SALARY STATISTICS: JAPAN


Average salary for Japan

 UPD: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:36:00 PM

 The most recent salary survey based on added polls.


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 Average salary: Japan

POLLS  i
464
AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i
JPY 6,262,956
AVERAGE NET SALARY  i
JPY 4,823,671
MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i
JPY 4,347,912
MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i
US$ 45,228

 Salary polls (464)

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(#100) RESTAURANT HALL STAFF


 Salary poll received: 01 Nov 2017
Tokyo    Restaurants, Inns, Pubs    Waiter or Waitress  (restaurant hall staff)

Some College, 0-1 year: "Take orders and serve for our customers."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 6,260
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 700,000


(#99) SYSTEMS MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 30 Oct 2017
Sapporo    IT & Telecommunication    IT Manager  (Systems Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage 3 branches of IT for medium sized business: networking and help desk; business systems management and analysis and development."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 67,071
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000


(#98) RESPONSIBLE OCCIDENT


 Salary poll received: 27 Oct 2017
Fukuoka    Management & Business    Assistant Manager  (Responsible occident)

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Person in charge of the communication and the administration of the occidental job office."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,926
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,570,000


(#97) DOCTOR


 Salary poll received: 20 Oct 2017
Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Pathologist Cardiology Pediatric."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#96) GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENT


 Salary poll received: 17 Oct 2017
Tokyo    Education & University    Other Education Career  (Graduate school student)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "To construct databases for projects belong to our lab."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 8,943
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,000,000


(#95) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 10 Oct 2017
Tokyo    Management & Business    Manager  (Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage overseas subsidiaries and develop new projects."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 107,313
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000


(#94) TRANSLATOR


 Salary poll received: 09 Oct 2017
Osaka    Education & University    Teacher  (Translator)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Translating English to Japanese."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 13,414
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,500,000


(#93) CARDIOLOGY


 Salary poll received: 28 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Health Care & Medical    Doctor Specialist  (Cardiology)

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Management of outpatients and in-hospital patients, cardiovascular intervention."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 116,256
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 13,000,000


(#92) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 27 Sep 2017
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "- Web designer, - Manager - Director."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#91) GLOBAL BUSINESS ANALYSTS


 Salary poll received: 25 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Management & Business    Other Management Career  (Global business analysts)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Mainly oversee foreign subsidiaries' business activities. Basically everything related with oversee bushiness, such as carry out accounting standard, tax scheme research, and make research for the procedures to set up a new company in foreign company, budgeting, and etc. Liaison with China, Africa, and etc."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 53,657
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000


(#90) GENERAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 20 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Management & Business    General Manager  (General Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage IT Development Office with about 30 people."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 71,542
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000


(#89) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


 Salary poll received: 15 Sep 2017
Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Nanotechnology Research Teaching to students."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,560
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,200,000


(#88) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 15 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Management & Business    Director  (Director)

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Sale and Relationship Management."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 155,604
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 17,400,000


(#87) ASSISTANT


 Salary poll received: 13 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Finance & Banking    Other Finance Career  (assistant)

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "The overseas company management."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,771
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000


(#86) GLOBAL BUSINESS TEAM HEAD


 Salary poll received: 11 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Finance & Banking    Investment Manager  (Global Business Team Head)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Overseeing Mergers and Acquisitions, risk management and also cross border transactions."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 89,428
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000


(#85) ASSISTANT DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 11 Sep 2017
Osaka    Media    TV Presenter  (Assistant Director)

Some College, 0-1 year: "General miscellaneous affairs including preparations for broadcasting."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 17,886
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,000,000


(#84) SOLUTION ARCHITECT


 Salary poll received: 11 Sep 2017
Tokyo    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Sales Engineer  (Solution Architect)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Technical Assistant to Sales Account Manager; Assisting with Pre-sales technical support and demonstrations with prospects and partners."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 17,886
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,000,000


(#83) OWNER


 Salary poll received: 05 Sep 2017
High School, 2-4 years: "Management of small hotel business."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#82) CAE ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 01 Sep 2017
Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "My main task is building the dynamic performance model of commercial cars."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#81) DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL


 Salary poll received: 21 Aug 2017
Tokyo    Management & Business    Manager  (Deputy Director General)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Management in general expecially personnel."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 98,371
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 11,000,000


(#80) CONSTRUCTION MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 21 Aug 2017
Tokyo    Construction & Labor Workers    Construction Manager  (Construction manager)

Some College, 12-16 years: "Construction project management in retail."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 86,745
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,700,000


