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Salary Guide 2018
2018 Hong Kong Salary Guide
For Employers: The Michael Page Salary Benchmark 2018 is our annual Hong Kong salary index for 2018, helping you make a quick salary check for your team. Benchmark to Hong Kong salary increases, check up on trending markets, and track the key forecasts and opportunities ahead.
For Job Seekers: See how your salary is projected to increase in 2018, and how your current wage compares with Hong Kong salary increase projections, by using our Salary Comparison tool. Then read our advice on salary negotiation before discussing your next pay rise.
Employment trends in Hong Kong*
*These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s data in the last 12 months.
Pay increase when changing jobs
|Sectors||Average salary increment %|
|Digital||21 - 25|
|Finance & Accounting||11 - 15|
|Financial Services||21 - 25|
|Human Resources||11 - 15|
|Legal||16 - 20|
|Marketing||11 - 15|
|Procurement & Supply Chain||11 - 15|
|Property & Construction||11 - 15|
|Retail & Sourcing||11 - 15|
|Sales||11 - 15|
|Secretarial & Business support||11 - 15|
|Technology||16 - 20|
“Digital will continue as the growth engine in 2018, following the prevalence of e-commerce and Fintech. Chinese headquartered firms continue to seek corporate finance, regulatory reporting candidates, and expect high demend for in-house counsel and legal support roles.”