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Salary and employment opportunities


The MSc/civil engineer study programme leads to the 5th highest lifetime income in Denmark, according to a survey by the Economic Council of the Labour Movement.

According to the engineering association IDA, in 2023 the recommended minimal salary for MSc graduates is 44,100 DKK and 41,900 DKK for BEng and BSc graduates.

Employment opportunities

Over the last 30 years, unemployment levels for engineers have remained below general unemployment levels for academics. Current job opportunities for engineers are very good - in September 2022 unemployment was at 1.9% (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations' statistics for unemployment, p8).


Faculty of Engineering University of Southern Denmark

  • Campusvej 55
  • Odense M - DK-5230

Last Updated 08.02.2021