SOUTH KOREA


Average salary for South Korea

The most recent salary survey based on daily added polls.
Salaries grouped by levels, educ., exper., age, gender, etc.
 LAST UPDATED Sunday, December 4, 2016 5:30:00 PM
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 SALARY PREVIEW  SOUTH KOREA

POLLS  i

443


AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i

KRW 62,314,903


AVERAGE NET SALARY  i

KRW 50,593,991


MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i

KRW 28,674,625


MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i

US$ 25,807



 INDIVIDUAL SALARY POLLS  SOUTH KOREA

indiv. salary city date posted
Manager KRW 43,000,000 Seoul 04 Dec 2016 Details »
Other Medical Career KRW 33,000,000 Seoul 23 Nov 2016 Details »
Other Management Career KRW 2,040,000 Seoul 21 Nov 2016 Details »
Finance Manager KRW 80,000,000 Suwon 18 Nov 2016 Details »
Writer KRW 25,000,000 Seoul 16 Nov 2016 Details »
Languages Teacher KRW 1,800 Busan 15 Nov 2016 Details »
Doctor Specialist KRW 150,000,000 Seoul 14 Nov 2016 Details »
Sales in Construction Material KRW 50,000,000 Seoul 09 Nov 2016 Details »
Software Developer KRW 33,000,000 Seoul 05 Nov 2016 Details »
Engineering Manager KRW 42,000,000 Seoul 02 Nov 2016 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 entries % in level % earn at least
Less KRW 3,691,544 US$ 3,322 18 4.06 % 100 % View »
15K KRW 18,263,886 US$ 16,437 18 4.06 % 95.94 % View »
25K KRW 28,674,625 US$ 25,807 81 18.28 % 91.87 % View »
35K KRW 38,280,433 US$ 34,452 73 16.48 % 73.59 % View »
45K KRW 49,855,587 US$ 44,870 74 16.70 % 57.11 % View »
55K KRW 60,245,333 US$ 54,221 33 7.45 % 40.41 % View »
65K KRW 70,962,508 US$ 63,866 31 7.00 % 32.96 % View »
75K KRW 81,439,333 US$ 73,295 24 5.42 % 25.96 % View »
85K KRW 96,636,585 US$ 86,973 41 9.26 % 20.54 % View »
95K KRW 108,116,557 US$ 97,305 06 1.35 % 11.29 % View »
105K KRW 119,330,713 US$ 107,398 14 3.16 % 9.93 % View »
115K KRW 129,216,800 US$ 116,295 05 1.13 % 6.77 % View »
125K KRW 139,793,125 US$ 125,814 02 0.45 % 5.64 % View »
135K KRW 151,190,533 US$ 136,071 06 1.35 % 5.19 % View »
145K KRW 160,000,000 US$ 144,000 01 0.23 % 3.84 % View »
175K KRW 197,500,000 US$ 177,750 04 0.90 % 3.61 % View »
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 198,000 01 0.23 % 2.71 % View »
205K KRW 230,000,000 US$ 207,000 01 0.23 % 2.48 % View »
More KRW 274,715,413 US$ 247,244 10 2.26 % 2.26 % View »

 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
2016 KRW 57,114,647 US$ 51,403 46 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 entries
Male KRW 70,258,143 US$ 63,232 215 View »
Female KRW 53,295,077 US$ 47,966 65 View »
N/A KRW 55,434,487 US$ 49,891 163

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
Doctorate Degree KRW 73,569,117 US$ 66,212 34 View »
Masters Degree KRW 68,446,172 US$ 61,602 126 View »
Bachelors Degree KRW 61,295,834 US$ 55,166 236 View »
Some College KRW 53,838,764 US$ 48,455 19 View »
High School KRW 36,068,733 US$ 32,462 23 View »
Bellow H. School KRW 32,320,000 US$ 29,088 05 View »

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
20+ Years KRW 103,466,496 US$ 93,120 30 View »
16-20 Years KRW 101,098,729 US$ 90,989 38 View »
12-16 Years KRW 86,409,787 US$ 77,769 45 View »
8-12 Years KRW 67,208,535 US$ 60,488 64 View »
4-8 Years KRW 57,304,954 US$ 51,574 90 View »
2-4 Years KRW 43,604,117 US$ 39,244 71 View »
1-2 Years KRW 38,713,251 US$ 34,842 47 View »
0-1 Year KRW 41,329,444 US$ 37,196 58 View »

