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September
2019
September
2019

Career Prospects

A Master’s degree has become a major asset within the finance industry and can open many doors for graduates who are looking to kick-start their careers in finance. There are plenty of potential career paths out there, so a career in banking does not have to be the only option.

A considerable 71% of the Master’s in Finance students find work before having graduated. And only three months after graduation, 86% of the graduates are employed. The overall employment rate is at 94%. 57% accept a job in Switzerland, while work in the rest of the world. 60% of the graduates work in banking and financial services and 12% in consulting. For detailed information on the sectors, functions and pay, see below.

% EMPLOYMENT

93.5%

TIME TO WORK

%

before graduation

71.4

0/3 months

85.7
   
PLACE OF WORK 

%

Switzerland

56.9

  • TI
36.7
  • Other Swiss Canton
20.1

Italy

7.2
World

35.9

   
SECTORS

%

Banking, Financial Intermediation and Insurance

59.8

Consulting

11.8

Teaching, Training and Research

7.9

Industry

4.7

Trade

3.9

IT, Web and Technology

3.1
   

FUNCTIONS

%

Finance

46.0

Consulting

14.5

Accounting 

7.3
Commercial

6.5

Business Development 

4.8

Education

3.2

Research

3.2

 

AVERAGE INCOME OF GRADUATES (in CHF) 

Overall

In CH

1-3 Years after graduation

59.300

68.600