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Not only do TAFE graduates have higher average starting salaries than uni graduates, they also have a better chance of getting a job.

#1 TAFE NSW graduates earn higher wages

The median full time income is $56,000 for a TAFE NSW graduate and $54,000 for completing a Bachelor Degree

#2 TAFE NSW graduates are more employable

TAFE NSW graduates have a higher employment rate than university graduates, 78% of TAFE NSW graduates are employed after training.

#3 TAFE NSW courses cater to changing the workforce needs

#3 TAFE NSW currently provides training courses for 9 out of 10 occupations predicted to have the greatest growth of jobs over the next 5 years.

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TAFE NSW continues to churn out excellent outcomes for its students and for the economy.

We produce highly skilled graduates with salary and employment outcomes comparable to - and sometimes surpassing - those of university graduates. Find out more in the May 2017 report Perceptions Are Not Reality: myths, realities and the critical role of vocational education and training in Australia.

TAFE NSW students are included in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) graduate statistics.