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Minimum wages in the domestic services sector (01.2018)

CTT J 1 50 .03, Art. 10 Wages (Art. 322, 323, 323b and 360a CO) The minimum gross wages, full time, are as follows: (45 hours of work per week)

Qualified gardener with a CFC — Federal VET (Vocational Education and Training) Diploma — or equivalent qualification or experience 4’939.35 CHF
Qualified employee with a CFC or, for the following professions, equivalent qualification or five years of experience:

Cooks and chauffeurs
Butlers and housekeepers
4’537.65 CHF
Qualified employee with an AFP — Federal VET (Vocational Education and Training) Certificate 4’537.65 CHF
Qualified employee with another qualification 4’537.65 CHF
Unqualified employee with at least four years of relevant professional experience 4’537.65 CHF
Unqualified employee 4’537.65 CHF

Minimum wages, part time

Minimum hourly wage without qualifications
Vacations not included Vacations included (4 weeks/8.33%) Vacations included (5 weeks/10.64%)
Gross Wages CHF 23.27 CHF 25.21 CHF 25.75
Net wages less than 8 hours/week CHF 21.60 CHF 23.40 CHF 23.90
Net wages from 8 hours/week CHF 21.35 CHF 23.15 CHF 23.60

If vacations are included in the wages, no wages are paid during the employee's vacations. Otherwise, the wages are paid during the employee's vacations.

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