Workers on average next year will not get the pay rise they had in 2019, but at least it will be an improvement on this year’s, according to a survey of firms. Photo: Sam Tsang Workers on average next year will not get the pay rise they had in 2019, but at least it will be an improvement on this year’s, according to a survey of firms. Photo: Sam Tsang
Workers on average next year will not get the pay rise they had in 2019, but at least it will be an improvement on this year’s, according to a survey of firms. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong employees to get a 1.7 per cent pay rise in 2021 after receiving decade-low increase this year, survey finds

  • Next year’s expected wage rise amounts to less than half of the 3.6 per cent average from 2019, as coronavirus forces employer restraint
  • Firms increased salaries by only 1.4 per cent in 2020, lowest in a decade, according to Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management survey

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Workers on average next year will not get the pay rise they had in 2019, but at least it will be an improvement on this year’s, according to a survey of firms. Photo: Sam Tsang Workers on average next year will not get the pay rise they had in 2019, but at least it will be an improvement on this year’s, according to a survey of firms. Photo: Sam Tsang
Workers on average next year will not get the pay rise they had in 2019, but at least it will be an improvement on this year’s, according to a survey of firms. Photo: Sam Tsang
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