What graduates are best paid? The answer might surprise you
The latest graduate salary report details what the graduates from the class of 2015 are now earning.
And the highest earners are Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries & Veterinary graduates, with 29pc of graduates earning €33,000 or more.
Graduates from these courses also had the highest proportion (8pc) earning more than €45,000.
They were also top of the class when it comes to having the most 'relevant' education to their career, with 86pc reporting the highest levels of relevance of their education to their area of employment.
The second most lucrative career for graduates is for anyone with a degree in Information Communications Technology (ICT) in their back pocket, with 27pc earning over €33,000.
The report, which was published by the Higher Education Authority, shows that employment opportunities for graduates of Irish universities and colleges of education continued to improve last year.
‘What do graduates do?’ is published each year and provides insights into the first destination of graduates of Irish universities and colleges of education, nine months after graduation.
At the other end of the scale, 21pc of Arts and Humanities 2015 graduates reported that they earn less than €12,999, while 16pc of Social Science, Journalism and Information graduates from 2015 say they earn less than €12,999.