29,531 CNY per month

Average Monthly Salary

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.

Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

The median salary is 30,417 CNY per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 30,417 CNY while the other half are earning more than 30,417 CNY. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 15,486 CNY while 75% of them are earning more than 15,486 CNY. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 85,428 CNY while 25% are earning more than 85,428 CNY.

Average Salary 2016 | = | 26,713 CNY |

Average Salary 2017 | +4% | 27,701 CNY |

Average Salary 2018 | +3% | 28,643 CNY |

Average Salary 2019 | +3% | 29,531 CNY |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries in China are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.Job Title | Average Salary |

170 CNY per hour

Average Hourly Wage

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

City | Average Salary |

Beijing | 33,868 CNY |

Changchun | 28,207 CNY |

Changsha | 26,813 CNY |

Chengdu | 30,931 CNY |

Chongqing | 34,239 CNY |

Dalian | 27,927 CNY |

Dongguan | 26,580 CNY |

Foshan | 26,321 CNY |

Fuzhou | 28,144 CNY |

Guangzhou | 32,649 CNY |

Hangzhou | 32,811 CNY |

Harbin | 31,392 CNY |

Jinan | 32,815 CNY |

Kunming | 26,631 CNY |

Nanjing | 29,560 CNY |

Qingdao | 30,425 CNY |

Quanzhou | 27,684 CNY |

Shanghai | 31,960 CNY |

Shantou | 28,848 CNY |

Shenyang | 30,576 CNY |

Shenzhen | 29,196 CNY |

Suzhou | 28,471 CNY |

Tianjin | 30,994 CNY |

Wenzhou | 29,135 CNY |

Wuhan | 33,808 CNY |

Wuxi | 25,360 CNY |

Xi an | 32,318 CNY |

Xiamen | 27,114 CNY |

Zhengzhou | 26,214 CNY |

State | Average Salary |

Anhui | 30,514 CNY |

Beijing | 25,172 CNY |

Chongqing | 26,897 CNY |

Fujian | 28,626 CNY |

Gansu | 26,386 CNY |

Guangdong | 32,662 CNY |

Guangxi | 29,853 CNY |

Guizhou | 27,323 CNY |

Hainan | 24,787 CNY |

Hebei | 31,373 CNY |

Heilongjiang | 27,980 CNY |

Henan | 32,296 CNY |

Hubei | 30,613 CNY |

Hunan | 31,217 CNY |

Jiangsu | 31,823 CNY |

Jiangxi | 29,560 CNY |

Jilin | 27,005 CNY |

Liaoning | 29,334 CNY |

Nei Monggol | 26,485 CNY |

Ningxia | 24,784 CNY |

Qinghai | 24,521 CNY |

Shaanxi | 28,589 CNY |

Shandong | 32,954 CNY |

Shanghai | 26,333 CNY |

Shanxi | 28,098 CNY |

Sichuan | 32,476 CNY |

Tianjin | 25,543 CNY |

Xinjiang Uygur | 26,150 CNY |

Xizang [Tibet] | 24,432 CNY |

Yunnan | 30,280 CNY |

Zhejiang | 30,894 CNY |

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