The overall scenario as per the survey conducted by Australian Government suggests that approximately 50% of international students return to their home country after graduating. However, 4% of the students came out to be self-employed, while 6% of students carry on with further studies. Students from countries like India, China and Pakistan are among the major population of international students staying in Australia.
Australia is a hub of opportunities for fresh graduates in the fields of computer science, IT, Education services, Earth Sciences, etc. As per the survey conducted of international students graduating from Australian Universities, it has been drawn that 71%-79% of graduates have a full-time job. After completion of VET course, 70% diploma/ certificate holders got employed in their respective fields.
On average, female in Australia with a bachelor’s degree can earn between $30,180- $55,900. While a male graduate earns $36,700- $75,880. The average salary is an estimate, it may vary as per the field of operation and job profile.
Top Industries Recruiting International Students in Australia
Jobs for International students in Australia are majorly covered in the following fields:
|Industry||International Student Employment Percentage|
|Education and Training||14%|
|Finance and Insurance||13%|
|Healthcare and Social Assistance||12%|
|Professional Scientific and Technical Services||11%|
|Media and Telecommunications||6%|