Hong Kong Pay Scale 2020: 8 Major Industries


Am I underpaid? What should I put for expected salary? Is the offer I'm getting on par with, or better than, the industry standard?

As inflation is predicted to fall, the salary increase for Hong Kong employees in 2020 is expected to be 1.4% from salary trends survey by ECA International. Hong Kong's salary increment ranked 34th amongst 68 surveyed countries and cities, putting us behind Thailand (4.1%), South Korea (3.6%) and China (3.6%).

To give you an idea of how much you should be getting paid in 2020, we’ve taken a look at 2020 salary guide recently released by a recruitment consulting firm. Here is the salary range for the 8 major industries in Hong Kong.

1. Information Technology


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2. Marketing


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3. PR / Communications / Events


PR pay trends based on seniority

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4. Sales


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5. Accounting


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6. Compliance


Compliance pay trends based on seniority

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7. Financial Services


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8. Supply Chain


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Sophia Wong

Brand and Marketing Strategist in Hong Kong, writes about career, job hunting and interview tips.

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