According to the latest information from the report “Salary & Career Expectations of IT Professionals 2022 – 2023” provided by ITviec Joint Stock Company, the salary of IT engineers in Ho Chi Minh City is nearly 20% higher than the national average.
This is not surprising given that Ho Chi Minh City is the country’s largest engine of economy, where businesses have been mushrooming leading to the development of technology and requiring a large human resource to sustain and promote that growth. According to statistics, the average salary for programmers in Ho Chi Minh City is currently maintained at 38.8 million VND/month while in Hanoi it is 34.3 million VND/month and in Da Nang it is 27.6 million VND/month. This level of income fluctuates differently depending on factors such as location, programming language, experience,… However, the above figures do not include other benefits of the company.
According to the report, IT engineers who specialize in programming languages such as Python, Kotlin, Swift, Go will earn more than C#, PHP, Java. This is due to the fact that the above languages are quite advanced and difficult to learn, have been mushrooming C# or PHP is taught by universities and the number of graduates with this language has exceeded the employer’s quota. However, it is a fundamental language that every programmer should learn in order to create a solid foundation for future in-depth knowledge.
Behind salaries ranging from tens of millions to hundreds of millions, the competition for programming engineers in Ho Chi Minh is very stiff. To meet the requirements of the employer, you must practice a lot of things, from knowledge to skills, and this occurs not only while you are still at school but also when you become a programmer constantly learning to improve yourself.