Table summary

  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of business studies, 50.0 per cent were male and 50.0 per cent were female.
  • The median age of graduates from all degree levels in the field of business studies, was 25 years.
  • Overall, 79.3 per cent of graduates from all degree levels in the field of business studies, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 8.4 per cent in full-time study, 7.0 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 4.9 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of business studies who were available for full-time employment, 79.3 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for graduates from all degree levels in the field of business studies was $67,000.

What are the characteristics of graduates from all degree levels?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: business studies 7,771 7,775 15,548
Sex: business studies (%)~ 50.0 50.0 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 38.3 61.7 100
Median age: graduates from all degree levels (years) 27 24 25
Median age: all fields of education (years) 25 25 25

What are graduates from all degree levels doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 82.2 76.4 79.3
In further full-time study (%) 8.7 8.0 8.4
Part-time or casual employment (%) 4.6 9.3 7.0
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 4.2 5.5 4.9
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: business studies (%) 80.2 78.3 79.3
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 77.0 75.2 75.9

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals
2. Specialist Managers
3. Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals

What are graduates from all degree levels in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: business studies $78,000 $60,000 $67,000
Median salary: all fields of education $65,000 $58,000 $60,000