Employment report on 2009 graduates released

16:45, June 08, 2010      

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College graduates in Shenzhen and Guangzhou had the highest salaries in 2009, according to a recent survey.

The top five cities in the survey were Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Shanghai and Beijing, which had average salaries of 3,280 yuan, 3234 yuan, 3191 yuan, 3,086 yuan and 2,818 yuan, respectively.

The survey on 2009 graduate employment was conducted among 2,600 universities and branches from China's 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions. It analyzed their employment rates, salary and number of jobless.

Graduates majoring in geological engineering have the highest employment rate, which stood at 100 percent half a year after graduation. They are followed by graduates majoring in finance engineering; port, waterway and costal engineering and ships and ocean engineering, according to the survey.

Graduates majoring in clinical medicine faced the highest unemployment rate, followed by animation graduates and applied physics graduates, with an unemployment rate of 22.5 percent and 20.7 percent respectively.

In the terms of the total number of jobless graduates, English language graduates and computer graduates ranked the first and the second, with a total of 15,700 and 15,100, respectively, after half a year of graduation.

The survey also finds preschool education, nursing and primary education have the largest proportion of female students, while mining engineering, engineering mechanics and mechanical and electronic engineering have the largest proportion of male students.

By People's Daily Online


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