Choosing a graduate job is rarely a simple decision. However, you might be pleased to know that your options often aren’t limited by your degree subject - with the exception of several careers, such as medicine.\r\n\r\nWith so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one’s right for you.\r\n\r\nTo make your choice easier, here’s just small selection of the graduate careers available to you no matter what degree subject you study.\r\n\r\n1. Human Resources (HR)\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nWorking in Human Resources (HR) means that you are responsible for helping with employee-related issues, such as recruitment, payroll, employment policies and benefits. HR also act as middlemen for employees and managers to discuss any problems and can also clarify information about sick pay, employment policy and maternity leave.\r\n\r\nThe good news is you don’t need a degree in human resources to get a job in HR, although many employers do expect graduates to have earned a UK 2:1 (or international equivalent) in their degree.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nGraduates usually start off in HR administrator jobs or HR assistant jobs, although some jobs may require you to have completed a Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP) or a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) course.\r\n\r\nAccording to PayScale, the average HR Assistant salary is between £17,000-£26,000) (approximately US$21,550-$32,960).\r\n\r\n2. Accountancy\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nA career in accountancy requires strong numeracy skills and an analytical mind. This makes a mathematicsbased degree ideal for a career in accountancy, but any degree is generally accepted by the top firms, as long as you achieve the required grade.\r\n\r\nTo become a qualified accountant, you’ll have to complete a range of professional accounting exams, including the Certified Public Account (CPA) exam. If you studied accountancy at university, you may have already completed some of these exams. If not, your firm will usually help pay for these qualifications.\r\n\r\nA junior accountant in the UK typically earns £18,000-£26,000 ($22,830-$32,960) according to Payscale.\r\n\r\n3. Marketing and advertising\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nThe advertising industry is known for being extremely competitive – but what industry isn’t? Don’t let that put you off. If you have creativity, commitment and a strong degree, there’s no reason you shouldn’t succeed in the world of advertising.\r\n\r\nThere are many different types of marketing and advertising careers. Whether you want to start your career as a copywriter, a marketing executive, a media planner, or a social media manager, it’s vital to build a portfolio of your previous work and to make sure your application stands out.\r\n\r\nAn entry level marketing associate typically makes around £26,800 (approximately $34,100)\r\n\r\n4. Investment banking\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nAs an investment banker, your job is to provide a range of financial services to companies, governments, institutions and individuals. Investment bankers have strong numerical and analytical skills, good project management ability and are able to work well under pressure.\r\n\r\nAgain, this industry is very competitive – particularly because it is amongst the highest paid, with graduate starting salaries averaging around £43,000 (approximately US$54,700).\r\n\r\nIf you’re looking to work in investment banking, work experience is a must. Completing a summer internship\u0026nbsp;will put you in good stead for earning a place on the top firms’ prestigious graduate schemes.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n5. Management consultancy\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nManagement consultants advise companies how to implement strategic decisions. Your client may be a company, the government, or a public sector organization.\r\n\r\nFor this career, you’ll need to be organized, detail orientated and have strong communication skills – which you’ll hopefully learn in your degree.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nManagement consultants earn a high graduate starting salary, averaging £32,580 (approximately US$41,410) per year. As a result, they can be extremely competitive, so work experience is essential.\r\n\r\n6. Teaching\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nIf you’re looking to become a teacher, you’ll need to complete a postgraduate teacher training course to become qualified. Skills required to become a teacher include confidence, patience, strong communication skills, organization and creativity.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nTeaching is known for its high levels of job satisfaction and excellent holiday benefits. You can find out more about the different jobs available within teaching and education in our education course guide.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nAn entry level primary school teacher in the UK will earn around £26,200 (approximately US$33,000) according to Payscale.\r\n\r\n7. Public relations (PR)\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nWorking in public relations is all about managing your client’s reputation. Competencies for a career in PR include exceptional relationship building skills, strong written and verbal communication skills and good organizational skills.\r\n\r\nAlthough you don’t need a specific degree to work in PR, you can get ahead by studying business,communications and marketing degrees.\r\n\r\nYou can also stand out by completing relevant work experience, although this can be quite hard to find. If you’re struggling to find work experience, try looking at related areas such as event management.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nSalaries in PR typically start at around £18,000 to £20,000 (approximately US$22,800 to US$25,380) but salaries can quickly rise after you’ve gained experience in the industry.\r\n\r\n8. Hospitality and travel management\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nIf you’re looking to work in hospitality, you’ll need excellent communication skills and plenty of work experience in the industry. Language skills will be extremely useful, as you may be looking to work internationally or have guests from around the world.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nGraduate schemes in hospitality are open to all degree backgrounds, although some may require a minimum grade, and a relevant degree may give you an advantage.\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nAside from a degree in hospitality, relevant degrees may include business administration, economics or management.\r\n\r\nThe average salary for an assistant general manager in the UK is £23,000 (approximately US$29,300)\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n9. Sales\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nA career in sales involves - you guessed it - selling. Almost all companies require salespeople to persuade clients to purchase the goods and services your company has on offer. You’ll also be negotiating on prices and taking payments for goods and services.\r\n\r\nTo be a salesperson you’ll need to be confident and enthusiastic, as well as being great at networking. Most big firms offer sales graduate schemes, including Apple, Samsung and Walmart.\r\n\r\nThe average salary for a graduate salesperson in the UK is £22,000 (approximately US$28,000) however there is often the chance to earn more money in commission.\r\n\r\n10. Supply chain and logistics\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u0026nbsp;\r\n\r\nIf you have a job in the supply chain, you’ll be overseeing products from start to finish. A career in the supply chain is incredibly fast paced and you’ll have to liaise with suppliers constantly. To do this, you’ll have to be able to remain calm under pressure and have great communication skills.\r\n\r\nMany large retailers offer graduate schemes in supply chain and logistics. To gain a place on one, you should gain some experience through part time work in the retail sector, through internships or work placements.\r\n\r\nAccording to Glassdoor, a typical supply chain graduate salary is £28,500 (approximately US$36,000).