Table summary

  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of medicine, 43.3 per cent were male and 56.7 per cent were female.
  • The median age of graduates from all degree levels in the field of medicine, was 26 years.
  • Overall, 81.0 per cent of graduates from all degree levels in the field of medicine, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 10.2 per cent in full-time study, 5.0 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 3.5 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of medicine who were available for full-time employment, 96.2 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for graduates from all degree levels in the field of medicine was $62,000.

What are the characteristics of graduates from all degree levels?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: medicine 1,024 1,343 2,367
Sex: medicine (%)~ 43.3 56.7 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 38.3 61.7 100
Median age: graduates from all degree levels (years) 26 26 26
Median age: all fields of education (years) 25 25 25

What are graduates from all degree levels doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 83.6 79.1 81.0
In further full-time study (%) 9.4 10.8 10.2
Part-time or casual employment (%) 3.1 6.5 5.0
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 3.8 3.2 3.5
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: medicine (%) 96.6 96.0 96.2
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 77.0 75.2 75.9

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Health Professionals
2. Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals
3. Education Professionals

What are graduates from all degree levels in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: medicine $63,000 $60,000 $62,000
Median salary: all fields of education $65,000 $58,000 $60,000