average salary in Japan Japan Salary

Average gross salary for Japan GROSS SALARY
JPY 6,421,047
Average gorss salary (USD) for Japan GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 63,957
Average net salary for Japan NET SALARY
JPY 4,938,961
The most typical salary for Japan MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,585,789
  Updated: 19 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 712

Japan Earnings

Average salary in Japan is JPY 6,421,047 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (712 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is JPY 4,938,961 (Net). The most typical salary is JPY 4,585,789 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
5 % JPY 15,000,000
12 % JPY 11,207,142
24 % JPY 8,748,737
52 % JPY 5,706,757
81 % JPY 3,741,445
91 % JPY 2,649,723
95 % JPY 1,496,779

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Software Developer JPY 6,254,482 US$ 58,886 29
Engineer JPY 5,112,355 US$ 48,926 24
Mechanical Engineer JPY 4,402,617 US$ 44,684 17
IT Manager JPY 12,921,153 US$ 123,134 13
Lead Developer JPY 6,079,324 US$ 60,604 13
General Manager JPY 13,533,833 US$ 131,557 12
Sales Manager JPY 8,666,666 US$ 94,783 12
IT Project Manager JPY 8,098,333 US$ 84,172 12
Research Engineer JPY 5,487,500 US$ 56,413 12
Teacher JPY 3,609,666 US$ 34,901 12

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 6,999,331 US$ 69,341 447
Osaka JPY 5,055,690 US$ 52,256 61
Yokohama JPY 6,116,723 US$ 62,013 47
Nagoya JPY 6,576,352 US$ 69,027 29
Kobe JPY 6,381,666 US$ 61,627 15
Fukuoka JPY 2,969,518 US$ 28,600 14
Saitama JPY 3,122,793 US$ 29,719 12
Chiba JPY 8,128,671 US$ 80,752 10

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(100/100)  SENIOR ENG


 Posted: 20 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Power electronics."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,500,000
US$ 86,876

(99/100)  DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Digital MArketings."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,639,078
US$ 69,858

(98/100)  WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 06 Feb 2020

High School, 1-2 years: "Forklift work, warehouse work, transporting crates and items."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,180,000
US$ 29,081

(97/100)  PURCHASING LEADER


 Posted: 06 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Improving cost."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,000,000
US$ 82,304

(96/100)  FOUNDER & CEO


 Posted: 05 Feb 2020

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

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(95/100)  R&D SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "ADAS verification engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,700,000
US$ 61,271

(94/100)  POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "PCR, Western Blotting, IFA, Animal experiment. NGS, data analysis and other molecular lab techiques."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000
US$ 41,152

(93/100)  BRAND MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "PR strategies pianification, brand management, events management, international relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,360,000
US$ 30,727

(92/100)  DEVOPS ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

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

(91/100)  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

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(90/100)  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

(89/100)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Dec 2019

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

(88/100)  CORPORATE PLANNER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Planning the company budget, prospect profits and planning for new business overseas."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 42,564

(87/100)  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

(86/100)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Nov 2019

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

(85/100)  GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCE COORDINATOR


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Manage all the issues regarding the Japanese expatriates and the foreign trainees coming to Japan."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,699,200
US$ 32,803

(84/100)  SENIOR ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 06 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Management Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000
US$ 70,940

(83/100)  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

(82/100)  HUMAN RESOURCE


 Posted: 19 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "HRBP for power business."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000
US$ 88,675

(81/100)  ADMINISTRATION


 Posted: 13 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Administration of international trainings."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,600,000
US$ 31,923

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(80/100)  FIELD MONITORING SPECIALIST


 Posted: 13 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Field monitoring."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,000,000
US$ 17,735

(79/100)  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

(78/100)  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

(77/100)  CEO ASSISTANT


 Posted: 29 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Support the goals of the CEO in a wide range of tasks from administrative work, to marketing activities to recruitment."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 42,564

(76/100)  BATTERY DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Thermal Design, performance design."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,380,000
US$ 38,840

(75/100)  ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I teach English to children."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,600,000
US$ 23,056

(74/100)  EDUCATIONAL CONTENT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I make content for students living in Japan that would like to go abroad for university (TOEFL, IELTS, and other entrance exam related content)."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,300,000
US$ 46,998

