Average salary for South Korea

SOUTH KOREA

Recent salary survey based on Levels, Education, Experience, Age, Gender

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POLLS  i

427


AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i

KRW 62,904,356


AVERAGE NET SALARY  i

KRW 51,069,734


MOST FREQUENT SALARY  i

KRW 28,712,429

MOST FREQUENT ( USD ) i

US$ 25,841

 
INDIV. SALARY CITY POSTED
Manager KRW 50,000,000 Seoul 19 Jul 2016  Details »
University Professor KRW 85,000,000 Daejeon 15 Jul 2016  Details »
Manufacturing KRW 33,000,000 Changwon 12 Jul 2016  Details »
C, C++ Developer KRW 42,000,000 Seoul 05 Jul 2016  Details »
Human Resource KRW 10,000,000 Busan 04 Jul 2016  Details »
IT Researching KRW 120,000,000 Suwon 29 Jun 2016  Details »
Mechanical Engineer Lead KRW 90,000,000 Seoul 25 May 2016  Details »
General Manager KRW 250,000,000 Seoul 22 May 2016  Details »
Human Resource Coordinator KRW 27,600,000 Seoul 19 May 2016  Details »
Human Resources Manager KRW 50,000,000 Seoul 12 May 2016  Details »
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01. SURVEY BY LEVELS :: South Korea

Frequencies

 Most frequent salary is KRW 28,712,429
 11.24 % earn at least KRW 108,116,557
 40.75 % earn at least KRW 60,390,193
 74.47 % earn at least KRW 38,161,572

SALARY ( US ) POLLS ( % ) ( % ) EARN AT LEAST
Less KRW 4,173,733 US$ 3,756 15 3.51 % 100 % Survey »
15K KRW 18,263,886 US$ 16,437 18 4.22 % 96.49 % Survey »
25K KRW 28,712,429 US$ 25,841 76 17.80 % 92.27 % Survey »
35K KRW 38,161,572 US$ 34,345 71 16.63 % 74.47 % Survey »
45K KRW 49,853,609 US$ 44,868 73 17.10 % 57.85 % Survey »
55K KRW 60,390,193 US$ 54,351 31 7.26 % 40.75 % Survey »
65K KRW 70,962,508 US$ 63,866 31 7.26 % 33.49 % Survey »
75K KRW 81,501,913 US$ 73,352 23 5.39 % 26.23 % Survey »
85K KRW 96,636,585 US$ 86,973 41 9.60 % 20.84 % Survey »
95K KRW 108,116,557 US$ 97,305 06 1.41 % 11.24 % Survey »
105K KRW 119,279,229 US$ 107,351 13 3.04 % 9.84 % Survey »
115K KRW 129,216,800 US$ 116,295 05 1.17 % 6.79 % Survey »
125K KRW 139,793,125 US$ 125,814 02 0.47 % 5.62 % Survey »
135K KRW 151,428,640 US$ 136,286 05 1.17 % 5.15 % Survey »
145K KRW 160,000,000 US$ 144,000 01 0.23 % 3.98 % Survey »
175K KRW 197,500,000 US$ 177,750 04 0.94 % 3.75 % Survey »
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 198,000 01 0.23 % 2.81 % Survey »
205K KRW 230,000,000 US$ 207,000 01 0.23 % 2.58 % Survey »
More KRW 274,715,413 US$ 247,244 10 2.34 % 2.34 % Survey »

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02. SURVEY BY YEARS :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
2016 KRW 62,731,066 US$ 56,458 30 Survey »
2015 KRW 70,756,452 US$ 63,681 44 Survey »
2014 KRW 69,783,439 US$ 62,805 82 Survey »
2013 KRW 63,334,522 US$ 57,001 42 Survey »
2012 KRW 66,258,421 US$ 59,633 69 Survey »
2011 KRW 55,692,633 US$ 50,123 160 Survey »

03. SURVEY BY GENDER :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Male KRW 70,876,850 US$ 63,789 203 Survey »
Female KRW 56,333,413 US$ 50,700 61 Survey »
N/A KRW 55,434,487 US$ 49,891 163

