Table summary

  • Out of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of other engineering, 72.6 per cent were male and 27.4 per cent were female.
  • The median age of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of other engineering, was 31 years.
  • Overall, 83.2 per cent of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of other engineering, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 6.3 per cent in full-time study, 4.2 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 6.3 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of masters research/PhD graduates in the field of other engineering who were available for full-time employment, 79.7 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for masters research/PhD graduates in the field of other engineering was $80,000.

What are the characteristics of masters research/PhD graduates?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: other engineering 69 26 95
Sex: other engineering (%)~ 72.6 27.4 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 44.8 55.1 100
Median age: masters research/PhD graduates (years) 31 33 31
Median age: all fields of education (years) 35 35 35

What are masters research/PhD graduates doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 84.1 80.8 83.2
In further full-time study (%) 5.8 7.7 6.3
Part-time or casual employment (%) 4.3 3.8 4.2
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 5.8 7.7 6.3
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: other engineering (%) 79.3 81.0 79.7
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 80.0 77.5 78.7

Most frequently reported occupations:

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

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

Median salary: other engineering $80,000 $64,300 $80,000
Median salary: all fields of education $80,000 $78,000 $80,000