ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS SALARY IN SOUTH KOREA

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Average gross salary for Engineers & Technicians GROSS SALARY
KRW 54,905,018
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineers & Technicians GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 50,108
Average net salary for Engineers & Technicians NET SALARY
KRW 45,771,137
The most typical salary for Engineers & Technicians MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 50,923,726
  Updated: 04 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 16%
  Salary entries: 75

Engineers & Technicians Earnings in South Korea

Average salary for Engineers & Technicians in South Korea is KRW 54,905,018.

Average take home earning is KRW 45,771,137 (Net).

The most typical salary is KRW 50,923,726 (Gross).

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

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % KRW 112,666,666
13 % KRW 98,666,666
20 % KRW 83,200,000
59 % KRW 50,923,726
93 % KRW 27,323,345
97 % KRW 16,066,666
100 % KRW 2,000,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Engineer KRW 40,817,350 US$ 36,777 24
Research Engineer KRW 56,083,333 US$ 51,474 12
Mechanical Engineer KRW 62,912,000 US$ 58,604 10
Engineering Manager KRW 78,250,000 US$ 71,120 08
Electrical Engineer KRW 50,750,000 US$ 46,558 08
Technical Manager KRW 46,250,000 US$ 42,903 04
Electrical Engineer Lead KRW 73,666,666 US$ 67,302 03
Mechanical Engineer Lead KRW 93,000,000 US$ 82,743 02
CNC Programmer KRW 80,000,000 US$ 70,652 01
Electrical Technician Lead KRW 48,100,000 US$ 44,617 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 56,073,943 US$ 50,865 50
Suwon KRW 53,937,925 US$ 49,441 10
Busan KRW 45,000,000 US$ 41,599 04
Daejeon KRW 61,250,000 US$ 57,751 02
Incheon KRW 61,000,000 US$ 56,760 02
Changwon KRW 30,000,000 US$ 28,011 02

Salary entries from individual employees for Engineers & Technicians in South Korea

Below is the list of 75 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(32/32)  NAVAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Dec 2019

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

(31/32)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Its a research in engineering of machines."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715

(30/32)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Mechanical design engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 96,000,000
US$ 90,516

(29/32)  ELECTRONIC ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Research and development and engineering testing of products, new product development."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286

(28/32)  FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Maintenance, repair, installation."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 66,000,000
US$ 62,230

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(27/32)  MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Making up the proposal for bidding."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 82,000,000
US$ 77,315

(26/32)  POST DOC


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Post doctoral fellow in Andong National University."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 21,300,000
US$ 20,083

(25/32)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 29 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Research and development of weapon systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 56,500,000
US$ 53,272

(24/32)  SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2019

Some College, 2-4 years: "Architecture System and System Design."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 32,000,000
US$ 30,172

(23/32)  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

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(22/32)  MARINE ENGINEER.


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Operaiting machinery, maintaining machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 49,000,000
US$ 46,201

(21/32)  PRINCIPLE


 Posted: 01 Jun 2019

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Optical engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 110,000,000
US$ 103,716

(20/32)  SENIOR PROCESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage and lead capital project."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 146,000,000
US$ 137,659

(19/32)  ENGINEERING TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 15 May 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "System trouble shooting and leading the manufacture team."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 66,000,000
US$ 62,230

(18/32)  HARDWARE


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Hardware design and testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715

(17/32)  SCIENTIFIC SPECIALIST


 Posted: 15 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Optimizing the fluorescence imaging system for its best performance and also make idea for point of care imaging system development."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 13,200,000
US$ 12,446

(16/32)  ELECTRICAL


 Posted: 13 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Design and Engineering of Oil and gas."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 45,000,000
US$ 42,429

(15/32)  RELIABILITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Weibull analys is components."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000
US$ 66,001

(14/32)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Mechanical Enigeer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 110,000,000
US$ 103,716

(13/32)  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

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(12/32)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 May 2018

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

(11/32)  INSTRUMENT


 Posted: 06 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "DCS, ESD, VMS, AMS."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000
US$ 56,572

(10/32)  WELDING ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Mar 2018

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 24,000,000
US$ 22,629

(9/32)  OPTICAL ENGINEERING


 Posted: 20 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Developing optical devices, optomechanics, image processing, assembly."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 45,000,000
US$ 39,742

(8/32)  ASSISTANT


 Posted: 31 Oct 2017

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

(7/32)  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

(6/32)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Design and review for future infrastructure works."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 55,000,000
US$ 48,573

(5/32)  PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Renewable energy and environmental engineering professional engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 88,315

(4/32)  RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jul 2017

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Design and do research for chemical industries."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 55,000,000
US$ 48,573

(3/32)  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

(2/32)  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

(1/32)  FREELANCE PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I am a freelance programmer with 10 years of experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000
US$ 70,652

