Graduate Employment Survey 2019

LASALLE Overall Employment Rate FTP Employment Rate Working on a Freelance Basis Median Gross Monthly Salary
BA (Hons) 84.7% 40.9% 25.9% $2,550
Visual and Applied Arts 83.6% 45.2% 19.4% $2,500
Performing Arts 90.6% 17.0% 62.3% $3,200^
Diploma 72.3% 27.7% 16.2% $2,100
Visual and Applied Arts 66.7% 31.3% 11.1% $2,100~
Performing Arts 83.7% 20.4% 26.5% $2,200^
Masters (Visual and Applied Arts only) 77.5% 37.5% 20.0% $4,000~

~ based on fewer than 30 FTP employed graduates
^ based on fewer than 10 FTP employed graduates

LASALLE overall employment rate for GES 2019 – 80.3%.

662 out of 870 graduates were surveyed in 2019. Overall response rate was 76%.

Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2019 conducted by independent research company, Beacon Consulting Pte Ltd


  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 2019 (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.

See GES 2018 results here