Enployment rate and data

Statistics on the employment

Pursuing the Master Degree in Chemical Engineering is an excellent investment for your future. Young professionals will increasingly be required to have  skills and adaptability to successfully face the challenges posed by the current production system, which is much more complex and global than in the past. The Master Degree in Chemical Engineering offers these skills and allows you to gain high flexibility.
This is the reason why the chemical engineer is a modern and successful professional in today’s industrial world.
Some numbers that prove it.
The state of employment in Italy
9.5%: is the unemployment rate (a)
31.0%: is the youth unemployment rate (15-24 years) (a)
7.9%: is the unemployment rate of recent graduates (all disciplines) (b)
3.8%: is the unemployment rate of recent graduates in Chemical Engineering (b)
0%: is the unemployment rate of recent graduates in Chemical Engineering in Padova (b)
So, being a graduate pays off.
On average, a recent graduate in Chemical Engineering finds work much more easily than recent graduates in other disciplines.
The state of wages in Italy: net salary of recent graduates (all disciplines) (b):
1414 € / month
– men: € 1558 / month
– women: 1299 € / month
Net salary of recent graduates in Chemical Engineering (b): 1661 € / month:
– men: 1702 € / month
– women: € 1605 / month

The students who graduate in Chemical and Process Engineering have a salary that is 150 € higher (net monthly income) than the average of the students that are graduated in other disciplines.
Women who are graduated in Chemical Engineering have a salary that is 300 € higher (net monthly income) than the ones that are graduated in other disciplines.


References
(a) ISTAT, 2020, fourth quarter..
(b) AlmaLaurea 2020; data are refereed to a period of 3 years after graduation.

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