Adecco Thailand reveals 2019 salary rates of more than 800 positions

January 16, 2019 Press Releases

Bangkok, 16 January 2019; The Adecco Group Thailand, HR agency and the global leader in staffing solution, has released its 2019 Salary Guide with a comprehensive overview of updated salary information of over 800 positions based on real salary rates of its clients, which are more than 3,000 leading companies in Thailand. It is one of the most extensive of its kind covering various positions including Sales & Marketing, IT & Digital Innovations, Engineering and Technical, Top Management, Industrial, Japanese speaking, Executive positions and corporate positions, with the salary ranging by years of working experience. The 2019 Salary Guide is now available for your online search through the “E-Salary Guide” and download your free copy in PDF format at


IT & Digital – Top paying jobs for fresh grads, rising high at 40K

The salary information for new graduates is added in this year salary guide.  According to the database, a minimum starting salary of new graduates across all sector is at THB 15,000 regularly.  While the highest paying career for new graduates is in the IT field, especially in database related jobs, such as, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Data Migration and Data Warehouse Consultant, which could earn around THB 35,000 to THB 40,000 maximum per month. Jobs in IT & Digital are considered to be the most desirable jobs as they provide a good chance for talented fresh graduates with specialized expertise and proven track record to earn a high income.

There are also careers that offer attractive salary to fresh graduates, with the maximum of THB 35,000.  Those careers are in:

  • Engineering field - Design Engineer, Facility Engineer, Injection Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Material Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Pipeline Engineer, Production Engineer, Project Engineer, QA / QC Engineer Safety Engineer and Draftsman
  • IT & Digital field - Programmers (specialized language), Full Stack Developer, Front End Developer and SEO/SEM Specialist
  • Japanese-speaking field - Interpreter, Administrative Assistant and Secretary
  • Sales and Business Development field - Sales Executives

In addition, the result from database analysis also found that language proficiency of both English and third language is another key factor that leads to higher pay as companies that can afford higher rate are mainly the foreign companies.

Sales professional ranks “The Most In-Demand” career

Overview information, collected from more than 3,000 leading companies in Thailand who are Adecco Thailand clients, reveals that the most in-demand careers remain pretty much the same as the previous year and they are all-time top 5 careers that are integral for any business.

Jobs in Sales and Business Development field continue to be the most in-demand jobs among employers. And, not only the Sales personnel but also other sales related jobs, such as Product Advisor (PA), Customer Service Representative and Customer Relations Officer, are also the hot careers. The second most in-demand jobs are jobs in Engineering field, especially Sales Engineer, Service Engineer and Project Engineer.  Ranking third are jobs in IT & Digital field, with the high demand of Programmer, Data Scientist and IT Application Support. Fourth and fifth spots are jobs in Accounting and Administrative roles which are also the must-have positions in a company.

“Adecco Thailand has published a Salary Guide annually and we have seen the benefits in helping companies across various industries to better understand the current landscape and identify the right and competitive compensation strategy.  It is also a comprehensive overview of the current salary rates for job seekers in making a decision on their future careers. On the occasion of Adecco Thailand’s 30th anniversary, we have added special sections on new graduates and executive’s salary information into this year Salary Guide and included 5 essential HR mega trends as a highlight article to help HR personnel prepare for new challenges in the digital era”, Khun Tidarat Kanchanawat, Country Director, Adecco Group Thailand stated.

The 2019 Salary Guide is published in digital format.  You can easily search through the “E-salary Guide” or download your free copy at


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About The Adecco Group

The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions and a Fortune Global 500 company. With more than 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world, The Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting approximately 700,000 associates with our clients every day.  The Adecco Group offers services that include temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting.

Adecco Group AG is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).