SALARY STATISTICS: SOUTH KOREA


Average salary for South Korea

 UPD: Friday, November 17, 2017 6:15:00 AM

 The most recent salary survey based on added polls.


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 Average salary: South Korea

POLLS  i
528
AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i
KRW 64,042,988
AVERAGE NET SALARY  i
KRW 52,032,231
MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i
KRW 28,606,412
MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i
US$ 25,599

 Salary polls (528)

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(#100) PUBLIC SECTOR


 Salary poll received: 17 Nov 2017
Seoul    Hotels & Tourism    Other Tourism Career  (public sector)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I'm working at tourism board for korea tourism promotion. I'm in the position of the Deputy Director."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#99) REGIONAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 09 Nov 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Sales Manager  (Regional Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Overseas business and international sales."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#98) VERIFICATION ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 08 Nov 2017
Seoul    IT & Telecommunication II    Hardware Engineer  (Verification Engineer)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "7 years of experience in vlsi as a verification engineer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,326
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000


(#97) GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT


 Salary poll received: 08 Nov 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    Business Development Manager  (Global Business Development)

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Business Development with foreign companies."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,053
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 29,500,000


(#96) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 08 Nov 2017
Seoul    IT & Telecommunication II    Software Engineer  (Software Developer)

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Software Developer Software Developer Software Developer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,092
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 42,000,000


(#95) SENIOR MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 07 Nov 2017
Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Nuclear business with technical assitance including estimating construction costs."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 88,315
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000


(#94) HEAD


 Salary poll received: 03 Nov 2017
Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Lead the overseas BD for infrastructure building and power plants projects in APAC region."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 132,473
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 150,000,000


(#93) ASSISTANT


 Salary poll received: 01 Nov 2017
Suwon    Engineers & Technicians    Engineer  (assistant)

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Automobile industry manufacturing engineer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 57,405
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 65,000,000


(#92) MANAGEMENT


 Salary poll received: 31 Oct 2017
Seoul    Architect Constructions    Architect  (management)

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Management, Law, Operating, Finance review, Design etc."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 37,092
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 42,000,000


(#91) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 30 Oct 2017
Seoul    IT & Telecommunication    Software Developer  (software engineer)

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Developed software in various devices."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#90) SENIOR EQUITY MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 26 Oct 2017
Seoul    Finance & Banking    Fund Manager  (Senior Equity Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage equity portfolio for Asia region."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 88,315
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000


(#89) COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 24 Oct 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    Manager  (coordinator)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Recruiting, performance review."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 61,821
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000


(#88) ER MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 24 Oct 2017
Seoul    Human Resources    Human Resource  (ER manager)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Employee Relations & Human Resource Management."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#87) SHOPPING MALL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 13 Oct 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Marketing Coordinator  (shopping mall manager)

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Management of shopping mall most of time."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 29,144
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,000,000


(#86) DERMATOLOGIST


 Salary poll received: 04 Oct 2017
Seoul    Health Care & Medical    Doctor Specialist  (dermatologist)

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "13 years experience as dermatological surgeon with expertise in skin care and cosmetic dermatology. Founded and managed my own clinic with 12 staff, including 9 nurses."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 158,967
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 180,000,000


(#85) FACILITY ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 04 Oct 2017
Busan    Engineers & Technicians    Engineer  (Facility Engineer)

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Building maintenance, electrical, mechanical and supervise vendors."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,495
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000


(#84) HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 02 Oct 2017
Seoul    Education & University    Teacher  (High School Teacher)

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Planning and executing math lessons for high school students; assessing learning, managing student records, and creating reports of student learning."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 39,742
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 45,000,000


(#83) HR MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 25 Sep 2017
Seoul    Human Resources    Human Resources Manager  (HR Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Recruiting, talent management, learning."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#82) FINANCE MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 21 Sep 2017
Seoul    Finance & Banking    Finance Manager  (Finance Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "This position oversees 2 Korean entities, managing a small team. •       Project •       Take on ownership of the project to roll out the corporate accounting ERP system (EXACT) in Korea. •       Control/overview the interface system for the accurate information in EXACT •       Ongoing tasks: •       Accounting and reporting •       Responsible for monthly and yearly closing of accounts (EXACT accounting system), once EXACT rollout has been completed. Until then, oversight of external accounting firm. •       Responsible for monthly reporting in consolidation software (HFM / HYPERION) •       Clean up unreliable historical data that was made by external accounting firm for past years to have clean and clear accounting information in our book. •       Request development of our accounting system and practice like IC/revaluation •       Treasury •       Fund management Dividend/IC loan to group for excess cash resolution."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 45,924
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 52,000,000


