Graduate Employment Survey 2023


831 graduates from LASALLE were surveyed from 1 November 2023 to 31 January 2024, and the overall response rate was 70.0% (582 respondents).

LASALLE: 2023 GES employment rates and median gross monthly salary of diploma and degree graduates

LASALLE Overall employment rate Full-time permanent (FTP) employment rate Proportion of graduates in the labour force who are freelancing Median gross monthly salary of FTP employed
BA (Hons) 78.3% 45.0% 18.9% $3,200
Visual and applied arts 77.3% 47.9% 15.6% $3,200
Performing arts 84.2% 28.9% 36.8% $3,000*
Diploma 75.7% 25.0% 22.8% $3,000
Visual and applied arts 70.3% 25.3% 14.3% $2,900*
Performing arts 86.7% 24.4% 40.0% $3,000*
Masters** N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Source: Graduate Employment Survey jointly conducted by NAFA and LASALLE

* based on survey response from fewer than 30 economically active / FTP employed graduates
** no data is shown due to the small number of graduates and/or low response rates



LASALLE BA (Hons) Diploma
2021 2022 2023 2021 2022 2023
Proportion of graduates in the labour force who are employed 81.3% 81.4% 78.3% 71.1% 73.0% 75.7%
Full-time permanent employment 44.0% 45.6% 45.0% 25.9% 26.3% 25.0%

Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2021 – 2023


  1. Overall employment rate refers 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 of 1st Nov 2023 (i.e., approximately six months after completing their final examinations). It includes all types of full-time, part-time, temporary and freelance employment.
  2. 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.
  3. Gross monthly salary pertains only to graduates in full-time permanent employment. It comprises the basic salary, overtime payments, commissions, fixed allowances and other regular cash payments, before deductions of the employee's central provident fund (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 2022 results here