Agriculture – All Degree Levels

Table summary

  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of agriculture, 44.5 per cent were male and 55.5 per cent were female.
  • The median age of graduates from all degree levels in the field of agriculture, was 26 years.
  • Overall, 68.3 per cent of graduates from all degree levels in the field of agriculture, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 14.8 per cent in full-time study, 10.9 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 5.1 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of graduates from all degree levels in the field of agriculture who were available for full-time employment, 73.1 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for graduates from all degree levels in the field of agriculture was $55,600.

What are the characteristics of graduates from all degree levels?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: agriculture 521 650 1,171
Sex: agriculture (%)~ 44.5 55.5 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 38.3 61.7 100
Median age: graduates from all degree levels (years) 27 25 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 (%) 74.3 63.5 68.3
In further full-time study (%) 12.3 16.8 14.8
Part-time or casual employment (%) 8.1 13.2 10.9
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 4.8 5.4 5.1
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: agriculture (%) 76.0 70.5 73.1
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. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals

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

Median salary: agriculture $60,000 $55,000 $55,600
Median salary: all fields of education $65,000 $58,000 $60,000

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