Table summary

  • Out of bachelor graduates (under 25) in the field of medicine, 42.3 per cent were male and 57.7 per cent were female.
  • The median age of bachelor graduates (under 25) in the field of medicine, was 24 years.
  • Overall, 69.9 per cent of bachelor graduates (under 25) in the field of medicine, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 22.9 per cent in full-time study, 3.4 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 3.3 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of bachelor graduates (under 25) in the field of medicine who were available for full-time employment, 93.8 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median starting salary for bachelor graduates (under 25) in the field of medicine was $60,000.

What are the characteristics of bachelor graduates (under 25)?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: medicine 319 436 755
Sex: medicine (%)~ 42.3 57.7 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 37.9 62.1 100
Median age: bachelor graduates (under 25) (years) 24 23 24
Median age: all fields of education (years) 22 22 22

What are bachelor graduates (under 25) doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 71.2 69.0 69.9
In further full-time study (%) 20.4 24.8 22.9
Part-time or casual employment (%) 3.8 3.2 3.4
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 4.4 2.5 3.3
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: medicine (%) 95.2 92.7 93.8
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 67.8 69.1 68.6

Most frequently reported occupations:

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

What are bachelor graduates (under 25) in their first full-time employment earning?

Median starting salary: medicine $60,000 $60,000 $60,000
Median starting salary: all fields of education $55,000 $51,600 $52,500