The average salary of a domestic worker in Hong Kong has topped HK$5,000 for the first time ever, according to data gathered by HelperChoice. Photo: Nora Tam The average salary of a domestic worker in Hong Kong has topped HK$5,000 for the first time ever, according to data gathered by HelperChoice. Photo: Nora Tam
The average salary of a domestic worker in Hong Kong has topped HK$5,000 for the first time ever, according to data gathered by HelperChoice. Photo: Nora Tam

Salaries of Hong Kong domestic workers top HK$5,000 for first time, but Covid-19 piles on pressure from families back home

  • Many have lost their jobs during pandemic, economic downturn, says online portal for helpers
  • Some have demanded pay rise, knowing pandemic prevented employers getting new domestic workers

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
The average salary of a domestic worker in Hong Kong has topped HK$5,000 for the first time ever, according to data gathered by HelperChoice. Photo: Nora Tam The average salary of a domestic worker in Hong Kong has topped HK$5,000 for the first time ever, according to data gathered by HelperChoice. Photo: Nora Tam
The average salary of a domestic worker in Hong Kong has topped HK$5,000 for the first time ever, according to data gathered by HelperChoice. Photo: Nora Tam
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