Want to Make Money? Shenzhen’s The Place With The Highest WagesPosted: 11/18/2014 9:40 am
Shenzhen has a number of feathers in its cap when compared to other Pearl River Delta cities and China at large: it’s the friendliest pedestrian city, the healthiest city in China, and has over 50 billionaires.
According to a study conducted by the Southern Human Resources Market, however, perhaps the biggest perk of life in Shenzhen is the wage: of all the cities in Guangdong, Shenzhen has the highest average monthly salary at RMB 7,261 reports Southern CN.
Guangzhou comes next at RMB 6,830, which, coincidentally, is the median average salary for the province, and Foshan rounds out the top three at RMB 6,082. Foshan also takes the prize for the largest year over year salary increase, which saw the average salary rise from RMB 5,589 in 2013 to RMB 6,082 in 2014.
The top paying jobs in Guangdong are said to be in finance, followed by consulting.
Before you pack your bags for Shenzhen, it’s not all good news. While salaries are indeed increasing, so too are living expenses. Just last month, the “cost of living” rose by 1.6 percent.
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