Data from the Department of Education on post-study salaries has shown Royal Holloway, University of London graduates outperform Russell Group contemporaries, and also earn more than graduates from other London institutions, across a range of disciplines.
The Longitudinal Education Outcomes report assesses employment and earnings outcomes in the tax year 2014/15 for those who graduated with a UK undergraduate degree between 2008-2013.
The data found that Royal Holloway graduates earn nearly £2,000 more than graduates from other London institutions’ average, putting them in the top 20% in the sector nationwide.
Royal Holloway, University of London graduates outperform Russell Group contemporaries, and also earn more than graduates from other London institutions
Great rewards from Computer Sciences to Creative Arts
In particular, Royal Holloway graduates in the following areas earn highly in comparison to peers from other universities. This data refers to salaries five years after graduation.
The 7th highest earning graduates in the subject, Royal Holloway English graduates earn an average of £27,800 in comparison to the sector average of £22,967.
Learn more about studying English at Royal Holloway.
Graduates from Computer Sciences at Royal Holloway are the 8th best paid in the sector. Earning £40,000 on average, this is over £10,000 more than the average graduate in this discipline, and nearly £9,000 more than the London average.
At 9th in the sector, Mathematics graduates at Royal Holloway earn over £7,800 more than their peers in the UK, with an average salary of £38,900.
Those graduating in Creative Arts from Royal Holloway can expect to earn over £4,000 more than the sector average, placing them in the top 11% of earners in this area.
“Achieving a high performing salary is a great achievement for our graduates. It provides reward for their hard work and peace of mind for those following in their footsteps that they are investing in their future, with the support of Royal Holloway’s community behind them,” said Liz Wilkinson, Director of Careers & Employability.
“We are proud to offer insightful and individual careers support, working with employers such as Amazon and British Gas to offer high-quality work placements that build real skills and real contacts. Alongside skills building opportunities such as micro-placements and volunteering, our graduates truly reflect our inspirational community that enables all to succeed.”
Learn more about Careers & Employability support at Royal Holloway.