Engineer Salary in South Korea

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
KRW 40,817,350
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 36,777
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
KRW 32,967,930
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 27,709,466
  Updated: 04 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 19%
  Salary entries: 24

Engineer Earnings in South Korea

Average salary for Engineer in South Korea is KRW 40,817,350 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (24 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is KRW 32,967,930 (Net). The most typical salary is KRW 27,709,466 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
8 % KRW 65,000,000
17 % KRW 60,000,000
42 % KRW 52,059,936
62 % KRW 40,000,000
88 % KRW 27,709,466
96 % KRW 17,500,000
100 % KRW 1,000,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 40,398,573 US$ 36,353 16
Suwon KRW 50,373,208 US$ 45,592 06
Busan KRW 15,500,000 US$ 13,719 02

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Salary entries from individual employees for Engineer in South Korea

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NAVAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Naval architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 20,000,000
US$ 18,857

URBAN PLANNING


 Posted: 15 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Working in Overseas Business Department."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 65,000,000
US$ 61,287

SCADA ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Automation and SCADA Engineer for renewable energy."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715

ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 May 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "I am an engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 1,000,000
US$ 943

ASSISTANT


 Posted: 31 Oct 2017

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

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FACILITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2017

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

CHEMICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2017

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

CHEMICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2017

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

ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2016

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Internationa experience gained in the past 2 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 25,500,000
US$ 21,241

ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jan 2016

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Automobile Company Car manufacturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000
US$ 49,980

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
75K US$ 71,331 KRW 80,000,000
01
65K US$ 61,287 KRW 65,000,000
01
55K US$ 53,959 KRW 60,000,000
02
45K US$ 46,390 KRW 52,059,936
06
35K US$ 36,335 KRW 40,000,000
05
25K US$ 24,786 KRW 27,709,466
06
15K US$ 16,217 KRW 17,500,000
02
Less US$ 943 KRW 1,000,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 39,378 KRW 43,749,367 17
Women US$ 22,961 KRW 25,000,000 01
N/A US$ 31,711 KRW 35,146,194 06

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 35,961 KRW 39,430,840 11
Bachelors Degree US$ 37,467 KRW 41,990,551 13

Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses KRW 41,990,551. While Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 39,430,840. This is 4.19% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 35,731 KRW 40,250,000 04
12-16 Years US$ 61,287 KRW 65,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 37,715 KRW 40,000,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 31,979 KRW 35,030,092 04
2-4 Years US$ 37,537 KRW 41,444,005 09
1-2 Years US$ 32,478 KRW 36,833,333 03
0-1 Year US$ 38,766 KRW 45,000,000 02

Engineer workers in South Korea with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of KRW 65,000,000 compared to KRW 35,030,092 for their counterparts with 4-8 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 4-8 Years is 91.65%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 943 KRW 1,000,000 01
39-44 US$ 66,309 KRW 72,500,000 02
33-38 US$ 28,286 KRW 30,000,000 02
27-32 US$ 39,184 KRW 43,385,386 11
22-26 US$ 35,611 KRW 42,750,000 02
N/A US$ 31,711 KRW 35,146,194 06
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 35,880 KRW 39,765,931 23
Contract US$ 57,405 KRW 65,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Suwon Engineer in Suwon US$ 45,592 KRW 50,373,208 06
2. Seoul Engineer in Seoul US$ 36,353 KRW 40,398,573 16
3. Busan Engineer in Busan US$ 13,719 KRW 15,500,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Engineer in Switzerland US$ 94,015 CHF 89,300 19
2. Australia Australia Engineer in Australia US$ 90,084 AU$ 99,561 49
3. United States United States Engineer US$ 81,008 US$ 81,008 229
4. Norway Norway Engineer in Norway US$ 78,771 NOK 574,725 51
5. Canada Canada Engineer in Canada US$ 68,468 CA$ 74,138 87
6. Germany Germany Engineer in Germany US$ 66,899 EUR 54,714 89
7. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 56,480 GBP 38,258 64
8. Italy Italy Engineer in Italy US$ 55,301 EUR 44,225 41
9. France France Engineer in France US$ 54,652 EUR 43,900 41
10. Finland Finland Engineer in Finland US$ 52,586 EUR 42,530 23

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