Table summary

  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of mining engineering, 86.1 per cent were male and 13.9 per cent were female.
  • The median age of graduates from all degree levels in the field of mining engineering, was 26 years.
  • Overall, 92.1 per cent of graduates from all degree levels in the field of mining engineering, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 3.2 per cent in full-time study, 0.9 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 3.2 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of mining engineering who were available for full-time employment, 95.5 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for graduates from all degree levels in the field of mining engineering was $110,000.

What are the characteristics of graduates from all degree levels?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: mining engineering 186 30 216
Sex: mining engineering (%)~ 86.1 13.9 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 38.3 61.7 100
Median age: graduates from all degree levels (years) 26 27 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 (%) 91.4 96.7 92.1
In further full-time study (%) 3.8 0.0 3.2
Part-time or casual employment (%) 1.1 0.0 0.9
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 3.2 3.3 3.2
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: mining engineering (%) 95.9 93.1 95.5
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 77.0 75.2 75.9

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals
2. Specialist Managers
3. Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators

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

Median salary: mining engineering $110,000 $99,500 $110,000
Median salary: all fields of education $65,000 $58,000 $60,000