(73/100)  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

(72/100)  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

(71/100)  SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Tax consultancy."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 15,000,000
US$ 133,013

(70/100)  IT SECURITY COMPLIANCE ANALYST


 Posted: 06 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "IT Security Compliance Analyst."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 11,000,000
US$ 97,543

(69/100)  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

(68/100)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 03 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop economic database."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000
US$ 48,771

(67/100)  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research & Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(66/100)  GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE


 Posted: 01 Sep 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "To make a popular Renewable energy and low carbon life."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

(65/100)  CONSTRUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Construction Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 13,000,000
US$ 115,278

(64/100)  RUGBY COACH


 Posted: 25 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Professional Rugby Coach."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 21,600,000
US$ 191,539

(63/100)  ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I prepare and design electrical related design for oil and gas plant."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000
US$ 39,904

(62/100)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2019

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

(61/100)  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

(60/100)  OFFICIAL


 Posted: 14 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Diplomatic services."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(59/100)  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

(58/100)  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

(57/100)  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADVISOR


 Posted: 05 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Advisory Services to clients seeking overseas business expansion."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205

(56/100)  DATA CENTER ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Data infrastructure operations."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,200,000
US$ 46,111

(55/100)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 02 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "HCM Peoplesoft Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,000,000
US$ 79,808

(54/100)  SALES SUPPORT


 Posted: 01 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Sales Support, Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(53/100)  APPLICATIONS SPECIALIST


 Posted: 29 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Sales support, customer reserarch and applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,560,000
US$ 40,436

(52/100)  ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Build up the business scheme, administration work, plan the business strategy etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

(51/100)  WEB ENDGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

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

(50/100)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2019

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

(49/100)  COUNTRY MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "P&L Management Marketing and Sales People Management Operations Management Business Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 15,000,000
US$ 133,013

(48/100)  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

(47/100)  OPERATOR


 Posted: 17 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Server Administration (Linux, Windows) and Network Administration(Cisco)."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 35,470

(46/100)  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

(45/100)  BRAND MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Taking care of cosmetic brand relating distribution, sales and marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(44/100)  DIRECTOR OF FINANCE


 Posted: 06 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage finance department with analysis and reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 11,000,000
US$ 97,543

(43/100)  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

(42/100)  CAD ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Vai pro caralho."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,500,000
US$ 31,036

(41/100)  SPECIALIST


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

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

(40/100)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 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

(39/100)  HR GENERALIST


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Generalist of HR works."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

(38/100)  AVP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Digital / IT / OT solutions and services to many verticals."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 14,000,000
US$ 124,145

(37/100)  FINANCIAL PLANNING ANALYST


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Financial Planning Analyst for International business."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,000,000
US$ 79,808

(36/100)  REGIONAL PLANNER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Plan disposition and construction of military assets."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 13,000,000
US$ 115,278

(35/100)  PROJECT COORDINATION


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "I work for engineering company related oil and gas services."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 44,338

(34/100)  HR OPERATOR


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage schedule for an interview, screening CV, give the advice to improve CV, Relocation package explanation, present clients in Tokyo, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,500,000
US$ 31,036

(33/100)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop prototypes and other solutions for customers."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,200,000
US$ 28,376

(32/100)  POSTDOC


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "Post doctor candidate."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,240,000
US$ 28,731

(31/100)  COORDINATOR


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage other teachers and make curriculum."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 66,506

(30/100)  THE MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "I graduated from university."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 220,000
US$ 1,951

(29/100)  IT ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I worked as software Engineer for 3 years in Myanmar.Especially in banking finance software development team.(2010~2013) Since 2015,I've been working in Japan as IT Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,020,000
US$ 35,647

(28/100)  PREFECTURAL ADVISOR


 Posted: 02 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I manage and supervisor JET participants from multiple countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 360,000
US$ 3,192

(27/100)  MAINTENANCE CENTER MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "To support all japanese customer powered by my company engines."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 15,000,000
US$ 133,013

(26/100)  RESEARCH ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 06 Apr 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a PhD in Chemistry and having about the 4-year experience in a chemical laboratory."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,720,000
US$ 32,987

(25/100)  REGIONAL MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Operational training and suport."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,600,000
US$ 76,261

