Law – Bachelor Graduates (All)

Table summary

  • Out of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of law, 37.6 per cent were male and 62.3 per cent were female.
  • The median age of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of law, was 24 years.
  • Overall, 64.7 per cent of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of law, were available for full-time employment after graduation, with a further 22.3 per cent in full-time study, 7.5 per cent in part-time or casual employment, and 5.0 per cent unavailable for full-time study or work.
  • Out of bachelor graduates (all) in the field of law who were available for full-time employment, 78.5 per cent were in full-time employment.
  • The median salary for bachelor graduates (all) in the field of law was $57,500.

What are the characteristics of bachelor graduates (all)?

Males Females Total
Survey responses: law 660 1,093 1,754
Sex: law (%)~ 37.6 62.3 100
Sex: all fields of education (%)~ 37.9 62.1 100
Median age: bachelor graduates (all) (years) 25 24 24
Median age: all fields of education (years) 23 23 23

What are bachelor graduates (all) doing after graduation?

Available for full-time employment (%) 66.7 63.4 64.7
In further full-time study (%) 23.3 21.8 22.3
Part-time or casual employment (%) 5.3 8.9 7.5
Unavailable for full-time study or work (%) 4.2 5.5 5.0
Of those available for full-time employment:
In full-time employment: law (%) 76.6 79.8 78.5
In full-time employment: all fields of education (%) 71.3 71.3 71.3

Most frequently reported occupations:

1. Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals
2. Other Clerical and Administrative Workers
3. Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals

What are bachelor graduates (all) in full-time employment earning?

Median salary: law $60,000 $56,200 $57,500
Median salary: all fields of education $57,000 $53,000 $55,000

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