Pay adjustment prediction

Around 90% of employees could expect a pay rise in 2015, of which 40.1% could expect an increase of 4.1% – 5%, although the percentage is slightly lower than that of last year (41.4%). Meanwhile, 9.4% of employees might face a salary freeze (last year: 22.3%).

Remarks: Sum of percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding

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In terms of company size, companies with more than 500 staff are reported to have the highest average increase of monthly salary in 2015 (5.6%) while companies with less than 50 staff have the lowest average increment (3.7%). The predicted average salary adjustment among all companies is 4.0%.

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In terms of business sectors, Electronics/Electrical Equipment is reported to have the highest average increase of monthly salary in 2015 (6.2%), followed by Medical/Pharmaceutical (5.0%).

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In terms of job functions, Information Technology is expected to have the highest salary increase (4.6%), followed by Logistics (4.5%) and Engineering (4.2%).

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In terms of job positions, the highest average salary increase is observed in Project Manager (6.0%), followed by Technical Support and Assistant Administration Manager (both are 5.5%).

Accounting Banking & Finance Clerical / Secretarial / Operations Design Engineering Executive / General Management Human Resources & Administration Information Technology Shipping / Logistics Marketing Merchandising Retail Operations Sales

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Accounting

  CFO / Financial Director Financial Controller Accounting / Finance Manager Chief Accountant Accountant / Senior Accountant Assistant Accountant Accounting Clerk / Officer
2014 Average 100,326 60,526 42,618 33,400 25,720 18,197 14,600
Median 98,980 55,000 42,625 33,500 25,000 18,000 15,000
Q-Range 80,000 – 117,500 50,000 – 74,000 35,150 – 51,892 30,000 – 38,750 22,900 – 28,500 17,540 – 20,000 11,875 – 17,000
2015 Average 104,022 62,659 44,261 34,438 26,809 18,865 15,191

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Clerical / Secretarial / Operations

  Clerk Office Assistant Receptionist Executive Secretary Secretary Operations Manager Assistant Operations Manager Operations Officer Officer Administrator
2014 Average 10,907 9,805 11,439 27,928 17,723 36,576 24,182 19,163 18,018
Median 10,607 9,000 11,000 28,000 18,250 36,200 22,000 16,000 18,000
Q-Range 10,000 – 11,500 8,050 – 10,825 9,000 – 13,000 24,750 – 32,000 13,000 – 20,000 30,000 – 45,000 21,000 – 26,500 13,500 – 20,000 15,000 – 19,000
2015 Average 11,346 10,174 11,898 28,963 18,374 38,394 25,046 19,826 18,656

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Design

  Art / Design Director Senior Designer Graphic / Fashion / Interior / Web Designer
2014 Average 37,800 23,800 16,490
Median 42,000 21,000 16,550
Q-Range 35,000 – 42,000 20,250 – 26,000 15,600 – 17,500
2015 Average 39,270 24,267 17,107

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Engineering

  Engineering Manager Assistant Engineer Manager Senior Engineer Engineer Assistant Engineer Technician
2014 Average 40,694 39,194 31,843 23,000 14,544 13,260
Median 40,000 41,361 31,482 18,700 14,858 12,000
Q-Range 35,000 – 48,625 35,417 – 41,361 26,000 – 31,482 16,000 – 32,000 14,000 – 14,858 12,000 – 15,714
2015 Average 42,230 41,263 33,485 24,059 15,252 13,758

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Executive / General Management

  CEO / President Vice President General Manager
2014 Average 140,387 93,286 97,758
Median 100,000 75,000 77,500
Q-Range 73,000 – 200,000 55,000 – 153,490 58,000 – 117,500
2015 Average 145,270 96,027 102,023

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Human Resources & Administration

  HR & Administration Director HR Manager HR Officer Assistant HR Officer HR Assistant Administration Manager Assistant Administration Manager Administration Officer Administration Assistant / Clerk Training Officer
2014 Average 57,236 38,262 20,787 14,875 12,850 32,533 22,372 17,470 13,332 20,133
Median 55,000 38,000 20,975 14,500 12,000 33,500 21,400 17,000 12,000 17,500
Q-Range 42,500 – 71,500 30,000 – 45,000 17,950 – 23,000 13,750 – 15,500 12,000 – 13,350 24,000 – 35,430 18,000 – 24,950 16,700 – 18,000 11,800 – 14,375 17,500 – 22,225
2015 Average 59,101 39,658 21,638 15,494 13,343 33,719 23,557 18,237 13,912 20,845

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Information Technology

  IT Director IT Manager Project Manager System Analyst Analyst Programmer Programmer Systems Support / Network Manager Network Administrator Network Engineer Technical Support
2014 Average 77,500 41,966 30,857 27,621 21,254 18,536 24,400 21,500 23,665 16,361
Median 80,000 39,000 32,500 25,000 20,000 16,250 24,000 19,600 23,100 15,000
Q-Range 70,000 – 86,250 35,000 – 50,375 27,000 – 40,000 22,000 – 32,200 18,000 – 25,000 16,000 – 20,625 20,000 – 26,400 18,300 – 27,350 18,000 – 30,000 13,000 – 20,000
2015 Average 80,345 43,766 32,837 28,932 22,115 19,333 25,696 22,379 24,905 17,295

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Shipping / Logistics

  Shipping Manager / Logistics Manager Shipping Supervisor / Logistics Supervisor Shipping / Logistics Officer or Executive Shipping / Logistics Assistant or Clerk
2014 Average 36,01922,49717,95112,414
Median 34,00022,00017,70013,000
Q-Range 31,250-46,00021,200-22,52515,851-18,88011,500-13,000
2015 Average 37,73323,42118,74412,998

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Marketing

  Marketing Director Senior Marketing Manager Marketing Manager Assistant Marketing Manager Senior Marketing Executive / Officer Marketing Executive / Officer Marketing Assistant
2014 Average 43,25039,38935,01031,02522,37816,29013,350
Median 46,00038,00032,56030,45020,00016,00013,300
Q-Range 11,000 – 67,75030,000 – 48,00030,000 – 35,00030,000 – 33,35020,000 – 27,87015,000 – 18,00011,575 – 15,000
2015 Average 44,49040,92536,18832,47523,04916,94513,941

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Merchandising

  Merchandising Manager Assistant Merchandising Manager Senior Merchandiser Merchandiser Assistant Merchandiser
2014 Average 35,00029,28624,70815,97012,389
Median 34,00032,00024,00015,00012,000
Q-Range 30,875 – 4025026,000 – 3200024,000 – 28,00015,000 – 17,00012,000 – 13,500
2015 Average 36,90230,53025,69216,52512,783

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Retail Operations

  Shop / Store / Retail Manager Assistant Shop / Store / Retail Manager Shop / Store / Retail Supervisor Sales Representative / Executive
2014 Average 27,28628,40021,94417,776
Median 27,00022,00018,00020,000
Q-Range 27,000 – 30,00019,000 – 43,00015,000 – 34,50015,000 – 20,000
2015 Average 28,67929,44622,65418,165

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Sales

  Sales Director Senior Sales Manager Sales Manager Assistant Sales Manager Sales Supervisor Sales Executive / Representative Senior Sales Engineer Sales Engineer
2014 Average 84,88351,19535,10224,68923,30017,62635,23118,761
Median 95,00060,00033,00025,00021,58715,00020,00017,125
Q-Range 74,593 – 100,00035,000 – 60,00027,000 – 40,00020,250 – 27,22520,500 – 23,00011,000 – 20,00020,000 – 34,00015,531 – 23,750
2015 Average 88,32353,18936,53725,59324,48518,43936,60719,475

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