(#79) SALES&PLANING


 Salary poll received: 16 Aug 2017
Tokyo    Properties & Real Estates    Real Estate  (sales&planing)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Development of building solution."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 62,599
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#78) PLANNER


 Salary poll received: 15 Aug 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "To make a plan of distribution network to optimize cost and shorten lead time."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,300
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,500,000


(#77) SENIOR MANAGER, CIS


 Salary poll received: 10 Aug 2017
Tokyo    Management & Business    Business Development Manager  (SENIOR MANAGER, CIS)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN CIS COUNTRIES."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 134,142
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 15,000,000


(#76) PROJECT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 30 Jul 2017
Shizuoka    Automobile    Other Automobile Career  (Project Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Project Manager as vendor supplier parts to Japan OEM."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 78,813
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,813,000


(#75) JUNIOR ARCHITECT


 Salary poll received: 28 Jul 2017
Tokyo    Architect Constructions    Architect  (Junior Architect)

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Design buildings and landscapes."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,300
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,500,000


(#74) ASOCIATE


 Salary poll received: 28 Jul 2017
Tokyo    Logistics, Road, Railway    Logistics  (asociate)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Manage logistics, control distribution operation, improve supply chain."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#73) MARKETING STARTEGY


 Salary poll received: 24 Jul 2017
Hamamatsu    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Marketing  (Marketing startegy)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "To describe marketing starategy in order to increase the benefits of companies."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,828
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000


(#72) CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 12 Jul 2017
Yokohama    Engineers & Technicians    Engineer  (Construction Engineer)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Construction Planning, Cost Estimation, Schedule Control, Progress Control, Site Supervising."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 53,657
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000


(#71) ANALYST


 Salary poll received: 11 Jul 2017
Tokyo    Finance & Banking    Financial Analyst  (Analyst)

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "IB analyst."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 447,139
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 50,000,000


(#70) FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Salary poll received: 28 Jun 2017
Making Design    Graphic Designer  (Freelance Graphic designer)

High School, 8-12 years: "Freelance Graphic Designs, illustrations, etc."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,300
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,500,000


(#69) VEHICLE TEST ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 28 Jun 2017
Chiba    Engineers & Technicians    Research Engineer  (Vehicle Test Engineer)

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Vehicle test and tuning of brake system software."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 62,599
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#68) MARKETING


 Salary poll received: 28 Jun 2017
Tokyo    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Marketing  (marketing)

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Internship first year at starting company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 1,789
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 200,000


(#67) INTERNSHIP


 Salary poll received: 28 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "I am doing sales and marketing in a real estate agency in Japan."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 8,585
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 960,000


(#66) WAITER OR WAITRESS


 Salary poll received: 19 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Take orders and deliver food, normal stuffs required."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 2,683
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 300,000


(#65) CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 18 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Facility disposition and land use planner."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 11,178
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,250,000


(#64) MARKET RESEARCH


 Salary poll received: 16 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Market research about application."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 1,789
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 200,000


(#63) HUMAN RESOURCE


 Salary poll received: 13 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "International hiring. Mainly Korean, Japanese and sometimes Americans."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,560
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,200,000


(#62) OPERATIONS MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 01 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Business development office operation sales marketing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 47,647
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,328,000


(#61) MARKET RESEARCH


 Salary poll received: 18 May 2017
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "To collect market information and plan new products."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 58,128
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,500,000


(#60) ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 15 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Automotive ADAS software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 49,185
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000


(#59) TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 12 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Pre-school teacher in International School."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 322
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 36,000


(#58) INSURANCE


 Salary poll received: 12 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Designing insurance plan and selling them."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 89,428
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000


(#57) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 10 May 2017
Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Software maintenance, mobile development, front and backend, consulting SEO."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 60,364
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,750,000


(#56) STORE MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 27 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I am a sales maanger who work in a hotel and."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 80,485
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,000,000


(#55) OTHER FINANCE CAREER


 Salary poll received: 25 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Financial planning and analysis at a manufacturer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 62,599
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#54) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 23 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Develop code, bug fixing, write tech documentation."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 89,428
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000


(#53) MECHANICAL ENGINEER LEAD


 Salary poll received: 22 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Optical Engineer for automotive product."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 82,274
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,200,000


(#52) PROJECT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 20 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "International coomunication, english to japanese."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 43,820
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,900,000


(#51) GAME DESIGNER


 Salary poll received: 19 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Clean up artist for motion capture, so i tweak some motion capture data, polishing it until the data can be moved into the game engine."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 25,755
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,880,000


