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Thinking of working in Switzerland

I would like to know some questions: what's the average pay for a .net software developer with 7 years of experience, what's the percentage of taxes paid, are there any unemployment benefits in case I get unemployed, how many days of vacations per year, what are the pension benefits, if there are any benefits trying to buy an house there, and what are the costs of living there for food, transportation and other things I don't know.
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You seem to have enough.
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I would like to know .. other things I don't know.
Wouldn't we all

Can I kindly suggest you take one question at a time, search for it on here, and come back if something is still puzzling to you - you'll get everything you need here but you might need to work a little bit first
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I would like to know some questions: what's the average pay for a .net software developer with 7 years of experience, what's the percentage of taxes paid, are there any unemployment benefits in case I get unemployed, how many days of vacations per year, what are the pension benefits, if there are any benefits trying to buy an house there, and what are the costs of living there for food, transportation and other things I don't know.
Hi and welcome. Theres a awful lot of info already on the site. Please browse, search and come back with less generic questions.
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Re: Thinking in working in Switzerland

If you are any good as a .net developer you will have no problems finding the answers on here using the search function, if you cant find them then you maybe are not as good as you make out.
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

I was going to say what the others have advised.

I had a lot of questions when I first explored the idea of moving to Switzerland. I found this site and searched around and found that most of the things I was wondering goes through the minds of many many others.

So I would also advise reading some of the posts, and I'm sure you'll find a lot of your questions are answered.

But do come back and introduce yourself as well
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

This calculator doesn't work:

http://www.estv2.admin.ch/e/dienstle...er/2011/zh.htm

This doesn't state the percentage of salary pension we get:
http://www.ahv-iv.info/ahv/index.html?lang=de
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This calculator doesn't work:

http://www.estv2.admin.ch/e/dienstle...er/2011/zh.htm

This doesn't state the percentage of salary pension we get:
http://www.ahv-iv.info/ahv/index.html?lang=de
it does work - I just tried it. so in 7 years .net development you have failed to understand how to use a calculator.
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

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I would like to know some questions: what's the average pay for a .net software developer with 7 years of experience, what's the percentage of taxes paid, are there any unemployment benefits in case I get unemployed, how many days of vacations per year, what are the pension benefits, if there are any benefits trying to buy an house there, and what are the costs of living there for food, transportation and other things I don't know.
1. Anywhere between 70 - 120 K, depending on firm. Please note a lot of development is being outsourced, chances are drying up

2. About 15 % but varies from canton to canton. You will have to pay mandatory health insurance per month, about 250 CHF per person per month.

3.Usually 4 weeks holiday, but can vary a bit

4. Mostly people rent. if you are staying permanently benefits in owning own home but best to know the Swiss home market first by living here for a bit before diving in.

5. Expensive.
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

AnAustralian thanks so much for your help.

For the others was it so hard?
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

So I have only one question left after seen this page https://www.credit-suisse.com/ch/pri...orgesystem.jsp.

1. How is calculated the state pension?

2. Do most people invest on a private pension? How is it calculated again?
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

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AnAustralian thanks so much for your help.

For the others was it so hard?
Quite. Come on everybody.

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what are the costs of living there for food, transportation and other things I don't know.
A ticket to visit the Trummelbach falls in the Lauterbrunnen valley costs Sfr. 11.

You didnt know that did you?
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

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So I have only one question left after seen this page https://www.credit-suisse.com/ch/pri...orgesystem.jsp.

1. How is calculated the state pension?

2. Do most people invest on a private pension? How is it calculated again?
This two part single question shows you still have more questions than you think.
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So I have only one question left after seen this page https://www.credit-suisse.com/ch/pri...orgesystem.jsp.

1. How is calculated the state pension?

2. Do most people invest on a private pension? How is it calculated again?
www.lohncomputer.ch -about 35% deductions for taxes + social insurances

With your friendly and proactive attitude you will certainly land a dream job in days, just try it out
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www.lohncomputer.ch -about 35% deductions for taxes + social insurances

With your friendly and proactive attitude you will certainly land a dream job in days, just try it out
But do you know how is the state pension calculated?
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

This thread and the attached PDF should help you:

Swiss Social Insurance (the Säule system) explained in English
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

I read the document attached but couldn't find how is pension calculated.

Imagine that I get a gross income of 5833 CHF per month during 35 years.

What would be the state pension?
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Re: Thinking of working in Switzerland

Have you ever been to Switzerland?

By the sounds of it you haven't been to the country and maybe it would be an idea to spend a week or so here and see if you get the feel for it... Then maybe do some more thorough background research on how the different things work such as taxes, cost of living (brows supermarkets while you're here on vacation as it will give you a general idea).

To me it doesn't sound like you have thought this through to the fullest...

Besides, income tax is different from canton to canton. Try and google the different tax tables for different cantons and you will be enlightened...

Oh, how is your German, French, Italian or even English?

PS. Why are you so hung up on the state pension? The LPP is based on a few factors such as Age, Sex etc... There's also the third pillar, but that (I guess) is way too complicated for you by the sounds of it
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