University graduates are workforce ready and are succeeding in the job market, according to a survey of 2012 graduates of Ontario university undergraduate programs. Read the 2014 survey results, ...

Graduate Survey 2014

Published: September 1, 2015

University graduates are workforce ready and are succeeding in the job market, according to a survey of 2012 graduates of Ontario university undergraduate programs. Read the 2014 survey results, including employment rates and earnings of graduates six months and two years after graduation.

The best path to career success for Ontario students is still a university degree. — 2014 Graduate Survey

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  1. 94 per cent of Ontario university graduates from undergraduate programs have secured employment two years after graduation.
  2. Two years after graduation, 89.1 per cent of graduates employed considered their work either closely or somewhat related to the skills developed at university
  3. Over 97 per cent of respondents who graduated in professional programs reported that their work was closely or somewhat related to the skills developed at university two years after graduation.

The average salary for university bachelor’s degree graduates with employment was

$49,001

two years after graduation.

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