(#81) SERVICE SUPERVISOR


 Salary poll received: 17 Sep 2017
Seoul    Health Care & Medical II    Biomedical Engineer  (Service supervisor)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Supervising Field service engineer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 70,652
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000


(#80) AREA MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 14 Sep 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Sales Manager  (Area Manager)

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Sales area manager for a fashion clothing brand."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 5,935
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 6,720,000


(#79) VICE PRESIDENT


 Salary poll received: 13 Sep 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    CEO  (vice president)

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Management of staff along with organizing and prioritizing work load. Making quarterly suggestions on business related matters. Overseeing the work of the down line."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 45,893
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 51,964,840


(#78) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 12 Sep 2017
Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "This position is responsible for two areas, one for Sales – establish budget for Sales and T&E, new business development, market intelligence, forecasting at assigned and new potential customers, performing functions that drive sales and margin growth, delivering KeyXs, the other for Operation for local office according to local laws – supervise all general administrative works, local HR issues, local tax related issues, financial reports ( sales, GM, expense ) to head office."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 176,127
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 199,429,895


(#77) NATIVE ENGLISH TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 11 Sep 2017
Changwon    Education & University    English Teacher  (Native English Teacher)

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Teach English curriculum to elementary school students."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 24,905
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 28,200,000


(#76) HEAD OF MARKETING


 Salary poll received: 09 Sep 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Marketing Manager  (Head of Marketing)

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Write blog posts, manage social media channels and research."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 42,391
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 48,000,000


(#75) MOBILE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 07 Sep 2017
Seoul    IT & Telecommunication    Software Developer  (mobile developer)

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I'm working on creating software for mobile platforms."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#74) RECRUITING CONSULTANT


 Salary poll received: 07 Sep 2017
Seoul    Health Care & Medical II    Other Medical Career  (Recruiting consultant)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Recruiting consultant for pharmaceutical comapnies."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 55,638
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 63,000,000


(#73) CONSULTANT


 Salary poll received: 29 Aug 2017
Seongnam    Management & Business    Manager  (consultant)

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Analyse market Manufacture of paper, paperboard and paper and cardboard products Manufacture of beverages Manufacture of dairy products Printing activities and services related to printing Manufacture of other fabricated metal products and service activities related to metalworking."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#72) NATIVE ENGLISH TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 28 Aug 2017
Seoul    Education & University    Teacher  (Native English Teacher)

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Teaching ESL to students of all ages in a foreign language centre."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 23,845
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 27,000,000


(#71) SALES ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 24 Aug 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Sales Engineer  (Sales Engineer)

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Customer first approach, scouting, technical/commercial proposal preparation."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 42,391
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 48,000,000


(#70) EA


 Salary poll received: 21 Aug 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Scheduling, expense coordinating."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,793
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 36,000,000


(#69) LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR


 Salary poll received: 20 Aug 2017
Seoul    Education & University    Private School Teacher  (Language Instructor)

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Teach English to leaners of a Second language."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 27,554
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 31,200,000


(#68) PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 17 Aug 2017
Seoul    Engineers & Technicians    Engineering Manager  (Professional engineer)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Renewable energy and environmental engineering professional engineer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 88,315
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000


(#67) BRANCH MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 14 Aug 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    Manager  (Branch Manager)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Branch management Manage the branch office."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 108,956
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 123,371,890


(#66) IT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 09 Aug 2017
Seoul    IT & Telecommunication    IT Manager  (IT manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Management around all ERP, BI, SAP Team management Project management Planning stragtegy."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 79,484
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 90,000,000


(#65) POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER


 Salary poll received: 09 Aug 2017
Seoul    Education & University    University Professor Assistant  (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research in Biological science!."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 55,638
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 63,000,000


