EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY SALARY IN JAPAN

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Average gross salary for Education & University GROSS SALARY
JPY 4,556,624
Average gorss salary (USD) for Education & University GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 46,092
Average net salary for Education & University NET SALARY
JPY 3,743,435
The most typical salary for Education & University MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,534,442
  Updated: 14 Aug 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 17%
  Salary entries: 75

Education & University Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Education & University in Japan is JPY 4,556,624.

Average take home earning is JPY 3,743,435 (Net).

The most typical salary is JPY 4,534,442 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (75 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
9 % JPY 9,313,550
20 % JPY 6,250,000
28 % JPY 5,599,833
51 % JPY 4,534,442
85 % JPY 2,737,960
100 % JPY 418,250
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Teacher JPY 3,781,142 US$ 36,107 14
University Professor Assistant JPY 4,728,777 US$ 50,333 09
Languages Teacher JPY 3,463,750 US$ 32,864 08
University Professor JPY 8,921,428 US$ 92,875 07
English Teacher JPY 5,488,732 US$ 58,334 07
Lecturer JPY 4,919,640 US$ 54,728 05
Education Coordinator JPY 4,312,120 US$ 38,420 04
Middle School Teacher JPY 2,920,000 US$ 35,622 02
Primary School Teacher JPY 4,000,000 US$ 35,006 02
Kindergarten Teacher JPY 2,610,000 US$ 22,806 02
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 4,561,123 US$ 42,776 25
Osaka JPY 4,482,133 US$ 48,546 09
Saitama JPY 3,533,587 US$ 33,231 06
Nagoya JPY 6,684,000 US$ 76,313 05
Chiba JPY 4,491,000 US$ 44,646 04
Fukuoka JPY 3,496,000 US$ 35,708 04
Yokohama JPY 2,445,000 US$ 28,035 04
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 209,829 JPY 17,200,000
01
145K US$ 149,962 JPY 14,000,000
01
125K US$ 124,145 JPY 14,000,000
01
105K US$ 105,181 JPY 9,313,550
04
75K US$ 78,816 JPY 6,250,000
02
65K US$ 64,853 JPY 6,794,746
06
55K US$ 54,995 JPY 5,599,833
06
45K US$ 45,072 JPY 4,534,442
17
35K US$ 35,889 JPY 3,742,125
16
25K US$ 25,893 JPY 2,737,960
10
15K US$ 15,419 JPY 1,580,000
03
Less US$ 3,734 JPY 418,250
08

  SALARY BY GENDER   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 46,840 JPY 4,787,793 42
Women US$ 32,168 JPY 3,613,393 19
N/A US$ 62,744 JPY 5,143,214 14

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 61,287 JPY 5,962,714 21
Masters Degree US$ 61,931 JPY 6,117,875 16
Bachelors Degree US$ 33,544 JPY 3,360,122 31
Some College US$ 15,539 JPY 1,656,000 05
High School US$ 30,696 JPY 3,100,000 02

Education & University workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses JPY 6,117,875. While Education & University workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 1,656,000. This is 298.55% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 93,223 JPY 8,906,022 09
16-20 Years US$ 45,531 JPY 4,558,571 07
12-16 Years US$ 50,708 JPY 5,317,932 07
8-12 Years US$ 46,682 JPY 4,471,250 12
4-8 Years US$ 33,779 JPY 3,622,190 13
2-4 Years US$ 37,076 JPY 3,739,500 12
1-2 Years US$ 32,766 JPY 3,145,200 05
0-1 Year US$ 33,615 JPY 3,111,360 10

Education & University workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 8,906,022 compared to JPY 3,145,200 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 184.51%.


  SALARY BY AGE   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 62,073 JPY 7,000,000 01
57-62 US$ 107,930 JPY 11,000,000 01
51-56 US$ 137,054 JPY 14,000,000 02
45-50 US$ 55,740 JPY 5,614,927 11
39-44 US$ 36,347 JPY 3,378,500 04
33-38 US$ 43,374 JPY 4,596,768 15
27-32 US$ 35,125 JPY 3,893,280 16
22-26 US$ 16,035 JPY 1,660,750 08
16-21 US$ 11,642 JPY 1,311,200 03
N/A US$ 62,744 JPY 5,143,214 14
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  SALARY BY CAREER   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Principal US$ 124,145 JPY 14,000,000 01
2. University Professor US$ 92,875 JPY 8,921,428 07
3. English Teacher US$ 58,334 JPY 5,488,732 07
4. Lecturer US$ 54,728 JPY 4,919,640 05
5. University Professor Assistant US$ 50,333 JPY 4,728,777 09
6. High School Teacher US$ 46,358 JPY 3,800,000 01
7. Secondary School Teacher US$ 39,247 JPY 4,000,000 01
8. Education Coordinator US$ 38,420 JPY 4,312,120 04
9. Teacher US$ 36,107 JPY 3,781,142 14
10. Middle School Teacher US$ 35,622 JPY 2,920,000 02
11. Primary School Teacher US$ 35,006 JPY 4,000,000 02
12. Languages Teacher US$ 32,864 JPY 3,463,750 08
13. Other Education Career US$ 31,301 JPY 3,176,400 10
14. Elementary School Teacher US$ 24,399 JPY 2,000,000 01
15. Kindergarten Teacher US$ 22,806 JPY 2,610,000 02
16. Personal Trainer US$ 15,667 JPY 1,200,000 01

