IT & TELECOMMUNICATION SALARY IN JAPAN

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Average gross salary for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY
JPY 7,149,065
Average gorss salary (USD) for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 69,020
Average net salary for IT & Telecommunication NET SALARY
JPY 5,622,098
The most typical salary for IT & Telecommunication MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 6,043,750
  Updated: 05 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 21%
  Salary entries: 96

IT & Telecommunication Earnings in Japan

Average salary for IT & Telecommunication in Japan is JPY 7,149,065.

Average take home earning is JPY 5,622,098 (Net).

The most typical salary is JPY 6,043,750 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (96 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % JPY 15,760,000
20 % JPY 9,941,666
24 % JPY 9,250,000
50 % JPY 6,744,933
84 % JPY 3,993,333
94 % JPY 2,535,702
97 % JPY 1,460,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Software Developer JPY 6,146,000 US$ 57,810 30
IT Manager JPY 12,535,642 US$ 119,104 14
Lead Developer JPY 6,079,324 US$ 60,604 13
IT Project Manager JPY 8,098,333 US$ 84,172 12
Java Developer JPY 6,633,333 US$ 66,379 03
Python Developer JPY 6,000,000 US$ 53,331 03
IT Coordinator JPY 5,726,700 US$ 50,782 03
Games Developer JPY 4,426,666 US$ 44,807 03
Data Coordinator JPY 8,500,000 US$ 77,038 02
Android Developer JPY 7,450,000 US$ 66,063 02
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 7,556,185 US$ 72,908 77
Yokohama JPY 6,275,000 US$ 65,639 04
Nagoya JPY 4,508,000 US$ 39,603 03
Sapporo JPY 7,200,000 US$ 63,060 02
Osaka JPY 3,150,000 US$ 27,886 02

Salary entries from individual employees for IT & Telecommunication in Japan

Below is the list of 96 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(51/51)  FOUNDER & CEO


 Posted: 05 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Entrepreneurship."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000
US$ 109,738

(50/51)  JAVA LEAD


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Java, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, DevOps and Java Releated Framework."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,289,888
US$ 48,375

(49/51)  TEAMCENTER UNIFIED DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I have 6.5 years of experience in Teamcenter implementation."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,700,000
US$ 52,126

(48/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Do software and ML development."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000
US$ 26,603

(47/51)  EMBEDDED SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Works in AUTOSAR."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,500,000
US$ 57,639

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(46/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software development engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,500,000
US$ 75,374

(45/51)  DATA ANALYST


 Posted: 08 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Preparing Dashboards Writing SQL queries Automations."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

(44/51)  SENIOR ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Senior Associate Software Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(43/51)  MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Machine learning engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(42/51)  R&D PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Develop and deliver the software features to telecom carriers."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000
US$ 106,410

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(41/51)  CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Chief Information Security Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 30,000,000
US$ 266,026

(40/51)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Planning and project co-ordination."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,000,000
US$ 79,808

(39/51)  UNITY PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Implement things in Unity."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,600,000
US$ 31,923

(38/51)  DIRECTOR OF SOFTWARE


 Posted: 09 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Leading a small team of developers."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 70,000
US$ 621

(37/51)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Windows Software Programming."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(36/51)  LEAD DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Lead developer of small team."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 66,506

(35/51)  CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Managing various IT resources of companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 18,000,000
US$ 159,615

(34/51)  SPECIALIST


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Backend Blockchain."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,600,000
US$ 58,526

(33/51)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing multiple teams working on an acquisition project. Adept at Project Management tools like PMx, JIRA etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,200,000
US$ 63,846

(32/51)  .NET DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "C# .net oracle entity framework."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000
US$ 26,603

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(31/51)  CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER


 Posted: 08 May 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage IT security, development team, desktop support team."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,524,000
US$ 66,719

(30/51)  DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Development Manager Investment Banking."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 31,615,000
US$ 280,347

(29/51)  SNR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Writing Software, Managing Team."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,800,000
US$ 51,432

(28/51)  IT MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Infrastructure Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(27/51)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "It is same role as software developers."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000
US$ 48,771

(26/51)  TECHNICAL LEAD


 Posted: 12 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Technical Lead for a team."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 11,000,000
US$ 97,543

(25/51)  IT SPECIALIST


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Handles all software and hardware."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,760,000
US$ 24,474

(24/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Working in Machine Learning."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(23/51)  SENIOR TECHNICAL LEAD


 Posted: 28 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Lead team and coordinate with off shore."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(22/51)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 18 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Develop new features for existing software."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,360,000
US$ 38,662

(21/51)  INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Nov 2018

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Infrastructure Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 11,000,000
US$ 97,543

(20/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2018

Some College, 1-2 years: "Architect and develop stable and high available web service / e-Commerce site. Design, develop, implement and maintain new and existing web –based application. Rapidly build, iterate, test and deploy new features and products. Manage and contribute code to large scale projects from inception to completion."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,640,000
US$ 23,410

(19/51)  CONTENT MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "I create a website, manage it, write reviews on online casinos, manage, edit and review freelancers' reviews, make schedules for freelancers, do some sales job visiting companies for contracts."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,900,000
US$ 34,583

(18/51)  MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Direct and provide resources."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,680,000
US$ 41,500

(17/51)  OFFICE STAFF


 Posted: 15 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I work their to make official letters and control our official web site."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,300,000
US$ 11,528

(16/51)  WEB DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2018

High School, 4-8 years: "Web development in general."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(15/51)  SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Coordinate with offshore team, manage meetings with client."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,420,100
US$ 48,063

(14/51)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2018

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Project manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

(13/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop improvements to the main product, automate tests to increase velocity, run experiments on new features, develop tools that help other engineers perform those tasks, etc..."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000
US$ 106,410

(12/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "C# developmemt, C++, Swift, Unity."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

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(11/51)  ANDROID ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Android App development."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,900,000
US$ 61,186

(10/51)  SENIOR ANDROID DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Develop Android application."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000
US$ 70,940

(9/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 May 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Java, C#, python, JavaScript, and C++. Financial sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 16,000,000
US$ 141,880

(8/51)  BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 16 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Functional consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000
US$ 106,410

(7/51)  SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Coordination, management, support and maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(6/51)  SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Coordination, management, support and maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 42,564

(5/51)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "2.5 years in Japanese IT company from Philippines before I moved to Japan."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,400,000
US$ 21,282

(4/51)  RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 22 Feb 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Research and development and software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,300,000
US$ 29,263

(3/51)  SENIOR CONSULTANT


 Posted: 31 Jan 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Development of software related to devices."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,600,000
US$ 58,526

(2/51)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENIGNEER


 Posted: 15 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Working as a software engineer data analytics for 4 years broadly my role involves designing and Implementing data processing and dashboard for different kinds Of Data - Sources,Systems,Formats and content for achieving actionable insights.Developing techniques to curate, transform, analyse and enhance both structured and unstructured data.Additional to technical roles I have also participated in product design and development activities, travelling to customer locations to understand their business data problems and document their business requirement and also work with cross-functional teams."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,714

(1/51)  SYSTEMS MANAGER


 Posted: 30 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage 3 branches of IT for medium sized business: networking and help desk; business systems management and analysis and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 67,071

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 273,186 JPY 30,807,500
02
155K US$ 159,615 JPY 18,000,000
01
145K US$ 141,880 JPY 16,000,000
01
135K US$ 132,683 JPY 15,760,000
01
125K US$ 122,638 JPY 9,941,666
06
115K US$ 117,742 JPY 12,000,000
02
105K US$ 107,336 JPY 11,500,000
06
95K US$ 96,018 JPY 9,250,000
04
85K US$ 84,920 JPY 8,125,000
06
75K US$ 76,294 JPY 8,585,000
04
65K US$ 64,034 JPY 6,744,933
15
55K US$ 55,195 JPY 6,043,750
16
45K US$ 45,214 JPY 4,726,362
11
35K US$ 34,694 JPY 3,993,333
06
25K US$ 24,986 JPY 2,535,702
09
15K US$ 14,776 JPY 1,460,000
03
Less US$ 4,316 JPY 390,000
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 69,612 JPY 7,527,824 74
Women US$ 52,188 JPY 5,736,666 06
N/A US$ 72,594 JPY 5,926,957 16

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 67,415 JPY 7,583,333 03
Masters Degree US$ 83,676 JPY 9,341,613 25
Bachelors Degree US$ 62,393 JPY 6,306,779 59
Some College US$ 68,407 JPY 6,053,333 06
High School US$ 79,834 JPY 7,500,000 02
Bellow H. School US$ 80,516 JPY 6,600,000 01

IT & Telecommunication workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses JPY 9,341,613. While IT & Telecommunication workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 6,306,779. This is 34.11% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 113,232 JPY 12,755,000 07
16-20 Years US$ 135,019 JPY 14,666,666 06
12-16 Years US$ 88,958 JPY 9,024,800 05
8-12 Years US$ 83,952 JPY 8,296,662 24
4-8 Years US$ 53,684 JPY 5,556,144 23
2-4 Years US$ 47,329 JPY 4,710,005 17
1-2 Years US$ 42,583 JPY 4,540,000 04
0-1 Year US$ 35,391 JPY 3,876,000 10

IT & Telecommunication workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 14,666,666 compared to JPY 3,876,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 281.51%.


