ERIC Number: ED401473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Remuneration of Graduates, as at 1 July 1994. Natural, Computer and Agricultural Science Occupations = Vergoeding van Gegradueerdes, soos op 1 Julie 1994. Natuur-, Rekenaar- en Landbouwetenskapberoepe.
This document, which is based on data gathered during a September 1994 mail survey of 215,284 South African graduates that elicited a total response rate of 18.3%, details the remuneration of graduates (as of July 1, 1994) in the following occupational categories: physical science; geological science; mathematical; computer science; chemical science; biological science; agriculture, forestry, and food service; and natural science. Presented first are brief descriptions of the survey group; survey questionnaire, procedures used to analyze/present the data, and nature/scope of data reported under the various table headings. The nine tables constituting the remainder of the document present data on the following: median income of graduates working full time according to employer sector/occupation (overall and by gender), occupation/region/employer sector, occupation/post level/employer sector, occupation/work experience/employer sector, and occupation/working hours/employer sector; median income of full-time employees and self-employed persons according to occupation/economic sector; comparison of the income of men and women working full time according to occupation/work experience; and median income of graduates working full time according to occupation/work experience/population group/employer sector and field and level of study and employer sector. Included in the document are English and Afrikaans versions of the study report. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Compensation (Remuneration), Computer Science Education, Foreign Countries, Fringe Benefits, Geographic Regions, Graduate Surveys, Natural Sciences, Outcomes of Education, Private Sector, Public Sector, Racial Differences, Salary Wage Differentials, Science Careers, Self Employment, Sex Differences, Tables (Data), Technical Occupations, Wages
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers - Location: South Africa