Average monthly personnel costs at CERN

Average monthly personnel costs (EUR)

Currency: EUR

Staff (per Career Path)

Average costs in EUR

2 8'100
3 9'600
4 11'400
5 13'600
6 15'000
7 17'800
8 21'200
9 25'200
10 30'000

Other status

Post-doc Fellow 9,500
Junior Fellow 7,400
Technician Training Experience 5,600
Guest Professor (invited in the frame of External Grants) 4,400
Scientific Associate


Other Associates 3,900
Technical Student 3,100
Admin Student 3,100
Doctoral Student 3,500

This table is to be used only when the members of personnel working on the project are not identified

These values should be used for budget estimates. They include pension, health insurance, etc.

They are average of CERN's personnel costs at an estimated CHF/EUR exchange rate.

The costs are given in EUR. They are deemed to be used at the first steps of an EU Project proposal writing only. For more precise figures, please contact FAP-EF-EG.

For more information, please contact external.grants@cern.ch

Updated on: 02/03/2021