|Common worker||RMB 1,530 – 1,800||Sales Representative||RMB 3,000—5,500 on commission basis|
|Admin. Staff||RMB 1,800 – 2,200||Office Admin. Assistant||RMB 2,500—4,500|
|Welder||RMB 1,800 – 2,400||Account Assistant||RMB 2,500—4,500|
|Operator/Driver Receptionist/ Technicians||RMB 2,500 – 3,500||Account/Senior Account||RMB 3,000—6,000|
|Engineer||RMB 3,000 – 4,500||Secretary to GM||RMB 3,000 –8,000|
|Production Supervisisor||RMB 3,000 – 6,000||HR Manager||RMB 4,000—10,000|
|Senior engineer||RMB 4,000 – 7,000||Marketing Manager||RMB 10,000—15,000|
|Production manager||RMB 7,000 – 15,000||Plant Manager||RMB 10,000—20,000|
PS. 1 RMB = 1,14 SEK or 1 SEK = 0,88 RMB (April 2014, Forex)
2, The minimum wage level is RMB 1 530/month
No strikes because it is just tangle between company and workers about the labour and wages.
- Regular working time: 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week – normal
- Overtime work on regular working time – 1,5 times
- Overtime work on Saturdays and Sundays – 2 times
- Overtime work on national holidays – 3 times
Source: National Labor Law of CPCChina
|Item||Ratio by company||Ratio by employee|
|Social Insurance||Health care||9%||2%|
|Housing Fund（not compulsory）||8-12%||8-12%|
5, Workers accommodation/transport
- Big company with employees over 3 000 can choose to build dormitory for staff. Construction of housing cost will be provided on request.
- Company can lease dormitories from centralized living centre for workers nearby
- Typical for SME is to give accommodation allowance/subsidy to workers who find the apartment for themselves
6, Labor Availability in Changshu and towns nearby
|Total skilled workers (workers specialized in machinery)||476,000 (77,000)|
|Laborer with high school education or above||261,000|
|Technician/managerial personnel (specialized in machinery)||88,800 (19,500)|
|Engineer& senior engineer (specialized in machinery)||6,200 (2,000)|
|Annually increased laborers||40,000|
|Annually increased university graduates||5,000|
|Annually increased vocational school graduates||5,000|
7, How to find your staff
It´s not difficult to find employee who can speak English. CSTIIP will assist companies to recruit staff. We will use a variety of channels, including the labor department and the talent market etc. to help companies recruit highly qualified staff, even according to your business needs and arrange professional training courses, for example: heated/cold treatment, bench worker, engineering assembly, electrician, welding, forklift driving,crane operating, boiler, chemical analytic, chemical operator, engineering design, electro-mechanics, computer engineering, electronic information, chemical engineering ,English, Japanese, Accounting, Quality control, etc. We will assist the company to make cooperative program with the school.
8, Technical Training Institutes
There are over 10 technical training institutes in Changshu, including Changshu Human Resources Training Center, Changshu Institute of Technology (CIT), Changshu Vocational Training Center (CVTC), Riverside Vocational Training School (RVTS) etc. All schools provide training programs in flexible way.
- Changshu Institute of Technology (CIT) – consists of 16 departments, offering 37 undergraduate majors to its 8000 full-time students and 2000 part-time students. Six main disciplines include electro-mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, IT engineering, material science engineering, biological engineering and engineering management.
- Changshu Vocational Training Center (CVTC) – The training center offers over 50 majors to its 8000 full-time students and 2000 part-time students, such as chemical, machinery, automation and accounting, etc. There are over 700 faculty members. The center is oriented to foster technical and skilled workers for companies in Changshu.
- Riverside Vocational Training School (RVTS) – The school is also oriented to foster talents for companies in Changshu. It is located in Riverside New City covering 90,000 sqm of land. There are 3,000 students on campus. Major courses provided: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering etc.
- Top-level Talents – Changshu Science and Technology Park has established cooperation with 10 leading universities across China.