(#64) DEPUTY MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 09 Aug 2017
Seoul    Finance & Banking    Bank Manager  (Deputy Manager)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Develop sales pipeline through clsoe collaboration with allocated braches."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 70,652
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000


(#63) CALL CENTER


 Salary poll received: 03 Aug 2017
Customer Services    Call Center  (call center)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "When customers have a problem, we try to solve those."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 15,897
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 18,000,000


(#62) BRANCH MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 03 Aug 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Marketing Manager  (branch manager)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "MBA degree for Marketing, management. ISO auditor certificate."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 97,147
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 110,000,000


(#61) BRANCH MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 30 Jul 2017
Seoul    Marketing, Sales, Purchase    Marketing Manager  (Branch Manager)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Management and Marketing , Organizing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 108,768
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 123,158,796


(#60) GENERAL MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 30 Jul 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    Manager  (general manager)

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Management and control Office.."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 88,315
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000


(#59) RA


 Salary poll received: 23 Jul 2017
High School, 0-1 year: "Research analyst in an investment bank."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 13,247
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 15,000,000


(#58) SENIOR MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 19 Jul 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    Project Manager  (senior manager)

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I provide management consulting services including strategy, HR and organization consulting to company, public and geverment, etc."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 88,315
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000


(#57) ASSISTANT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 18 Jul 2017
Management & Business    Product Manager  (Assistant Manager)

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Marketing Sales Overseas Branding Planning."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,495
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000


(#56) RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 13 Jul 2017
Ulsan    Engineers & Technicians    Research Engineer  (Research Engineer)

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Design and do research for chemical industries."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 48,573
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 55,000,000


(#55) CHEMICAL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 13 Jul 2017
Seoul    Engineers & Technicians    Engineer  (Chemical engineer)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I had been roled as a Chemical engineer for 7 months."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,326
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000


(#54) CHEMICAL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 13 Jul 2017
Seoul    Engineers & Technicians    Engineer  (Chemical Engineer)

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I'm roled in chemical engineering for 7 months."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,326
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000


(#53) CONSULTANT


 Salary poll received: 06 Jul 2017
Seoul    Management & Business    Manager  (consultant)

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Offering consulting service."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#52) VICE DEAN


 Salary poll received: 02 Jul 2017
Daejeon    Education & University    Principal  (Vice Dean)

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Responsible for running the day to day academic operations. 109 faculty, 2500 students."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 151,902
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 172,000,000


(#51) FREELANCE PROGRAMMER


 Salary poll received: 29 Jun 2017
Seoul    Engineers & Technicians    CNC Programmer  (Freelance Programmer)

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I am a freelance programmer with 10 years of experience."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 70,652
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000


(#50) CHIEF


 Salary poll received: 29 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Quotation for HVAC & FF facilities construction."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 22,962
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 26,000,000


(#49) STOCK BROKER


 Salary poll received: 25 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Sell and buys stocks, shares and option in the stock market."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 13,247
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 15,000,000


(#48) LEAD WAITER OR WAITRESS


 Salary poll received: 22 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "I control the circulation of waitresses at the café."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 20,734
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 23,477,293


(#47) UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR ASSISTANT


 Salary poll received: 21 Jun 2017
Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Post doctoral researcher for R&D section."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,495
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000


(#46) DIRECTOR


 Salary poll received: 19 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Sales and marketing with digital and ecommerce capabilities."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 441,575
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 500,000,000


(#45) DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 19 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of development projects in undeveloped countries."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 21,196
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 24,000,000


(#44) RECEPTIONIST


 Salary poll received: 12 Jun 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Hotel Receptionist..Front Desk."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 22,079
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 25,000,000


(#43) OTHER ENGINEER CAREER


 Salary poll received: 12 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Sustainability, LEED NC v2.2, LEED EBOM v 4."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,927
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,680,370


(#42) OTHER AVIATION & SHIPPING CAREER


 Salary poll received: 07 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Ship Chartering for a ship owner."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#41) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Salary poll received: 05 Jun 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Developing Semiconductor solution with Java and C#."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 39,742
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 45,000,000


