Centre for Human Resources Strategy and Development
Annual Pay and Benefits Survey
Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong People Management Association (HKPMA) has jointly conducted the pay and benefits survey annually since 1996. The South China University of Technology and Talent Development and Management Association of Guangdong have joined in 2019 and 2020 respectively. The targeted region of this survey is Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao greater bay area, including the nine cities in the Guangdong Province, Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR.
This survey aims to reveal the timely and updated information of pay and benefits provided by organizations from different sectors and cities in the surveyed regions. Major topics include salary adjustment, starting salary of fresh graduates, turnover rate, incentive schemes, employees’ benefits and cash compensation of around 300 surveyed positions, etc. From 2021 onward, we investigate the detailed cash compensation package of 15 key benchmarks jobs, aiming to establish a salary index.
|No. of participating organizations||96||99||97||253||302||281||/|
|No. of employees covered||115,496||120,745||106,619||136,000||220,000||213,676||/|
Our report reveals the updated pay and benefits, and human resources practices in different industries or cities investigated. Findings in this survey are references for organizations in human resources related decision making. Key results of the Hong Kong survey are shown in the tables below.
|Salary adjustment (%)||3.9%||4.2%||4.1%||2.3%||1.8%||3.1%||/|
|Employee turnover (%)||26.4%||28.4%||19.4%||13.5%||18.0%||18.6%||/|
Starting monthly salary for fresh graduates of bachelor degree
|Finance and Accounting||13,400||14,156||14,673||15,413||15,604||17,144||/|
|HR and Admin||12,977||13,532||14,104||14,642||14,666||15,939||/|
|Registration:||1 June – 30 June|
|Completion of survey(s) by organizations:||1 July – 31 July|
|Survey period:||from 1 July of the previous year to 30 June of the current year|
|Result Presentation & HR Seminar:||October|