2019 Dach Benchmark

Employees in Dach region tend to be slightly less engaged than other regions. With lower scores often seen in social connection, feedback & recognition and work life blend, even though glassdoor scores tend to be above average.


Culture Amp geography based benchmarks are calculated based on the location of the respondent when the survey was completed. Employees in the Dach benchmark work for companies headquartered all around the world. This benchmark is intended to broadly represent employee experience working within the Dach region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) regardless of company HQ, industry or function.

Anatomy of the benchmark:

Response rate:

  • 84% average response rate across all companies
  • Bottom quartile (25th percentile) was 72% participation
  • Top quartile (75th percentile) was 92% participation

Sub industries:

  • Computer Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Financial Services
  • Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Entertainment
  • Management Consulting
  • Medical Devices
  • Media Production
  • Computer & Network Security
  • Renewables & Environment
  • Publishing

Glassdoor ratings:

We have connected the employee feedback data with ratings for each company included in the benchmark to provide the below insights.

  • 3.6/5 stars average overall company rating
  • 75% average CEO approval
  • 69% average recommend to friend

Key Insights and Data for the People Geeks!

How engaged are employees in the Dach region?

Insight: Employees in the Dach region tend to be slightly less engaged than we tend to see in other regions, with slightly lower scores consistent across all five engagement questions.

Dach employee engagement scores by percentile

If you are interested in the spread of employee engagement ratings, below are the engagement scores by percentile.

Bottom quartile (25th percentile) 56%
Median (50th percentile) 69%
Top quartile (75th percentile) 79%


Learn more 

Gain a deeper understanding of what makes our benchmarks special and learn more about how we calculate our Regional benchmarks here.

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