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Career prospects

Financial and economic decisions are playing an ever-greater role in our society. That's why Econometricians are highly sought after on the labour market.

Where do our graduates work?

As an econometrician you can work for a variety of employers, including:

  • government ministries
  • Dutch Central Bank
  • CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
  • Statistics Netherlands
  • multinationals
  • consultancies (marketing, data science, business analytics, big data, finance)
  • banks
  • pension funds or insurance companies
  • or start up your own firm
Average starting salary: €3,100 gross
Average salary after 5 years: €5,000 gross
Average time to find a job: Almost immediately after graduation
Average job score: 8.3/10

Source: SEO and Elsevier Study and Work Survey 2017, UvA Economics and Business alumni survey.

Career preparation during your Bachelor's

The Economics and Business Career Centre (EBCC) helps you develop individual skills, gain experience and build connections. The team of career assistants, career coaches and internship advisors help you focus on your individual career journey.

Career events
Often together with study associations, the Career Center also organises large career events. Meet employers and learn about the latest developments in job searching and employment.

Think of the Career month junior, thee Amsterdamse career days, de FSA profession days, the International Finance Days, the Amsterdam Marketing event en the Amsterdam Recruitment event.