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Huawei's hefty paychecks make a splash in Japan

Chinese IT company doubles the typical starting salary for tech grads

Huawei is after Japanese engineering ability and is willing to pay handsomely for it.   © Reuters

TOKYO China's Huawei Technologies is causing a stir among young Japanese job seekers by offering monthly salaries of around $4,000 for prospective science and engineering graduates.

Huawei, the world's No. 3 smartphone maker by sales, will set up a major "production research laboratory" in Japan as early as this year and is determined to hire the best engineers.

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