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Sega increases the salary of its workers, in an attempt not to be left behind other Japanese companies | we are xbox

As a short-term plan, Sega increases the salary of its workers, trusting that their well-being will pay off for the company. The monthly salary will be increased by 30%, this is achieved by raising the proportion of the base salary incorporating part of the bonuses. Within what is Sega Sammy, only the Sega Corporations subsidiary has made this decision.


His intention in reviewing compensation is to invest in his workers to stabilize their way of life. They also want to create a more comfortable work environment, as well as have the most competitive developers among their ranks.. The salary increase would be effective on July 1, 2023.

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Sega increases the salary of its workers to keep up with its closest rivals

Sega looks favorably on giving us as an example how much the salary of university graduates will rise, those who apply for their first professional job. This group of workers currently earns 222,000 yen (1,550 euros), and With the changes that will be made this July 1, they will earn 300,000 yen (2,100 euros). This increase is approximately 35%. The average annual salary increase will be 15%.

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Sega’s actions would not stop here, They also seek to support workers from different fields, so that each one can develop in their area. and, if you wish, ascend exclusively in that area. This would be a very different action than the one taken by Activision Blizzard in a recent round of questions.


Other companies like Bandai Namco and Capcom have announced a salary increase some time ago. The last to take such action was Nintendo, just earlier this month. This may well be a necessary move by Sega to remain competitive in the Japanese market.

It is interesting to see how these developers qualify as necessary to invest in their employees, quite unlike what is seen in western companies. Whether it’s the cases of layoffs seen at Google and Microsoft, as well as the harassment and mistreatment seen at Activision Blizzard, the contrast is stark.