Table summary

  • Out of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of humanities, 30.2 per cent were male and 69.8 per cent were female.
  • The median age of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of humanities, was 35 years.
  • Overall, 60.0 per cent of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of humanities, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 11.2 per cent in full-time study, 16.8 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 9.8 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of humanities who were available for full-time employment, 79.9 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of humanities was $68,000.

What are the characteristics of graduate certificate/diploma graduates?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: humanities 379 875 1,254
Sex: humanities (%)~ 30.2 69.8 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 33.2 66.8 100
Median age: graduate certificate/diploma graduates (years) 36 35 35
Median age: all fields of education (years) 35 33 34

What are graduate certificate/diploma graduates doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 67.0 56.9 60.0
In further full-time study (%) 12.4 10.6 11.2
Part-time or casual employment (%) 10.8 19.4 16.8
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 9.5 9.9 9.8
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: humanities (%) 83.5 78.1 79.9
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 86.7 83.2 84.5

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals
2. Education Professionals
3. Specialist Managers

What are graduate certificate/diploma graduates in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: humanities $75,000 $65,000 $68,000
Median salary: all fields of education $80,000 $69,000 $72,000