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Careers after bachelor's degree Mechanical Engineering

As a front runner of the Swiss export industry, mechanical engineering companies are among the most important employers and offer a wide range of job opportunities.

Engineers with a general degree in Mechanical Engineering can choose from a wide range of career opportunities upon completion of their studies. The skills previously mastered will enable you to take on responsible tasks within a very short time.

Finding a job and salary expectations after graduating

Half our graduates found their first job within one month of graduating, and the majority found a job within three months.

An entry-level salary for engineers and architects is CHF 91,000. In different sectors this may vary, however, especially in the energy industry, where salaries are significantly higher. Graduates of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science can also expect a higher entry-level salary. Once graduates have been working for several years, their average annual salary will be approximately CHF 117,000. (Source: Saläre für Ingenieure und Architekten – Sonderbeilage Swiss Engineering).