Engineer Salary in Japan

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
JPY 5,112,355
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 48,926
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
JPY 4,015,927
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,770,000
  Updated: 24 Oct 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 21%
  Salary entries: 24

Engineer Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Engineer in Japan is JPY 5,112,355 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (24 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is JPY 4,015,927 (Net). The most typical salary is JPY 4,770,000 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
17 % JPY 7,500,000
12 % JPY 8,445,000
29 % JPY 7,233,333
67 % JPY 4,770,000
92 % JPY 2,983,333
96 % JPY 1,025,542
100 % JPY 574,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 4,349,516 US$ 41,728 10
Yokohama JPY 6,035,908 US$ 55,063 07
Osaka JPY 5,500,000 US$ 68,596 02

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CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I`m a site engineer in pavement construction. Especially asphalt concrete pavement. I have to check and manage the pavement according to drawing.In office, have to draw actual drawing and estimate the volume of asphalt concrete.By the way i graduated from myanmar and working in japan now."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,400,000
US$ 21,282

QUALITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Proactively support new product development in achieving quality standard (technical)."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,700,000
US$ 68,280

SALES SUPPORT


 Posted: 31 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Sales Support, Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I design mechanical things."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,400,000
US$ 47,885

PIPING ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "More than 8 years of experience in piping detail engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 574,000
US$ 5,090

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CFD ANALYST


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Built Environment analyst."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

CFD ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Flow analysis simulation engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,890,000
US$ 78,832

TURBINE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Basic design specification for Turbine."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,400,000
US$ 39,017

QUALITY


 Posted: 08 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Quality engineering with a foreign corporate."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,660,000
US$ 59,058

ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Research and development, Finite element analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
95K US$ 91,495 JPY 7,500,000
01
85K US$ 83,406 JPY 9,405,820
01
75K US$ 78,664 JPY 8,445,000
02
65K US$ 64,317 JPY 7,233,333
03
55K US$ 54,536 JPY 5,665,000
04
45K US$ 46,153 JPY 4,770,000
05
35K US$ 34,745 JPY 3,380,386
03
25K US$ 26,101 JPY 2,983,333
03
15K US$ 12,511 JPY 1,025,542
01
Less US$ 5,090 JPY 574,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 50,069 JPY 5,365,613 16
Women US$ 47,720 JPY 5,164,000 05
N/A US$ 44,840 JPY 3,675,567 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 57,902 JPY 6,500,000 02
Masters Degree US$ 53,235 JPY 4,917,934 07
Bachelors Degree US$ 45,719 JPY 5,018,065 15

Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses JPY 6,500,000. While Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 5,018,065. This is 26.65% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 62,599 JPY 7,000,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 83,406 JPY 9,405,820 01
8-12 Years US$ 59,471 JPY 6,132,800 05
4-8 Years US$ 46,289 JPY 4,743,108 05
2-4 Years US$ 37,698 JPY 4,086,860 06
1-2 Years US$ 45,507 JPY 4,778,000 05
0-1 Year US$ 45,696 JPY 3,500,000 01

Engineer workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 9,405,820 compared to JPY 4,086,860 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 121.25%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 62,599 JPY 7,000,000 01
33-38 US$ 69,159 JPY 7,799,164 05
27-32 US$ 42,372 JPY 4,339,250 08
22-26 US$ 41,763 JPY 4,422,857 07
N/A US$ 44,840 JPY 3,675,567 03
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 53,030 JPY 5,525,882 17
Contract US$ 38,961 JPY 4,108,074 07
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Osaka Engineer in Osaka US$ 68,596 JPY 5,500,000 02
2. Yokohama Engineer in Yokohama US$ 55,063 JPY 6,035,908 07
3. Tokyo Engineer in Tokyo US$ 41,728 JPY 4,349,516 10

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Engineer in Australia US$ 90,084 AU$ 99,561 49
2. United States United States Engineer US$ 81,008 US$ 81,008 229
3. Germany Germany Engineer in Germany US$ 66,772 EUR 54,662 90
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 56,480 GBP 38,258 64
5. Japan Japan US$ 48,926 JPY 5,112,355 24
6. Russia Russia Engineer in Russia US$ 36,799 RUB 1,767,200 15
7. Mexico Mexico Engineer in Mexico US$ 30,912 MXN 524,548 20
8. Malaysia Malaysia Engineer in Malaysia US$ 21,954 MYR 79,255 234
9. Indonesia Indonesia Engineer in Indonesia US$ 21,848 IDR 275,651,851 27

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