478,200 of the 509,400 non-normal graduates got their job in 2016, employment rate rising 1.47 percent to 93.88, according to a report released recently by Human Resource and Social Security Department of Shandong Province.
In terms of unit’s nature, 89.53 percent of 2016 graduates found their job in enterprises, among which, 8.79 percent are state-owned enterprises and 80.74 percent are non-state-owned. 10.47 percent of the graduates work in governmental departments and public institutions. From the industrial view, health care, social security and public welfare jointly receive the highest proportion of graduates, accounting for 24.85 percent, followed by the manufacturing industry with 10.35 percent.
Economics is the highest employment major for 2016 postgraduate, with 95.17 percent economics majors get employed. History ranks last with 65.66 percent followed by Pedagogy, 66.67 percent. Agronomy is referred to as the highest employment major for college graduates with 95.80 percent students employed. For technical college graduates, the highest employment ratio is 98.02 percent of material and energy majors.
Data show that the average salary for graduates’ first job is 3,719 yuan. The higher the education degree is, the higher average wage will be. The average monthly wage offered to a technical college graduate is 3004.96 yuan, to college graduate 3459.87 yuan and to postgraduate 4692.04 yuan.
Graduates from universities of Shandong prefer to work within the province with 77.96 percent of graduates choosing to stay inside the province. Qingdao, Jinan, Weifang, Yantai and Linyi are the most popular cities for graduates.