Law Salary in Japan

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
JPY 6,760,000
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 66,252
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
JPY 4,965,000
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 2,540,000
  Updated: 07 Mar 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 26%
  Salary entries: 08

Law Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Law in Japan is JPY 6,760,000 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (08 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is JPY 4,965,000 (Net). The most typical salary is JPY 2,540,000 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
12 % JPY 13,000,000
50 % JPY 10,000,000
50 % JPY 10,000,000
62 % JPY 4,000,000
88 % JPY 2,540,000
100 % JPY 2,000,000

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Paralegal JPY 4,860,000 US$ 60,294 03
Corporate Counsel Lawyer JPY 11,500,000 US$ 101,977 02
Lawyer JPY 7,250,000 US$ 62,779 02
Judge JPY 2,000,000 US$ 19,624 01

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 9,116,000 US$ 87,413 05
Osaka JPY 3,250,000 US$ 36,663 02

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Salary entries from individual employees for Law in Japan

Below is the list of 08 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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LAWYER


 Posted: 07 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

INHOUSE COUNSEL


 Posted: 05 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Foreign National. Legal Qualification in foreign country. Eligible for gaiben license. In-house legal advisor. M&A."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 13,000,000
US$ 115,278

LAWYER


 Posted: 01 Apr 2015

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000
US$ 101,028

LAWYER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2014

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,500,000
US$ 24,530

JUDGE


 Posted: 30 Jul 2014

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,000,000
US$ 19,624

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PARALEGAL


 Posted: 20 Nov 2013

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,580,000
US$ 27,636

PARALEGAL


 Posted: 18 Apr 2012

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000
US$ 104,449

PARALEGAL


 Posted: 19 Aug 2011

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 48,797

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
115K US$ 115,278 JPY 13,000,000
01
105K US$ 102,738 JPY 10,000,000
02
85K US$ 88,675 JPY 10,000,000
01
45K US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000
01
25K US$ 26,083 JPY 2,540,000
02
15K US$ 19,624 JPY 2,000,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 85,094 JPY 8,750,000 04
Women US$ 46,947 JPY 5,026,666 03
N/A US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 61,288 JPY 5,816,000 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 74,526 JPY 8,333,333 03

Law workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses JPY 8,333,333. While Law workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 5,816,000. This is 21.60% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
12-16 Years US$ 104,449 JPY 8,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 24,530 JPY 2,500,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 108,153 JPY 12,500,000 02
2-4 Years US$ 88,675 JPY 10,000,000 01
1-2 Years US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 23,630 JPY 2,290,000 02

Law workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 4-8 Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 12,500,000 compared to JPY 2,290,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 4-8 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 357.69%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAW   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 104,449 JPY 8,000,000 01
27-32 US$ 82,378 JPY 9,375,000 04
22-26 US$ 27,636 JPY 2,580,000 01
16-21 US$ 19,624 JPY 2,000,000 01
N/A US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Corporate Counsel Lawyer US$ 101,977 JPY 11,500,000 02
2. Lawyer US$ 62,779 JPY 7,250,000 02
3. Paralegal US$ 60,294 JPY 4,860,000 03
4. Judge US$ 19,624 JPY 2,000,000 01

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In Japan economy, Corporate Counsel Lawyer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of JPY 11,500,000. Lawyer and Paralegal follow, earning JPY 7,250,000 and JPY 4,860,000, respectively. Judge earn a gross annual average of JPY 2,000,000, while Paralegal earn JPY 4,860,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 419.65%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 66,252 JPY 6,760,000 08
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Tokyo Law in Tokyo US$ 87,413 JPY 9,116,000 05
2. Osaka Law in Osaka US$ 36,663 JPY 3,250,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAW

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United Kingdom United Kingdom Law in United Kingdom US$ 94,504 GBP 62,792 76
2. United States United States Law US$ 93,651 US$ 93,651 451
3. Germany Germany Law in Germany US$ 88,103 EUR 69,019 15
4. Australia Australia Law in Australia US$ 82,925 AU$ 95,795 49
5. Mexico Mexico Law in Mexico US$ 68,679 MXN 1,125,492 08
6. Japan Japan US$ 66,252 JPY 6,760,000 08
7. Russia Russia Law in Russia US$ 46,399 RUB 2,020,000 27
8. Malaysia Malaysia Law in Malaysia US$ 36,086 MYR 129,036 144
9. Indonesia Indonesia Law in Indonesia US$ 29,836 IDR 377,989,655 29

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