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The wage jump will be effective in July, and university graduates’ initial pay at the firm will grow by 35%
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Sega Sammy has announced that it will be increasing the salaries of its workforce in Japan.
The games firm said that on July 1, employees will see a 30% bump in their wages.
Sega Sammy attributed the compensation revision to “further stabilize employee income and create a more comfortable working environment, as well as to further strengthen its global competitiveness.”
Additionally, the base salary for university graduates will increase from ¥222,000 ($1,653) to ¥300,000 ($2,234), a jump of 35%.
Sega Sammy joins other Japanese gaming firms that have announced pay increases for their staff.
On February 8, Nintendo announced that it would increase employee wages by 10%.
Back in March 2022, Capcom said that it would raise the salaries of its Japan-based staffers by 30%.
Also, in March of last year, Bandai Namco announced that it would boost the base pay of its workforce in Japan.