ENGINEER SALARY IN JAPAN

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
JPY 5,281,504
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 50,231
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
JPY 4,128,230
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,775,000
  Updated: 29 Jul 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 21%
  Salary entries: 27

Engineer Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Engineer in Japan is JPY 5,281,504.

Average take home earning is JPY 4,128,230 (Net).

The most typical salary is JPY 4,775,000 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (27 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
19 % JPY 7,500,000
15 % JPY 8,296,666
33 % JPY 7,201,021
70 % JPY 4,775,000
81 % JPY 3,380,386
93 % JPY 2,983,333
96 % JPY 1,025,542
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 4,349,516 US$ 41,728 10
Yokohama JPY 5,881,420 US$ 53,667 08
Osaka JPY 5,500,000 US$ 68,596 02
Fukuoka JPY 5,200,000 US$ 47,220 02
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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$ 76,829 JPY 8,296,666
03
65K US$ 64,480 JPY 7,201,021
04
55K US$ 54,536 JPY 5,665,000
04
45K US$ 45,777 JPY 4,775,000
06
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$ 51,744 JPY 5,565,995 19
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$ 47,226 JPY 5,180,645 17
Some College US$ 64,966 JPY 7,104,087 01

Engineer workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Some College, they grosses JPY 7,104,087. While Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 5,180,645. This is 37.56% lower of what Some College 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$ 60,387 JPY 6,294,681 06
4-8 Years US$ 49,786 JPY 5,216,506 07
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$ 68,460 JPY 7,683,317 06
27-32 US$ 45,603 JPY 4,751,400 10
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$ 54,176 JPY 5,692,204 20
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$ 53,667 JPY 5,881,420 08
3. Fukuoka Engineer in Fukuoka US$ 47,220 JPY 5,200,000 02
4. 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$ 88,740 AU$ 98,696 51
2. United States United States Engineer US$ 82,211 US$ 82,211 243
3. Germany Germany Engineer in Germany US$ 67,757 EUR 55,917 98
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 57,968 GBP 39,620 67
5. Japan Japan US$ 50,231 JPY 5,281,504 27
6. Russia Russia Engineer in Russia US$ 36,799 RUB 1,767,200 15
7. Mexico Mexico Engineer in Mexico US$ 30,118 MXN 512,427 21
8. Malaysia Malaysia Engineer in Malaysia US$ 22,204 MYR 81,570 266
9. Indonesia Indonesia Engineer in Indonesia US$ 21,794 IDR 278,664,516 31

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(16/16)  PROCESS AND METHOD ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Production line design and setting."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000
US$ 73,159


(15/16)  AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2020

Some College, 8-12 years: "B1 Licensed Aircraft Engineer Line Maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,104,087
US$ 64,966


(14/16)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Battery manufacturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 43,895


(13/16)  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


(12/16)  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


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(11/16)  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


(10/16)  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


(9/16)  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


(8/16)  CFD ANALYST


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

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


(7/16)  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


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(6/16)  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


(5/16)  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


(4/16)  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


(3/16)  CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "System engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,405,820
US$ 83,406


(2/16)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Use CAD to develop automobile parts."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,120,000
US$ 27,667


(1/16)  CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Construction Planning, Cost Estimation, Schedule Control, Progress Control, Site Supervising."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,657


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