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Employer Survey


This annual survey summarises key statistics and benchmarks collected from around 100 employers.

Why is it useful?

The survey allows employers to benchmark themselves against market best practice.

When does it happen?

Data collection for the Employer Survey takes place between July and September. Participation is free. A Summary Report is released in November. We invite every employer on our database to participate.


2019 Employer Survey

The 2019 Employer Survey is based on research conducted by the AAGE with 111 different organisations taking part in 2018.

The survey provides the latest information on:

  • Vacancy levels for graduates commencing work in 2019
  • Salary levels for new graduates starting work in 2019
  • Application levels and selection processes used by recruiters in 2018
  • Marketing spend for events and activities in 2018.

Released each year, this study was the first of its kind to be made commercially available. Outlining some important and interesting trends in our growing industry, the survey captures responses from various industry organisations, providing ways for members to benchmark themselves against their competitors and help them to plan for upcoming graduate recruitment campaigns. Members have access to a discounted price and members who participate receive a complimentary soft copy of the report.

The 2019 Employer Survey summary report is now available for purchase. Please click here to place your order.

The price structure is as follows:

  • AAGE Participating Member: FREE (member participants have been automatically sent a copy of the report)
  • AAGE Member: $250 + GST
  • AAGE Member (Not-For-Profit): $150 + GST
  • Participating Non-Member: $400 + GST
  • Standard Rate (Non-Member): $500 + GST

Each organisation ordering the report will be sent a soft copy (PDF).

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