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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

124.3 JPY = 1 USD

8,442,217 JPY

$67,916 USD
Tokyo

9,121,413 JPY

5,220,759 JPY

$42,000 USD
Including "Tokyo"
Excluding "Tokyo"

Average Salary / Japan

Average salary in Japan is 8,442,217 JPY per year. The most typical earning is 5,220,759 JPY. All data are based on 772 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 8,825,570 JPY. Women receive a salary of 6,215,190 JPY.

The most paid careers are Sports & Recreation with average income 15,264,507 JPY and Health Care & Medical with income 13,238,355 JPY.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Masters Degree with salary of 9,161,190 JPY. The second most paid education level is Doctorate Degree with salary of 8,614,253 JPY.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 13,474,532 JPY. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 13,462,102 JPY.

Levels / Japan (Gross JPY)

Salary Levels (JPY) per Year Surveys [%]
1,243,000 JPY - 1,864,399 JPY
10 100%
1.3%
1,864,600 JPY - 2,485,999 JPY
15 98.7%
1.94%
2,486,100 JPY - 3,107,499 JPY
35 96.76%
4.53%
3,107,600 JPY - 3,728,999 JPY
45 92.23%
5.83%
3,729,100 JPY - 4,350,499 JPY
49 86.4%
6.35%
4,350,600 JPY - 4,971,999 JPY
57 80.05%
7.38%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
4,972,200 JPY - 5,593,499 JPY
67 72.67%
8.68%
5,593,700 JPY - 6,215,099 JPY
59 63.99%
7.64%
6,215,200 JPY - 6,836,599 JPY
55 56.35%
7.12%
6,836,700 JPY - 7,458,099 JPY
32 49.22%
4.15%
7,458,200 JPY - 8,079,599 JPY
52 45.08%
6.74%
8,079,700 JPY - 8,701,099 JPY
36 38.34%
4.66%
8,701,300 JPY - 9,322,699 JPY
28 33.68%
3.63%
9,322,800 JPY - 9,944,199 JPY
26 30.05%
3.37%
9,944,300 JPY - 10,565,699 JPY
27 26.68%
3.5%
10,565,800 JPY - 11,187,199 JPY
15 23.19%
1.94%
11,187,300 JPY - 11,808,699 JPY
21 21.24%
2.72%
11,808,900 JPY - 12,430,299 JPY
11 18.52%
1.42%
12,430,400 JPY - 13,051,799 JPY
17 17.1%
2.2%
13,051,900 JPY - 13,673,299 JPY
19 14.9%
2.46%
13,673,400 JPY - 14,294,799 JPY
6 12.44%
0.78%
14,294,900 JPY - 14,916,299 JPY
9 11.66%
1.17%
14,916,500 JPY - 15,537,899 JPY
11 10.49%
1.42%
15,538,000 JPY - 16,159,399 JPY
8 9.07%
1.04%
16,159,500 JPY - 16,780,899 JPY
4 8.03%
0.52%
16,781,000 JPY - 17,402,399 JPY
7 7.51%
0.91%
17,402,500 JPY - 18,023,899 JPY
3 6.61%
0.39%
18,024,100 JPY - 18,645,399 JPY
8 6.22%
1.04%
HIGH SALARIES
18,645,600 JPY - 19,888,499 JPY
6 5.18%
0.78%
19,888,600 JPY - 21,131,499 JPY
5 4.4%
0.65%
21,131,600 JPY - 22,374,599 JPY
3 3.76%
0.39%
22,374,700 JPY - 23,617,599 JPY
6 3.37%
0.78%
23,617,700 JPY - 24,860,599 JPY
3 2.59%
0.39%
24,860,800 JPY - 26,103,699 JPY
1 2.2%
0.13%
26,103,800 JPY - 27,346,699 JPY
0 n/a
27,346,800 JPY - 28,589,799 JPY
1 2.07%
0.13%
28,589,900 JPY - 29,832,799 JPY
1 1.94%
0.13%
29,832,900 JPY - 31,075,799 JPY
3 1.81%
0.39%
31,076,000 JPY - 43,506,299 JPY
11 1.42%
1.42%

