Banking and Financial Services Salary Guide

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The Robert Half Hong Kong Banking & Financial Services Salary Guide provides you with unique insights into the latest average banking and financial services salaries, including anticipated year on year increases.

Are you a job seeker? Use the guide to measure your salary expectations against other banking and financial services professionals - perhaps it's time to ask for a pay rise or search for a new job.

Are you a hiring manager? Use this valuable resource to determine salary levels for new employees and stay up-to-date with emerging trends in today's recruitment market.

To request a print copy of the Hong Kong Banking & Finance Salary Guide, contact your local branch or specialist recruitment consultant.

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Banking & Financial salary trends
  • 57% of Hong Kong firms plan to grow their financial services teams in the first half of 2016.
  • 97% of business leaders say it's challenging to recruit top banking and financial services professionals.
  • Candidates who display a deep understanding of equity derivatives as well as strong client relationship skills are considered essential.
  • Companies are becoming wary of job-hopping candidates, making finance professionals with stable CVs more attractive for prospective employers.
  • Functional areas where finance leaders will concentrate their recruitment activity include banking and financial services, operations support and compliance.
  • Retention is a key priority, seeing a trend of aggressive counter offers, making it essential to stay up to date with market salaries.
  • 67% of firms will increase salaries for their financial services teams in 2016.
  • 41% of firms also plan to increase their bonuses for financial services staff.
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