(24/100)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 04 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Marketing research of domestic and global market."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,900,000
US$ 43,451

(23/100)  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

(22/100)  MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL


 Posted: 30 Mar 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Managing teachers and staff in a school. Supervising budgets and curriculum development. Parent liaison. Discipline. Professional development and parent education. Mission and vision. Policy development and promulgation."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 14,000,000
US$ 124,145

(21/100)  FINANCE DERECTOR


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Finance director."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 17,000,000
US$ 150,748

(20/100)  JUNIOR FINANCIAL CONTROLLER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

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

(19/100)  EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT


 Posted: 22 Mar 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "Translation,organize meetings."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000
US$ 39,904

(18/100)  ASSISTANT LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 20 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Assist homeroom teacher to teach English as a foreign language in elementary school."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,960,000
US$ 35,115

(17/100)  URBAN DEVELOPMENT EXPERT


 Posted: 15 Mar 2019

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Project Development, Project Planning, Project Financing, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 66,506

(16/100)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Keeping an eye on our employees overseas."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 66,506

(15/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Merger and Acquisition."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000
US$ 88,675

(14/100)  SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 10 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "General Administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073

(13/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Sales operations in different countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 35,470

(12/100)  LAWYER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a lawyer. I represent big companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 10,000,000
US$ 88,675

(11/100)  STRESS ANALYSIS


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Strength and stress analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,300,000
US$ 73,600

(10/100)  DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

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

(9/100)  NAVAL ARCHITECTURE


 Posted: 02 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Being able to design/analyse ship construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,000,000
US$ 17,735

(8/100)  COUNTRY MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Business development and project delivery activities."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 9,000,000
US$ 79,808

(7/100)  EDITOR


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Editorial, management."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,400,000
US$ 39,017

(6/100)  TEACHER


 Posted: 24 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Private high school English department."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,660,000
US$ 41,323

(5/100)  WRITER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2019

High School, 1-2 years: "I write some kind of articles including investment, car, real estate, education,sex and so on."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000
US$ 26,603

(4/100)  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

(3/100)  IT MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

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

(2/100)  HOUSEKEEPING


 Posted: 09 Feb 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Making beads and clean the rooms."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,450,000
US$ 12,858

(1/100)  GROUP SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 09 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Overall responsible for group accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 35,470

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  ECONOMY   JAPAN

Average income for Computer engineers/developers is around 4,500,000 JPY per year. Experienced Junior Software developers earn around 6,500,000 JPY or more. IT Project Managers receive annual salary of around 8,800,000 JPY. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) earn around 3,800,000 JPY on average per year.

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 273,510 JPY 25,657,500
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205K US$ 209,829 JPY 17,200,000
01
195K US$ 193,696 JPY 20,533,333
03
185K US$ 182,990 JPY 15,000,000
03
175K US$ 175,526 JPY 18,000,000
04
165K US$ 162,842 JPY 15,633,333
03
155K US$ 155,080 JPY 16,064,875
08
145K US$ 145,621 JPY 13,860,600
10
135K US$ 133,811 JPY 13,719,090
11
125K US$ 124,422 JPY 11,207,142
14
115K US$ 115,460 JPY 11,923,076
13
105K US$ 105,291 JPY 10,468,627
29
95K US$ 96,006 JPY 9,188,224
20
85K US$ 85,624 JPY 8,748,737
35
75K US$ 75,674 JPY 7,558,756
56
65K US$ 64,471 JPY 6,668,686
76
55K US$ 54,795 JPY 5,706,757
71
45K US$ 45,198 JPY 4,585,789
110
35K US$ 35,416 JPY 3,741,445
93
25K US$ 25,423 JPY 2,649,723
72
15K US$ 14,974 JPY 1,496,779
33
Less US$ 5,374 JPY 561,515
33

  SALARY BY GENDER    JAPAN

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 67,827 JPY 7,194,872 408
Women US$ 43,829 JPY 4,673,048 161
N/A US$ 75,575 JPY 6,181,237 143

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    JAPAN

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 71,195 JPY 6,955,808 47
Masters Degree US$ 69,895 JPY 7,090,844 218
Bachelors Degree US$ 62,320 JPY 6,316,703 360
Some College US$ 57,118 JPY 5,281,259 55
High School US$ 43,694 JPY 4,337,376 28
Bellow H. School US$ 38,492 JPY 3,282,500 04

