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Hiring guidelines in China

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Minimum Wage Requirements

In China, minimum wage will vary among the 31 provinces. Shanghai has the highest minimum wage of RMB 2.590 per month.

Some of the minimum wages are: 

  • Beijing RMB 2,320
  • Guangdong
    • Guangzhou RMB 2,300
    • Shenzhen RMB 2,360
  • Shanghai RMB 2,590
Individual Income Tax

The individual income tax in China ranges from 3% to 45%. Income tax is calculated according to progressive rates, where the tax rate increases as the gross annual income increases.

Gross Annual Income Tax Rate (%)
Less than 36,000 3%
36,000.01 - 144,000 10%
144,000.01 - 300,000 20%
300,000.01 - 420,000 25%
420,000.01 - 660,000 30%
660,000.01 - 960,000 35%
Above 960,000 45%
Payroll Cost

The employer cost will vary from province and region. 

Shanghai: the employer cost is generally estimated at 36% of the employee salary.

  • Pension Fund - 16%
  • Health Insurance - 9.50%
  • Unemployment Fund - 0.50%
  • Work Injury Fund 0.16%
  • Maternity Leave - 1%
  • Housing Fund - 7%
  • Disability Fund - 1.50%
Overtime Pay & Maximum Hours

Standard working hours are 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. The standard workweek is from Monday to Friday. However, the work week can be extended to 6 days, and 44 hours per week.

Overtime payment is mandatory. Hours outside of standard work hours are considered overtime. Employees can work a maximum of 3 hours of overtime a day. For additional hours, employees are paid:

  • 150% of the hourly rate, during workdays.
  • 200% of the hourly rate, on weekends.
  • 300% of the hourly rate, on holidays.

Employees can work up to 36 hours of overtime per month.