Gender / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 466 8,825,570 JPY
2 Women 172 6,215,190 JPY

Education / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Masters Degree 231 9,161,190 JPY
2 Doctorate Degree 55 8,614,253 JPY
3 Bachelors Degree 395 8,266,203 JPY
4 Some College 58 8,079,747 JPY
5 Bellow H. School 4 6,314,633 JPY
6 High School 29 5,817,418 JPY

Experience / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 75 13,474,532 JPY
2 16-20 Years 55 13,462,102 JPY
3 12-16 Years 88 10,093,469 JPY
4 8-12 Years 145 9,173,620 JPY
5 4-8 Years 160 7,309,063 JPY
6 2-4 Years 116 6,115,747 JPY
7 1-2 Years 51 5,345,063 JPY
8 0-1 Year 82 4,822,987 JPY

Age / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 51-55 20 14,767,292 JPY
2 61-65 6 14,481,393 JPY
3 41-45 53 12,840,583 JPY
4 56-60 19 11,249,494 JPY
5 46-50 33 10,466,380 JPY
6 n/a 134 9,956,734 JPY
7 36-40 100 9,621,114 JPY
8 31-35 144 7,768,987 JPY
9 26-30 174 6,078,456 JPY
10 71-75 1 5,320,202 JPY
11 21-25 82 4,847,848 JPY
12 14-20 6 3,231,898 JPY

Work Type / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 597 9,012,025 JPY
2 Self Employed 19 6,824,278 JPY
3 Contract 136 6,699,975 JPY
4 Part Time 20 4,648,962 JPY

Cities / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Okayama 1 11,299,215 JPY
2 Shizuoka 2 10,006,456 JPY
3 Chiba 14 9,434,658 JPY
4 Kawasaki 6 9,136,329 JPY
5 Tokyo 483 9,123,899 JPY
6 Nagoya 33 8,949,874 JPY
7 Niigata 3 8,949,874 JPY
8 Sapporo 7 8,402,937 JPY
9 Yokohama 50 8,092,177 JPY
10 Kobe 18 7,744,127 JPY
11 Kitakyushu 1 7,582,532 JPY
12 Kyoto 10 6,923,721 JPY
13 Osaka 65 6,824,278 JPY
14 Hamamatsu 6 6,650,253 JPY
15 --Other-- 36 6,550,810 JPY
16 Sendai 2 6,153,038 JPY
17 Hiroshima 4 5,693,114 JPY
18 Sagamihara 2 5,531,519 JPY
19 Ota 3 4,698,683 JPY
20 Saitama 11 4,450,076 JPY
21 Fukuoka 14 4,300,911 JPY
22 Kumamoto 1 3,144,886 JPY

