The jobs with the highest – and lowest – starting salaries in Ireland have been revealed in a new survey.
The average starting salary was €33,574, though that varied greatly between specific professions and award levels.
Those who did agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary studies came in next at €29,736.
Education graduates came out on top, with an average starting salary of €38,701 nine months after graduating.
It also found that they had some of the best employment prospects as 93% were in jobs or just about to begin one.
Engineering graduates at were also among the top earners at €36,817, followed closely by ICT graduates with €36,135.
Those who studied health and welfare were next in line with an average of €34,099, followed by business, administration and law at €33,173.
A master’s degree salary was higher than the overall average, coming in at €40,849. Those with a doctoral degree started on an average of €45,325.