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Is your salary at the right level? See a selection of the latest salary statistics.

You contribute to Sweden's growth and welfare and for that you should be paid well. The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers works to make your employer understand the value of your contribution so that you earn the salary you deserve.

Average salary

Average salary per month 2018

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Average salary per month in 2018 for all engineers. Average salary per month in 2018 for all engineers. Average salary per month in 2018 for all engineers.

The average salary for engineers in 2018. Salary levels vary depending on qualifications and whether you work in the public or private sectors. In addition, the following aspects impact your salary level: your position, where in the country you work and your experience. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

Average salary 2018 for employees (not managers). Average salary 2018 for employees (not managers). Average salary 2018 for employees (not managers).

The average salary for engineers in 2018. Salary levels vary depending on qualifications and whether you work in the public or private sectors. In addition, the following aspects impact your salary level: your position, where in the country you work and your experience. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

Average salary in 2018 for managers. Average salary in 2018 for managers. Average salary in 2018 for managers.

The average salary for engineers in 2018. Salary levels vary depending on qualifications and whether you work in the public or private sectors. In addition, the following aspects impact your salary level: your position, where in the country you work and your experience. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

Graduation year

Average salary per graduation year

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The diagrams show the monthly salary for engineers in October 2018, distributed by graduation year. As you can see, engineers who are towards the end of their careers earn significantly more than those at the beginning. The salary level is highest in the private sector. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018

Average salary per graduation year for employees. Average salary per graduation year for employees. Average salary per graduation year for employees.

The diagrams show the monthly salary for engineers in October 2018, distributed by graduation year. As you can see, engineers who are towards the end of their careers earn significantly more than those at the beginning. The salary level is highest in the private sector. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

Average salary per graduation year for senior managers/CEOs and mid-level managers. Average salary per graduation year for senior managers/CEOs and mid-level managers. Average salary per graduation year for senior managers/CEOs and mid-level managers.

The diagrams show the monthly salary for engineers in October 2018, distributed by graduation year. As you can see, engineers who are towards the end of their careers earn significantly more than those at the beginning. The salary level is highest in the private sector. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

It pays to change job

It pays to change job

The engineers who change jobs earn, on average, a higher percentage salary increase. The engineers who change jobs earn, on average, a higher percentage salary increase. The engineers who change jobs earn, on average, a higher percentage salary increase.

Engineers who change jobs earn, on average, a higher percentage salary increase than those who do not change workplaces. The highest salary increase is for those who change employers. On average, those who make any type of work change receive an increase of about 10 percent, compared to an increase of about 4 percent for those who have not changed. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

Starting salary

Starting salary is vital to your salary development

It is important that you try to negotiate a good starting salary, as it can be difficult to catch up later if your starting salary is too low. It is important that you try to negotiate a good starting salary, as it can be difficult to catch up later if your starting salary is too low. It is important that you try to negotiate a good starting salary, as it can be difficult to catch up later if your starting salary is too low.

It is important that you try to negotiate a good starting salary, as it can be difficult to catch up later if you go in too low. In 2018, the starting salary for masters of engineering was SEK 32 700 and SEK 30 600 for bachelors of engineering. Source: The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers salary survey 2018.

What does an engineer in my industry or professional role earn?

Members have access to Saco Lönesök, where they can compare their salary with other engineers in the same industry or professional role.

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