Austria’s best salaries with a degree

What do you earn in Austria with a degree? Here are the 10 highest paid jobs with a degree.

What are the best average salaries in Austria for graduates? Are doctors really the top earners, how many believe and in which professions can you earn the most with a degree?

Salary should not necessarily be the deciding factor when choosing a career, but income does play a role. According to the AMS (Austrian labour market service) and AMS Salary Compass which helps you to find out what are professions where you can earn the highest salary.

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Top 10 starting salaries with a degree

Please note: If a job cannot be carried out without several years of professional experience, the salary refers to several years of experience. The average salary is based on an employment relationship.

Here you can find out with which degree you definitely belong to those people who can count on a very good starting salary:

ProfessionAverage starting salary
IT Quality Manager3,660-4,070 EUR
Multimedia project manager3,660-4,070 EUR
Biologist3,400-4,770 EUR
Civil engineer3,400-4,770 EUR
Structural engineer3,400-4,770 EUR
Construction technician (various industries)3,400-4,770 EUR
Construction manager3,400-4,770 EUR
Eco (Green) builder3.400-4.770 EUR
IT project manager3,380-3750 EUR
Mechanical engineer3.160-3.510 EUR

Source: AMS

Author: Sofia Ivanov is a blogger at She holds a MA in international business and also contributes photography to

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