Salary conditions and career progression

Staff

Entrance salary ranges (remuneration net of tax) are determined by a grade assigned to each job. Assignment to a given grade is based on the level of functions of the job, as well as the relevant experience, qualification and skills.

Career progression at CERN within a job is based on perfor­mance and expertise. Changes of grades are based on the level of functions and responsibilities.

Grade Basic minimum entry level-salary
(CHF per month)
1 3946
2 4696
3 5588
4 6650
5 7913
6 8704
7 10358

Fellows

Position Stipend (CHF per month)
1 4565
2 5281
3 6558
4 7170
5 7559
6 7891
7 8143

Students

Programme Subsistence allowance
(CHF per month)
Doctoral 3719
Technical 3319
Administrative 3319
Summer 90 CHF/day