Average salary for South Korea

SOUTH KOREA

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POLLS  i

416


AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i

KRW 62,602,308


AVERAGE NET SALARY  i

KRW 50,711,001


MOST FREQUENT SALARY  i

KRW 28,669,522

MOST FREQUENT ( USD ) i

US$ 25,803

 
INDIV. SALARY CITY POSTED
Project Manager KRW 28,000,000 Seoul 20 Apr 2016  Details »
Other Arts Career KRW 10,000,000 Seoul 08 Apr 2016  Details »
Civil Engineer KRW 70,000,000 Seoul 04 Apr 2016  Details »
Manager KRW 80,000,000 Seoul 04 Apr 2016  Details »
General Manager KRW 70,000,000 Suwon 26 Mar 2016  Details »
Contract Manager KRW 120,000,000 Seoul 22 Mar 2016  Details »
Other Education Career KRW 28,800,000 N/A 22 Mar 2016  Details »
Quality Coordinator KRW 40,000,000 Suwon 19 Mar 2016  Details »
Oil & Gas Engineer Lead KRW 100,000,000 Ulsan 17 Mar 2016  Details »
Journalist KRW 100,000,000 Seoul 17 Mar 2016  Details »
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01. SURVEY BY LEVELS :: South Korea

Frequencies

 Most frequent salary is KRW 28,669,522
 11.06 % earn at least KRW 108,116,557
 40.62 % earn at least KRW 60,403,200
 74.52 % earn at least KRW 38,106,738

SALARY ( US ) POLLS ( % ) ( % ) EARN AT LEAST
Less KRW 3,757,571 US$ 3,382 14 3.37 % 100 % Survey »
15K KRW 18,263,886 US$ 16,437 18 4.33 % 96.63 % Survey »
25K KRW 28,669,522 US$ 25,803 74 17.79 % 92.31 % Survey »
35K KRW 38,106,738 US$ 34,296 70 16.83 % 74.52 % Survey »
45K KRW 49,849,485 US$ 44,865 71 17.07 % 57.69 % Survey »
55K KRW 60,403,200 US$ 54,363 30 7.21 % 40.62 % Survey »
65K KRW 70,962,508 US$ 63,866 31 7.45 % 33.41 % Survey »
75K KRW 81,342,909 US$ 73,209 22 5.29 % 25.96 % Survey »
85K KRW 96,802,499 US$ 87,122 40 9.62 % 20.67 % Survey »
95K KRW 108,116,557 US$ 97,305 06 1.44 % 11.06 % Survey »
105K KRW 119,219,165 US$ 107,297 12 2.88 % 9.62 % Survey »
115K KRW 129,216,800 US$ 116,295 05 1.20 % 6.73 % Survey »
125K KRW 139,793,125 US$ 125,814 02 0.48 % 5.53 % Survey »
135K KRW 151,428,640 US$ 136,286 05 1.20 % 5.05 % Survey »
145K KRW 160,000,000 US$ 144,000 01 0.24 % 3.85 % Survey »
175K KRW 197,500,000 US$ 177,750 04 0.96 % 3.61 % Survey »
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 198,000 01 0.24 % 2.64 % Survey »
205K KRW 230,000,000 US$ 207,000 01 0.24 % 2.40 % Survey »
More KRW 277,461,570 US$ 249,715 09 2.16 % 2.16 % Survey »

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02. SURVEY BY YEARS :: South Korea

