IT & Telecommunication Salary in South Korea

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Average gross salary for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY
KRW 65,284,752
Average gorss salary (USD) for IT & Telecommunication GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 59,672
Average net salary for IT & Telecommunication NET SALARY
KRW 52,608,329
The most typical salary for IT & Telecommunication MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 38,386,451
  Updated: 03 Nov 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 19%
  Salary entries: 63

IT & Telecommunication Earnings in South Korea

Average salary for IT & Telecommunication in South Korea is KRW 65,284,752 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (63 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is KRW 52,608,329 (Net). The most typical salary is KRW 38,386,451 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
6 % KRW 147,500,000
16 % KRW 101,165,333
32 % KRW 82,282,666
63 % KRW 49,400,000
83 % KRW 38,386,451
95 % KRW 27,687,500
98 % KRW 17,600,000

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Software Developer KRW 75,110,750 US$ 68,308 24
IT Manager KRW 75,866,666 US$ 68,705 09
IT Project Manager KRW 69,511,111 US$ 64,471 09
C, C++ Developer KRW 35,625,000 US$ 32,650 04
Java Developer KRW 51,333,333 US$ 46,463 03
Web Developer KRW 27,244,383 US$ 24,731 03
Data Coordinator KRW 66,000,000 US$ 60,868 02
Lead Developer KRW 60,452,131 US$ 56,053 02
PHP Developer KRW 100,000,000 US$ 94,287 01
Robots Programmer KRW 100,000,000 US$ 91,842 01

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 57,285,085 US$ 52,274 40
Suwon KRW 75,554,666 US$ 68,840 09
Busan KRW 42,000,000 US$ 38,699 04
Seongnam KRW 87,333,333 US$ 79,209 03
Daejeon KRW 114,500,000 US$ 106,374 02
Incheon KRW 59,600,000 US$ 55,833 02

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FRONT-END DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Developing and maintaining software."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Software Development, research, database..."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 23,000,000
US$ 21,686

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 53,666,000
US$ 50,600

DATA LOCALIZATION SPECIALIST


 Posted: 20 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Translation german into korean."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,000,000
US$ 31,115

PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "It project manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000
US$ 66,001

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MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "IT Service Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 90,000,000
US$ 84,858

IT MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manages SAP Systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 54,800,000
US$ 51,669

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Feb 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Senior Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 84,000,000
US$ 79,201

DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Feb 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Mid level Developer in korea, 1 year experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 10,000,000
US$ 9,429

ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jan 2018

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "8 yr experience in different countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 94,287

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 274,673 KRW 300,000,000
01
205K US$ 208,180 KRW 230,000,000
01
135K US$ 137,928 KRW 147,500,000
02
95K US$ 92,216 KRW 101,165,333
06
85K US$ 84,858 KRW 90,000,000
01
75K US$ 74,920 KRW 82,282,666
09
65K US$ 65,663 KRW 70,500,000
04
55K US$ 52,128 KRW 56,638,000
07
45K US$ 44,554 KRW 49,400,000
09
35K US$ 34,967 KRW 38,386,451
12
25K US$ 24,821 KRW 27,687,500
08
15K US$ 16,037 KRW 17,600,000
02
Less US$ 9,429 KRW 10,000,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 65,667 KRW 71,673,540 43
Women US$ 37,006 KRW 40,424,000 06
N/A US$ 50,974 KRW 56,316,653 14

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 94,287 KRW 100,000,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 63,691 KRW 70,118,011 22
Bachelors Degree US$ 58,583 KRW 63,711,977 37
Some College US$ 41,650 KRW 50,000,000 01
High School US$ 27,321 KRW 31,500,000 02

IT & Telecommunication workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses KRW 100,000,000. While IT & Telecommunication workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 31,500,000. This is 245.11% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 108,654 KRW 116,250,000 04
16-20 Years US$ 99,939 KRW 109,466,666 06
12-16 Years US$ 65,958 KRW 71,571,428 07
8-12 Years US$ 65,573 KRW 72,254,447 14
4-8 Years US$ 50,429 KRW 55,852,750 16
2-4 Years US$ 37,358 KRW 40,800,000 09
1-2 Years US$ 28,898 KRW 31,104,735 07

IT & Telecommunication workers in South Korea with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of KRW 116,250,000 compared to KRW 31,104,735 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 275.99%.


