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08 January 2012 02:27 PM  Last Updated  15 April 2014 01:28 AM

Average Salary In South Korea

Average Gross from entire population statisticsAverage Gross from entries on this siteSalary entries
41,403,775 KRW (36,500 USD)66,383,051 KRW303




LAST INDIVIDUAL SALARY RESPONSES

*GROSS salaries include all bonuses.
*NET salaries are incomes received after taxes.
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CareerGross (USD)Gross Entered SalaryNet Entered SalaryEducationExperiencesCityAdded 
Engineering Manager$105,787120,000,000 KRW111,000,000 KRWBachelors Degree20+ YearsSeoul15 Apr 2014
Customer Consultant$31,73636,000,000 KRW14,400,000 KRWBachelors Degree2-4 YearsSeoul08 Apr 2014
Food Service$26,44630,000,000 KRW28,000,000 KRWBachelors Degree0-1 YearDaegu07 Apr 2014
Marketing Manager$21,15724,000,000 KRW20,000,000 KRWBachelors Degree0-1 YearSeoul07 Apr 2014
Software Developer$61,70970,000,000 KRW53,000,000 KRWMasters Degree2-4 YearsSuwon06 Apr 2014
Human Resource Hunter$35,26240,000,000 KRW32,000,000 KRWBachelors Degree4-8 YearsSeoul01 Apr 2014
C, C++ Developer$44,07850,000,000 KRW40,000,000 KRWMasters Degree2-4 YearsBusan30 Mar 2014
Marketing Executive$115,308130,800,000 KRW101,000,000 KRWBachelors Degree16-20 YearsSeoul24 Mar 2014
CPA - Certified Public Accountant$44,07850,000,000 KRW39,000,000 KRWSome College0-1 YearSeoul22 Mar 2014
Teacher$29,09133,000,000 KRW28,000,000 KRWBachelors Degree1-2 YearsSeoul17 Mar 2014
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South Korea's economy ranks 15th in the world by it's nominal GDP, and by PPP ranks 12th.

The mayor industries in South Korea are ship building, automobile, and electronics industry. The country is the first producer of ships on the world, including production of oil supertankers. It shares more than 50% of the global shipbuilding industry. South Korea is one of the largest automobile producers in the world. The largest automaker is Hyundai Kia Automotive Group.

The largest companies in South Korea:
  1. Samsung Electronics (Electronics)
  2. Korea Electric Power (Utilities)
  3. Hyundai Motor (Automotive)
  4. Posco (Materials)
  5. Kookmin Bank (Banking)
  6. SK Corp (Oil & gas operations)
  7. LG Electronics (Consumer durables)
  8. Shinhan Financial (Banking)


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Note: data below are changing constantly with new salary responses.

Average salary according to ALL ENTRIES for South Korea is 66,383,051 KRW. The most frequent education is generally Bachelors degree, followed by Masters degree and Some College degree. Big percent responses from high educated people, results with higher average salary in comparison to entire population statistics.



Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2014
South Korea $49,097 $72,907 $73,692 $52,055

FREQUENCIES

Salary (KRW)Range From (KRW)Range To (KRW)Salary EntriesPercentage
Less185.94%
26553K19,914,915 KRW33,191,526 KRW6922.77%
39830K33,191,526 KRW46,468,136 KRW6320.79%
53106K46,468,137 KRW59,744,746 KRW4615.18%
66383K59,744,747 KRW73,021,356 KRW309.90%
79660K73,021,357 KRW86,297,966 KRW154.95%
92936K86,297,967 KRW99,574,576 KRW82.64%
106213K99,574,578 KRW112,851,187 KRW247.92%
More309.90%
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Average Salary Ranges For South Korea
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EDUCATION

EducationSalary EntriesAverage Gross SalaryGross (USD)
Less Than High School 3 12,200,000 KRW$10,755
High School 16 35,141,875 KRW$30,980
Some College 12 47,328,044 KRW$41,723
Bachelors Degree 173 66,743,677 KRW$58,839
Masters Degree 82 75,328,071 KRW$66,406
Doctorate Degree 17 71,982,352 KRW$63,457
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Average Salaryies By Education For South Korea
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EXPERIENCE

ExperiencesSalary EntriesAverage Gross SalaryGross (USD)
0-1 Year 4458,284,497 KRW$51,381
1-2 Years 3140,432,936 KRW$35,644
2-4 Years 5645,800,935 KRW$40,376
4-8 Years 6650,998,272 KRW$44,958
8-12 Years 4083,791,356 KRW$73,867
12-16 Years 2691,670,786 KRW$80,813
16-20 Years 27108,718,431 KRW$95,842
20+ Years 13130,376,530 KRW$114,935
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Average Salaryies By Experience For South Korea
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AVERAGE SALARIES BY CITIES

CityEntriesGross (USD)Average Gross SalaryAverage Net Salary
Seongnam 3 $60,828 69,000,000 KRW 55,666,666 KRW
Seoul 233 $59,848 67,888,758 KRW 55,177,762 KRW
Incheon 5 $53,916 61,160,000 KRW 48,700,000 KRW
Changwon 6 $51,204 58,083,333 KRW 43,785,666 KRW
Suwon 15 $47,098 53,425,283 KRW 44,733,354 KRW
Busan 14 $45,737 51,881,428 KRW 44,585,142 KRW
Gwangju 6 $44,452 50,424,000 KRW 40,222,833 KRW
Daejeon 5 $36,649 41,573,200 KRW 35,160,800 KRW
Daegu 9 $28,954 32,844,444 KRW 26,896,666 KRW
Ulsan 1 $26,447 30,000,000 KRW 25,000,000 KRW
*Note that these values are based on salary entries by our visitors and can be changed with more entries.

AVERAGE SALARIES BY SECTORS

SectorEntries Gross (USD)Average Gross SalaryAverage Net Salary
Accounting & Administration 16 $114,884 130,318,756 KRW 104,784,077 KRW
Management & Business 38 $89,472 101,492,541 KRW 78,127,245 KRW
Finance & Banking 14 $83,874 95,142,857 KRW 79,642,857 KRW
Hotels & Tourism 5 $70,615 80,102,000 KRW 65,520,160 KRW
IT & Telecommunication I 24 $52,959 60,074,047 KRW 50,627,922 KRW
IT & Telecommunication II 9 $51,356 58,255,555 KRW 45,266,666 KRW
Marketing, Sales, Purchase 27 $50,075 56,802,095 KRW 46,561,691 KRW
Salesmen & Saleswomen 6 $47,998 54,446,301 KRW 44,513,915 KRW
Engineers & Technicians I 27 $46,412 52,647,274 KRW 43,441,863 KRW
Human Resources 7 $44,081 50,003,650 KRW 41,428,571 KRW
Education & University 20 $35,080 39,793,400 KRW 34,055,290 KRW
Manufacturing & Labor Workers 8 $25,069 28,437,000 KRW 23,196,750 KRW
*Note that these values are based on salary entries by our visitors and can be changed with more entries.

AVERAGE SALARIES BY CAREERS

CareerEntries Gross (USD)Average Gross SalaryAverage Net Salary
General Manager 7 $168,592 191,242,524 KRW 150,817,572 KRW
Software Developer 7 $77,200 87,571,428 KRW 74,785,714 KRW
Sales Manager 6 $60,477 68,602,375 KRW 56,868,685 KRW
Engineer 13 $37,508 42,547,416 KRW 34,308,486 KRW
English Teacher 5 $20,411 23,153,200 KRW 20,222,800 KRW
*Note that these values are based on salary entries by our visitors and can be changed with more entries.


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