SOUTH KOREA


Average salary for South Korea

 Preview  South Korea

POLLS  i
464

AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i
KRW 60,825,302

AVERAGE NET SALARY  i
KRW 49,406,328

MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i
KRW 28,574,341

MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i
US$ 25,717

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 INDIVIDUAL POLLS  SOUTH KOREA

Indiv. salary City Posted
Writer KRW 130,000 Seoul 21 Feb 2017 Details »
Lecturer KRW 25,000,000 Suwon 21 Feb 2017 Details »
Other Education Career KRW 24,000,000 Gwangju 18 Feb 2017 Details »
Civil Engineer KRW 70,000,000 Seoul 14 Feb 2017 Details »
Sales in Music Shops KRW 100,000 Busan 14 Feb 2017 Details »
Junior Accountant KRW 50,000,000 Busan 06 Feb 2017 Details »
Program Manager KRW 250,000 Incheon 05 Feb 2017 Details »
Manager KRW 71,000,000 Suwon 04 Feb 2017 Details »
Manager KRW 50,000,000 Seoul 18 Jan 2017 Details »
Account Manager KRW 12,000,000 Seoul 10 Jan 2017 Details »

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 INTRODUCTION  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)

 SURVEY BY LEVELS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls % in level % earn at least
Less KRW 2,864,848 US$ 2,578 26 5.60 % 100 % View »
15K KRW 17,934,208 US$ 16,141 19 4.09 % 94.40 % View »
25K KRW 28,574,341 US$ 25,717 84 18.10 % 90.30 % View »
35K KRW 38,312,955 US$ 34,482 75 16.16 % 72.20 % View »
45K KRW 49,859,387 US$ 44,873 76 16.38 % 56.03 % View »
55K KRW 60,238,117 US$ 54,214 34 7.33 % 39.66 % View »
65K KRW 70,875,364 US$ 63,788 35 7.54 % 32.33 % View »
75K KRW 81,439,333 US$ 73,295 24 5.17 % 24.78 % View »
85K KRW 96,636,585 US$ 86,973 41 8.84 % 19.61 % View »
95K KRW 108,116,557 US$ 97,305 06 1.29 % 10.78 % View »
105K KRW 119,330,713 US$ 107,398 14 3.02 % 9.48 % View »
115K KRW 129,216,800 US$ 116,295 05 1.08 % 6.47 % View »
125K KRW 139,793,125 US$ 125,814 02 0.43 % 5.39 % View »
135K KRW 151,190,533 US$ 136,071 06 1.29 % 4.96 % View »
145K KRW 160,000,000 US$ 144,000 01 0.22 % 3.66 % View »
175K KRW 197,500,000 US$ 177,750 04 0.86 % 3.45 % View »
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 198,000 01 0.22 % 2.59 % View »
205K KRW 230,000,000 US$ 207,000 01 0.22 % 2.37 % View »
More KRW 274,715,413 US$ 247,244 10 2.16 % 2.16 % View »
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 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
2017 KRW 29,216,761 US$ 26,295 14 View »
2016 KRW 53,503,347 US$ 48,153 53 View »
2015 KRW 70,756,452 US$ 63,681 44 View »
2014 KRW 69,783,439 US$ 62,805 82 View »
2013 KRW 63,334,522 US$ 57,001 42 View »
2012 KRW 66,258,421 US$ 59,633 69 View »
2011 KRW 55,692,633 US$ 50,123 160 View »

 SURVEY BY GENDER  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Male KRW 68,555,485 US$ 61,700 228 View »
Female KRW 48,718,743 US$ 43,847 73 View »
N/A KRW 55,434,487 US$ 49,891 163

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Doctorate Degree KRW 70,843,055 US$ 63,759 36 View »
Masters Degree KRW 67,940,164 US$ 61,146 130 View »
Bachelors Degree KRW 60,060,292 US$ 54,054 245 View »
Some College KRW 49,241,660 US$ 44,317 22 View »
High School KRW 36,649,202 US$ 32,984 24 View »
Bellow H. School KRW 23,242,857 US$ 20,919 07 View »

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
20+ Years KRW 95,411,163 US$ 85,870 34 View »
16-20 Years KRW 100,301,326 US$ 90,271 39 View »
12-16 Years KRW 86,074,792 US$ 77,467 46 View »
8-12 Years KRW 66,687,064 US$ 60,018 66 View »
4-8 Years KRW 56,413,435 US$ 50,772 93 View »
2-4 Years KRW 43,001,977 US$ 38,702 72 View »
1-2 Years KRW 36,860,808 US$ 33,175 53 View »
0-1 Year KRW 39,511,603 US$ 35,560 61 View »

 SURVEY BY AGES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
63-68 KRW 142,000,000 US$ 127,800 03 View »
57-62 KRW 115,000,000 US$ 103,500 02 View »
51-56 KRW 80,383,748 US$ 72,345 07 View »
45-50 KRW 109,139,106 US$ 98,225 25 View »
39-44 KRW 84,860,451 US$ 76,374 60 View »
33-38 KRW 61,671,405 US$ 55,504 62 View »
27-32 KRW 46,936,858 US$ 42,243 95 View »
22-26 KRW 39,388,356 US$ 35,450 43 View »
16-21 KRW 43,000,000 US$ 38,700 04 View »
N/A KRW 55,434,487 US$ 49,891 163