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In Japan economy, Principal is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of JPY 14,000,000. University Professor and English Teacher follow, earning JPY 8,921,428 and JPY 5,488,732, respectively. Personal Trainer earn a gross annual average of JPY 1,200,000, while Kindergarten Teacher earn JPY 2,610,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 692.40%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 57,445 JPY 5,430,714 35
Contract US$ 40,058 JPY 4,302,675 29
Part Time US$ 25,876 JPY 2,444,927 11
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  SALARY BY CITY   EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Nagoya Education & University in Nagoya US$ 76,313 JPY 6,684,000 05
2. Osaka Education & University in Osaka US$ 48,546 JPY 4,482,133 09
3. Chiba Education & University in Chiba US$ 44,646 JPY 4,491,000 04
4. Tokyo Education & University in Tokyo US$ 42,776 JPY 4,561,123 25
5. Fukuoka Education & University in Fukuoka US$ 35,708 JPY 3,496,000 04
6. Saitama Education & University in Saitama US$ 33,231 JPY 3,533,587 06
7. Yokohama Education & University in Yokohama US$ 28,035 JPY 2,445,000 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    EDUCATION & UNIVERSITY

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Education & University in Australia US$ 75,775 AU$ 86,776 149
2. Germany Germany Education & University in Germany US$ 68,346 EUR 54,262 90
3. United States United States Education & University US$ 63,634 US$ 63,634 1,002
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Education & University in United Kingdom US$ 59,322 GBP 40,205 250
5. Japan Japan US$ 46,092 JPY 4,556,624 75
6. Mexico Mexico Education & University in Mexico US$ 25,673 MXN 452,863 22
7. Russia Russia Education & University in Russia US$ 24,901 RUB 1,041,746 59
8. Malaysia Malaysia Education & University in Malaysia US$ 22,392 MYR 78,094 352
9. Indonesia Indonesia Education & University in Indonesia US$ 17,913 IDR 208,742,814 60

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(30/30)  LEAD EDUCATOR


 Posted: 14 Aug 2020

High School, 4-8 years: "Teaching kindergarten children."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 45,724


(29/30)  ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 24 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Networking/IT, costumer services."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,410,000
US$ 22,039


(28/30)  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


 Posted: 07 Apr 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Economics research and teaching."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 54,869


(27/30)  ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I teach English to children."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,600,000
US$ 23,056


(26/30)  EDUCATIONAL CONTENT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I make content for students living in Japan that would like to go abroad for university (TOEFL, IELTS, and other entrance exam related content)."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,300,000
US$ 46,998


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(25/30)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop economic database."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000
US$ 48,771


(24/30)  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


 Posted: 01 Sep 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research & Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205


(23/30)  POSTDOC


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Post doctor candidate."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,240,000
US$ 28,731


(22/30)  COORDINATOR


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage other teachers and make curriculum."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 66,506


(21/30)  PREFECTURAL ADVISOR


 Posted: 01 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I manage and supervisor JET participants from multiple countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 360,000
US$ 3,192


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(20/30)  ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 13 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Educate kids using English as the medium."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,620,000
US$ 40,968


(19/30)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 02 May 2019

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Ecvt researcher."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,344,000
US$ 38,521


(18/30)  RESEARCH ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a PhD in Chemistry and having about the 4-year experience in a chemical laboratory."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,720,000
US$ 32,987


(17/30)  MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Managing teachers and staff in a school. Supervising budgets and curriculum development. Parent liaison. Discipline. Professional development and parent education. Mission and vision. Policy development and promulgation."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 14,000,000
US$ 124,145


(16/30)  ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 20 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Assist homeroom teacher to teach English as a foreign language in elementary school."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,960,000
US$ 35,115


(15/30)  TEACHER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Private high school English department."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,660,000
US$ 41,323


(14/30)  FIRST GRADE TEACHER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Teaching kids and classroom management."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338


(13/30)  ENGLISH TEACHER


 Posted: 17 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Private school teacher."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,333,600
US$ 29,561


(12/30)  ORAL ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR


 Posted: 14 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I teach full time 5 days a week."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,616,000
US$ 23,197


(11/30)  PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 09 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Content creation and staff management."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073


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(10/30)  ENGLISH TEACHER


 Posted: 05 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Teach classes 5 days a week, 4 lessons every day Extra curricular responsibilities, clubs, special lessons, promotional events."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 35,470


(9/30)  EDUCATION COORDINATOR


 Posted: 18 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Education coordinator."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205


(8/30)  ESL TEACHER


 Posted: 17 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Teaching english."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 330,000
US$ 2,926


(7/30)  PROFESSOR


 Posted: 09 Apr 2018

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "University professor and researcher and writer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073


(6/30)  LECTURER


 Posted: 21 Feb 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Teaching high school and university students english."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,611,524
US$ 49,760


(5/30)  ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Native English Speaker assisting Home Room Teachers."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,960,000
US$ 35,413


(4/30)  STUDENT


 Posted: 13 Nov 2017

Some College, 1-2 years: "I am a student, and I am working on a project, and I need access to this page, because I am the project is based on an educational project in Macedonia, and I need to make a budget justification page. Thank you."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 300,000
US$ 2,683


(3/30)  GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENT


 Posted: 17 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "To construct databases for projects belong to our lab."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,000,000
US$ 8,943


(2/30)  TRANSLATOR


 Posted: 08 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Translating English to Japanese."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,500,000
US$ 13,414


(1/30)  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


 Posted: 14 Sep 2017

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Nanotechnology Research Teaching to students."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,200,000
US$ 37,560


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