IT & TELECOMMUNICATION SALARY IN HONG KONG

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Average gross salary for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY
HKD 563,140
Average gorss salary (USD) for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 72,399
Average net salary for IT & Telecommunication NET SALARY
HKD 487,544
The most typical salary for IT & Telecommunication MOST TYPICAL GROSS
HKD 505,722
  Updated: 16 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 13%
  Salary entries: 121

Average salary for IT & Telecommunication in Hong Kong is HKD 563,140.

Average take home earning is HKD 487,544 (Net).

The most typical salary is HKD 505,722 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % HKD 1,200,000
12 % HKD 985,000
21 % HKD 843,333
54 % HKD 505,722
86 % HKD 278,628
97 % HKD 205,076
100 % HKD 141,750
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
IT Project Manager HKD 741,250 US$ 95,304 28
IT Manager HKD 755,334 US$ 97,098 25
Software Developer HKD 432,600 US$ 55,585 15
Lead Developer HKD 550,713 US$ 70,781 10
IT Coordinator HKD 322,305 US$ 41,449 10
C, C++ Developer HKD 361,270 US$ 46,364 05
J2EE Developer HKD 426,500 US$ 54,816 04
.NET Developer HKD 335,500 US$ 43,115 04
Java Developer HKD 813,333 US$ 104,866 03
Data Coordinator HKD 506,000 US$ 65,241 02
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Hong Kong HKD 563,140 US$ 72,399 121
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 244,017 HKD 1,893,333
03
205K US$ 205,487 HKD 1,600,000
01
165K US$ 166,858 HKD 1,300,000
01
155K US$ 154,102 HKD 1,200,000
04
125K US$ 126,417 HKD 985,000
06
115K US$ 114,220 HKD 888,124
07
105K US$ 108,568 HKD 843,333
03
95K US$ 92,956 HKD 722,500
04
85K US$ 84,684 HKD 659,613
11
75K US$ 76,289 HKD 594,200
07
65K US$ 65,030 HKD 505,722
18
55K US$ 54,373 HKD 422,821
14
45K US$ 44,098 HKD 342,721
09
35K US$ 35,843 HKD 278,628
16
25K US$ 26,404 HKD 205,076
13
15K US$ 18,259 HKD 141,750
04

  SALARY BY GENDER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 78,091 HKD 607,296 79
Women US$ 78,423 HKD 609,666 09
N/A US$ 57,132 HKD 444,746 33

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 87,332 HKD 680,000 03
Masters Degree US$ 83,681 HKD 650,706 43
Bachelors Degree US$ 63,009 HKD 490,328 66
Some College US$ 87,253 HKD 678,000 06
High School US$ 72,642 HKD 563,333 03

IT & Telecommunication workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Hong Kong. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses HKD 680,000. While IT & Telecommunication workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of HKD 490,328. This is 38.60% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 125,997 HKD 979,343 16
16-20 Years US$ 93,706 HKD 728,215 11
12-16 Years US$ 95,529 HKD 743,033 15
8-12 Years US$ 77,238 HKD 601,763 29
4-8 Years US$ 44,711 HKD 347,603 24
2-4 Years US$ 39,376 HKD 306,169 18
1-2 Years US$ 33,443 HKD 259,666 03
0-1 Year US$ 31,725 HKD 246,200 05

IT & Telecommunication workers in Hong Kong with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of HKD 979,343 compared to HKD 246,200 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 297.15%.


  SALARY BY AGE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 115,679 HKD 898,500 04
45-50 US$ 109,963 HKD 854,818 11
39-44 US$ 98,193 HKD 763,224 19
33-38 US$ 88,398 HKD 688,200 20
27-32 US$ 52,015 HKD 404,869 22
22-26 US$ 35,392 HKD 274,500 12
N/A US$ 57,132 HKD 444,746 33
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  SALARY BY CAREER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Java Developer US$ 104,866 HKD 813,333 03
2. IT Manager US$ 97,098 HKD 755,334 25
3. IT Project Manager US$ 95,304 HKD 741,250 28
4. ASP.NET Developer US$ 80,030 HKD 623,145 01
5. Lead Developer US$ 70,781 HKD 550,713 10
6. Data-warehouse Engineer US$ 69,737 HKD 545,000 01
7. Data Coordinator US$ 65,241 HKD 506,000 02
8. Database Administrator US$ 56,829 HKD 443,000 02
9. Software Developer US$ 55,585 HKD 432,600 15
10. J2EE Developer US$ 54,816 HKD 426,500 04
11. Python Developer US$ 52,874 HKD 410,000 01
12. C, C++ Developer US$ 46,364 HKD 361,270 05
13. VB.NET Developer US$ 43,589 HKD 338,000 01
14. .NET Developer US$ 43,115 HKD 335,500 04
15. IT Coordinator US$ 41,449 HKD 322,305 10
16. Web Developer US$ 38,873 HKD 302,000 02
17. MS Office US$ 38,529 HKD 300,000 01
18. Silverlight Developer US$ 30,951 HKD 240,000 01
19. Android Developer US$ 28,976 HKD 225,000 02
20. PHP Developer US$ 25,792 HKD 200,000 01
21. C-Sharp Developer US$ 25,686 HKD 200,000 01
22. Games Developer US$ 23,117 HKD 180,000 01

