Fresh graduates' median salary in Singapore: S$3,200
These are 10 best-paying jobs for degree holders
The latest survey by the top 3 universities in Singapore found that the median salary of degree holders graduating class of 2014 rose to S$3,200, 5% up from the previous year. (By Get.com)
Unemployment rate has been lower than 3% for past years. Fresh graduates here seem to have little fear of not being able to find a job.
The atricle also revealed top 10 best-paying jobs for degree holders as follows:
#10 - Quality Assurance - $2,708
The job requires you to make tests and analyse the results to come up with solutions for technical issues and problems.
#9 - Research And Development - $2,738
#8 - Property Management - $2,750
You need to maintain property rentals by advertising and filling vacancies, negotiating leases as well as taking care of the security and maintenance of the premises.
#7 - Corporate Affairs - $2,755
#6 - Finance And Accounting - $2,765
#5 - Production - $2,767
#4 - Project Management - $2,813
#3 - Information Technology - $2,816
Graduates of Information technology can work in a wide variety of jobs within a company. These include working as a software engineer, programmer or being a systems analyst.
#2 - Legal - $2,856
The legal profession is still seen upon as one of the most prestigious degrees, next to being a doctor. However, there seems to be a glut of fresh law graduates in recent years, resulting in a shortage of training contracts in law firms in Singapore.
#1 - Engineers - $2,888
Till a few years ago, the most popular job among fresh graduate has been legal. Now it seems that fresh engineering graduates earn the highest median salary. They work in a variety of fields to analyse, develop and evaluate large-scale, complex systems.