SOUTH KOREA


Average salary for South Korea

 The most recent salary survey based on added polls.

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 UPD. Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:58:00 AM


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AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i
KRW 62,153,490

AVERAGE NET SALARY  i
KRW 50,372,809

MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i
KRW 28,670,286

MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i
US$ 25,803

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 INDIVIDUAL POLLS  SOUTH KOREA

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 INTRODUCTION


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 5.53 % 100 %
15K KRW 17,934,208 US$ 16,141 19 4.04 % 94.47 %
25K KRW 28,670,286 US$ 25,803 86 18.30 % 90.43 %
35K KRW 38,230,288 US$ 34,407 75 15.96 % 72.13 %
45K KRW 49,859,387 US$ 44,873 76 16.17 % 56.17 %
55K KRW 60,288,457 US$ 54,260 35 7.45 % 40.0 %
65K KRW 70,875,364 US$ 63,788 35 7.45 % 32.55 %
75K KRW 81,439,333 US$ 73,295 24 5.11 % 25.11 %
85K KRW 96,716,666 US$ 87,045 42 8.94 % 20.0 %
95K KRW 108,116,557 US$ 97,305 06 1.28 % 11.06 %
105K KRW 119,330,713 US$ 107,398 14 2.98 % 9.79 %
115K KRW 129,216,800 US$ 116,295 05 1.06 % 6.81 %
125K KRW 139,793,125 US$ 125,814 02 0.43 % 5.74 %
135K KRW 151,190,533 US$ 136,071 06 1.28 % 5.32 %
145K KRW 160,000,000 US$ 144,000 01 0.21 % 4.04 %
175K KRW 197,500,000 US$ 177,750 04 0.85 % 3.83 %
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 198,000 01 0.21 % 2.98 %
205K KRW 230,000,000 US$ 207,000 01 0.21 % 2.77 %
More KRW 292,929,510 US$ 263,637 12 2.55 % 2.55 %
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 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
2017 KRW 35,275,508 US$ 31,748 19
2016 KRW 53,503,347 US$ 48,153 53
2015 KRW 71,471,718 US$ 64,325 43
2014 KRW 69,783,439 US$ 62,805 82
2013 KRW 70,419,765 US$ 63,378 43
2012 KRW 71,026,158 US$ 63,924 70
2011 KRW 55,692,633 US$ 50,123 160

 SURVEY BY GENDER  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Male KRW 71,217,385 US$ 64,096 233
Female KRW 48,414,436 US$ 43,573 74
KRW 55,434,487 US$ 49,891 163

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Doctorate Degree KRW 71,631,080 US$ 64,468 37
Masters Degree KRW 72,978,789 US$ 65,681 131
Bachelors Degree KRW 59,850,692 US$ 53,866 248
Some College KRW 48,535,501 US$ 43,682 23
High School KRW 36,649,202 US$ 32,984 24
Bellow H. School KRW 23,242,857 US$ 20,919 07

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
20+ Years KRW 103,999,432 US$ 93,599 36
16-20 Years KRW 106,993,793 US$ 96,294 40
12-16 Years KRW 86,074,792 US$ 77,467 46
8-12 Years KRW 66,617,108 US$ 59,955 67
4-8 Years KRW 55,928,941 US$ 50,336 95
2-4 Years KRW 42,856,744 US$ 38,571 73
1-2 Years KRW 36,800,439 US$ 33,120 52
0-1 Year KRW 39,511,603 US$ 35,560 61

