Graduate Employment Survey 2017

  Diploma BA(Hons) Masters
Overall Employment Rate² 62% 83% 81%
Visual and Applied Arts 59% 83% 81%
Performing Arts 74% 85% N/A
Full-Time Permanent Employment Rate³ 26% 37% 36%
Visual and Applied Arts 26% 41% 36%
Performing Arts 26% 15% N/A
Median Gross Monthly Salary⁴ $2,200 $2,500 $5,400
Visual and Applied Arts $2,200 $2,500 $5,400
Performing Arts $2,750 $2,750 N/A

LASALLE overall employment rate for GES 2017 - 78%.

852 graduates were surveyed in 2017. Overall response rate was 73%.

Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2017 conducted by independent research company, InResearch


  1. The employment rates refer to the number of graduates employed as a proportion of graduates in the labour force (i.e. those who were working or not working but actively looking and available for work) as at 1st Nov 2017 (i.e. approximately six months after completing their final examinations).
  2. Overall employment includes all types of full-time, part-time, temporary and freelance employment.
  3. Full-time permanent employment refers to employment of at least 35 hours a week and where the employment is not temporary. It includes those on contracts of one year or more.
  4. Gross monthly salary pertains only to full-time permanently employed graduates. It comprises the basic salary, overtime payments, commissions, fixed allowances and other regular cash payments, before deductions of the employee’s CPF contributions and personal income tax. Employer’s CPF contributions, bonuses, stock options, lump sum payments, and payments-in-kind are excluded.

Full list of LASALLE diploma and degree courses surveyed available for download here.