Table summary

  • Out of masters coursework graduates in the field of legal studies, 43.8 per cent were male and 56.2 per cent were female.
  • The median age of masters coursework graduates in the field of legal studies, was 34 years.
  • Overall, 81.4 per cent of masters coursework graduates in the field of legal studies, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 5.8 per cent in full-time study, 6.3 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 6.1 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of masters coursework graduates in the field of legal studies who were available for full-time employment, 88.7 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for masters coursework graduates in the field of legal studies was $92,000.

What are the characteristics of masters coursework graduates?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: legal studies 181 232 413
Sex: legal studies (%)~ 43.8 56.2 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 42.3 57.7 100
Median age: masters coursework graduates (years) 36 33 34
Median age: all fields of education (years) 34 32 33

What are masters coursework graduates doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 88.4 75.9 81.4
In further full-time study (%) 4.4 6.9 5.8
Part-time or casual employment (%) 2.8 9.1 6.3
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 4.4 7.3 6.1
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: legal studies (%) 88.8 88.6 88.7
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 84.1 80.4 82.1

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals
2. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals
3. Specialist Managers

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

Median salary: legal studies $90,000 $95,000 $92,000
Median salary: all fields of education $90,000 $75,000 $80,000