04. SURVEY BY EDUCATION :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Doctorate Degree KRW 71,604,687 US$ 64,444 32 Survey »
Masters Degree KRW 69,552,177 US$ 62,597 123 Survey »
Bachelors Degree KRW 62,091,925 US$ 55,883 226 Survey »
Some College KRW 53,838,764 US$ 48,455 19 Survey »
High School KRW 36,208,220 US$ 32,587 22 Survey »
Bellow H. School KRW 32,320,000 US$ 29,088 05 Survey »

05. SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
20+ Years KRW 103,356,960 US$ 93,021 28 Survey »
16-20 Years KRW 101,098,729 US$ 90,989 38 Survey »
12-16 Years KRW 87,266,057 US$ 78,539 43 Survey »
8-12 Years KRW 67,208,535 US$ 60,488 64 Survey »
4-8 Years KRW 58,405,245 US$ 52,565 85 Survey »
2-4 Years KRW 43,099,309 US$ 38,789 69 Survey »
1-2 Years KRW 40,395,838 US$ 36,356 43 Survey »
0-1 Year KRW 42,022,943 US$ 37,821 57 Survey »

06. SURVEY BY AGES :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
63-68 KRW 138,000,000 US$ 124,200 02 Survey »
57-62 KRW 115,000,000 US$ 103,500 02 Survey »
51-56 KRW 80,383,748 US$ 72,345 07 Survey »
45-50 KRW 112,855,551 US$ 101,570 23 Survey »
39-44 KRW 86,654,055 US$ 77,989 56 Survey »
33-38 KRW 63,247,765 US$ 56,923 55 Survey »
27-32 KRW 49,151,770 US$ 44,237 83 Survey »
22-26 KRW 49,285,122 US$ 44,357 32 Survey »
16-21 KRW 43,000,000 US$ 38,700 04 Survey »
N/A KRW 55,434,487 US$ 49,891 163

07. SURVEY BY FIELDS :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Finance & Banking Finance & Banking KRW 92,666,666 US$ 83,400 18 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V KRW 91,459,409 US$ 82,313 06 Survey »
Management & Business Management & Business KRW 89,380,255 US$ 80,442 65 Survey »
Fashion Fashion KRW 86,995,959 US$ 78,296 03 Survey »
Aviation & Shipping Aviation & Shipping KRW 77,381,066 US$ 69,643 03 Survey »
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions KRW 73,660,654 US$ 66,295 06 Survey »
Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism KRW 71,531,551 US$ 64,378 07 Survey »
Public Sector Public Sector KRW 69,000,000 US$ 62,100 07 Survey »
Customer Services Customer Services KRW 65,428,000 US$ 58,885 03 Survey »
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication KRW 64,968,370 US$ 58,472 47 Survey »
Automobile Automobile KRW 64,770,000 US$ 58,293 05 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians III Engineers & Technicians III KRW 64,200,000 US$ 57,780 06 Survey »
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase KRW 62,861,634 US$ 56,575 37 Survey »
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II KRW 60,484,615 US$ 54,436 13 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV KRW 60,250,000 US$ 54,225 04 Survey »
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen KRW 59,756,483 US$ 53,781 12 Survey »
Media Media KRW 58,200,000 US$ 52,380 05 Survey »
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway KRW 56,720,000 US$ 51,048 03 Survey »
Human Resources Human Resources KRW 55,775,037 US$ 50,198 15 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians KRW 54,887,229 US$ 49,399 41 Survey »
Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers KRW 53,600,000 US$ 48,240 06 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II KRW 51,308,318 US$ 46,177 06 Survey »
Making Design Making Design KRW 48,666,666 US$ 43,800 03 Survey »
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II KRW 47,999,997 US$ 43,200 06 Survey »
Education & University Education & University KRW 46,753,818 US$ 42,078 44 Survey »
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration KRW 46,670,833 US$ 42,004 24 Survey »
Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical KRW 46,166,666 US$ 41,550 06 Survey »
Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs KRW 39,250,000 US$ 35,325 04 Survey »
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers KRW 31,708,000 US$ 28,537 12 Survey »
Arts, Culture, Performance Arts, Culture, Performance KRW 23,000,000 US$ 20,700 03 Survey »