Career Groups / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Sports & Recreation 2 15,264,507 JPY
2 Health Care & Medical 5 13,238,355 JPY
3 Finance & Banking 26 12,741,140 JPY
4 Geography & Geodesy 1 12,430,380 JPY
5 Management & Business 86 12,380,659 JPY
6 Military 2 11,696,988 JPY
7 Public Sector 12 10,615,545 JPY
8 Aviation & Shipping 11 9,434,658 JPY
9 Insurance 4 9,372,506 JPY
10 IT & Programming 101 9,285,494 JPY
11 Agriculture & Fishing 1 8,676,405 JPY
12 IT & Programming II 48 8,651,544 JPY
13 Human Resources 25 8,552,101 JPY
14 Security & Fireguard 1 8,477,519 JPY
15 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 66 8,365,646 JPY
16 Law 8 8,315,924 JPY
17 Accounting & Administration 36 8,204,051 JPY
18 Engineers & Technicians II 7 7,856,000 JPY
19 Engineers & Technicians III 6 7,806,279 JPY
20 Customer Services 8 7,731,696 JPY
21 Logistics, Road, Railway 9 7,719,266 JPY
22 Properties & Real Estates 3 7,681,975 JPY
23 Hotels & Tourism 14 7,420,937 JPY
24 Engineers & Technicians 85 7,346,354 JPY
25 Automobile 10 7,284,203 JPY
26 Salesmen & Saleswomen 20 7,035,595 JPY
27 Architect Constructions 7 6,488,658 JPY
28 Education & University 77 6,389,215 JPY
29 Engineers & Technicians IV 6 6,389,215 JPY
30 Construction & Labor Workers 9 6,227,620 JPY
31 Arts, Culture, Performance 5 6,128,177 JPY
32 Health Care & Medical II 8 5,867,139 JPY
33 Making Design 10 5,693,114 JPY
34 Organization & Coordination 13 5,345,063 JPY
35 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 6 5,282,911 JPY
36 Engineers & Technicians V 8 4,984,582 JPY
37 Media 19 4,959,721 JPY
38 Fashion 2 3,492,936 JPY
39 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 5 3,331,342 JPY

Careers / Japan (Gross JPY)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Director 10 18,931,469 JPY
2 Financial Analyst 5 18,347,241 JPY
3 General Manager 14 17,477,115 JPY
4 IT Manager 16 15,264,507 JPY
5 Customer Service Manager 3 13,735,570 JPY
6 Manager 12 13,598,836 JPY
7 Engineering Manager 8 12,330,937 JPY
8 University Professor 8 12,020,178 JPY
9 Other Finance Career 5 11,895,874 JPY
10 Sales Manager 12 11,821,291 JPY
11 Human Resources Manager 12 11,237,064 JPY
12 Public Administration 6 10,752,279 JPY
13 Chartered Accountant 5 10,627,975 JPY
14 IT Project Manager 12 10,553,393 JPY
15 Other Sales Career 4 9,770,279 JPY
16 Mechanical Engineer Lead 4 9,422,228 JPY
17 Marketing Manager 6 9,273,063 JPY
18 Technical Manager 4 8,937,443 JPY
19 Network Administrator 4 8,925,013 JPY
20 Other IT Career 4 8,850,430 JPY
21 Lead Developer 14 8,651,544 JPY
22 Other Aviation & Shipping Career 4 8,601,823 JPY
23 Software Developer 31 8,104,608 JPY
24 Project Manager 12 7,781,418 JPY
25 Civil Engineer 4 7,507,949 JPY
26 Program Manager 5 7,445,797 JPY
27 Software Engineer 13 7,396,076 JPY
28 Human Resource 6 7,209,620 JPY
29 Other Management Career 7 7,159,899 JPY
30 Marketing Coordinator 3 6,961,013 JPY
31 Research Engineer 13 6,911,291 JPY
32 English Teacher 8 6,886,430 JPY
33 Other Automobile Career 7 6,786,987 JPY
34 Games Developer 5 6,612,962 JPY
35 Electrical Engineer 5 6,600,532 JPY
36 University Professor Assistant 10 6,563,240 JPY
37 Engineer 26 6,525,949 JPY
38 Sales Engineer 4 6,513,519 JPY
39 Mechanical Engineer 15 6,501,089 JPY
40 Lecturer 6 6,426,506 JPY
41 Marketing 6 6,327,063 JPY
42 Other Education Career 7 6,252,481 JPY
43 System Analyst 4 6,215,190 JPY
44 Other Media Career 6 5,991,443 JPY
45 Other Tourism Career 4 5,954,152 JPY
46 Assistant Manager 5 5,892,000 JPY
47 Chemical Engineer 5 5,643,392 JPY
48 Market Research 5 5,618,532 JPY
49 Teacher 14 5,407,215 JPY
50 Architect 4 5,345,063 JPY
51 Artist 3 5,034,304 JPY
52 Other Marketing Career 6 5,009,443 JPY
53 Project Coordinator 4 4,897,569 JPY
54 Other Engineer Career 7 4,711,114 JPY
55 Editor 4 4,487,367 JPY
56 Salesmen or Saleswomen 5 4,412,785 JPY
57 Tourism and Travel 6 4,325,772 JPY
58 Languages Teacher 9 4,213,899 JPY

