Filipino fresh graduates may find job hunting a daunting task, but Jobstreet’s Annual Salary Report offers silver lining.
According to a 2013 disclosure of companies hiring fresh graduates, travel and tourism industry pays the highest with an average monthly salary of over P20,000 for an entry-level position. This industry also offers one of the widest variety of jobs open to new graduates.
Relatively fat paychecks are also offered for fresh graduates of telecommunications and computer-related trades.
Top 10 industries
|1.||Travel / Tourism||P20,629|
|3.||Computer / Information Technology (Hardware)||P18,963|
|4.||Hotel / Hospitality||P18,940|
|5.||Computer / Information Technology (Software)||P18,863|
|6.||Healthcare / Medical||P18,387|
|7.||Call Center / IT-Enabled Services / BPO||P17,711|
|8.||Banking / Financial Services||P17,503|
|9.||Law / Legal||P16,845|
Specialization jobs such as computer hardware specialists, hotel management and healthcare roles also offer the highest paying jobs among fresh graduates with salaries starting from P19,000 and above.
Top 10 specializations
|1.||IT/Computer – Hardware||P19,447|
|2.||Hotel Management/Tourism Services||P19,297|
|3.||Healthcare – Nurse/Medical Support & Assistant||P19,179|
|4.||IT/Computer – Software||P18,940|
|6.||Sales – Telesales/Telemarketing||P18,015|