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Salary Guide 2018
2018 Thailand Employment Outlook
For Employers: The Michael Page Employment Outlook 2018 is our annual report presenting Thailand’s employment outlook, helping you understand some of the top industries and key trends impacting hiring. In addition, you can spot in-demand skills and average salary increases for employment in Thailand.
For Job Seekers: Understand the average salary increases for your job function, especially if you are looking to change jobs. Search for available jobs and read our advice on salary negotiation before discussing your next pay rise.
Employment trends in Thailand*
*These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s data in the last 12 months.
Pay increase when changing jobs
|Sectors||Average salary increment %|
|Human Resource||21 - 25|
|Procurement & Supply Chain||16 - 20|
|Engineering & Manufacturing||16 - 20|
|Sales||16 - 20|
|Finance & Accounting||21 - 25|
|Marketing||16 - 20|
“Marketing candidates with strong multi-channel experience will be in high demand in 2018. Candidates who are experts in digital marketing with strong consumer acquisition exposure will be pulled towards new startups from larger, more traditional organisations.”
“In 2018, we will see a shift in the skillsets required of Human Resources candidates. The focus will move to strategic HR Business Partnering and growing the organisation through contemporary talent management and leadership development policies.”