Established in 1096, Oxford University is the second-oldest university in the world. With 28 UK Prime Ministers, 27 Nobel Laureates, 50 Nobel Prize winners, and Sir Stephen Hawking among its alumni, Oxford University is as prestigious as it is old.
The Times Higher Education rankings suggest that the University of Oxford is the best in the world. So, it is no surprise that Oxford University graduates get the highest average salary in the UK. These are the top salary packages of Oxford University alumni in recent times:
Despite the UK heading towards Brexit, the employment rate of Oxford graduates increased consistently for three years from 2016-17 to 2018-19.
Even after the first wave of the pandemic, the employment rate in 2019-20 was still at a respectable 87%. The university’s strong alumni base made it possible for Oxford graduates to rise even during a phase of adversity.
Finance and Consulting are the leading industries where the alumni secured jobs. Some of the top Finance organizations that hired Oxford graduates are:
Big Society Group
CDC Group plc
Neper Capital LLC
Similarly, the top Consulting organizations that hired Oxford graduates are:
Bain & Company
BCG (Boston Consulting Group)
EY (Ernst & Young)
McKinsey & Company
Partners in Performance
The top organizations from the Global industry that hired Oxford graduates are:
Amazon Web Services
Johnson & Johnson
Note: Global Industry includes Energy/Utilities, Healthcare products, and services, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Media/Entertainment, Retail, Packaged Consumer Goods, Technology, etc.
Highest Packages by Region
The regions and the highest packages by region for Oxford students that graduated in 2018-19 are as follows:
Australia & Oceania: £96,862
Middle East & North Africa: £140,593
North America: £125,691
The regions and the highest packages by region for Oxford students that graduated in 2019-20 are as follows:
Australia & Oceania: £132,897
Middle East & North Africa: £118,070
North America: £175,000
Despite the pandemic, the highest packages have only increased.
Highest Packages by Industry
The industries and the industry-wise highest packages for Oxford students that graduated in 2018-19 are as follows:
Global Industry*: £125,691
Global Industry (excluding Technology): £101,731
Global Industry – Technology: £125,691
Impact (Government, Non-Profit, and Social Impact): £96,862
The industries and the industry-wise highest packages for Oxford students that graduated in 2019-20 are as follows:
Global Industry*: £154,659
Global Industry (excluding Technology): £115,219
Global Industry – Technology: £154,659
Non-profit Impact (Government, Non-Profit, and Social Impact): £114,157
Note: Non-profit Impact includes Government, Non-Profit, and Social Impact organizations.
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