Top Employers of German Engineering Graduates

Every year, since 1999, trendence interviews talented youth about their favorite employers and career plans. This year 52,000 students took part in the trendence Graduate Barometer including 12,000 engineers. Here you can find the rankings of their ideal employers and further results from the survey.

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Ranking of Top Employers 2017

2017 Employers % 2017
1 BMW Group 16.8%
2 AUDI AG 16.4%
3 Daimler/ Mercedes-Benz 13.9%
3 Porsche AG 13.9%
5 Bosch Gruppe 11.0%
6 Siemens 9.2%
7 Airbus Group 8.2%
8 Volkswagen AG 6.1%
9 Google 5.9%
10 Lufthansa Technik 4.8%
11 DLR 4.3%
11 Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft 4.3%
13 BASF 4.0%
14 Continental 3.4%
15 Deutsche Bahn 3.1%
16 Bayer 3.0%
17 HOCHTIEF 2.7%
17 ZF Friedrichshafen 2.7%
19 Thyssenkrupp 2.6%
19 Züblin 2.6%
21 McKinsey 2.5%
22 KUKA 2.3%
22 STRABAG 2.3%
24 Festo 2.2%
25 BCG 2.1%
25 E.ON 2.1%
27 ABB 1.9%
27 Rolls-Royce 1.9%
29 ESA 1.8%
29 Schaeffler 1.8%
31 Bundeswehr 1.7%
31 Dräger 1.7%
31 Liebherr 1.7%
31 MAN 1.7%
35 ENERCON 1.6%
35 MICROSOFT 1.6%
35 MTU Aero Engines 1.6%
38 CLAAS 1.5%
38 FERCHAU 1.5%
38 TRUMPF 1.5%
41 Bilfinger 1.4%
41 Bosch Rexroth 1.4%
41 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft 1.4%
44 RWE 1.3%
45 Drees & Sommer 1.2%
45 Evonik Industries 1.2%
45 General Electric 1.2%
45 Intel 1.2%
45 Sennheiser 1.2%
45 STIHL 1.2%
51 Bombardier 1.1%
51 Infineon 1.1%
51 Nestlé 1.1%
51 Philips 1.1%
51 Rheinmetall 1.1%
51 Rohde & Schwarz 1.1%
51 Sony 1.1%
51 ZEISS 1.1%
59 Biotronik 1.0%
59 Fraport 1.0%
59 IAV 1.0%
59 John Deere 1.0%
59 Krones 1.0%
59 MAHLE 1.0%
59 SAP 1.0%
66 EnBW 0.9%
66 Ford 0.9%
66 Fresenius Group 0.9%
66 Max Bögl 0.9%
66 Otto Bock 0.9%
66 Roche 0.9%
66 SolarWorld 0.9%
66 TÜV Rheinland 0.9%
66 TÜV Süd 0.9%
66 Unilever 0.9%
76 AGCO/ Fendt 0.8%
76 Goldbeck 0.8%
76 Hilti 0.8%
76 The Linde Group 0.8%
80 B.Braun 0.7%
80 Beiersdorf 0.7%
80 Bertrandt 0.7%
80 DEKRA 0.7%
80 Hella 0.7%
80 IBM 0.7%
80 Merck KGaA 0.7%
80 Miele 0.7%
80 NORDEX 0.7%
80 Opel 0.7%
80 Vattenfall 0.7%
91 ALSTOM 0.6%
91 Brose 0.6%
91 Deutsche Telekom 0.6%
91 DIEHL 0.6%
91 Jungheinrich 0.6%
91 Leonhard Weiss 0.6%
91 NOVARTIS 0.6%
91 Phoenix Contact 0.6%
91 Procter & Gamble 0.6%
91 Salzgitter 0.6%
91 Texas Instruments 0.6%
91 Voith 0.6%

These employers convince Digitals

How well do employers convince the digital talents? We have investigated it. Just how well each of the top employers convinces the Digitals of themselves, you can read in the ranking of the top 100 employers. Decisive was the quota of Digitals among the number of potential applicants as well as the market strength of the employer in general.

Download the full ranking of the top 100 employers of German engineering graduates and Digitals here (PDF).

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