Media Salary in Japan

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Average gross salary for Media GROSS SALARY
JPY 4,082,714
Average gorss salary (USD) for Media GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 38,877
Average net salary for Media NET SALARY
JPY 3,549,857
The most typical salary for Media MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 2,750,000
  Updated: 25 Feb 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 13%
  Salary entries: 14

Media Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Media in Japan is JPY 4,082,714 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (14 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is JPY 3,549,857 (Net). The most typical salary is JPY 2,750,000 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
7 % JPY 9,000,000
14 % JPY 6,000,000
43 % JPY 4,625,000
64 % JPY 3,552,666
93 % JPY 2,750,000
100 % JPY 2,000,000

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Editor JPY 3,875,000 US$ 35,424 04
Journalist JPY 3,829,000 US$ 38,399 02
Media Manager JPY 6,000,000 US$ 53,657 01
Photographer JPY 3,500,000 US$ 42,698 01
Cameraman JPY 1,800,000 US$ 21,959 01
TV Presenter JPY 2,000,000 US$ 17,886 01

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 4,179,833 US$ 40,358 12

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Salary entries from individual employees for Media in Japan

Below is the list of 10 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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EDITOR


 Posted: 25 Feb 2019

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

WRITER


 Posted: 22 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

VIDEO EDITOR


 Posted: 08 Jan 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Edit and transcode videos, translate stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,600,000
US$ 31,923

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR


 Posted: 06 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Assistance of research and filming."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000
US$ 26,828

EDITOR IN CHEIF


 Posted: 22 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "EDITOR THE ARTICLE, WORK OUT NEW PROJECT WITH BOARDS, MANAGING SNS LIKE FACEBOOK."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,657

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR


 Posted: 11 Sep 2017

Some College, 0-1 year: "General miscellaneous affairs including preparations for broadcasting."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,000,000
US$ 17,886

OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2016

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "PR consultant. Helping foreign companies navigate the media landscape in Japan."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000
US$ 47,068

OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2016

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Media Buyer (Advertising/Marketing)."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,200,000
US$ 27,385

JOURNALIST


 Posted: 29 Mar 2015

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,000,000
US$ 42,095

EDITOR


 Posted: 16 Oct 2014

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,500,000
US$ 44,153

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MEDIA   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
85K US$ 88,307 JPY 9,000,000
01
55K US$ 53,657 JPY 6,000,000
01
45K US$ 44,003 JPY 4,625,000
04
35K US$ 35,214 JPY 3,552,666
03
25K US$ 25,694 JPY 2,750,000
04
15K US$ 17,886 JPY 2,000,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   MEDIA   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 34,399 JPY 3,940,000 05
Women US$ 43,947 JPY 4,594,000 07
N/A US$ 32,328 JPY 2,650,000 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MEDIA   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 43,066 JPY 4,800,000 04
Bachelors Degree US$ 43,812 JPY 4,609,666 06
Some College US$ 27,514 JPY 2,433,333 03
High School US$ 26,603 JPY 3,000,000 01

Media workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses JPY 4,609,666. While Media workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 3,000,000. This is 64.69% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MEDIA   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
16-20 Years US$ 53,657 JPY 6,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 39,428 JPY 3,579,000 02
4-8 Years US$ 46,740 JPY 5,140,000 05
2-4 Years US$ 42,396 JPY 4,250,000 02
1-2 Years US$ 26,715 JPY 3,000,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 19,922 JPY 1,900,000 02

Media 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 6,000,000 compared to JPY 1,900,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 169.34%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MEDIA   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 88,307 JPY 9,000,000 01
33-38 US$ 44,171 JPY 4,386,000 03
27-32 US$ 37,498 JPY 4,340,000 05
22-26 US$ 23,772 JPY 2,666,666 03
N/A US$ 32,328 JPY 2,650,000 02
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MEDIA   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Media Manager US$ 53,657 JPY 6,000,000 01
2. Other Media Career US$ 47,397 JPY 5,175,000 04
3. Photographer US$ 42,698 JPY 3,500,000 01
4. Journalist US$ 38,399 JPY 3,829,000 02
5. Editor US$ 35,424 JPY 3,875,000 04
6. Cameraman US$ 21,959 JPY 1,800,000 01
7. TV Presenter US$ 17,886 JPY 2,000,000 01

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In Japan economy, Media Manager is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of JPY 6,000,000. Other Media Career and Photographer follow, earning JPY 5,175,000 and JPY 3,500,000, respectively. TV Presenter earn a gross annual average of JPY 2,000,000, while Cameraman earn JPY 1,800,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 199.99%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MEDIA   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 38,977 JPY 4,176,333 06
Contract US$ 40,554 JPY 3,980,000 05
Self Employed US$ 35,881 JPY 4,066,666 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   MEDIA   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Tokyo Media in Tokyo US$ 40,358 JPY 4,179,833 12

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MEDIA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Media in Australia US$ 78,836 AU$ 87,373 46
2. United States United States Media US$ 66,587 US$ 66,587 222
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Media in United Kingdom US$ 59,001 GBP 39,381 78
4. Germany Germany Media in Germany US$ 58,425 EUR 46,604 30
5. Japan Japan US$ 38,877 JPY 4,082,714 14
6. Russia Russia Media in Russia US$ 38,711 RUB 1,399,590 18
7. Malaysia Malaysia Media in Malaysia US$ 24,383 MYR 82,253 46
8. Indonesia Indonesia Media in Indonesia US$ 17,138 IDR 215,422,422 27

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