(#40) UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR ASSISTANT


 Salary poll received: 01 Jun 2017
Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "I am in charge of teaching undergraduate students and conducting academic research of high quality."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 38,859
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 44,000,000


(#39) OTHER ENGINEER CAREER


 Salary poll received: 30 May 2017
Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Optical design, optomechanical design, ZEMAX, Solidworks, illumination systems, medical devices, digital camera, endoscopic devices."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 39,742
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 45,000,000


(#38) EDUCATION COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 29 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "University administration international relations for 5 years."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#37) CONSTRUCTION MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 26 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Contruction project director experirence."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#36) COOK


 Salary poll received: 17 May 2017
High School, 12-16 years: "Cooking meals, cleaning, rosters."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 1,413
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 1,600,000


(#35) KINDERGARTEN TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 16 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "ESL English as a Secondary Language."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 206,864
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 234,234,234


(#34) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 16 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Overseas business outwards to sell our product, knowhow, etcs."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#33) ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 15 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Public Accountant in accounting firm."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#32) BUSINESS MARKETING


 Salary poll received: 15 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "International business markting."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 52,989
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#31) SALES IN COSMETICS SHOPS


 Salary poll received: 14 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Worked at oliveyoung which is the Lastest Drug store of korea."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 10,598
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 12,000,000


(#30) CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 13 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Construction engineer, who supervise each process of construction."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 26,495
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000


(#29) MARKETING MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 04 May 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "International Business Manager."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 35,326
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000


(#28) CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 27 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Finance and Administration director Finance controller."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 114,810
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 130,000,000


(#27) HUMAN RESOURCE HUNTER


 Salary poll received: 26 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Overseas recruitment Global Human Resources."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 49,456
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 56,000,000


(#26) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 25 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Global hr planning, facilitating."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 61,821
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000


(#25) PRODUCT MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 20 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Product development & product marketing planning."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 66,236
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 75,000,000


(#24) RETAIL STORE MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 08 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Erp cashier stock management maintenance of store."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 15,897
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 18,000,000


(#23) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


 Salary poll received: 06 Apr 2017
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Sales/PL/BS analysis, daily/monthly/yearly reports and breifing."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 31,793
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 36,000,000


(#22) ARCHITECT


 Salary poll received: 06 Apr 2017
Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "BIM technology consulting in AEC industries."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 28,614
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 32,400,000


(#21) UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR


 Salary poll received: 04 Apr 2017
Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Teaching research manage r&d grant aplication."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,068
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 85,000,000


(#20) PERMANENT EDUCATION TEACHER


 Salary poll received: 02 Apr 2017
Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Addosicate professor and prinicpal investigator."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,068
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 85,000,000


(#19) UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR


 Salary poll received: 01 Apr 2017
Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Associate Profesror and Principal Investigator."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 75,068
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 85,000,000


(#18) OTHER ENGINEER CAREER


 Salary poll received: 26 Mar 2017
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Structural Mechanical and piping engineer."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 70,652
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000


(#17) OTHER SALES CAREER


 Salary poll received: 26 Mar 2017
Some College, 4-8 years: "Ginseng shop with tour We earn huge margin."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 29,144
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,000,000


(#16) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 22 Mar 2017
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Compensation and benefit, payroll, performance improvement."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 54,755
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 62,000,000


(#15) LOGISTICS ADMINISTRATION


 Salary poll received: 20 Mar 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Coordinate good deliveries from port to warehouse and from warehouse to customer, customer service and documents preparation."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 29,850
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,800,000


(#14) HUMAN RESOURCE ADMINISTRATOR


 Salary poll received: 16 Mar 2017
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Welfare management and hiring of foreign employees."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 28,614
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 32,400,000


(#13) LECTURER


 Salary poll received: 21 Feb 2017
Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Engineering lecturer taught courses regarding telecommunication."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 22,079
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 25,000,000


(#12) JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Salary poll received: 06 Feb 2017
High School, 1-2 years: "Full set of accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#11) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 18 Jan 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Overseas sales and marketing in global company."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 44,158
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000


(#10) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Salary poll received: 10 Jan 2017
Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Design Engineer with experience in construction and manufacturing of UPS and other electrical."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 59,171
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 67,000,000


