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November 26, 2020

Graduates from the University of Stuttgart earn more in Germany than graduates from other universities

According to the current salary report from the job platform Stepstone, young professionals who have graduated from the University of Stuttgart receive top salaries.
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The report states that graduates from the University of Stuttgart earn on average almost 53,000 euros per annum. The Baden-württemberg comparison shows that they receive approximately 300 to 500 euros more each month than graduates from other universities in Baden-württemberg. This also confirms the findings of a graduate survey undertaken by the quality development of the University of Stuttgart from 2018 to 2020.

The findings also show that graduates from the University of Stuttgart are not only well-paid, they also tend to find employment very quickly after graduating. In 2018, 74 percent of all master's graduates had found employment within 3 months of completing their master's degree. After a period of 6 months, this number increased to 95 percent. And within a year after graduating, 98 percent of graduates had found employment.

The Stepstone report shows that the best-paid graduates are employed in the vehicle manufacturing and supply sector, in the aerospace sector, or in the chemical und oil processing industries.

Stepstone salary report

Stepstone states that the report is based on data from approximately 13,000 young professionals with academic qualifications and a maximum of two years work experience. The data was collected from September 2019 to August 2020 and only data from those working full-time was evaluated. To read the entire report click here

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