(#50) TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 17 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Teaching english grammar and writing and reading."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 6,439
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 720,000


(#49) OTHER FASHION CAREER


 Salary poll received: 13 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Work at global sales division. Selling product with business partner on internet."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,828
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000


(#48) OTHER ENGINEER CAREER


 Salary poll received: 12 Apr 2017
Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Research on polymer for any applications as plastic, devices etc."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,771
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000


(#47) OTHER EDUCATION CAREER


 Salary poll received: 11 Apr 2017
Some College, 16-20 years: "To teach english at a cram school and to communicate with students who are trying to enter higher education."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 2,683
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 300,000


(#46) OTHER EDUCATION CAREER


 Salary poll received: 10 Apr 2017
Some College, 16-20 years: "To teach at cram school and teach English to the students who are trying to enter higher education."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 2,683
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 300,000


(#45) KINDERGARTEN TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 09 Apr 2017
Some College, 4-8 years: "Teaching english, math, science, arts and crafts, PE, dance. Play and music performance. sports day. going to the park. fine motor skills. gross motor skills."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 28,438
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,180,000


(#44) PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 06 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Manage classes for foreign students."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 29,511
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,300,000


(#43) TOURISM AND TRAVEL


 Salary poll received: 04 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Land operator of Iran. Selling tour package, hotel, guide, ticket to Iran, and so on."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 22,357
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,500,000


(#42) OTHER TOURISM CAREER


 Salary poll received: 01 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Business development and in charge of regional marketing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 67,071
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000


(#41) SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 20 Mar 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Do general accounting for small company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 53,657
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000


(#40) PLASTICS ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 22 Feb 2017
Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Sales engineer in the plastics manufacturing industry."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 20,390
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,280,000


(#39) ARTIST


 Salary poll received: 17 Feb 2017
Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Be responsible for character animation and camera animation."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 25,755
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,880,000


(#38) ENGINEERING MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 08 Feb 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Project manager, consulting the formation of new project, the management of the project,and the evaluation and monitor of the project."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 42,925
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000


(#37) ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 04 Feb 2017
Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Education, teaching, administrative works."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 62,599
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#36) OTHER MEDICAL CAREER


 Salary poll received: 01 Feb 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Health policy research for a medical company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#35) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 31 Jan 2017
Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Sales development and strategy and others."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 196,741
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 22,000,000


(#34) WAREHOUSING EMPLOYEE


 Salary poll received: 30 Jan 2017
High School, 2-4 years: "I inventoried items (5000+) and assembled and moved pallets throughout the warehouse."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 41,799
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,674,000


(#33) PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 20 Jan 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Project manager for art works between partners."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,714
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000


(#32) PROGRAM MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 19 Jan 2017
Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Sales engineer, customer support, Project Manager."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,771
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000


(#31) BANKS


 Salary poll received: 12 Jan 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Back office, involved with multinational company operations."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 62,599
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#30) PLANT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 08 Jan 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I create events in the city. Create printing and spread the news around the city communication network cannals."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 153,109
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 17,121,000


(#29) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 05 Jan 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Software Engineer / Support / Pre-sales."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 79,054
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,840,000


(#28) STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 14 Dec 2016
Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Working as accounting staff writing and speaking in English."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 55,626
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,500,000


(#27) IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 09 Dec 2016
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage IT, Systems and Development for Hotel Management business."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 59,049
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,900,000


(#26) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 02 Dec 2016
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Management research and consulting."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 55,626
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,500,000


(#25) LIFE INSURANCE


 Salary poll received: 17 Nov 2016
Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Business Management, Actuary, Consulting."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 102,694
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000


(#24) CONSTRUCTION WORKER


 Salary poll received: 14 Nov 2016
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "I am Chief consultant in present company. English and Chinese and Japanese."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 38,510
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000


(#23) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 18 Oct 2016
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "IT engineers three years Operating three years Consultant 9 years."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 68,463
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000


(#22) ARCHITECT


 Salary poll received: 13 Oct 2016
Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Graduate architect in a firm more than 2000 people."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 38,510
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000


(#21) MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 12 Oct 2016
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Fuel cell vehicle Electric vehicle."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 111,252
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 13,000,000


(#20) OTHER MANUFACTURING CAREER


 Salary poll received: 08 Oct 2016
High School, 0-1 year: "Factory worker with a best performance and accuracy at work."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 6,846
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 800,000