 SURVEY BY FIELDS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Finance & Banking Finance & Banking KRW 92,000,000 US$ 82,800 19 View »
Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V KRW 91,459,409 US$ 82,313 06 View »
Fashion Fashion KRW 86,995,959 US$ 78,296 03 View »
Management & Business Management & Business KRW 83,076,851 US$ 74,769 73 View »
Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism KRW 71,531,551 US$ 64,378 07 View »
Public Sector Public Sector KRW 69,000,000 US$ 62,100 07 View »
Automobile Automobile KRW 64,770,000 US$ 58,293 05 View »
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication KRW 64,302,362 US$ 57,872 48 View »
Engineers & Technicians III Engineers & Technicians III KRW 64,200,000 US$ 57,780 06 View »
Customer Services Customer Services KRW 63,456,800 US$ 57,111 05 View »
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions KRW 63,145,511 US$ 56,831 07 View »
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase KRW 62,786,328 US$ 56,508 38 View »
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV KRW 62,200,000 US$ 55,980 05 View »
Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical KRW 61,000,000 US$ 54,900 07 View »
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway KRW 60,740,000 US$ 54,666 04 View »
Media Media KRW 58,200,000 US$ 52,380 05 View »
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II KRW 56,292,857 US$ 50,664 14 View »
Human Resources Human Resources KRW 55,775,037 US$ 50,198 15 View »
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians KRW 54,241,698 US$ 48,818 45 View »
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen KRW 53,745,187 US$ 48,371 15 View »
Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers KRW 53,600,000 US$ 48,240 06 View »
Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II KRW 51,308,318 US$ 46,177 06 View »
Making Design Making Design KRW 48,666,666 US$ 43,800 03 View »
Education & University Education & University KRW 44,812,123 US$ 40,331 47 View »
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration KRW 43,664,285 US$ 39,298 28 View »
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II KRW 40,874,998 US$ 36,787 08 View »
Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs KRW 39,250,000 US$ 35,325 04 View »
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers KRW 31,708,000 US$ 28,537 12 View »
Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination KRW 21,633,333 US$ 19,470 03 View »
Arts, Culture, Performance Arts, Culture, Performance KRW 18,826,000 US$ 16,943 05 View »

 SURVEY BY CAREERS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
General Manager KRW 153,608,879 US$ 138,248 11 View »
Director KRW 139,931,041 US$ 125,938 06 View »
Other Engineer Career KRW 91,459,409 US$ 82,313 06 View »
Finance Manager KRW 91,000,000 US$ 81,900 05 View »
Lead Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 86,680,860 US$ 78,013 04 View »
Software Developer KRW 85,055,111 US$ 76,550 18 View »
Project Manager KRW 82,800,000 US$ 74,520 05 View »
Sales Manager KRW 79,687,269 US$ 71,719 08 View »
IT Manager KRW 75,500,000 US$ 67,950 06 View »
Other Public Sector Career KRW 71,333,333 US$ 64,200 06 View »
University Professor KRW 66,941,666 US$ 60,247 12 View »
Engineering Manager KRW 65,000,000 US$ 58,500 05 View »
Teacher KRW 64,757,142 US$ 58,281 07 View »
Business Development Manager KRW 61,787,266 US$ 55,609 06 View »
Manager KRW 58,609,387 US$ 52,748 12 View »
Mechanical Engineer KRW 57,224,000 US$ 51,502 05 View »
IT Project Manager KRW 57,120,000 US$ 51,408 05 View »
Human Resources Manager KRW 56,271,428 US$ 50,644 07 View »
Assistant Manager KRW 50,833,333 US$ 45,750 06 View »
Account Manager KRW 50,800,000 US$ 45,720 05 View »
Electrical Engineer KRW 47,000,000 US$ 42,300 05 View »
Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 45,338,591 US$ 40,805 04 View »
Engineer KRW 44,145,356 US$ 39,731 18 View »
Marketing KRW 37,848,000 US$ 34,063 05 View »
C, C++ Developer KRW 36,900,000 US$ 33,210 05 View »
Other Management Career KRW 36,328,000 US$ 32,695 05 View »
Lecturer KRW 34,500,000 US$ 31,050 04 View »
Other Education Career KRW 27,040,400 US$ 24,336 05 View »
English Teacher KRW 23,153,200 US$ 20,838 05 View »
Languages Teacher KRW 19,500,450 US$ 17,550 04 View »

 SURVEY BY WORK  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Permanent KRW 63,299,935 US$ 56,970 366 View »
Contract KRW 51,037,181 US$ 45,933 75 View »
Self Employed KRW 76,966,300 US$ 69,270 12 View »
Part Time KRW 27,616,363 US$ 24,855 11 View »

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Incheon KRW 68,819,320 US$ 61,937 10 View »
Suwon KRW 63,918,427 US$ 57,527 31 View »
Seoul KRW 63,827,056 US$ 57,444 341 View »
Changwon KRW 51,944,444 US$ 46,750 09 View »
Daejeon KRW 50,358,250 US$ 45,322 08 View »
Gwangju KRW 44,838,222 US$ 40,354 09 View »
Busan KRW 42,053,050 US$ 37,848 28 View »
Daegu KRW 34,600,000 US$ 31,140 11 View »

 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

Salary USD Polls
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 112,764 US$ 120,918 693 View »
United States United States US$ 79,733 US$ 79,733 16,647 View »
Australia Australia AU$ 95,209 US$ 74,308 2,316 View »
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 48,116 US$ 73,661 3,053 View »
Germany Germany EUR 62,576 US$ 71,019 1,313 View »
France France EUR 59,205 US$ 67,207 699 View »
Canada Canada CA$ 75,483 US$ 60,308 4,040 View »
Mexico Mexico MXN 740,456 US$ 49,483 285 View »
India India INR 1,091,331 US$ 17,570 5,332 View »

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