Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for Fresh Graduates

In the Philippines, the month of March marks the start of graduation season. And in a recent press conference hosted by, they revealed some latest statistics including the Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for fresh graduates in the Philippines this 2015. Jobs  & Salary Report

Ms. Yoda Buyco, Marketing Director, JobStreet PH

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for Fresh Graduates

The 2015 edition of‘s Jobs and Salary Report for Fresh Graduates reveals that fresh graduates looking for the most financially lucrative employment opportunities may find them in the field of IT.

Five of the top ten specializations providing the highest starting salaries to recent graduates are related to IT. Topping this year’s list is IT/ComputerHardware (fourth in 2014), which gives an average monthly salary of nearly Php24,000 for fresh graduates. Fresh graduates specializing in IT/Computer – Network/System/Database Administration, Technical/Helpdesk Support, IT/Computer – Hardware, and Corporate Finance are also above the Php 21,000 monthly salary mark.

Salary Report for Fresh Graduates

The Salary Report for Fresh Graduates was determined using the average salary of all specializations for fresh graduates, based on actual job postings of hirers on from October to December 2014. The basic salaries shown do not include other forms of compensation such as leave credits, medical benefits, and incentives.

Only five out of last year’s top ten highest paying specializations made a return in this year’s report. Hotel/Management/Tourism, Customer Service, Banking and Financial Services, Public Relations/Communications, and Actuarial Science/Statistics had to give way to, among others, Technical/IT Sales and Electronics and Communications Engineering this year. 2014’s eighth highest paying specialization, Law/Legal Services, moved up to sixth, while Telesales/Telemarketing (sixth in 2014) and Nursing/Medical Support (third last year) moved down to seventh and eighth, respectively.

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