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YearMonthSupervisory and technical workers
D.P. supervisor/ system analyst/ programmerOffice/ administrative supervisorAccounting supervisorProduction supervisorShipping supervisorEstate officer/building services officer
2013 Jun N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
Sep N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
Dec N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
2014 Mar N.A. 20,881 24,268 N.A. N.A. 16,941
Jun N.A. 22,638 25,058 N.A. N.A. 16,879

YearMonthClerical and secretarial workers
Bookkeeper/ accounting clerkGeneral office clerkReceptionist/ telephone operatorDocumentation/ shipping clerkSales staff/shop assistant
2013 Jun N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
Sep N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
Dec N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
2014 Mar 14,189 12,562 13,576 14,007 N.A.
Jun 14,779 13,062 13,574 14,412 N.A.

YearMonthService workers
CookJunior cookWaiter/waitressGuard (in security and investigation)
2013 Jun N.A. N.A. 10,821 9,873
Sep N.A. N.A. 10,853 9,948
Dec N.A. N.A. 10,918 10,091
2014 Mar 15,267 N.A. 11,042 10,337
Jun 15,439 N.A. 11,233 10,431

YearMonthMiscellaneous non-production workers
General workerMessenger/office assistantDriverDelivery manCleaner (lavatory) (in pest control and cleaning services)Cleaner (general) (in pest control and cleaning services)Dishwasher
2013 Jun 9,625 9,604 N.A. N.A. 7,708 7,288 N.A.
Sep 9,928 10,051 N.A. N.A. 7,915 7,404 N.A.
Dec 9,780 9,933 N.A. N.A. 7,920 7,431 N.A.
2014 Mar 9,785 10,096 14,924 N.A. 8,137 7,595 10,348
Jun 9,878 10,061 14,239 N.A. 8,117 7,638 10,601

Notes : Average monthly salaries covers the following elements of payments to workers:
(i) basic wages/salaries (including paid holidays and leave);
(ii) commission and tips (tips received directly from customers are excluded);
(iii) shift allowance;
(iv) cost-of-living allowance;
(v) meal allowance and meal benefits;
(vi) good attendance bonus;
(vii) guaranteed year-end bonus; and
(viii) other regular and guaranteed bonuses and allowances.
Employees under the electricity and gas supply, public bus services, railway and cable transport, and licensed and franchised ferry services sections are excluded.
 As from the first quarter of 2014, the sample size of the wage enquiry is synchronized at 1 100 establishments in each quarter to provide wage statistics at broad industry section and occupational group levels. Before that, the sample size in the first quarter of each year was different from those in the other quarters.
 N.A.Not available.
Source : Wages & Labour Costs Statistics Section (1),
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 2887 5550
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