Salary Report China 2021


Salary benchmarks for selected professional positions in Chinese mechanical engineering - exclusively for VDMA members

In the current Salary Report of 51job the salary developments for many occupational profiles in the Chinese industry and especially in the mechanical engineering are examined in detail.

Among other things, the report provides salary examples differentiated by educational qualification, professional experience, region and foreign language skills. In addition to average and median salaries, upper and lower quartiles (as well as other quantiles) are also given for individual characteristics, providing information on the dispersion within the sample. Estimates of salary increases in 2022 are also very valuable.

In particular, mechanical engineers who are already active in the field or are considering doing so in the future will benefit from the wealth of valuable information provided by the 51job salary report.

VDMA member companies can request the file free of charge from

Florian Scholl, VDMA, Economics and Statistics
Tel.: +49 69 6603-1374, e-mail: