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Careers after bachelor's degree Transportation Systems

Upon completion of your studies you will be qualified for challenging tasks. Transportation systems engineers are in high demand in the following sectors:

Specialisation Engineering

«That's why as a specialist, I'm in demand on the job market. I can help to actively design the future with my work and that gives me great satisfaction.»

Fabian Hasler, AGraduate Transportation Systems, Engineer in the field of Environment and Transport, TBF + Partner AG

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Specialisation Transportation Management

Interesting interdisciplinary and special tasks also exist for graduates of both specialisations in marketing, consulting, lobbying, quality management, training and research. Open the Graduate profile

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“Whether rail or road transport, we must always be in a position to view the system as a whole. Those studying transport systems confront new ideas and concepts without losing sight of the overall situation.”

Jacqueline Keller, ZHAW graduate and service planner at Südostbahn

Finding a job and salary expectations after graduating

Most graduates will find a suitable career start very quickly. The median starting salary is CHF 85,000.The chosen industry and specialty play an important role. Overall, the salary spectrum for engineers ranges between CHF 92,000 and 145,000 per year, depending on the industry, the area of activity, the hierarchy level and age. (Source: salaries for engineers and architects, special supplement Swiss Engineering, Sept. 2020).