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Graduate Employment Survey

The Graduate Employment Survey is conducted by the Student Affairs Office annually, with the purpose of gaining a better understanding of the graduates’ employment situation and more details on their job process.

 

SUMMARY OF SURVEY FINDINGS

 

I. FULL-TIME PRE-SERVICE PROGRAMMES

 

  1. 949 out of 1,069 graduates from full-time pre-service programmes completed the questionnaires (response rate 8%).
  2. Among them, 839 (88.4%) were employed, 85 (9.0%) pursued full-time further studies, 14 (1.5%) were still seeking employment, 7 (0.7%) did not seek for jobs due to personal reasons and 4 (0.4%) emigrated/returned to home country.
  3. The mean monthly salary received by full-time employed respondents increased by 11.7% from HK$25,316 in 2018 to HK$28,288 in 2019. The mean monthly salaries for graduates of sub-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes were HK$20,050, HK$31,400 and HK$30,928 respectively.
  4. 739 full-time employed respondents engaged in the education field. Among these respondents, 727 (93.4%) held teaching posts.
  5. The proportion of respondents pursuing full-time further studies was 9.0%. Among the 84 respondents who provided their details to pursue full-time further studies, 79 enrolled in local institutions.

 

II. FULL-TIME COMPLEMENTARY DISCIPLINES UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

 

  1. 264 out of 295 graduates completed the questionnaires (response rate 89.5%). Among the respondents, 211 were employed (79.9%). 34 (12.9%) pursued full-time further studies, 13 (4.9%) were still searching for a job, while 2 (0.8%) had no intention to seek employment. 171 (93.4%) out of 183 full-time employed respondents had secured employment in Hong Kong.
  2. The mean monthly salary of the full-time locally employed respondents was HK$16,529.

 

III. FULL-TIME Research Postgraduate Programmes

 

  1. 20 graduates responded to the questionnaire (response rate 90.9%). 12 (60.0%) graduates were employed, while 4 (20.0%) were seeking employment when the survey was conducted. 1 graduate pursued further studies and the remaining 3 returned to their home country.
  2. The mean monthly salary of the full-time employed respondents who secured employment in Hong Kong was HK$28,409.

 

IV. FULL-TIME SELF-FINANCED SUB-DEGREE PROGRAMME

  1. All 23 graduates completed the questionnaires (response rate 100.0%). Among the respondents, 7 were employed (30.4%). 13 (56.5%) pursued full-time further studies, while 2 (8.7%) had no intention to seek employment.
  2. The mean monthly salary of the full-time employed respondents who secured employment in Hong Kong was HK$15,548.

 

V. FULL-TIME SELF-FINANCED UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  1. 339 out of 399 graduates completed the questionnaires (response rate 85.0%). 245 (72.3%) were employed, 62 (18.3%) pursued full-time further studies, 22 (6.5%) were searching for a job while 7 (2.1%) were not seeking employment. 181 (92.3%) out of 196 full-time employed respondents had secured employment in Hong Kong.
  2. The mean monthly salary of the full-time employed respondents who secured employment in Hong Kong was HK$16,179.

 

VI. FULL-TIME SELF-FINANCED POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  1. 702 out of 928 graduates completed the questionnaires (response rate 75.6%). 244 (34.8%) were employed, 33 (4.7%) pursued full-time further studies, 114 (16.2%) were still searching for a job, 30 (4.3%) were not seeking employment, while 281 (40.0%) emigrated/returned to home country.
  2. 183 (82.1%) out of 223 full-time employed respondents had secured employment in Hong Kong.
  3. The mean monthly salary of full-time employed respondents who secured employment in Hong Kong was HK$21,184.

 

For the full report (internal reference), please refer to amis.eduhk.hk.