half of PSU graduates in 2005 still live in the South
Pharmacy gets the best pay Ė Most engineers work for private
of Songkla University did a survey on the status of employment
of 5,430 graduates who graduated in 2005. It was found that
after graduation for six months, 2,958 of 4,244 graduates
of the Bachelorís degree level have been employed (69.7%).
304 of 383 graduates of the continuing education Bachelorís
degree level have been employed (79.4%). 753 of 803 graduates
of Masterís degree level have been employed (93.8%). 660
graduates continue their studying. 626 graduates are still
graduates from health sciences areas; Medicine, Dentistry,
Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nursing are 100% employed.
The graduates of the Faculty of Commerce and Management
of Trang Campus are 72ó78% employed. The graduates of the
Faculties of Service Industries, Phuket Campus, Education
and Agro-Industry are 77.19% employed. The graduates of
the Faculties of Management Sciences, Engineering, Humanities
and Social Sciences, Fine Arts, Technology and Management,
and Economics are 66-70 % employed.
More than half of the graduates (58.4%) work
in the South. 27.6% work in Bangkok and surrounded areas. 14.0%
are spread in different regions. Considering those who work in the
South, it is found that 36.8% work in Songkhla, 14.9% work in Phuket.
9.2% work in Pattani, 7.8% work in Suratthani, 6.1% work in Trang
and the rest 25.3% work in other provinces in the South.
In the past year, the graduates work more
for private sector. The ratio of the workers in private sector,
public sector and others are 6.8:2.1:1.1. Most of the graduates
working for private sector are from the Faculty of Engineering.