The university degrees with 100% employment after graduation
Good news for university grads: the vast majority of people coming out of universities with undergraduate degrees are finding well-paying jobs soon after graduation.
A new report from the Council of Ontario Universities finds that 87% of 2011 graduates were employed within six months of leaving school and more than 93% had jobs two years after graduation. The average salary for university graduates working full time two years after graduation was $49,398.
The report certainly makes the picture look pretty rosy. Several degrees even showed a 100% employment rate.
Degrees with 100% employment rate two years after graduation:
- Therapy and rehabilitation
- Veterinary medicine
The lowest performing degrees showed around 9%-10% unemployment rates.
Degrees with lowest employment rate two years after graduation:
- Agricultural and biological sciences
- Physical sciences
- Other arts and sciences
The report also looked at salaries, which range widely based on area of study. Dentistry grads were making the most two years after graduation at $99,706, followed by Pharmacy grads with $91,031, and optometry grads at $91,000.
The lowest paying degrees were fine and applied arts making $35,993 after two years, followed by Humanities at $38,109, and Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys-Ed at $38,458.
Here an infographic breaking down all the pertinent information. And there is another breakdown here.