Table summary

  • Out of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of medicine, 37.6 per cent were male and 62.4 per cent were female.
  • The median age of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of medicine, was 32 years.
  • Overall, 73.8 per cent of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of medicine, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 9.0 per cent in full-time study, 14.8 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 1.4 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of medicine who were available for full-time employment, 96.8 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for graduate certificate/diploma graduates in the field of medicine was $80,000.

What are the characteristics of graduate certificate/diploma graduates?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: medicine 79 131 210
Sex: medicine (%)~ 37.6 62.4 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 33.2 66.8 100
Median age: graduate certificate/diploma graduates (years) 33 32 32
Median age: all fields of education (years) 35 33 34

What are graduate certificate/diploma graduates doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 88.6 64.9 73.8
In further full-time study (%) 8.9 9.2 9.0
Part-time or casual employment (%) 1.3 22.9 14.8
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 1.3 1.5 1.4
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: medicine (%) 100.0 94.1 96.8
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 86.7 83.2 84.5

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Health Professionals
2. Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals
3. Specialist Managers

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

Median salary: medicine $84,000 $75,000 $80,000
Median salary: all fields of education $80,000 $69,000 $72,000