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Accountant
Posted 14 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 3,499,900 JPY

Freelanze
Posted 06 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 5,402,000 JPY

Director For Research
Posted 21 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 13,091,800 JPY

Director - Sales
Posted 20 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert 9,723,700 JPY

Planning
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 4,749,000 JPY

Chief Technology Officer
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 22,681,100 JPY

Executive Producer
Posted 18 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nagoya Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 7,039,300 JPY

Manager
Posted 16 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Some College 8-12 Years Advanced 7,039,300 JPY

Dean
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nagoya Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 15,161,700 JPY

Director Of Human Resource Department
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 8,663,900 JPY

Video Game Localisation Specialist
Posted 17 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 2,944,600 JPY

Assistant Professor
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Osaka Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 8,834,100 JPY

Software Engineer
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Some College 4-8 Years Expert 21,555,300 JPY

Associate Consultant
Posted 12 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 6,124,900 JPY

Cashier
Posted 09 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 4,711,500 JPY

Human Resource
Posted 07 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chiba Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 12,430,400 JPY

Marketing Coordinator
Posted 02 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 6,360,500 JPY

English Teacher
Posted 30 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kobe Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 3,769,100 JPY

Team Lead Account Manager
Posted 17 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 17,668,300 JPY

Marketing
Posted 29 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 3,769,100 JPY

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 29 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 8,622,100 JPY

International
Posted 28 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kitakyushu Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 7,582,500 JPY

Pastor
Posted 26 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 7,995,200 JPY

Pastor
Posted 25 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Osaka Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 6,596,100 JPY

Business Planner
Posted 24 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 7,067,300 JPY

Cg Artist
Posted 04 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Some College 16-20 Years Expert 12,014,500 JPY

Recruiter
Posted 25 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Osaka Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 3,533,600 JPY

Xr Engineer
Posted 14 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sapporo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert 7,451,800 JPY

Asistant Director
Posted 12 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Some College 8-12 Years Basic 3,533,600 JPY

Human Resources Manager
Posted 23 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Yokohama Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Intermediate 8,480,800 JPY

Advertising Designer
Posted 17 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 9,423,100 JPY

Project Manager
Posted 14 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 4,711,500 JPY

Manager
Posted 31 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 10,012,100 JPY

General Manager
Posted 26 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 40,048,200 JPY

Teacher
Posted 25 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sapporo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 10,129,800 JPY

Chief Technology Officer
Posted 23 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 7,067,300 JPY

Creative Director
Posted 21 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 11,778,800 JPY

Production Manager
Posted 20 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 5,966,600 JPY

English Teacher
Posted 19 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Advanced 2,944,600 JPY

Human Resources Manager
Posted 08 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Yokohama Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Intermediate 11,778,800 JPY

Senior Associate
Posted 16 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 15,312,500 JPY

Game Designer
Posted 18 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- High School 0-1 Year n/a 3,272,800 JPY

Researcher
Posted 25 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Osaka Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a 6,614,000 JPY

Engineer
Posted 19 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 5,486,300 JPY

Data Analyst
Posted 14 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 4,719,300 JPY

Manager
Posted 08 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kobe Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a 14,158,200 JPY

Game Developer
Posted 15 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kyoto Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 4,069,200 JPY

Presales Engineer
Posted 03 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Some College 4-8 Years n/a 5,651,600 JPY

English Instructor
Posted 12 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo High School 2-4 Years n/a 3,730,100 JPY

English Teacher
Posted 29 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tokyo Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 5,561,200 JPY

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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