(#9) OTHER SALES CAREER


 Salary poll received: 05 Jan 2017
Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Sales manager in animal nutrition."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 34,443
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 39,000,000


(#8) LOGISTICS


 Salary poll received: 30 Dec 2016
Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage daily warehousing activities."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 60,642
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 72,800,000


(#7) OTHER ADMINISTRATION CAREER


 Salary poll received: 26 Dec 2016
Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Office worker in airline industry."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 33,320
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000


(#6) HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION


 Salary poll received: 23 Dec 2016
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I research health related issues especially in health insurance and expenditure."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 4,998
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 6,000,000


(#5) OTHER MANAGEMENT CAREER


 Salary poll received: 20 Dec 2016
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Construction management construction supervision."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 23,824
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 28,600,000


(#4) MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 09 Dec 2016
Some College, 8-12 years: "Purchase manager of semiconductor."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 49,980
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000


(#3) OTHER MEDICAL CAREER


 Salary poll received: 24 Nov 2016
Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "International sales department."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 27,489
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,000,000


(#2) OTHER MANAGEMENT CAREER


 Salary poll received: 22 Nov 2016
Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Providing consulting service hHhH."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 1,699
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 2,040,000


(#1) FINANCE MANAGER


 Salary poll received: 19 Nov 2016
Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Take the responsibilities Finance and account."
Individual GROSS salary (USD):
US$ 66,640
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000



 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)

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 SURVEY BY LEVELS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls % in level % earn at least
Less KRW 5,530,428 US$ 4,825 14 2.65 % 100 %
15K KRW 17,771,737 US$ 15,957 23 4.36 % 97.35 %
25K KRW 28,606,412 US$ 25,599 97 18.37 % 92.99 %
35K KRW 38,378,759 US$ 34,572 87 16.48 % 74.62 %
45K KRW 49,934,631 US$ 44,893 86 16.29 % 58.14 %
55K KRW 60,299,920 US$ 54,276 50 9.47 % 41.86 %
65K KRW 70,916,295 US$ 64,095 33 6.25 % 32.39 %
75K KRW 82,163,058 US$ 73,663 34 6.44 % 26.14 %
85K KRW 94,280,000 US$ 84,625 20 3.79 % 19.70 %
95K KRW 103,287,479 US$ 93,029 32 6.06 % 15.91 %
105K KRW 118,573,408 US$ 106,820 09 1.70 % 9.85 %
115K KRW 124,528,400 US$ 113,322 10 1.89 % 8.14 %
125K KRW 140,096,562 US$ 124,364 04 0.76 % 6.25 %
135K KRW 150,000,000 US$ 136,286 04 0.76 % 5.49 %
145K KRW 155,714,400 US$ 141,362 03 0.57 % 4.73 %
155K KRW 176,000,000 US$ 155,434 02 0.38 % 4.17 %
175K KRW 196,476,631 US$ 176,899 03 0.57 % 3.79 %
185K KRW 200,000,000 US$ 182,071 02 0.38 % 3.22 %
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 199,129 01 0.19 % 2.84 %
205K KRW 238,078,078 US$ 207,764 03 0.57 % 2.65 %
More KRW 305,923,102 US$ 277,927 11 2.08 % 2.08 %
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 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
2017 KRW 65,141,261 US$ 57,530 93
2016 KRW 57,061,209 US$ 47,532 43
2015 KRW 71,471,718 US$ 65,438 43
2014 KRW 69,783,439 US$ 64,731 82
2013 KRW 70,419,765 US$ 64,675 43
2012 KRW 66,258,421 US$ 59,078 69
2011 KRW 57,467,880 US$ 52,016 155

 SURVEY BY GENDER  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Male KRW 71,262,579 US$ 64,071 272
Female KRW 55,089,332 US$ 49,333 98
KRW 57,167,857 US$ 51,734 158

 SURVEY BY EDUCATION  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Doctorate Degree KRW 76,291,249 US$ 68,139 40
Masters Degree KRW 73,397,084 US$ 66,153 154
Bachelors Degree KRW 61,084,026 US$ 54,969 283
Some College KRW 53,139,834 US$ 47,971 21
High School KRW 34,468,494 US$ 31,232 26
Bellow H. School KRW 40,250,000 US$ 36,758 04

