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08 January 2012 02:27 PM

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)67,825,813 KRW362




LAST ADDED POLLS

GROSS salary includes all bonuses
NET salary is received income after taxes

Posted on 09 Jan 2015
Quality Controller Gross (USD)
$44,078
Gross Salary
KRW 50,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 45,000,000
Education
High School
Experience
1-2 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Gwangju
Posted on 08 Jan 2015
University Professor Gross (USD)
$70,524
Gross Salary
KRW 80,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 70,000,000
Education
Doctorate Degree
Experience
12-16 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul
Posted on 08 Jan 2015
Sales Manager Gross (USD)
$105,787
Gross Salary
KRW 120,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 105,000,000
Education
Bachelors Degree
Experience
20+ Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul
Posted on 06 Jan 2015
Oil & Gas Engineer Gross (USD)
$70,524
Gross Salary
KRW 80,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 50,000,000
Education
Bachelors Degree
Experience
16-20 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul
Posted on 01 Jan 2015
Salesmen/Saleswomen Gross (USD)
$35,262
Gross Salary
KRW 40,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 35,000,000
Education
Masters Degree
Experience
2-4 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul
Posted on 22 Dec 2014
Digital Media Gross (USD)
$18,512
Gross Salary
KRW 21,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 18,900,000
Education
Bachelors Degree
Experience
1-2 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul
Posted on 17 Dec 2014
Business Development Manager Gross (USD)
$26,446
Gross Salary
KRW 30,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 27,000,000
Education
Masters Degree
Experience
0-1 Year
Country
South Korea
City
Incheon
Posted on 14 Dec 2014
Photographer Gross (USD)
$79,340
Gross Salary
KRW 90,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 72,000,000
Education
Masters Degree
Experience
12-16 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul
Posted on 08 Dec 2014
Manager Gross (USD)
$52,893
Gross Salary
KRW 60,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 50,000,000
Education
Bachelors Degree
Experience
16-20 Years
Country
South Korea
City
Suwon
Posted on 03 Dec 2014
General Manager Gross (USD)
$220,390
Gross Salary
KRW 250,000,000
Net Salary
KRW 185,000,000
Education
Some College
Experience
20+ Years
Country
South Korea
City
Seoul

     



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)

SALARY STATISTICS FROM OUR SALARY POLLS FOR SOUTH KOREA

NOTE data below are changing constantly with new salary responses.

AVERAGE SALARY according to ALL POLL ENTRIES for South Korea is 67,825,813 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.


SALARIES BY YEARS IN SOUTH KOREA AND OTHER COUNTRIES


Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2013 Year 2014
South Korea $49,097 $72,907 $73,692 $61,518


SALARY FREQUENCIES IN SOUTH KOREA

Salary (KRW)Range From (KRW)Range To (KRW)Salary EntriesPercentage
Less246.63%
27130K20,347,744 KRW33,912,906 KRW7320.17%
40696K33,912,908 KRW47,478,069 KRW7520.72%
54261K47,478,070 KRW61,043,232 KRW6818.78%
67826K61,043,233 KRW74,608,394 KRW267.18%
81391K74,608,395 KRW88,173,557 KRW205.52%
94956K88,173,558 KRW101,738,720 KRW328.84%
108521K101,738,720 KRW115,303,882 KRW41.10%
More4011.05%
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Average Salary Ranges For South Korea
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SALARY AND EDUCATION IN SOUTH KOREA
EducationSalary EntriesAverage Gross SalaryGross (USD)
Less Than High School 3 12,200,000 KRW$10,755
High School 20 37,879,043 KRW$33,393
Some College 14 61,995,466 KRW$54,653
Bachelors Degree 199 66,986,810 KRW$59,053
Masters Degree 102 77,334,332 KRW$68,175
Doctorate Degree 24 69,681,249 KRW$61,428
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SALARY AND EXPERIENCE IN SOUTH KOREA

ExperiencesSalary EntriesAverage Gross SalaryGross (USD)
0-1 Year 4957,180,977 KRW$50,409
1-2 Years 4040,475,525 KRW$35,682
2-4 Years 6044,914,206 KRW$39,595
4-8 Years 7354,514,547 KRW$48,058
8-12 Years 5282,162,581 KRW$72,431
12-16 Years 3492,307,072 KRW$81,374
16-20 Years 33107,204,597 KRW$94,508
20+ Years 21119,475,947 KRW$105,325
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AVERAGE SALARIES BY CITIES IN SOUTH KOREA

CityEntriesGross (USD)Average Gross SalaryAverage Net Salary
Seoul 273 $61,810 70,114,350 KRW 56,628,385 KRW
Incheon 7 $61,450 69,706,171 KRW 56,755,142 KRW
Seongnam 3 $60,828 69,000,000 KRW 55,666,666 KRW
Suwon 21 $51,172 58,046,630 KRW 48,176,205 KRW
Changwon 8 $47,880 54,312,500 KRW 40,939,250 KRW
Busan 17 $47,829 54,255,294 KRW 45,952,470 KRW
Gwangju 8 $41,824 47,443,000 KRW 38,917,125 KRW
Daejeon 5 $36,649 41,573,200 KRW 35,160,800 KRW
Daegu 10 $30,026 34,060,000 KRW 27,807,000 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 IN SOUTH KOREA

SectorEntries Gross (USD)Average Gross SalaryAverage Net Salary
Accounting & Administration 17 $109,806 124,558,829 KRW 100,326,190 KRW
Engineers & Technicians V 5 $91,463 103,751,291 KRW 74,509,157 KRW
Management & Business 47 $91,452 103,738,650 KRW 79,251,815 KRW
Finance & Banking 16 $83,087 94,250,000 KRW 79,000,000 KRW
Hotels & Tourism 6 $69,162 78,453,476 KRW 64,780,708 KRW
Public Sector 5 $66,646 75,600,000 KRW 56,000,000 KRW
IT & Telecommunication I 30 $53,695 60,909,238 KRW 51,169,005 KRW
Salesmen & Saleswomen 9 $51,589 58,519,756 KRW 47,787,054 KRW
IT & Telecommunication II 9 $51,356 58,255,555 KRW 45,266,666 KRW
Marketing, Sales, Purchase 30 $50,979 57,828,552 KRW 47,772,189 KRW
Human Resources 9 $49,958 56,669,506 KRW 45,000,000 KRW
Engineers & Technicians I 31 $48,047 54,502,465 KRW 44,613,881 KRW
Engineers & Technicians II 5 $44,581 50,569,982 KRW 41,680,704 KRW
Health Care & Medical I 5 $43,549 49,400,000 KRW 38,200,000 KRW
Education & University 24 $36,984 41,952,833 KRW 35,754,408 KRW
Manufacturing & Labor Workers 9 $27,181 30,832,888 KRW 25,619,333 KRW
*Note that these values are based on salary entries by our visitors and can be changed with more entries.


AVERAGE SALARIES BY CAREERS IN SOUTH KOREA

CareerEntries Gross (USD)Average Gross SalaryAverage Net Salary
General Manager 9 $165,312 187,521,963 KRW 147,302,556 KRW
Other Engineer Career 5 $91,463 103,751,291 KRW 74,509,157 KRW
Software Developer 10 $69,952 79,350,000 KRW 67,450,000 KRW
Sales Manager 7 $66,950 75,944,892 KRW 63,744,587 KRW
Other Public Sector Career 5 $66,646 75,600,000 KRW 56,000,000 KRW
University Professor 5 $61,110 69,320,000 KRW 59,900,000 KRW
Engineer 14 $37,348 42,365,458 KRW 34,143,594 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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