08. SURVEY BY CAREERS :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
General Manager KRW 153,608,879 US$ 138,248 11 Survey »
Director KRW 139,931,041 US$ 125,938 06 Survey »
Hotel Manager KRW 95,127,500 US$ 85,615 04 Survey »
Finance Manager KRW 93,750,000 US$ 84,375 04 Survey »
Other Engineer Career KRW 91,459,409 US$ 82,313 06 Survey »
Software Developer KRW 88,117,176 US$ 79,305 17 Survey »
Lead Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 86,680,860 US$ 78,013 04 Survey »
Project Manager KRW 82,800,000 US$ 74,520 05 Survey »
Sales Manager KRW 79,687,269 US$ 71,719 08 Survey »
IT Manager KRW 75,500,000 US$ 67,950 06 Survey »
Business Development Manager KRW 74,144,000 US$ 66,730 05 Survey »
Other Automobile Career KRW 72,125,000 US$ 64,912 04 Survey »
Other Public Sector Career KRW 71,333,333 US$ 64,200 06 Survey »
Engineering Manager KRW 70,750,000 US$ 63,675 04 Survey »
University Professor KRW 66,941,666 US$ 60,247 12 Survey »
Operations Manager KRW 65,000,000 US$ 58,500 04 Survey »
Teacher KRW 64,757,142 US$ 58,281 07 Survey »
Account Manager KRW 60,500,000 US$ 54,450 04 Survey »
Manager KRW 59,914,081 US$ 53,923 08 Survey »
Mechanical Engineer KRW 57,224,000 US$ 51,502 05 Survey »
IT Project Manager KRW 57,120,000 US$ 51,408 05 Survey »
Human Resources Manager KRW 56,271,428 US$ 50,644 07 Survey »
CPA - Certified Public Accountant KRW 52,625,000 US$ 47,362 04 Survey »
Assistant Manager KRW 50,833,333 US$ 45,750 06 Survey »
Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 45,338,591 US$ 40,805 04 Survey »
Engineer KRW 44,569,776 US$ 40,113 16 Survey »
Marketing KRW 37,848,000 US$ 34,063 05 Survey »
C, C++ Developer KRW 36,900,000 US$ 33,210 05 Survey »
Other Education Career KRW 27,800,500 US$ 25,020 04 Survey »
English Teacher KRW 23,153,200 US$ 20,838 05 Survey »

09. SURVEY BY WORK :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Permanent KRW 64,117,256 US$ 57,706 344 Survey »
Contract KRW 53,451,943 US$ 48,107 68 Survey »
Self Employed KRW 97,832,444 US$ 88,049 09 Survey »
Part Time KRW 48,100,000 US$ 43,290 06 Survey »

10. SURVEY BY CITIES :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Incheon KRW 70,992,900 US$ 63,894 08 Survey »
Seoul KRW 65,641,828 US$ 59,078 318 Survey »
Suwon KRW 64,647,083 US$ 58,182 27 Survey »
Changwon KRW 51,944,444 US$ 46,750 09 Survey »
Daejeon KRW 50,358,250 US$ 45,322 08 Survey »
Busan KRW 49,380,909 US$ 44,443 22 Survey »
Gwangju KRW 47,443,000 US$ 42,699 08 Survey »
Daegu KRW 34,600,000 US$ 31,140 11 Survey »

11. SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 110,434 US$ 118,742 609 Survey »
United States United States US$ 79,049 US$ 79,049 15,387 Survey »
Australia Australia AU$ 93,506 US$ 72,996 2,093 Survey »
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 47,592 US$ 72,771 2,680 Survey »
Germany Germany EUR 62,157 US$ 70,524 1,149 Survey »
France France EUR 58,644 US$ 66,546 588 Survey »
Canada Canada CA$ 74,388 US$ 59,427 3,802 Survey »
Mexico Mexico MXN 719,476 US$ 48,103 237 Survey »
India India INR 1,067,047 US$ 17,179 4,694 Survey »


SUMMARY :: SOUTH KOREA


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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