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In Hong Kong economy, Java Developer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of HKD 813,333. IT Manager and IT Project Manager follow, earning HKD 755,334 and HKD 741,250, respectively. Games Developer earn a gross annual average of HKD 180,000, while C-Sharp Developer earn HKD 200,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 353.63%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 72,832 HKD 566,538 106
Contract US$ 65,122 HKD 506,210 14
Self Employed US$ 128,399 HKD 1,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   HONG KONG

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Hong Kong IT & Telecommunication in Hong Kong US$ 72,399 HKD 563,140 121

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    IT & TELECOMMUNICATION

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia IT & Telecommunication in Australia US$ 94,113 AU$ 107,138 290
2. United States United States IT & Telecommunication US$ 89,648 US$ 89,648 1,447
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom IT & Telecommunication in United Kingdom US$ 80,128 GBP 54,304 461
4. Germany Germany IT & Telecommunication in Germany US$ 74,900 EUR 62,008 451
5. Hong Kong Hong Kong US$ 72,399 HKD 563,140 121
6. New Zealand New Zealand IT & Telecommunication in New Zealand US$ 65,293 NZ$ 85,737 119
7. Singapore Singapore IT & Telecommunication in Singapore US$ 62,382 SGD 81,213 323
8. Mexico Mexico IT & Telecommunication in Mexico US$ 41,293 MXN 694,825 75
9. Malaysia Malaysia IT & Telecommunication in Malaysia US$ 29,540 MYR 107,372 548
10. Indonesia Indonesia IT & Telecommunication in Indonesia US$ 21,631 IDR 260,743,032 189

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(28/28)  LEAD CONSULTANT


 Posted: 16 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Business Analyst, MBA, PMP, CISSP."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 887,500
US$ 113,954


(27/28)  LEAD CONSULTANT


 Posted: 16 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Business Analyst, pmp, cissp."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 887,500
US$ 113,954


(26/28)  JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Oct 2020

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Hands-on Java Tech Lead with 8+ years’ experience in the “Financial Services” Technology domain (Front to Back)."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 720,000
US$ 92,447


(25/28)  TECHNOLOGY LEADER


 Posted: 05 Oct 2020

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Hands-on Java Tech Lead in the “Financial Services” Technology domain (Front to Back)."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 1,200,000
US$ 154,078


(24/28)  ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 500,000
US$ 64,199


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(23/28)  SENIOR IT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 1,000,000
US$ 128,399


(22/28)  SYSTEM CONSULTANT


 Posted: 23 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Managing the implementation of HRIS and SharePoint Projects Gathering and Analyzing requirements Relevant Technology: Microsoft Power Platform, SharePoint, HRIS, Property Management System Certificates: MCSA: Dynamics 365, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 276,000
US$ 35,438


(21/28)  API DELIVERY SPECIALIST


 Posted: 06 Jan 2020

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Java Spring Boot."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 720,000
US$ 92,447


(20/28)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Medium to large digital transformation software delivery project management, including UX/UI and integration with backend systems and external systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 900,000
US$ 115,162


(19/28)  SYSTEMS ANALYST


 Posted: 23 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Just IT related work."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 600,000
US$ 76,774


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(18/28)  SYSTEM ANALYST


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

Some College, 12-16 years: "Analyze business processes, identify problem areas of systems and recommend solutions Conduct user requirements gathering, system analysis, design and development Prepare systems design specifications in accordance with business needs Prepare project schedule and resources requirements; manage requirements and monitor the project progress throughout project life cycles Conduct SIT and support UAT to ensure the enhanced systems meet the requirement specifications Prepare documentation and technical specifications."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 680,000
US$ 87,011


(17/28)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 27 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 700,000
US$ 89,570


(16/28)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Coordinate internal team and external party to deliver requested project by company."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 950,000
US$ 121,560


(15/28)  SYSTEM ANALYST


 Posted: 14 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Design and web application development, business requirement and analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 605,000
US$ 77,414


(14/28)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Build, maintain, test applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 528,000
US$ 67,561


(13/28)  PEOPLESOFT APLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "PeopleSoft Application Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 450,000
US$ 57,581


(12/28)  BUSINESS SUPPORT MANAGER


 Posted: 10 May 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Development Project Manager + Business Analyst + MIS."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 650,000
US$ 83,172


(11/28)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "IT Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 1,000,000
US$ 127,957


(10/28)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Develop and design information system and payment solution."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 700,000
US$ 89,570


(9/28)  MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Radio telecommunication."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 1,200,000
US$ 153,549


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(8/28)  BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 03 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Business Analyst."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 600,001
US$ 76,775


(7/28)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Siebel CRM developer and designer."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 372,000
US$ 47,600


(6/28)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Development in web."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 300,000
US$ 38,387


(5/28)  BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Data warehousing."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 545,000
US$ 69,737


(4/28)  TECHNICAL LEAD


 Posted: 07 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Technical Lead."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 400,000
US$ 51,183


(3/28)  SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE


 Posted: 20 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "System software development."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 595,400
US$ 76,186


(2/28)  TEST MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Test system applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 480,000
US$ 61,420


(1/28)  BUSINESS ANALYSIS MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Data analytics and digital manager for a retail bank."
Individual GROSS salary:
HKD 662,000
US$ 85,343


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