Location Factors

Lucerne

The location factor for Lucerne (Switzerland) is 2.60, based on local market rates.

This means a CHF 165,888 per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Berlin (Germany).
If you would have to pay full taxes in Germany, this amount would rise to CHF 212,489.
It would be CHF 116,756 based on living costs, CHF 149,555 with taxes paid in Germany.

You can also start a calculation based on Lucerne.

Name Lucerne
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Switzerland
Chosen Factor 2.60 3.33* 2.23 2.86*
Market Rates 2.60 3.33* 2.23 2.86*
Consumer Price Index 1.68 2.15* 1.65 2.12*
Rent Index* 1.77 2.27* 2.12 2.72*
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 1.68 2.15* 1.77 2.27*
Groceries Index 1.83 2.34* 1.98 2.54*
Restaurant Price Index* 1.85 2.37* 1.76 2.26*
Local Purchasing Power Index* 2.28 2.91* 1.31 1.68*
Buffer Location Bracket* A or SF Engineer A or SF Engineer
Currency Swiss Franc (CHF)
Income Tax* 0% to 13.2%
* Not used for index.* If taxes paid in Germany instead.
Market rates based on GlassdoorPayScaleEurostatNational SourcesLohnanalyse. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Other locations in Switzerland

City Factor Based On
Basel 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
Bern 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
Geneva 2.60 3.33* Market Rates
Lausanne 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
Lugano 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
Zurich 2.94 3.77* Market Rates
Baden 2.58 3.30* Market Rates
Fribourg 2.82 3.62* Market Rates
Schaffhausen 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
St. Gallen 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
Zug 2.71 3.47* Market Rates
Thurgau 2.23 2.86* Market Rates
create calculation* If taxes paid in Germany instead.