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 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:39:00 PM
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 SALARY PREVIEW  SOUTH KOREA

POLLS  i

455


AVERAGE GROSS SALARY  i

KRW 61,390,023


AVERAGE NET SALARY  i

KRW 49,869,596


MOST FREQUENT GROSS  i

KRW 28,673,715


MOST FREQUENT (USD)  i

US$ 25,806



 INDIVIDUAL SALARY POLLS  SOUTH KOREA

indiv. salary city date posted
Account Manager KRW 12,000,000 Seoul 10 Jan 2017 Details »
Electrical Engineer KRW 67,000,000 Seoul 09 Jan 2017 Details »
Architect KRW 54,654 Seoul 05 Jan 2017 Details »
Other Sales Career KRW 39,000,000 Seoul 05 Jan 2017 Details »
Secretary KRW 500,000 N/A 05 Jan 2017 Details »
Logistics KRW 72,800,000 Seoul 29 Dec 2016 Details »
Business Development Manager KRW 3,600 Busan 26 Dec 2016 Details »
Call Center KRW 1,000,000 Busan 26 Dec 2016 Details »
Other Administration Career KRW 40,000,000 Busan 26 Dec 2016 Details »
Healthcare Administration KRW 6,000,000 Seoul 23 Dec 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 3,217,654 US$ 2,896 23 5.05 % 100 % View »
15K KRW 17,934,208 US$ 16,141 19 4.18 % 94.95 % View »
25K KRW 28,673,715 US$ 25,806 82 18.02 % 90.77 % View »
35K KRW 38,312,955 US$ 34,482 75 16.48 % 72.75 % View »
45K KRW 49,855,587 US$ 44,870 74 16.26 % 56.26 % View »
55K KRW 60,238,117 US$ 54,214 34 7.47 % 40.0 % View »
65K KRW 70,898,114 US$ 63,808 33 7.25 % 32.53 % View »
75K KRW 81,439,333 US$ 73,295 24 5.27 % 25.27 % View »
85K KRW 96,636,585 US$ 86,973 41 9.01 % 20.0 % View »
95K KRW 108,116,557 US$ 97,305 06 1.32 % 10.99 % View »
105K KRW 119,330,713 US$ 107,398 14 3.08 % 9.67 % View »
115K KRW 129,216,800 US$ 116,295 05 1.10 % 6.59 % View »
125K KRW 139,793,125 US$ 125,814 02 0.44 % 5.49 % View »
135K KRW 151,190,533 US$ 136,071 06 1.32 % 5.05 % View »
145K KRW 160,000,000 US$ 144,000 01 0.22 % 3.74 % View »
175K KRW 197,500,000 US$ 177,750 04 0.88 % 3.52 % View »
195K KRW 220,000,000 US$ 198,000 01 0.22 % 2.64 % View »
205K KRW 230,000,000 US$ 207,000 01 0.22 % 2.42 % View »
More KRW 274,715,413 US$ 247,244 10 2.20 % 2.20 % View »

 SURVEY BY YEARS  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
2017 KRW 23,710,930 US$ 21,340 05 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 entries
Male KRW 69,639,369 US$ 62,675 221 View »
Female KRW 49,385,046 US$ 44,447 71 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 67,900,167 US$ 61,110 128 View »
Bachelors Degree KRW 60,101,523 US$ 54,091 244 View »
Some College KRW 54,146,826 US$ 48,732 20 View »
High School KRW 36,068,733 US$ 32,462 23 View »
Bellow H. School KRW 27,100,000 US$ 24,390 06 View »

 SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
20+ Years KRW 98,298,471 US$ 88,469 33 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 66,687,064 US$ 60,018 66 View »
4-8 Years KRW 56,483,146 US$ 50,835 92 View »
2-4 Years KRW 43,604,117 US$ 39,244 71 View »
1-2 Years KRW 37,092,456 US$ 33,383 50 View »
0-1 Year KRW 40,168,463 US$ 36,152 60 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 109,139,106 US$ 98,225 25 View »
39-44 KRW 85,112,323 US$ 76,601 59 View »
33-38 KRW 61,710,452 US$ 55,539 60 View »
27-32 KRW 47,932,082 US$ 43,139 92 View »
22-26 KRW 41,086,733 US$ 36,978 40 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 »
Fashion Fashion KRW 86,995,959 US$ 78,296 03 View »
Management & Business Management & Business KRW 84,905,145 US$ 76,415 70 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 »
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 »
Engineers & Technicians IV Engineers & Technicians IV KRW 60,250,000 US$ 54,225 04 View »
Media Media KRW 58,200,000 US$ 52,380 05 View »
Salesmen & Saleswomen Salesmen & Saleswomen KRW 57,576,986 US$ 51,819 14 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 »
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 45,714,884 US$ 41,143 45 View »
Accounting & Administration Accounting & Administration KRW 43,429,629 US$ 39,087 27 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 »
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 »
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 58,231,265 US$ 52,408 10 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 »
Other Education Career KRW 27,800,500 US$ 25,020 04 View »
English Teacher KRW 23,153,200 US$ 20,838 05 View »
Architect KRW 21,004,645 US$ 18,904 04 View »
Languages Teacher KRW 19,500,450 US$ 17,550 04 View »

 SURVEY BY WORK  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
Permanent KRW 63,460,707 US$ 57,115 362 View »
Contract KRW 51,134,090 US$ 46,021 73 View »
Self Employed KRW 83,954,145 US$ 75,559 11 View »
Part Time KRW 33,711,111 US$ 30,340 09 View »

 SURVEY BY CITIES  SOUTH KOREA

salary USD entries
Incheon KRW 76,438,133 US$ 68,794 09 View »
Suwon KRW 65,016,250 US$ 58,515 29 View »
Seoul KRW 64,038,154 US$ 57,634 338 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 43,360,976 US$ 39,025 26 View »
Daegu KRW 34,600,000 US$ 31,140 11 View »

 SURVEY BY COUNTRIES ( ALL CAREERS )

salary USD entries
Switzerland Switzerland CHF 111,830 US$ 120,016 666 View »
United States United States US$ 79,425 US$ 79,425 16,372 View »
Australia Australia AU$ 94,977 US$ 74,131 2,256 View »
United Kingdom United Kingdom GBP 47,815 US$ 73,173 2,939 View »
Germany Germany EUR 62,526 US$ 70,957 1,261 View »
France France EUR 58,084 US$ 65,924 657 View »
Canada Canada CA$ 75,349 US$ 60,199 3,988 View »
Mexico Mexico MXN 702,726 US$ 46,971 273 View »
India India INR 1,117,388 US$ 17,990 5,170 View »