the opportunity to see different parts of the country. However, it is important for them to maintain their physical and mental well-being, as the job can be stressful and physically demanding. Many companies provide their drivers with benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and paid vacation time.

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