of 13.5 per cent projections for 2013, while FMCG is likely to witness a salary hike of 12.3 per cent.
"Wage inflation will be a high pressure point for sectors where wage cost is a significant part of operating expenses and revenues. Sectors where wage cost is relatively a small ticket item, the minimum fair pay increase will remain strong," Chaudhary added.
The survey covered 500 organisations and measures actual and projected salary increases, and compensation practices. The data for the survey was collected over December 2012 January 2013.