 SURVEY BY AGES  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
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 110,653,236 US$ 99,588 24 View »
39-44 KRW 85,112,323 US$ 76,601 59 View »
33-38 KRW 62,519,774 US$ 56,268 57 View »
27-32 KRW 49,512,608 US$ 44,561 87 View »
22-26 KRW 44,066,641 US$ 39,660 37 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 entries
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 »
Management & Business Management & Business KRW 87,384,426 US$ 78,646 67 View »
Fashion Fashion KRW 86,995,959 US$ 78,296 03 View »
Customer Services Customer Services KRW 79,071,000 US$ 71,164 04 View »
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions KRW 73,660,654 US$ 66,295 06 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 »
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase KRW 62,786,328 US$ 56,508 38 View »
Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical KRW 61,000,000 US$ 54,900 07 View »
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV KRW 60,250,000 US$ 54,225 04 View »
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen KRW 59,005,985 US$ 53,105 13 View »
Media Media KRW 58,200,000 US$ 52,380 05 View »
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway KRW 56,720,000 US$ 51,048 03 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 53,951,736 US$ 48,557 44 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 »
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration KRW 46,670,833 US$ 42,004 24 View »
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II KRW 45,857,141 US$ 41,271 07 View »
Education & University Education & University KRW 45,714,884 US$ 41,143 45 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 »
Arts, Culture, Performance Arts, Culture, Performance KRW 23,500,000 US$ 21,150 04 View »
Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination KRW 21,633,333 US$ 19,470 03 View »

 SURVEY BY CAREERS  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
General Manager KRW 153,608,879 US$ 138,248 11 View »
Director KRW 139,931,041 US$ 125,938 06 View »
Hotel Manager KRW 95,127,500 US$ 85,615 04 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 »
Business Development Manager KRW 74,144,000 US$ 66,730 05 View »
Other Automobile Career KRW 72,125,000 US$ 64,912 04 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 »
Operations Manager KRW 65,000,000 US$ 58,500 04 View »
Teacher KRW 64,757,142 US$ 58,281 07 View »
Manager KRW 58,034,739 US$ 52,231 09 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 »
Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 45,338,591 US$ 40,805 04 View »
Engineer KRW 44,145,356 US$ 39,731 18 View »
Other Management Career KRW 38,260,000 US$ 34,434 04 View »
Marketing KRW 37,848,000 US$ 34,063 05 View »
C, C++ Developer KRW 36,900,000 US$ 33,210 05 View »
Other Education Career KRW 27,800,500 US$ 25,020 04 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 entries
Permanent KRW 63,853,585 US$ 57,468 356 View »
Contract KRW 52,281,913 US$ 47,054 70 View »
Self Employed KRW 92,349,200 US$ 83,114 10 View »
Part Time KRW 41,485,714 US$ 37,337 07 View »

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
Incheon KRW 76,438,133 US$ 68,794 09 View »
Suwon KRW 65,195,401 US$ 58,676 28 View »
Seoul KRW 64,711,303 US$ 58,240 331 View »
Changwon KRW 51,944,444 US$ 46,750 09 View »
Daejeon KRW 50,358,250 US$ 45,322 08 View »
Gwangju KRW 47,443,000 US$ 42,699 08 View »
Busan KRW 47,233,991 US$ 42,511 23 View »
Daegu KRW 34,600,000 US$ 31,140 11 View »

 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

salary USD entries
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 111,361 US$ 119,547 658 View »
United States United States US$ 79,288 US$ 79,288 16,221 View »
Australia Australia AU$ 94,686 US$ 73,906 2,225 View »
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 47,690 US$ 72,973 2,902 View »
Germany Germany EUR 62,389 US$ 70,799 1,239 View »
France France EUR 58,268 US$ 66,132 647 View »
Canada Canada CA$ 75,039 US$ 59,950 3,949 View »
Mexico Mexico MXN 707,098 US$ 47,265 266 View »
India India INR 1,080,652 US$ 17,398 5,070 View »