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SALARY ( US ) POLLS
2016 KRW 56,017,473 US$ 50,416 19 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 70,465,983 US$ 63,419 194 Survey »
Female KRW 56,548,105 US$ 50,893 59 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 69,544,999 US$ 62,590 30 Survey »
Masters Degree KRW 70,380,821 US$ 63,343 119 Survey »
Bachelors Degree KRW 61,178,364 US$ 55,061 223 Survey »
Some College KRW 54,996,473 US$ 49,497 18 Survey »
High School KRW 37,456,231 US$ 33,711 21 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 98,759,796 US$ 88,884 25 Survey »
16-20 Years KRW 101,098,729 US$ 90,989 38 Survey »
12-16 Years KRW 88,153,344 US$ 79,338 42 Survey »
8-12 Years KRW 67,208,535 US$ 60,488 64 Survey »
4-8 Years KRW 57,944,461 US$ 52,150 82 Survey »
2-4 Years KRW 42,997,828 US$ 38,698 68 Survey »
1-2 Years KRW 40,357,643 US$ 36,322 42 Survey »
0-1 Year KRW 42,867,414 US$ 38,581 55 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 79,614,372 US$ 71,653 06 Survey »
45-50 KRW 111,222,746 US$ 100,100 21 Survey »
39-44 KRW 86,974,096 US$ 78,277 53 Survey »
33-38 KRW 63,898,624 US$ 57,509 53 Survey »
27-32 KRW 49,274,961 US$ 44,347 80 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 87,455,818 US$ 78,710 63 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 »
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication KRW 65,467,682 US$ 58,921 46 Survey »
Customer Services Customer Services KRW 65,428,000 US$ 58,885 03 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 »
Human Resources Human Resources KRW 62,418,796 US$ 56,177 12 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 »
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II KRW 55,525,000 US$ 49,972 12 Survey »
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians KRW 53,855,805 US$ 48,470 39 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 »
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 »
Education & University Education & University KRW 45,864,372 US$ 41,278 43 Survey »
Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs KRW 39,250,000 US$ 35,325 04 Survey »
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers KRW 31,590,545 US$ 28,431 11 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 143,969,767 US$ 129,573 10 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 »
Research Engineer KRW 75,500,000 US$ 67,950 04 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 »
University Professor KRW 65,300,000 US$ 58,770 11 Survey »
Operations Manager KRW 65,000,000 US$ 58,500 04 Survey »
Teacher KRW 64,757,142 US$ 58,281 07 Survey »
Manager KRW 61,330,378 US$ 55,197 07 Survey »
Account Manager KRW 60,500,000 US$ 54,450 04 Survey »
Human Resources Manager KRW 57,316,666 US$ 51,585 06 Survey »
Mechanical Engineer KRW 57,224,000 US$ 51,502 05 Survey »
IT Project Manager KRW 57,120,000 US$ 51,408 05 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 43,541,094 US$ 39,187 15 Survey »
Marketing KRW 37,848,000 US$ 34,063 05 Survey »
C, C++ Developer KRW 35,625,000 US$ 32,062 04 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 63,527,570 US$ 57,175 335 Survey »
Contract KRW 53,757,196 US$ 48,381 67 Survey »
Self Employed KRW 108,811,500 US$ 97,930 08 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 65,287,786 US$ 58,759 311 Survey »
Suwon KRW 62,518,125 US$ 56,266 26 Survey »
Changwon KRW 54,312,500 US$ 48,881 08 Survey »
Busan KRW 51,256,190 US$ 46,131 21 Survey »
Gwangju KRW 47,443,000 US$ 42,699 08 Survey »
Daejeon KRW 45,409,428 US$ 40,868 07 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)


RECENT POLLS :: SOUTH KOREA


INDIV. SALARY CITY DESCRIPTION
Assistant Manager KRW 60,000,000 Seoul Working at Project Management Team of Construction Company for 9 years. Details »
AutoCAD KRW 45,000,000 Seoul I have worked in semiconductor equipment company Details »
Business Development Manager KRW 70,000,000 Seoul Business Development Manager in Travel Retail Sector in conglomerate company in Korea Details »
Business Development Manager KRW 30,000,000 Incheon Describe your career (your main tasks, duties, responsibilities, etc.) Details »
Business Manager KRW 100,000,000 Seoul General Manager working for development of business through marketing products suitable for Korean market Details »
Digital Media KRW 21,000,000 Seoul web designer html, css coding jquery, javascript Details »
Energy Engineer KRW 90,000,000 Seoul Developing Project of Thermal power plant Details »
General Manager KRW 250,000,000 Seoul General management of sales, engineering and construction for federal government opportunities. Details »
IT Manager KRW 150,000,000 Seoul I found my company and split , funded , buyout, sell, split , make JV , merge, fund Details »
Marketing KRW 35,000,000 Seoul marketing foward oversea not enought not funny though Details »
Oil & Gas Engineer KRW 80,000,000 Seoul Engineering, design, preparation and review desing documents, evaluation,... Details »
Other Education Career KRW 17,000,000 N/A Research Assistant Position and PhD Candidate Details »
Photographer KRW 90,000,000 Seoul news photographer usually cover all the news event for newspaper and magazines Details »
Public Administration KRW 55,000,000 Seoul Facilitating the Development of Nuclear Power Plant Industry Details »
Quality Controller KRW 50,000,000 Gwangju I check the quality of our products. Details »
Sales Manager KRW 120,000,000 Seoul Sales and promotional activities, gives training and manage trade shows. Details »
Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 40,000,000 Seoul Sales digital publishing products Details »
Software Developer KRW 300,000,000 Seoul Java Developer & Chief Technology Officer Details »

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