Education and Earnings

Some interesting data from a Ministry of report.

Here’s the median earnings for different levels of education, five years after study concludes:

  • Level 4 Certificate $35,713
  • Diploma $39,307
  • Bachelors $51,627
  • Honours $60,612
  • Masters $59,584
  • Doctorate $71,317

Also of interest are the median earnings five years after study for different bachelors degrees:

  • Medical Studies $110,324
  • Pharmacy $72,963
  • Dental Studies $67,600
  • Civil Engineering $66,787
  • Computer Science $62,059
  • Accountancy $58,361
  • Economics $58,357
  • Maths $57,469
  • Law $57,213
  • Nursing $57,022
  • Teaching $52,403
  • Political Science $50,876
  • Agriculture $48,554
  • Architecture $46,014
  • Comms and Media Studies $44,927
  • Performing Arts $37,229

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