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses JPY 6,955,808. While Workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 3,282,500. This is 84.96% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    JAPAN

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 102,832 JPY 10,657,938 73
16-20 Years US$ 102,817 JPY 10,397,232 43
12-16 Years US$ 83,374 JPY 8,384,568 78
8-12 Years US$ 72,609 JPY 7,180,887 135
4-8 Years US$ 56,349 JPY 5,627,422 147
2-4 Years US$ 43,982 JPY 4,372,827 102
1-2 Years US$ 36,534 JPY 3,692,178 48
0-1 Year US$ 32,336 JPY 3,171,803 86

Workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 10,657,938 compared to JPY 3,171,803 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 218.01%.


  SALARY BY AGE    JAPAN

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 42,846 JPY 4,000,000 01
63-68 US$ 62,073 JPY 7,000,000 01
57-62 US$ 82,306 JPY 8,744,469 12
51-56 US$ 114,923 JPY 11,972,250 24
45-50 US$ 82,139 JPY 8,646,694 43
39-44 US$ 96,137 JPY 10,412,095 63
33-38 US$ 67,496 JPY 7,092,403 129
27-32 US$ 48,308 JPY 5,155,549 176
22-26 US$ 36,922 JPY 3,924,944 102
16-21 US$ 17,529 JPY 1,899,452 18
N/A US$ 75,575 JPY 6,181,237 143
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  SALARY BY FIELD    JAPAN

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Finance & Banking US$ 97,883 JPY 9,217,877 26
2. Management & Business US$ 95,584 JPY 9,653,260 78
3. Public Sector US$ 87,506 JPY 7,781,250 08
4. Aviation & Shipping US$ 73,523 JPY 7,214,658 10
5. IT & Telecommunication US$ 69,496 JPY 7,189,216 94
6. Human Resources US$ 68,969 JPY 7,041,129 17
7. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 67,706 JPY 6,403,316 45
8. Accounting & Administration US$ 66,428 JPY 6,728,586 35
9. Law US$ 66,252 JPY 6,760,000 08
10. Automobile US$ 64,762 JPY 6,432,761 08
11. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 64,585 JPY 6,270,168 56
12. Sports & Recreation US$ 63,940 JPY 7,030,000 04
13. Engineers & Technicians II US$ 63,204 JPY 5,611,428 07
14. Engineers & Technicians III US$ 62,574 JPY 5,928,333 06
15. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 61,599 JPY 6,464,444 09
16. Hotels & Tourism US$ 58,040 JPY 6,082,000 13
17. Engineers & Technicians US$ 55,002 JPY 5,670,776 84
18. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 51,422 JPY 5,876,000 05
19. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 50,739 JPY 5,099,717 19
20. Education & University US$ 46,497 JPY 4,562,468 70
21. Customer Services US$ 44,372 JPY 4,733,333 06
22. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 43,496 JPY 4,341,750 08
23. Architect Constructions US$ 43,489 JPY 4,782,857 07
24. Organization & Coordination US$ 42,659 JPY 4,619,538 13
25. Health Care & Medical II US$ 41,036 JPY 3,895,138 08
26. Making Design US$ 40,312 JPY 3,764,694 08
27. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 39,575 JPY 4,195,000 08
28. Media US$ 38,877 JPY 4,082,714 14
29. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 37,316 JPY 3,633,428 07
30. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 15,156 JPY 1,470,681 09

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Average salaries in Japan can vary greatly based on a career field. Finance & Banking enjoy the highest gross average salaries (JPY 9,217,877), followed by Management & Business (JPY 9,653,260), and Public Sector (JPY 7,781,250). Lower average gross salaries in the Japan are earned by those in Restaurants, Inns, Pubs (JPY 1,470,681) and those in Manufacturing & Labor Workers positions (JPY 3,633,428). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 545.84%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    JAPAN

