Majority of fresh graduates expect starting salary of more than S$3,000 monthly
Posted by temasektimes on August 16, 2012
According to a survey done by a local job portal, two-thirds (64 per cent) of recent graduates expect a monthly salary of at least S$3,000 for their first job.
Computing/IT graduates have the highest salary expectation with 78 per cent of this group of respondents expecting to earn more than S$3,000 per month.
Arts undergraduates, on the other hand, have the lowest expectation, with 46.8 per cent expecting to earn more than S$3,000 per month.
Three out of four (75.5 per cent) of those surveyed also expect their first promotion to occur within the first two years of their career.
22.6 per cent believe that they may be promoted by the first year of work, while 52.9 per cent expect to be promoted in their second year.