Table summary

  • Out of masters coursework graduates in the field of business studies, 60.7 per cent were male and 39.3 per cent were female.
  • The median age of masters coursework graduates in the field of business studies, was 34 years.
  • Overall, 89.1 per cent of masters coursework graduates in the field of business studies, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 2.2 per cent in full-time study, 4.0 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 4.5 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of masters coursework graduates in the field of business studies who were available for full-time employment, 87.3 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for masters coursework graduates in the field of business studies was $100,000.

What are the characteristics of masters coursework graduates?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: business studies 2,436 1,579 4,016
Sex: business studies (%)~ 60.7 39.3 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 42.3 57.7 100
Median age: masters coursework graduates (years) 35 32 34
Median age: all fields of education (years) 34 32 33

What are masters coursework graduates doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 92.7 83.7 89.1
In further full-time study (%) 2.3 2.0 2.2
Part-time or casual employment (%) 1.6 7.6 4.0
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 3.2 6.4 4.5
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: business studies (%) 88.8 84.6 87.3
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 84.1 80.4 82.1

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Specialist Managers
2. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals
3. Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators

What are masters coursework graduates in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: business studies $105,000 $88,000 $100,000
Median salary: all fields of education $90,000 $75,000 $80,000