(#19) OTHER ADMINISTRATION CAREER


 Salary poll received: 04 Oct 2016
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Consultant in professional accounting firm."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 81,299
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,500,000


(#18) ASSISTANT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 05 Sep 2016
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Analysis of business circumstance."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 59,905
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#17) RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 22 Aug 2016
Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Researcher and development for micro sensors."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 79,160
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,250,000


(#16) MARKETING


 Salary poll received: 15 Aug 2016
Some College, 4-8 years: "5 Years of business, with 3 language skills. English, Chinese, and Japanese."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 34,231
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000


(#15) ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 29 Jul 2016
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Construction consultant design engineer at civil consulting company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 29,353
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,430,000


(#14) OTHER IT CAREER


 Salary poll received: 08 Jun 2016
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Application Support Engineeroeaoe."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 51,347
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000


(#13) MARKETING MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 08 Jun 2016
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Credit card marketing, especially of card usage."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 59,905
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#12) CEO


 Salary poll received: 25 May 2016
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Keio university, japan sanwa system ltd planetfinance."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 25,674
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000


(#11) PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 17 May 2016
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Steady increase and job opportunities."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 25,674
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000


(#10) EDUCATION COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 16 May 2016
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Program Coordinator and Language Lecturer for a Continuing Ed program."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 65,198
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,618,480


(#9) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER


 Salary poll received: 28 Apr 2016
Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Program coordinator and networking including managing publications, project management, field visits and facilitating trainings both in and out of Japan. Work has mostly included coordinating and organising seminars workshops with clients. Report writing, making promotional material and publicity material are have also been a part of the regular work."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 51,347
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000


(#8) IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 27 Apr 2016
Some College, 2-4 years: "Worked for 2 ventures for 3years and now started up a companu with my partner.sales manager/producr manager."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 38,510
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000


(#7) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 21 Apr 2016
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I work as a sharepoint and SAP administrator. I also answer user queries."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 59,905
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000


(#6) GENERAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 12 Apr 2016
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Working at Japan branch of US based international company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 142,112
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 16,606,000


(#5) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 03 Apr 2016
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Fundraising director at Greenpeace Japan."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 68,463
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000


(#4) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 23 Mar 2016
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Programmer involved with tablet pcs."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 2,567
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 300,000


(#3) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 16 Mar 2016
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "C, c++, java system sw, r&d director,."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 85,578
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000


(#2) OTHER EDUCATION CAREER


 Salary poll received: 10 Mar 2016
Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Post doctoral fellow. Do research works."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 36,970
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,320,000


(#1) RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 08 Mar 2016
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Senior Engineer - PFMEA Moderation of Assembly line."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 47,068
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000



 INTRODUCTION  JAPAN


Average income for Computer engineers/developers is around 4,500,000 JPY per year. Experienced Junior Software developers earn around 6,500,000 JPY or more. IT Project Managers receive annual salary of around 8,800,000 JPY. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) earn around 3,800,000 JPY on average per year.


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 SURVEY BY LEVELS  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls % in level % earn at least
Less JPY 608,000 US$ 5,981 22 4.74 % 100 %
15K JPY 1,466,868 US$ 15,249 25 5.39 % 95.26 %
25K JPY 2,521,283 US$ 25,484 44 9.48 % 89.87 %
35K JPY 3,571,185 US$ 35,426 55 11.85 % 80.39 %
45K JPY 4,347,912 US$ 45,228 74 15.95 % 68.53 %
55K JPY 5,496,081 US$ 55,140 46 9.91 % 52.59 %
65K JPY 6,275,420 US$ 64,749 44 9.48 % 42.67 %
75K JPY 6,856,023 US$ 75,470 33 7.11 % 33.19 %
85K JPY 8,332,000 US$ 84,941 25 5.39 % 26.08 %
95K JPY 8,411,749 US$ 95,289 14 3.02 % 20.69 %
105K JPY 9,928,104 US$ 105,086 21 4.53 % 17.67 %
115K JPY 11,187,500 US$ 115,020 08 1.72 % 10.56 %
125K JPY 10,741,666 US$ 124,468 12 2.59 % 13.15 %
135K JPY 12,651,666 US$ 134,475 06 1.29 % 8.84 %
145K JPY 13,622,888 US$ 146,037 09 1.94 % 7.54 %
155K JPY 15,103,800 US$ 154,133 05 1.08 % 4.53 %
165K JPY 14,250,000 US$ 162,682 02 0.43 % 5.60 %
175K JPY 16,000,000 US$ 173,702 02 0.43 % 3.45 %
185K JPY 15,000,000 US$ 182,990 03 0.65 % 5.17 %
195K JPY 20,000,000 US$ 194,775 02 0.43 % 2.80 %
205K JPY 17,200,000 US$ 209,829 01 0.22 % 3.02 %
More JPY 25,635,454 US$ 286,200 11 2.37 % 2.37 %
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 SURVEY BY YEARS  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
2017 JPY 6,275,095 US$ 56,117 73
2016 JPY 6,308,174 US$ 53,984 38
2015 JPY 6,212,640 US$ 52,304 32
2014 JPY 6,015,316 US$ 59,021 88
2013 JPY 7,499,987 US$ 80,337 49
2012 JPY 5,347,943 US$ 69,823 48
2011 JPY 6,293,131 US$ 76,772 136

