Working abroad could boost your salary by more than a third Published Wed, Jul 3 PM EDT Updated Wed, Jul 3 PM EDT Karen Gilchrist Young professionals who move abroad for work could see their earnings jump by more than a third, according to a new study which found that 18 to year-olds stand to gain more from an overseas relocation than any other age group. HSBC Expat's survey released Thursday found that millennials and Gen Z employees enjoyed the greatest step up in terms of earnings and career progression of all overseas workers, based on feedback from 18, expats living in markets.
Older employees, meanwhile, enjoyed more modest raises. The report also found that young people felt better rewarded professionally than their older peers as a result of their move abroad.
Hong Kong The financial hub boosting careers and pay checks Hong Kong skyline featuring a Chinese boat. DuKai photographer Moment Getty Images Hong Kong's status as a global finance hub offers employees great career progression opportunities while providing clear benefits for pay packets too.
Their older colleagues also saw wage increases of well above the global average. United Arab Emirates Dubai's skyline Andrew Madali px Prime Getty Images Considered one of the fastest-growing nations in the Gulf region, the UAE has been attracting young, international workers for years with its offer of competitive salaries, high living standards and strong career progression opportunities.
United Kingdom Upskilling young professionals with big ambitions London's panorama of business and banking area from the St. However, Goddard recommended reaching out to other people who have made similar moves who may be able to advise you on your way.