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
20+ Years KRW 93,790,974 US$ 83,672 44
16-20 Years KRW 119,515,851 US$ 108,063 43
12-16 Years KRW 91,477,263 US$ 82,397 51
8-12 Years KRW 67,268,328 US$ 60,594 80
4-8 Years KRW 55,639,111 US$ 50,100 106
2-4 Years KRW 43,380,155 US$ 39,113 82
1-2 Years KRW 39,030,652 US$ 35,067 55
0-1 Year KRW 43,288,090 US$ 38,973 67

 SURVEY BY AGES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
63-68 KRW 142,000,000 US$ 126,989 03
57-62 KRW 110,000,000 US$ 100,113 03
51-56 KRW 116,335,779 US$ 104,810 08
45-50 KRW 115,189,360 US$ 102,881 34
39-44 KRW 90,219,604 US$ 81,203 71
33-38 KRW 60,784,045 US$ 54,608 76
27-32 KRW 47,170,466 US$ 42,359 122
22-26 KRW 45,450,519 US$ 40,848 49
16-21 KRW 43,000,000 US$ 39,763 04
KRW 57,167,857 US$ 51,734 158

 SURVEY BY FIELDS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
1. Management & Business Management & Business KRW 92,264,206 US$ 83,000 84
2. Finance & Banking Finance & Banking KRW 83,750,000 US$ 75,182 24
3. Engineers & Technicians V Engineers & Technicians V KRW 79,381,869 US$ 71,762 09
4. Architect Constructions Architect Constructions KRW 73,694,846 US$ 67,328 07
5. Health Care & Medical Health Care & Medical KRW 75,875,000 US$ 66,807 08
6. Aviation & Shipping Aviation & Shipping KRW 70,535,800 US$ 64,424 04
7. Public Sector Public Sector KRW 69,000,000 US$ 63,528 07
8. IT & Telecommunication IT & Telecommunication KRW 65,789,468 US$ 59,802 50
9. Hotels & Tourism Hotels & Tourism KRW 65,080,095 US$ 58,771 09
10. Customer Services Customer Services KRW 66,856,800 US$ 58,649 05
11. Automobile Automobile KRW 64,770,000 US$ 57,598 05
12. Engineers & Technicians III Engineers & Technicians III KRW 64,200,000 US$ 57,046 06
13. Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen KRW 61,794,570 US$ 55,715 17
14. Marketing, Sales, Purchase Marketing, Sales, Purchase KRW 60,890,818 US$ 54,719 48
15. Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV KRW 60,250,000 US$ 53,503 04
16. Human Resources Human Resources KRW 56,048,835 US$ 50,490 21
17. Logistics, Road, Railway Logistics, Road, Railway KRW 55,352,000 US$ 49,262 05
18. Engineers & Technicians Engineers & Technicians KRW 54,697,528 US$ 49,201 50
19. Education & University Education & University KRW 54,823,254 US$ 49,162 56
20. Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration KRW 54,037,037 US$ 48,766 27
21. IT & Telecommunication II IT & Telecommunication II KRW 54,381,250 US$ 48,466 16
22. Engineers & Technicians II Engineers & Technicians II KRW 51,308,318 US$ 46,951 06
23. Construction & Labor Workers Construction & Labor Workers KRW 50,200,000 US$ 45,529 08
24. Making Design Making Design KRW 48,666,666 US$ 44,050 03
25. Media Media KRW 47,750,000 US$ 43,948 04
26. Health Care & Medical II Health Care & Medical II KRW 46,999,998 US$ 41,898 10
27. Manufacturing & Labor Workers Manufacturing & Labor Workers KRW 31,708,000 US$ 28,149 12
28. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs Restaurants, Inns, Pubs KRW 30,346,215 US$ 27,480 06
29. Organization & Coordination Organization & Coordination KRW 24,980,000 US$ 21,935 05
30. Arts, Culture, Performance Arts, Culture, Performance KRW 23,500,000 US$ 20,715 04

