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

According to a study of graduates of whom completed GSPA doctoral and master’s programs in an academic year 2020, the pivotal results are shown as followings;


1. How are our graduates employed after graduation?

  • getting a new job Getting a new job soon after they complete a degree requirement for 16.12 percent.
  • Continuing working in a same job Continuing working in a same job for 50.17 percent.
  • Getting promoted Getting promoted for a higher incumbent for 18.82 percent.

2. When do our graduates get a job?

  • Right after graduation 50.23 percent of our non-professional experienced graduates get a job right after graduation.
  • During in a program 70 percent of professionally experienced graduates still in their professions.

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

  • Working for domestic organizations which operate domestically is 92.78 percent.
  • Working for domestic organizations in which operate domestically and internationally is 4.33 percent.
  • Working for international organizations running in Thailand is 2.89.

4. What is the average salary of our graduates?

According to a survey conducted in the 2020 academic year, findings show the average salary after graduation is 27,945 THB despite the fact that the average income our graduates got before studying is 24,367 THB.

5. Do our students get the right job?

  • Yes, they work accordingly to the qualified degrees as it is 95.29 percent.
  • No, they work differently without relying on degree concentration for 4.71 percent of entire graduates.


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.