Employment of Students

The Graduate School of Public Administration has focused on the outcome-based learning approach; therefore, our qualified graduates are getting employed in a high rate mainly because of they are trained to be insightful in what they had learned from us as the empirical evidence below.

Employment Surveys (conducted from school graduates in academic year 2017 and 2018)

1. How are our graduates employed after graduation?

  • getting a new jobgetting a new job soon after they complete a degree requirement for 17.94 percent in a survey conducted in 2017, and 18.76 percent in a later year.
  • Continuing working in a same jobContinuing working in a same job for 50.33 and 50.99 percent respectively.
  • Getting promotedGetting promoted for a higher incumbent for 17.94 in 2017, and 17.07 in 2018.

2. When do our graduates get a job?

  • Right after graduation Right after graduation for 50.23 percent in 2017, and 43.15 percent in a later year.
  • During in a program During in a program with the same job that they work before completing the program for 45.33 and 52.20 respectively.

3. What kind of organizations do our graduates work for?

  • Domestic organizations which operate only in Thailand is 83.61 in 2017, and 85.18 percent in 2018.
  • Domestic organizations which operate internationally as 9.60 and 9.27 respectively.
  • Foreign organizations operate in Thailand for 6.79 in 2017, and 5.24 in 2018.

4. What is the average salary of our graduates?

According to surveys conducted in 2 years, findings show the average salary is significantly dependent on social and economic factors annually. However, the average salary is about THB 40,000.

  • THB 45,311 in 2017
  • THB 39,660 in 2018

5. Do our students get the right job?

  • Yes, they work accordingly to the qualified degrees as it is 93.23 percent in 2017, and 92.34 percent in 2018.
  • No, they work differently without relying on their degrees. It is 5.77 percent in 2017, and 7.66 percent in a later year.


We always conduct research every year in order to get the updated information of our graduates, and we found that they are working for various jobs. The information shows the significantly interesting data of their careers because not only are they taking a role either in a public sector or a private/ business one, but they are also serving for different scales of jobs ranging from local, national, and international ones based on individual jobs. 

Public sector

  • Political positions 
    –  Prime Minister
    –  Minister in ministries
    –  Speaker of House of Representatives
    –  Member of House of Representatives
    –  Senator
    –  Mayor in municipalities
    –  Member of local councils 
  • Customs technical officer
  • General administration officer
  • Human resource officer
  • Educator
  • Plan and policy analyst
  • Governing officer
  • Deputy chief of school
  • Labor officer
  • Public sector development officer
  • Internal audit officer
  • etc.

Private/ business sector

  • Geographic information system (GIS) instructor
  • Human resource officer
  • Division manager/ assistant
  • Legal officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business development associate
  • etc.