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2024 Hong Kong SAR Salary Guide

Compare salaries for specific roles across different industries and areas of expertise in Hong Kong SAR. These salaries have been compiled using data from thousands of placements over the past year.

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How to be successful in the evolving talent landscape.

We gathered insights about various hiring and workplace trends from over 3400 professionals and 650 employers/hiring managers globally. The findings will help shape your talent strategy for 2024. In Hong Kong…

Money is the main motivator when moving jobs.

60% of professionals outlined ‘salary’ as their most valued factor when looking to move roles. Unsurprising, but important to remember when making offers.

Insecurity jeopardises retention.

51% of employees are either feeling ‘indifferent’, ‘a bit insecure’ or ‘very insecure’ in their current roles. Ease their concerns, or risk losing them to competitors.

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Frequently asked questions.

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The average annual salary in Hong Kong is above HK$435,000. Full-time workers in Hong Kong on average make HK$36,583.33 a month, equating to HK$439,000 a year.

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The salaries in this guide have been compiled using data from thousands of placements over the past year and insights from our teams of expert recruitment consultants.
The salary bandings within this guide will be updated if and when needed to reflect any market changes throughout the year to help.

'Competitive salary' means that the business is offering a salary that can compete with what the market salary rate is for the advertised role and/or offer a higher salary.

You can ask “What would the company typically pay for this role?" as sometimes, if you lay all your cards on the table and outline your salary expectations, you risk being screened out of the process. This can happen if in the job description the compensation is highlighted as ‘competitive’.
They will then either give a range or provide more details about the position and then ask the question again, at which point you can make a more informed call.
Our article on 'How to answer salary expectation questions' provides more tips on how to answer the 'expected salary' question.