According to the study, over 34 percent are unhappy in their current job
The ten most wanted jobs in Switzerland
Every third employee is dissatisfied with their current employer. Data from jobs.ch shows which professions those looking for a change are looking for the most.
According to a study by McKinsey, over 34 percent of Swiss people are unhappy in their current job. (icon picture)
The shortage of skilled workers has worsened in many sectors in recent months. What is difficult for companies puts employees in a comfortable situation. If you have a good education, you can currently think about a change even if you experience little inconvenience at work. In November, more than 260,000 jobs were vacant in Switzerland – and the trend is rising.
A study by the consulting firm McKinsey shows that over 34 percent of all employees in Switzerland are dissatisfied with their current job. Employers therefore seem well advised to take feedback from their workforce seriously.
In cooperation with the jobs.ch portal, the “Handelszeitung” evaluated which jobs are most frequently looked for by those looking for a change – as well as the possible earning potential in the professions.
These are the most wanted jobs in Switzerland
Most searches are for clerical and language translation jobs. From the employee’s point of view, the jobs are varied with activities in the areas of marketing, sales, but also accounting and human resources. Nevertheless, practically all sectors are looking for suitable specialists. The median earning potential is CHF 80,900 per year.
Working at the reception or in the secretariat is also very popular. A professional profile that is needed in practically every booth and in every shop. On average, a receptionist earns CHF 76,600 a year.
In third place is sales in the back office or back office jobs. A profession in which all-rounders are sought, and also with good future prospects. In terms of income, employees can expect a median of CHF 83,100 per year.
The top ten list
|Rank:||Industry:||Function:||Median annual salary (SFr):|
|1||Processing / language translation||Mixed clerical function (marketing, sales, accounting, human resources)||80’900|
|2||Secretariat / Reception||receptionist||76,600|
|3||Sales office / back office||inside sales||83’100|
|4||Human Resources / Development||Specialist:in Human Resources||115’000|
|5||Retail sale||Retail specialist||No information|
|6||Production / Manufacturing / Assembly||Engineer: in manufacturing / production / operations||121,300|
|7||Public administration||Specialist: in administration / organization||108,800|
|8th||Financial accounting||Specialist: in balance sheet accounting||124’400|
|9||Logistics / Supply Chain||Specialist: in logistics / supply chain management||104’700|
|10||Electronics / Electrical Engineering||Electrical engineer: in||105,200|
Visitors to jobs.ch are also frequently looking for jobs in production, accounting or public administration. All jobs with median salaries far beyond 100,000 francs. In accounting there are even more than 124,000 francs.
However, in order for employees to advance into this wage class, they must already be able to demonstrate several years of professional experience. Newcomers have to be content with significantly less. (shq)