The annual report, produced by Michael Page in association with the ECCT, was released at a Premium Event lunch. A summary of the report’s highlights was presented at the lunch by the guest speakers. After the lunch the report was released to the media at a press conference.
The Ministry of Labor set this year's Equal Pay Day on 21 February, two days earlier than last year, based on estimates that women needed to work that far into the year to earn the same amount that men did last year.
Representatives of teacher groups are demanding that the government raise their salaries.
The job market in Taiwan is being driven by technology as the pace of digital transformation is accelerated across sectors in the wake of the pandemic, according to the first-ever fully digital Salary Survey 2021 by Robert Walters, co-launched together with the ECCT at a Premium Event lunch.
Average regular monthly earnings of full-time employees with Taiwanese nationality (excluding the foreigners and part-time employees) was NT$45,423 in April (the latest figures available), representing an increase of 2.77% from the same month in 2019.
In November 2020, the average regular salaries/wages of full-time employees with Taiwan nationality (excluding the foreigners and part-time employees) was NT$44,926, an increase of 1.37% from the same month in 2019, according to a report by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DGBAS).