During this two-month period, 10% of individuals earned HK$9,900 or less, 25% earned HK$12,600 or less, 75% earned HK$27,300 or less and 90% earned HK$43,300 or less.
This represents a year-on-year increase of 4.7%, 4.0%, 3.6% and 2.2% respectively.
Top median monthly wage by industry
Education and public administration (excluding the Government) (HK$28,400)Electricity and gas supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities (HK$27,800)Managers and administrators, professionals and associate professionals (HK$27,500)Financing and insurance (HK$27,500)Professional, scientific and technical activities (HK$23,300)Construction (HK$22,800)Information and communications (HK$22,800)Real estate activities (HK22,300)Craft and related workers, plant and machine operators and assemblers (HK$21,000)
The median hourly wage of employees in Hong Kong in May-June 2018 was HK$70.5, 3.7% higher than the median of $68.0 in the preceding year. The 5th, 10th, 25th, 75th and 90th percentile hourly wages were HK$39.1, HK$41.9, HK$50.0, HK$111.1 and HK$181.6 respectively.
Comparing both genders, the median monthly wages of male and female employees were HK$19,900 and HK$15,300 respectively. The median hourly wage of male employees was HK$15.6 higher than female employees.
Between all age groups, the median hourly wage of employees at age 35 – 44 was the highest (HK$81.0), followed by employees aged 25 – 34 (HK$73.3) and those aged 45 – 54 (HK$72.2).
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