 SURVEY BY GENDER  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
Male JPY 7,131,104 US$ 70,265 232
Female JPY 4,131,216 US$ 40,852 89
JPY 6,181,237 US$ 75,575 143

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
Doctorate Degree JPY 6,669,500 US$ 72,257 34
Masters Degree JPY 6,779,947 US$ 70,468 148
Bachelors Degree JPY 6,213,209 US$ 65,709 212
Some College JPY 5,637,095 US$ 62,547 45
High School JPY 4,372,216 US$ 45,703 21
Bellow H. School JPY 3,282,500 US$ 38,492 04

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
20+ Years JPY 9,898,844 US$ 100,429 48
16-20 Years JPY 10,107,620 US$ 105,339 29
12-16 Years JPY 8,075,826 US$ 85,147 52
8-12 Years JPY 6,727,925 US$ 74,044 83
4-8 Years JPY 6,095,787 US$ 63,705 98
2-4 Years JPY 4,384,710 US$ 47,370 62
1-2 Years JPY 3,475,251 US$ 37,777 26
0-1 Year JPY 3,027,113 US$ 32,326 66

 SURVEY BY AGES  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
69-74 JPY 4,000,000 US$ 42,846 01
57-62 JPY 6,938,938 US$ 70,962 06
51-56 JPY 12,117,578 US$ 118,516 19
45-50 JPY 7,949,148 US$ 79,526 26
39-44 JPY 8,382,121 US$ 80,180 41
33-38 JPY 6,591,473 US$ 67,172 67
27-32 JPY 5,710,843 US$ 55,437 93
22-26 JPY 3,626,004 US$ 35,872 58
16-21 JPY 1,283,654 US$ 12,512 10
JPY 6,181,237 US$ 75,575 143

 SURVEY BY FIELDS  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
1. Finance & Banking Finance & Banking JPY 11,903,411 US$ 127,799 19
2. Public Sector Public Sector JPY 8,375,000 US$ 98,940 06
3. Management & Business Management & Business JPY 9,420,591 US$ 96,905 58
4. IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II JPY 6,634,334 US$ 76,315 28
5. Human Resources Human Resources JPY 7,508,333 US$ 75,834 12
6. Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway JPY 7,200,000 US$ 71,365 05
7. Automobile Automobile JPY 6,860,348 US$ 70,817 06
8. IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication JPY 6,670,681 US$ 70,746 46
9. Aviation & Shipping Aviation & Shipping JPY 6,155,625 US$ 66,519 08
10. Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism JPY 6,622,857 US$ 66,357 07
11. Engineers & Technicians III Engineers & Technicians III JPY 6,014,000 US$ 65,335 05
12. Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase JPY 5,879,592 US$ 64,640 40
13. Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration JPY 6,065,239 US$ 64,074 23
14. Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II JPY 5,611,428 US$ 63,204 07
15. Law Law JPY 5,180,000 US$ 54,344 06
16. Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians JPY 5,075,859 US$ 53,356 47
17. Arts, Culture, Performance Arts, Culture, Performance JPY 4,710,000 US$ 50,702 04
18. Education & University Education & University JPY 4,528,785 US$ 48,959 48
19. Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II JPY 4,493,518 US$ 48,508 06
20. Properties & Real Estates Properties & Real Estates JPY 4,470,000 US$ 48,479 04
21. Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen JPY 4,530,972 US$ 48,220 13
22. Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers JPY 4,564,285 US$ 46,182 07
23. Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination JPY 4,405,400 US$ 41,269 10
24. Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers JPY 3,957,000 US$ 41,035 06
25. Media Media JPY 4,128,666 US$ 40,695 09
26. Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V JPY 3,975,000 US$ 40,000 04
27. Making Design Making Design JPY 3,402,925 US$ 39,413 06
28. Architect Constructions Architect Constructions JPY 3,032,500 US$ 28,672 04
29. Customer Services Customer Services JPY 2,300,000 US$ 25,193 03
30. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs JPY 1,671,022 US$ 17,963 06

