Employability

A Master’s degree has become a significant asset within the finance industry and can open many doors for graduates looking to kick-start their careers in finance. There are plenty of potential career paths, ranging from the more traditional job profiles in banking to new opportunities in Fintech and asset management. The overall employment rate of the program is 100%. A considerable fraction of the Master’s in Finance students find an occupation before graduating. Within three months after graduation, 48% of the graduates are employed. Slightly more than half of the graduates (54.4%) accept a job in Switzerland, 31.6% in Italy, and the remaining 14% around the globe. Most graduates (78%) find an occupation in the banking and financial services sector. Below is the employment report by sector, function, and average compensation.

The following data are based on the 2022 USI Alumni Survey*.

 

1 year after graduation

Employed

100%

Time to job

0.3 months
(52% before or immediately after graduation, 48% within 3 months)

Salary
Average/100% gross annual salary in CH

85'600.- CHF

   

 

Place of work

%

Switzerland

  • Ticino
  • Other Swiss Canton

54.4

  • 30.9
  • 23.5

Italy

31.6

Other Countries

14.0

   

Industries (main)

%

Banking, Finance, Insurance services

78.0

Industry

13.0

Consulting

4.0

Media, Communication and Marketing

4.0

   

Functions (main)

%

Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Compliance

77.0

IT, Web, Data scientific

9.0

Management Consulting

5.0

Economist

5.0

Top Management

4.0

*The survey is conducted every 2 years by the USI Career & Alumni Service. 

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