Despite the corona crisis, the wages of many employees could rise next year. More than half of Swiss companies are planning a wage increase.

Your wages could rise in 2022.

Every second company is planning a wage increase in 2022

Because every second company is planning a wage increase, as a current survey by Jobcloud shows.

 Every second company is planning a wage increase in 2022

That should be a surprise for most employees: Less than 30 percent have with them More money expected.

That's what

  • In 2022 there will be more wages in many places.

  • More than half of the companies are planning a wage increase.

  • This is about the same as last year.

Good news for employees: every second Swiss company is planning a wage increase for its employees in 2022. This should come as a surprise to most employees. After all, less than 30 percent expected more money, as a recent survey by Jobcloud shows.

Medium-sized and larger companies are more willing to pay more wages. “Smaller companies are often more cautious, especially in times of crisis, because they have less financial cushion and reserves than larger companies,” explains Davide Villa, CEO of Jobcloud, which, like 20 Minuten, belongs to the TX Group.

For them Survey, more than 10 & # x27; 000 employees and 800 companies in Switzerland were interviewed. In German-speaking Switzerland, only 20 percent expect more money in their wallet; in western Switzerland, however, 36 percent.

Men are also more optimistic about wage increases than women and various genders: 32 percent of men, 26 percent of women and ten percent of various genders believe in a wage increase in the next year.

Crisis no longer affects recruiting

“Due to the Corona crisis, employees have become more cautious, which is also reflected in the expectations regarding wage increases,” explains Villa. But many companies were able to adapt to the new challenges. The crisis no longer has a major impact on the search for personnel: “That is why companies are increasingly willing to raise wages.”

Companies that are planning a wage increase want to do so for the most part to the same extent as they did a year ago. Around a third of the employers surveyed are planning a larger wage increase than a year ago. “By adjusting wages, employers recognize the extraordinary performance of their employees,” says Villa. This motivates employees and binds them to the company.

UBS wage forecast:

UBS is forecasting an average wage increase of 0.8 percent for the next year. Depending on the industry, a different wage premium is to be expected:

  • IT and telecom services: 1.0 percent

  • Public sector: 1.0 percent

  • Energy, supply and disposal: 1.0 percent

  • Banks and insurance companies: 1.0 Percent

  • Health and social services: 1.0 percent

  • Metals: 1.0 percent

  • Chemicals and pharmaceuticals: 1.0 Percent

  • Materials and building materials: 1.0 percent

  • Machines: 1.0 percent

  • Wholesale: 1.0 percent

  • Food production: 1.0 percent

  • Textiles: 1 , 0 percent

  • Consumer goods: 1.0 percent

  • Electronics: 1.0 percent

  • Watches and jewelry: 1.0 percent

  • Services for companies, including real estate: 0.9 percent

  • Logistics: 0.8 percent

  • Media: 0.6 percent

  • Construction and architecture: 0, 5 percent

  • Retail trade: 0.5 percent

  • Auto trade: 0.5 percent

  • Tourism including culture, sport and education: 0.5 percent

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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