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Director US$ 150,827 JPY 15,271,000 10
2. General Manager US$ 131,557 JPY 13,533,833 12
3. Financial Analyst US$ 123,879 JPY 10,766,666 06
4. IT Manager US$ 123,134 JPY 12,921,153 13
5. Manager US$ 105,735 JPY 10,403,654 10
6. University Professor US$ 99,209 JPY 9,408,333 06
7. Engineering Manager US$ 97,821 JPY 10,487,623 08
8. Human Resources Manager US$ 95,962 JPY 9,512,500 08
9. Sales Manager US$ 94,783 JPY 8,666,666 12
10. IT Project Manager US$ 84,172 JPY 8,098,333 12
11. Project Manager US$ 65,156 JPY 6,096,931 11
12. Other Automobile Career US$ 63,025 JPY 6,572,417 05
13. Lead Developer US$ 60,604 JPY 6,079,324 13
14. Software Engineer US$ 59,212 JPY 5,609,987 09
15. Software Developer US$ 58,886 JPY 6,254,482 29
16. English Teacher US$ 58,334 JPY 5,488,732 07
17. Research Engineer US$ 56,413 JPY 5,487,500 12
18. Electrical Engineer US$ 52,571 JPY 5,390,000 05
19. University Professor Assistant US$ 51,810 JPY 4,776,875 08
20. Engineer US$ 48,926 JPY 5,112,355 24
21. Other Management Career US$ 46,784 JPY 4,877,500 08
22. Chemical Engineer US$ 45,422 JPY 4,444,000 05
23. Mechanical Engineer US$ 44,684 JPY 4,402,617 17
24. Other Engineer Career US$ 37,271 JPY 4,051,428 07
25. Teacher US$ 34,901 JPY 3,609,666 12
26. Languages Teacher US$ 34,410 JPY 3,614,285 07
27. Other Education Career US$ 31,301 JPY 3,176,400 10
28. Marketing US$ 29,790 JPY 3,183,333 06
29. Tourism and Travel US$ 29,722 JPY 3,282,857 07
30. Waiter or Waitress US$ 14,320 JPY 1,290,000 06

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In Japan economy, Director is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of JPY 15,271,000. General Manager and Financial Analyst follow, earning JPY 13,533,833 and JPY 10,766,666, respectively. Waiter or Waitress earn a gross annual average of JPY 1,290,000, while Tourism and Travel earn JPY 3,282,857. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 953.26%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    JAPAN

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 69,890 JPY 6,973,662 535
Contract US$ 51,657 JPY 5,321,141 127
Self Employed US$ 55,359 JPY 5,860,000 15
Part Time US$ 21,580 JPY 2,205,478 35
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  SALARY BY CITY    JAPAN

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Chiba US$ 80,752 JPY 8,128,671 10
2. Shizuoka US$ 79,310 JPY 8,906,500 02
3. Kawasaki US$ 69,706 JPY 6,564,000 05
4. Tokyo US$ 69,341 JPY 6,999,331 447
5. Nagoya US$ 69,027 JPY 6,576,352 29
6. Yokohama US$ 62,013 JPY 6,116,723 47
7. Kobe US$ 61,627 JPY 6,381,666 15
8. Kyoto US$ 59,698 JPY 5,909,150 08
9. Sapporo US$ 55,841 JPY 5,861,666 06
10. Niigata US$ 55,583 JPY 4,975,000 04
11. Hamamatsu US$ 52,768 JPY 5,100,000 05
12. Osaka US$ 52,256 JPY 5,055,690 61
13. Sendai US$ 49,484 JPY 4,800,000 02
14. Sagamihara US$ 44,048 JPY 4,700,000 02
15. Hiroshima US$ 39,199 JPY 4,227,309 05
16. Ota US$ 37,388 JPY 3,833,333 03
17. Saitama US$ 29,719 JPY 3,122,793 12
18. Fukuoka US$ 28,600 JPY 2,969,518 14

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    JAPAN

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 88,156 AU$ 99,108 2,993
2. United States United States US$ 81,355 US$ 81,355 19,644
3. Germany Germany US$ 76,422 EUR 61,822 2,326
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,068 GBP 49,394 4,391
5. Japan Japan US$ 63,957 JPY 6,421,047 712
6. Mexico Mexico US$ 46,864 MXN 779,985 594
7. Russia Russia US$ 40,609 RUB 1,762,977 1,022
8. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,187 MYR 103,426 6,323
9. Indonesia Indonesia US$ 27,141 IDR 324,827,234 1,839

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