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 SURVEY BY CAREERS  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
1. Director KRW 191,369,464 US$ 173,104 07
2. General Manager KRW 171,474,806 US$ 154,359 12
3. Project Manager KRW 85,666,666 US$ 76,718 06
4. Other Sales Career KRW 84,285,979 US$ 75,243 05
5. Finance Manager KRW 84,500,000 US$ 74,058 06
6. Software Developer KRW 80,285,333 US$ 72,828 21
7. University Professor KRW 80,966,666 US$ 72,357 12
8. Other Engineer Career KRW 79,381,869 US$ 71,762 09
9. IT Manager KRW 77,571,428 US$ 70,230 07
10. Marketing Manager KRW 76,298,130 US$ 67,720 06
11. Other Public Sector Career KRW 71,333,333 US$ 65,723 06
12. Business Development Manager KRW 71,460,000 US$ 64,520 07
13. Research Engineer KRW 71,400,000 US$ 64,485 05
14. Engineering Manager KRW 70,833,333 US$ 63,788 06
15. Sales Manager KRW 69,421,815 US$ 62,890 10
16. Manager KRW 64,178,969 US$ 57,046 15
17. Software Engineer KRW 59,075,000 US$ 53,121 04
18. Teacher KRW 58,366,666 US$ 53,025 09
19. Mechanical Engineer KRW 57,224,000 US$ 52,527 05
20. Human Resources Manager KRW 58,590,000 US$ 52,498 10
21. IT Project Manager KRW 57,120,000 US$ 52,351 05
22. Assistant Manager KRW 48,500,000 US$ 44,426 06
23. University Professor Assistant KRW 49,166,666 US$ 44,092 06
24. Human Resource KRW 46,750,000 US$ 42,354 04
25. Electrical Engineer KRW 47,000,000 US$ 42,247 05
26. Engineer KRW 42,680,820 US$ 38,192 20
27. Marketing KRW 37,848,000 US$ 34,151 05
28. C, C++ Developer KRW 35,625,000 US$ 32,650 04
29. Other Management Career KRW 36,328,000 US$ 32,300 05
30. English Teacher KRW 23,994,333 US$ 21,558 06

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 SURVEY BY WORK  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
Permanent KRW 65,988,692 US$ 59,417 419
Contract KRW 54,977,515 US$ 49,302 86
Self Employed KRW 98,049,200 US$ 88,570 10
Part Time KRW 35,144,407 US$ 31,876 13

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
1. Incheon KRW 70,267,563 US$ 63,173 11
2. Seongnam KRW 66,166,666 US$ 59,802 06
3. Seoul KRW 66,160,665 US$ 59,585 398
4. Suwon KRW 62,983,476 US$ 56,339 32
5. Ulsan KRW 61,666,666 US$ 53,009 03
6. Daejeon KRW 59,072,166 US$ 52,399 12
7. Busan KRW 56,391,638 US$ 50,899 27
8. Changwon KRW 49,570,000 US$ 44,638 10
9. Gwangju KRW 47,443,000 US$ 42,997 08
10. Daegu KRW 42,100,000 US$ 38,340 09

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 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES  SOUTH KOREA

Salary USD Polls
1. Switzerland Switzerland CHF 115,448 US$ 123,188 765
2. Norway Norway NOK 639,426 US$ 88,947 648
3. Australia Australia AU$ 96,470 US$ 88,504 2,439
4. United States United States US$ 80,639 US$ 80,639 17,427
5. Germany Germany EUR 62,649 US$ 78,884 1,454
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 48,956 US$ 74,421 3,373
7. France France EUR 58,842 US$ 73,260 762
8. Canada Canada CA$ 75,600 US$ 70,825 4,157
9. Finland Finland EUR 55,269 US$ 69,549 314
10. Italy Italy EUR 54,050 US$ 68,240 767
11. South Korea KRW 64,042,988 US$ 57,644 528
12. Mexico Mexico MXN 740,473 US$ 49,418 348
13. Slovenia Slovenia EUR 33,789 US$ 43,273 205
14. Croatia Croatia HRK 194,662 US$ 32,157 309
15. Malaysia Malaysia MYR 100,327 US$ 29,482 4,816
16. India India INR 1,124,532 US$ 19,492 5,722

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