Table summary

  • Out of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of legal studies, 21.1 per cent were male and 78.9 per cent were female.
  • The median age of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of legal studies, was 38 years.
  • Overall, 78.9 per cent of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of legal studies, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 0.0 per cent in full-time study, 21.1 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 0.0 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of legal studies who were available for full-time employment, 66.7 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for masters research/PhD graduates in the field of legal studies was $90,300.

What are the characteristics of masters research/PhD graduates?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: legal studies 15 19
Sex: legal studies (%)~ 78.9 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 44.8 55.1 100
Median age: masters research/PhD graduates (years) 37 38
Median age: all fields of education (years) 35 35 35

What are masters research/PhD graduates doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 86.7 78.9
In further full-time study (%) 0.0 0.0
Part-time or casual employment (%) 13.3 21.1
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 0.0 0.0
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: legal studies (%) 69.2 66.7
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 80.0 77.5 78.7

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Education Professionals
2. Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals
3. Health and Welfare Support Workers

What are masters research/PhD graduates in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: legal studies ^ ^ $90,300
Median salary: all fields of education $80,000 $78,000 $80,000
^ Insufficient response numbers to calculate median salary. † Insufficient response numbers to display statistics