  SALARY BY AGE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 85,578 JPY 10,000,000 01
45-50 US$ 80,007 JPY 8,766,000 05
39-44 US$ 150,819 JPY 16,681,875 08
33-38 US$ 82,085 JPY 8,747,875 17
27-32 US$ 49,464 JPY 5,415,000 26
22-26 US$ 49,369 JPY 5,151,505 20
16-21 US$ 34,465 JPY 3,886,666 03
N/A US$ 72,594 JPY 5,926,957 16
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  SALARY BY CAREER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. IT Manager US$ 119,104 JPY 12,535,642 14
2. IT Project Manager US$ 84,172 JPY 8,098,333 12
3. Flash Developer US$ 80,516 JPY 6,600,000 01
4. Data Coordinator US$ 77,038 JPY 8,500,000 02
5. Java Developer US$ 66,379 JPY 6,633,333 03
6. Android Developer US$ 66,063 JPY 7,450,000 02
7. Data-warehouse Engineer US$ 64,269 JPY 6,000,000 01
8. Lead Developer US$ 60,604 JPY 6,079,324 13
9. Web Developer US$ 60,472 JPY 6,500,000 02
10. Software Developer US$ 57,810 JPY 6,146,000 30
11. Python Developer US$ 53,331 JPY 6,000,000 03
12. IT Coordinator US$ 50,782 JPY 5,726,700 03
13. Games Developer US$ 44,807 JPY 4,426,666 03
14. C, C++ Developer US$ 44,667 JPY 5,100,000 02
15. Ruby Developer US$ 42,698 JPY 3,500,000 01
16. Delphi Developer US$ 29,143 JPY 3,180,000 02
17. C-Sharp Developer US$ 26,603 JPY 3,000,000 01
18. MS Office US$ 11,528 JPY 1,300,000 01

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In Japan economy, IT Manager is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of JPY 12,535,642. IT Project Manager and Flash Developer follow, earning JPY 8,098,333 and JPY 6,600,000, respectively. MS Office earn a gross annual average of JPY 1,300,000, while C-Sharp Developer earn JPY 3,000,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 933.17%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 71,191 JPY 7,394,771 86
Contract US$ 52,561 JPY 4,937,142 07
Self Employed US$ 62,044 JPY 7,250,000 02
Part Time US$ 11,528 JPY 1,300,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Tokyo IT & Telecommunication in Tokyo US$ 72,908 JPY 7,556,185 77
2. Yokohama IT & Telecommunication in Yokohama US$ 65,639 JPY 6,275,000 04
3. Sapporo IT & Telecommunication in Sapporo US$ 63,060 JPY 7,200,000 02
4. Nagoya IT & Telecommunication in Nagoya US$ 39,603 JPY 4,508,000 03
5. Osaka IT & Telecommunication in Osaka US$ 27,886 JPY 3,150,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    IT & TELECOMMUNICATION

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia IT & Telecommunication in Australia US$ 94,397 AU$ 106,837 283
2. United States United States IT & Telecommunication US$ 89,179 US$ 89,179 1,421
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom IT & Telecommunication in United Kingdom US$ 79,924 GBP 53,929 448
4. Germany Germany IT & Telecommunication in Germany US$ 75,005 EUR 61,723 422
5. Japan Japan US$ 69,020 JPY 7,149,065 96
6. Mexico Mexico IT & Telecommunication in Mexico US$ 41,352 MXN 694,755 74
7. Russia Russia IT & Telecommunication in Russia US$ 33,297 RUB 1,510,712 188
8. Malaysia Malaysia IT & Telecommunication in Malaysia US$ 29,572 MYR 106,796 523
9. Indonesia Indonesia IT & Telecommunication in Indonesia US$ 21,267 IDR 253,575,462 180

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