Table summary

  • Out of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of business studies, 44.5 per cent were male and 55.5 per cent were female.
  • The median age of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of business studies, was 23 years.
  • Overall, 74.7 per cent of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of business studies, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 10.9 per cent in full-time study, 8.5 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 5.3 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of business studies who were available for full-time employment, 71.8 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for bachelor graduates (all) in the field of business studies was $50,000.

What are the characteristics of bachelor graduates (all)?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: business studies 4,010 4,999 9,009
Sex: business studies (%)~ 44.5 55.5 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 37.9 62.1 100
Median age: bachelor graduates (all) (years) 23 23 23
Median age: all fields of education (years) 23 23 23

What are bachelor graduates (all) doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 75.0 74.5 74.7
In further full-time study (%) 12.2 9.9 10.9
Part-time or casual employment (%) 7.1 9.6 8.5
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 5.2 5.4 5.3
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: business studies (%) 70.0 73.3 71.8
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 71.3 71.3 71.3

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals
2. Specialist Managers
3. Other Clerical and Administrative Workers

What are bachelor graduates (all) in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: business studies $52,000 $50,000 $50,000
Median salary: all fields of education $57,000 $53,000 $55,000