Date: February 23, 2019
By: Parvez Jabri
TAIPEI: A survey of more than 1,000 employees in Taiwan shows that 90 percent of them are dissatisfied with their current salary, a six-year record high, a survey released by Taiwan’s online job bank Yes123 showed.
The estimated number of employed people in Taiwan is 9.06 million, which means about 8.06 million are not satisfied. More than 80 percent of the respondents said their salary was not adjusted for more than one year, while 54 percent said their salary was cut due to shrinking bonuses.
Nearly 54 percent of those surveyed said they were unable to strike a balance between family and career due to low salary, according to the survey.
The survey was based on questionnaires completed by 1,064 employees aged 20 and above from January 24 to February 11. [FULL STORY]