In the first half of 2021, Hangzhou companies offered on-average annual salary of 204,300 yuan ($31,544) to job seekers, according to a survey released by China's recruitment website Liepin.
The figure, which was calculated based on H1 statistics, was higher than that of Guangzhou and placed Hangzhou in fourth place among Chinese cities in terms of average annual salary in H1.
According to the survey, a growing number of skilled workers and new graduates are flocking to Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, instead of Chinese metropolises such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
The survey also reported that the number of new jobs offered in Hangzhou accounted for 5.44 percent of the national total in the same period.
From January to May, Hangzhou introduced 230,456 college graduates below the age of 35, an increase of 39.7 percent compared with the same period last year.
In June, Hangzhou offered 160,500 internships to college students.