Industry Low-down

Hong Kong Architecture Salary Guide 2015

Published on: 01-01-2015

Want to live and work in Hong Kong?  Check out this salary guide…

Hong Kong-salary

All salaries are HK$ per month. Salaries do vary from company to company so this information should be used as a guide only.

Job Title Avg of all firms less than 21
employees
21-50
employees
51-100
employees
101-200
employees
over 200
employees
Year-out architectural student 16,500 15,250 16,750 19,000 15,500 18,250
Architectural fresh graduate (master degree) 24,300 21,500 21,500 29,000 27,500 30,750
Architectural graduate 2 years experience 27,750 25,000 26,750 29,250 29,750 32,500
Architectural graduate with 5 years experience 33,500 30,500 33,500 36,250 34,000 36,750
Recently registered architect with 2 years 36,500 32,000 33,250 38,750 36,500 36,500
Registered architect with 5 years experience* 46,000 47,250 47,000 44,500 44,500 45,000
Registered architect with 10 years experience* 61,500 57,750 65,250 62,250 64,250 56,250
Associate / Associate Director / Project Director 87,800 75,000 80,500 93,000 100,000+ 100,000
Director  121,200 96,000 110,000 115,000 120-150,000 150,000+
Draftsman with 2 years experience 14,250 13,750 12,500 17,500 18,000 15,750
Draftsman with 5 years experience 20,250 17,500 20,250 19,750 22,500 19,500
Draftsman with 10 years experience 26,500 25,750 28,000 25,250 27,250 26,750

 

*Years of experience for graduates and architects include all relevant experience after graduating university.

Please add a further 5-20% premium in these salaries for those staff who have AP registration.

Written by: Malcolm Scott