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YearMonthSupervisory and technical workers
D.P. supervisor/ system analyst/ programmerOffice/ administrative supervisorAccounting supervisorProduction supervisorShipping supervisorEstate officer/building services officer
2013 Mar 24,328 20,754 22,152 15,956 20,555 15,259
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

YearMonthClerical and secretarial workers
Bookkeeper/ accounting clerkGeneral office clerkReceptionist/ telephone operatorDocumentation/ shipping clerkSales staff/shop assistant
2013 Mar 14,373 11,959 12,990 13,939 11,013
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.

YearMonthService workers
CookJunior cookWaiter/waitressGuard (in security and investigation)
2013 Mar 14,728 7,746 10,657 9,248
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

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 Mar 9,176 9,385 14,282 10,585 7,579 7,040 9,672
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

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
 Enquiry e-mail :

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