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 SURVEY BY CAREERS  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
1. Financial Analyst JPY 17,600,000 US$ 185,101 06
2. Director JPY 12,958,571 US$ 136,926 07
3. General Manager JPY 13,425,750 US$ 136,371 08
4. Sales Manager JPY 9,800,000 US$ 110,810 09
5. Manager JPY 10,629,568 US$ 110,796 08
6. University Professor JPY 9,890,000 US$ 106,636 05
7. IT Manager JPY 9,807,500 US$ 100,871 08
8. Engineering Manager JPY 9,425,246 US$ 93,222 04
9. Human Resources Manager JPY 8,728,571 US$ 90,669 07
10. IT Project Manager JPY 7,622,500 US$ 86,132 08
11. Project Manager JPY 5,906,625 US$ 64,577 10
12. Lead Developer JPY 5,445,221 US$ 62,547 06
13. Software Engineer JPY 5,100,000 US$ 61,968 05
14. University Professor Assistant JPY 5,051,000 US$ 59,911 05
15. Software Developer JPY 5,856,000 US$ 58,549 15
16. Research Engineer JPY 5,235,000 US$ 55,599 10
17. Lecturer JPY 4,919,640 US$ 54,728 05
18. Engineer JPY 4,678,891 US$ 48,675 12
19. Other Management Career JPY 4,877,500 US$ 46,784 08
20. Mechanical Engineer JPY 4,288,708 US$ 46,026 12
21. Chemical Engineer JPY 4,444,000 US$ 45,422 05
22. Languages Teacher JPY 4,252,500 US$ 41,765 04
23. Other Marketing Career JPY 4,320,012 US$ 40,660 05
24. Market Research JPY 3,025,000 US$ 31,705 04
25. Teacher JPY 2,872,888 US$ 29,332 09
26. Architect JPY 3,032,500 US$ 28,672 04
27. Marketing JPY 3,020,000 US$ 28,654 05
28. Other Education Career JPY 2,709,142 US$ 28,497 07
29. Tourism and Travel JPY 2,815,000 US$ 26,033 04
30. Waiter or Waitress JPY 1,390,000 US$ 16,606 04

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 SURVEY BY WORK  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
Permanent JPY 6,650,894 US$ 70,946 358
Contract JPY 5,633,993 US$ 58,100 70
Self Employed JPY 6,075,000 US$ 58,039 12
Part Time JPY 2,404,656 US$ 24,265 24

 SURVEY BY CITIES  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
1. Chiba JPY 7,794,452 US$ 83,520 06
2. Nagoya JPY 7,615,711 US$ 83,064 20
3. Kawasaki JPY 7,410,000 US$ 79,862 04
4. Tokyo JPY 6,901,715 US$ 72,597 284
5. Kyoto JPY 5,842,640 US$ 63,488 05
6. Yokohama JPY 5,922,865 US$ 62,917 35
7. Kobe JPY 6,032,692 US$ 59,308 13
8. Niigata JPY 4,300,000 US$ 53,420 03
9. Hamamatsu JPY 4,500,000 US$ 52,476 03
10. Sendai JPY 4,800,000 US$ 49,484 02
11. Osaka JPY 4,298,630 US$ 48,624 43
12. Sapporo JPY 4,834,000 US$ 47,500 05
13. Fukuoka JPY 3,476,294 US$ 35,356 07
14. Ota JPY 3,250,000 US$ 33,913 02
15. Saitama JPY 2,550,000 US$ 28,517 04
16. Hiroshima JPY 2,268,274 US$ 23,606 02

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 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES  JAPAN

Salary USD Polls
1. Australia Australia AU$ 96,439 US$ 88,510 2,434
2. United States United States US$ 80,624 US$ 80,624 17,407
3. Germany Germany EUR 62,642 US$ 78,924 1,448
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 48,990 US$ 74,503 3,363
5. Japan JPY 6,262,956 US$ 66,260 464
6. Mexico Mexico MXN 742,558 US$ 49,636 345
7. Russia Russia RUB 1,681,175 US$ 41,396 831
8. Malaysia Malaysia MYR 100,060 US$ 29,437 4,805
9. Indonesia Indonesia IDR 313,889,735 US$ 27,661 1,269

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