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Job Seeker Salary Report 2018

jobsDB Job Seeker Salary Report 2018
To capture the latest salary and workplace trends in Hong Kong, jobsDB conducted the Job Seeker Salary Survey between March and April 2018 with over 2,000 job seekers in Hong Kong from 24 job functions. The survey covers the salary adjustment and bonus size of various job functions, employee’s working hours and their job promotion intention.

The following are the highlights of the report. Be sure to download the full report at the end, where you will find detailed data for each category.
key highlight of this year

Percentage of job seekers received a pay rise:

71% of job seekers received a pay rise in 2018 61% of job seekers received a pay rise in 2017

The average salary adjustment was
5.7% in 2018 vs 3.9% in 2017

Guess the top 5 job functions which received highest salary adjustment

79% of surveyed job seekers received double pay and/or bonus:

25%of respondents received both double pay and bonus,while 21% of them received neither.

Overall average bonus size was
1.6 months in 2018 vs 1.5 months in 2017

Guess the top 5 job functions which received largest bonuses in 2017

46% of surveyed job seekers
thought their salary was below average when compared with market standard.

The top reasons for them to accept a below-average salary were:

The top reasons for them to accept a below-average salary

Want to know the major reason and other details of the Job Seeker Salary Report? Download the report now.

Release Date : May 2018

*The survey was conducted with an online questionnaire during March to April 2018, covering 2,006 local job seekers.


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