By: Wu Ching-chun and Frances Huang
Taipei, June 13 (CNA) The average starting salary Taiwanese employers offered newcomers to the local job market in 2015 grew about 2 percent from a year earlier at a time when local unemployment was on the decline, according to a job bank survey.
In the survey, 1111 Job Bank, one of Taiwan’s leading human resources agencies, said that employers offered NT$26,493 (US$855) in starting salary on average to new college graduates who were first-time job seekers, up NT$524 or 2.02 percent from a year earlier.
The figure was the highest level since 1111 Job Bank launched the annual survey in 2007. The survey focuses on salaries offered to new graduates from technical colleges, universities and graduate schools. [FULL STORY]