 SURVEY BY AGES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
63-68 KRW 142,000,000 US$ 127,800 03
57-62 KRW 115,000,000 US$ 103,500 02
51-56 KRW 147,854,026 US$ 133,069 09
45-50 KRW 109,139,106 US$ 98,225 25
39-44 KRW 84,860,451 US$ 76,374 60
33-38 KRW 61,228,548 US$ 55,106 64
27-32 KRW 46,871,595 US$ 42,184 95
22-26 KRW 40,579,985 US$ 36,522 45
16-21 KRW 43,000,000 US$ 38,700 04
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
Management & Business Management & Business KRW 91,901,469 US$ 82,711 75
Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V KRW 91,459,409 US$ 82,313 06
Fashion Fashion KRW 86,995,959 US$ 78,296 03
Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism KRW 71,531,551 US$ 64,378 07
Public Sector Public Sector KRW 69,000,000 US$ 62,100 07
Automobile Automobile KRW 64,770,000 US$ 58,293 05
IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication KRW 64,302,362 US$ 57,872 48
Engineers & Technicians III Engineers & Technicians III KRW 64,200,000 US$ 57,780 06
Customer Services Customer Services KRW 63,456,800 US$ 57,111 05
Architect Constructions Architect Constructions KRW 63,145,511 US$ 56,831 07
Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase KRW 62,786,328 US$ 56,508 38
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV KRW 62,200,000 US$ 55,980 05
Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical KRW 61,000,000 US$ 54,900 07
Media Media KRW 58,200,000 US$ 52,380 05
IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II KRW 56,292,857 US$ 50,664 14
Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway KRW 55,352,000 US$ 49,817 05
Human Resources Human Resources KRW 54,766,209 US$ 49,290 17
Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians KRW 54,241,698 US$ 48,818 45
Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers KRW 53,600,000 US$ 48,240 06
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen KRW 52,448,612 US$ 47,204 16
Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II KRW 51,308,318 US$ 46,177 06
Making Design Making Design KRW 48,666,666 US$ 43,800 03
Education & University Education & University KRW 44,812,123 US$ 40,331 47
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration KRW 43,664,285 US$ 39,298 28
Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II KRW 40,874,998 US$ 36,787 08
Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs KRW 39,250,000 US$ 35,325 04
Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers KRW 31,708,000 US$ 28,537 12
Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination KRW 21,633,333 US$ 19,470 03
Arts, Culture, Performance Arts, Culture, Performance KRW 18,826,000 US$ 16,943 05

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 SURVEY BY CAREERS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
General Manager KRW 171,474,806 US$ 154,327 12
Director KRW 134,226,607 US$ 120,804 07
Other Engineer Career KRW 91,459,409 US$ 82,313 06
Finance Manager KRW 91,000,000 US$ 81,900 05
Lead Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 86,680,860 US$ 78,013 04
Software Developer KRW 85,055,111 US$ 76,550 18
Project Manager KRW 82,800,000 US$ 74,520 05
Sales Manager KRW 79,687,269 US$ 71,719 08
IT Manager KRW 75,500,000 US$ 67,950 06
Other Public Sector Career KRW 71,333,333 US$ 64,200 06
University Professor KRW 66,941,666 US$ 60,247 12
Engineering Manager KRW 65,000,000 US$ 58,500 05
Teacher KRW 64,757,142 US$ 58,281 07
Business Development Manager KRW 61,787,266 US$ 55,609 06
Manager KRW 58,609,387 US$ 52,748 12
Mechanical Engineer KRW 57,224,000 US$ 51,502 05
IT Project Manager KRW 57,120,000 US$ 51,408 05
Human Resources Manager KRW 56,987,500 US$ 51,289 08
Assistant Manager KRW 53,000,000 US$ 47,700 05
Account Manager KRW 50,800,000 US$ 45,720 05
Electrical Engineer KRW 47,000,000 US$ 42,300 05
Salesmen or Saleswomen KRW 45,338,591 US$ 40,805 04
Engineer KRW 44,145,356 US$ 39,731 18
Marketing KRW 37,848,000 US$ 34,063 05
C, C++ Developer KRW 36,900,000 US$ 33,210 05
Other Management Career KRW 36,328,000 US$ 32,695 05
Lecturer KRW 34,500,000 US$ 31,050 04
Other Education Career KRW 27,040,400 US$ 24,336 05
English Teacher KRW 23,153,200 US$ 20,838 05
Languages Teacher KRW 19,500,450 US$ 17,550 04

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 SURVEY BY WORK  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Permanent KRW 64,950,206 US$ 58,455 370
Contract KRW 50,699,849 US$ 45,630 76
Self Employed KRW 78,738,123 US$ 70,864 13
Part Time KRW 27,616,363 US$ 24,855 11

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Incheon KRW 68,819,320 US$ 61,937 10
Seoul KRW 65,500,650 US$ 58,951 348
Suwon KRW 63,918,427 US$ 57,527 31
Changwon KRW 51,944,444 US$ 46,750 09
Daejeon KRW 50,358,250 US$ 45,322 08
Gwangju KRW 44,838,222 US$ 40,354 09
Busan KRW 42,129,088 US$ 37,916 27
Daegu KRW 34,600,000 US$ 31,140 11

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 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

Salary USD Polls
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 115,979 US$ 124,341 708
United States United States US$ 81,601 US$ 81,601 16,839
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 49,408 US$ 75,643 3,118
Australia Australia AU$ 96,134 US$ 75,028 2,337
Germany Germany EUR 62,802 US$ 71,278 1,340
France France EUR 59,227 US$ 67,233 706
Canada Canada CA$ 76,342 US$ 60,995 4,066
South Korea KRW 62,153,490 US$ 55,938 470
Mexico Mexico MXN 756,277 US$ 50,542 286
India India INR 1,098,153 US$ 17,680 5,388

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