Which companies in Taiwan offer their employees the best salary and benefits?
By: Michelle Wojtkowiak (陳雪兒) and Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Which company offers its employees the best salary and
benefits? The results have been pretty astonishing, OBI Pharma (浩鼎) gave its employees the most generous package, in second place was MediaTech (聯發科), and the third spot went to Amazing Microelectronic Corp (晶焱科技), according to data from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and the Taipei Exchange (TPEx).
Despite the fact that OBI Pharma experienced a loss of NT$1.1 billion in total last year, their average benefit package for employees was NT$3.96 million, far above the average of other companies: Mediatech came in second with NT$3.22 and Amazing Microelectronic Corp with NT$3.07 million rounded out the top three. The rest of the top ten companies in order are: Hotai Motor Co. (和泰汽車), Foxconn Technology Co. (鴻準), Topco Technologies Co. (崇越), Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), Phison Electronics Corp. (群聯電子), Medigen Biotechnology (基亞), Aspeed Technology Inc. (信驊科技), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), and Largan Precision Co. (大立光).
Last year, the average staff salary in a company listed on the main board of the stock exchange was NT$1.08 million, and the average for employees of Over-The-Counter (OTC) companies was NT0.85 million, both seeing an increase of 2.4% over the previous year. The combined amount of compensation packages was NT$1.4 trillion, a slight increase of 1.3%. [FULL STORY]