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
135K US$ 137,659 KRW 146,000,000
01
115K US$ 111,312 KRW 120,000,000
02
105K US$ 104,746 KRW 112,666,666
03
95K US$ 91,263 KRW 98,666,666
03
85K US$ 88,315 KRW 100,000,000
01
75K US$ 74,235 KRW 83,200,000
05
65K US$ 63,383 KRW 67,800,000
05
55K US$ 55,261 KRW 60,562,500
08
45K US$ 45,893 KRW 50,923,726
16
35K US$ 35,728 KRW 39,389,333
15
25K US$ 24,794 KRW 27,323,345
11
15K US$ 14,960 KRW 16,066,666
03
Less US$ 1,721 KRW 2,000,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 52,142 KRW 57,073,671 57
Women US$ 37,825 KRW 40,333,333 03
N/A US$ 44,835 KRW 49,578,477 15

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 73,140 KRW 79,537,500 08
Masters Degree US$ 41,307 KRW 45,337,570 25
Bachelors Degree US$ 52,069 KRW 57,153,773 39
Some College US$ 32,491 KRW 35,520,000 02
High School US$ 44,617 KRW 48,100,000 01

Engineers & Technicians workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses KRW 79,537,500. While Engineers & Technicians workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 35,520,000. This is 125.11% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 63,262 KRW 70,610,000 10
16-20 Years US$ 79,829 KRW 85,333,333 03
12-16 Years US$ 71,043 KRW 77,600,000 05
8-12 Years US$ 54,937 KRW 59,454,545 11
4-8 Years US$ 40,820 KRW 45,190,030 12
2-4 Years US$ 48,955 KRW 53,174,802 20
1-2 Years US$ 30,963 KRW 34,257,142 07
0-1 Year US$ 34,394 KRW 38,314,285 07

Engineers & Technicians workers in South Korea with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of KRW 85,333,333 compared to KRW 34,257,142 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 157.82%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 99,813 KRW 110,000,000 02
51-56 US$ 22,780 KRW 24,550,000 02
45-50 US$ 111,312 KRW 120,000,000 01
39-44 US$ 84,328 KRW 92,285,714 07
33-38 US$ 43,605 KRW 47,489,333 15
27-32 US$ 46,173 KRW 50,375,308 30
22-26 US$ 33,169 KRW 38,500,000 03
N/A US$ 44,835 KRW 49,578,477 15
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  SALARY BY CAREER   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Mechanical Engineer Lead US$ 82,743 KRW 93,000,000 02
2. Engineering Manager US$ 71,120 KRW 78,250,000 08
3. CNC Programmer US$ 70,652 KRW 80,000,000 01
4. Electrical Engineer Lead US$ 67,302 KRW 73,666,666 03
5. Mechanical Engineer US$ 58,604 KRW 62,912,000 10
6. Research Engineer US$ 51,474 KRW 56,083,333 12
7. Electrical Engineer US$ 46,558 KRW 50,750,000 08
8. Electrical Technician Lead US$ 44,617 KRW 48,100,000 01
9. Technical Manager US$ 42,903 KRW 46,250,000 04
10. AutoCAD US$ 41,201 KRW 45,000,000 01
11. Engineer US$ 36,777 KRW 40,817,350 24
12. Mechanical Technician US$ 34,809 KRW 39,040,000 01

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In South Korea economy, Mechanical Engineer Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of KRW 93,000,000. Engineering Manager and CNC Programmer follow, earning KRW 78,250,000 and KRW 80,000,000, respectively. Mechanical Technician earn a gross annual average of KRW 39,040,000, while Engineer earn KRW 40,817,350. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 137.71%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 50,858 KRW 55,759,938 58
Contract US$ 46,672 KRW 50,661,538 13
Self Employed US$ 59,243 KRW 66,000,000 02
Part Time US$ 41,549 KRW 46,600,000 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Daejeon Engineers & Technicians in Daejeon US$ 57,751 KRW 61,250,000 02
2. Incheon Engineers & Technicians in Incheon US$ 56,760 KRW 61,000,000 02
3. Seoul Engineers & Technicians in Seoul US$ 50,865 KRW 56,073,943 50
4. Suwon Engineers & Technicians in Suwon US$ 49,441 KRW 53,937,925 10
5. Busan Engineers & Technicians in Busan US$ 41,599 KRW 45,000,000 04
6. Changwon Engineers & Technicians in Changwon US$ 28,011 KRW 30,000,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Engineers & Technicians in Switzerland US$ 103,075 CHF 98,093 85
2. Australia Australia Engineers & Technicians in Australia US$ 98,454 AU$ 109,195 188
3. United States United States Engineers & Technicians US$ 82,881 US$ 82,881 906
4. Norway Norway Engineers & Technicians in Norway US$ 80,006 NOK 595,555 145
5. Germany Germany Engineers & Technicians in Germany US$ 71,216 EUR 58,657 289
6. Canada Canada Engineers & Technicians in Canada US$ 69,945 CA$ 76,017 343
7. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineers & Technicians in United Kingdom US$ 67,449 GBP 45,849 236
8. France France Engineers & Technicians in France US$ 59,083 EUR 47,862 126
9. Finland Finland Engineers & Technicians in Finland US$ 57,190 EUR 46,544 66
10. Italy Italy Engineers & Technicians in Italy US$ 55,140 EUR 45,119 170

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