  SALARY BY AGE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 136,716 KRW 145,000,000 01
45-50 US$ 64,246 KRW 69,933,333 03
39-44 US$ 82,792 KRW 90,727,272 11
33-38 US$ 66,422 KRW 72,838,521 12
27-32 US$ 48,667 KRW 53,242,933 15
22-26 US$ 34,204 KRW 36,600,000 05
16-21 US$ 53,727 KRW 58,000,000 02
N/A US$ 50,974 KRW 56,316,653 14
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  SALARY BY CAREER   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. PHP Developer US$ 94,287 KRW 100,000,000 01
2. Robots Programmer US$ 91,842 KRW 100,000,000 01
3. IT Coordinator US$ 72,136 KRW 78,544,000 01
4. IT Manager US$ 68,705 KRW 75,866,666 09
5. Software Developer US$ 68,308 KRW 75,110,750 24
6. IT Project Manager US$ 64,471 KRW 69,511,111 09
7. Data Coordinator US$ 60,868 KRW 66,000,000 02
8. Lead Developer US$ 56,053 KRW 60,452,131 02
9. Java Developer US$ 46,463 KRW 51,333,333 03
10. C, C++ Developer US$ 32,650 KRW 35,625,000 04
11. Database Administrator US$ 31,115 KRW 33,000,000 01
12. ASP.NET Developer US$ 27,154 KRW 30,000,000 01
13. Web Developer US$ 24,731 KRW 27,244,383 03
14. Android Developer US$ 17,379 KRW 19,200,000 01
15. Python Developer US$ 9,429 KRW 10,000,000 01

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In South Korea economy, PHP Developer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of KRW 100,000,000. Robots Programmer and IT Coordinator follow, earning KRW 100,000,000 and KRW 78,544,000, respectively. Python Developer earn a gross annual average of KRW 10,000,000, while Android Developer earn KRW 19,200,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 899.97%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 61,916 KRW 67,720,884 42
Contract US$ 42,990 KRW 46,678,875 14
Self Employed US$ 79,573 KRW 87,879,714 07
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  SALARY BY CITY   IT & TELECOMMUNICATION   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Daejeon IT & Telecommunication in Daejeon US$ 106,374 KRW 114,500,000 02
2. Seongnam IT & Telecommunication in Seongnam US$ 79,209 KRW 87,333,333 03
3. Suwon IT & Telecommunication in Suwon US$ 68,840 KRW 75,554,666 09
4. Incheon IT & Telecommunication in Incheon US$ 55,833 KRW 59,600,000 02
5. Seoul IT & Telecommunication in Seoul US$ 52,274 KRW 57,285,085 40
6. Busan IT & Telecommunication in Busan US$ 38,699 KRW 42,000,000 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    IT & TELECOMMUNICATION

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland IT & Telecommunication in Switzerland US$ 126,354 CHF 120,727 134
2. Australia Australia IT & Telecommunication in Australia US$ 94,058 AU$ 105,955 276
3. United States United States IT & Telecommunication US$ 88,780 US$ 88,780 1,390
4. Norway Norway IT & Telecommunication in Norway US$ 86,699 NOK 664,968 143
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom IT & Telecommunication in United Kingdom US$ 79,827 GBP 53,675 436
6. Germany Germany IT & Telecommunication in Germany US$ 74,911 EUR 61,441 387
7. Finland Finland IT & Telecommunication in Finland US$ 72,435 EUR 59,463 116
8. Canada Canada IT & Telecommunication in Canada US$ 71,151 CA$ 78,449 354
9. France France IT & Telecommunication in France US$ 64,762 EUR 52,342 156
10. South Korea South Korea US$ 59,672 KRW 65,284,752 63

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