PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY IN SOUTH KOREA

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Average gross salary for Public Sector GROSS SALARY
KRW 69,081,666
Average gorss salary (USD) for Public Sector GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 63,690
Average net salary for Public Sector NET SALARY
KRW 52,084,333
The most typical salary for Public Sector MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 36,666,666
  Updated: 21 Feb 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 12

Public Sector Earnings in South Korea

Average salary for Public Sector in South Korea is KRW 69,081,666.

Average take home earning is KRW 52,084,333 (Net).

The most typical salary is KRW 36,666,666 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (12 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % KRW 200,000,000
17 % KRW 190,000,000
42 % KRW 58,613,333
58 % KRW 50,000,000
83 % KRW 36,666,666
92 % KRW 32,740,000
100 % KRW 20,400,000
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Public Administration KRW 56,420,000 US$ 50,719 02
Social Worker KRW 27,700,000 US$ 25,508 02
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 69,634,545 US$ 64,296 11

Salary entries from individual employees for Public Sector in South Korea

Below is the list of 12 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(5/5)  COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Prefer not to disclose."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 200,000,000
US$ 188,574

(4/5)  ENVIRONMENT


 Posted: 05 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Thinking about the future of Seoul (sustainability)."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 35,000,000
US$ 33,001

(3/5)  ADMIN


 Posted: 12 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Admin and take care about Labour in korea that came from Thailand."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 57,840,000
US$ 51,081

(2/5)  SENIOR CLERK


 Posted: 28 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Administrative task and research."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 20,400,000
US$ 18,016

(1/5)  RESEARCH ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 23 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I work as an editor and researcher in a non-profit think tank."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 32,740,000
US$ 28,914

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
185K US$ 188,574 KRW 200,000,000
01
175K US$ 176,243 KRW 190,000,000
01
55K US$ 52,820 KRW 58,613,333
03
45K US$ 46,380 KRW 50,000,000
02
35K US$ 33,771 KRW 36,666,666
03
25K US$ 28,914 KRW 32,740,000
01
15K US$ 18,016 KRW 20,400,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 84,318 KRW 91,120,000 07
Women US$ 29,259 KRW 32,035,000 04
N/A US$ 57,023 KRW 63,000,000 01

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 57,023 KRW 63,000,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 80,185 KRW 86,511,428 07
Bachelors Degree US$ 36,490 KRW 40,100,000 04

Public Sector workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses KRW 86,511,428. While Public Sector workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 40,100,000. This is 119.75% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 46,380 KRW 50,000,000 01
16-20 Years US$ 188,574 KRW 200,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 81,015 KRW 88,210,000 04
4-8 Years US$ 31,207 KRW 35,000,000 01
2-4 Years US$ 57,023 KRW 63,000,000 01
1-2 Years US$ 28,011 KRW 31,046,666 03
0-1 Year US$ 33,001 KRW 35,000,000 01

Public Sector workers in South Korea with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of KRW 200,000,000 compared to KRW 31,046,666 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 573.21%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 46,380 KRW 50,000,000 01
45-50 US$ 188,574 KRW 200,000,000 01
39-44 US$ 90,993 KRW 98,333,333 03
33-38 US$ 41,144 KRW 46,420,000 02
27-32 US$ 33,009 KRW 36,370,000 02
22-26 US$ 25,508 KRW 27,700,000 02
N/A US$ 57,023 KRW 63,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY CAREER   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Other Public Sector Career US$ 76,478 KRW 82,592,500 08
2. Public Administration US$ 50,719 KRW 56,420,000 02
3. Social Worker US$ 25,508 KRW 27,700,000 02

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In South Korea economy, Other Public Sector Career is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of KRW 82,592,500. Public Administration and Social Worker follow, earning KRW 56,420,000 and KRW 27,700,000, respectively. Social Worker earn a gross annual average of KRW 27,700,000, while Public Administration earn KRW 56,420,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 199.82%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 77,486 KRW 83,500,000 08
Contract US$ 36,098 KRW 40,245,000 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   PUBLIC SECTOR   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Seoul Public Sector in Seoul US$ 64,296 KRW 69,634,545 11

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PUBLIC SECTOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Public Sector in Switzerland US$ 88,508 CHF 84,147 14
2. Germany Germany Public Sector in Germany US$ 77,058 EUR 61,106 15
3. Australia Australia Public Sector in Australia US$ 76,416 AU$ 87,812 62
4. Norway Norway Public Sector in Norway US$ 72,839 NOK 553,586 19
5. United States United States Public Sector US$ 70,608 US$ 70,608 446
6. Canada Canada Public Sector in Canada US$ 69,597 CA$ 78,269 134
7. France France Public Sector in France US$ 69,579 EUR 56,833 12
8. South Korea South Korea US$ 63,690 KRW 69,081,666 12
9. Finland Finland Public Sector in Finland US$ 58,848 EUR 50,000 05
10. Italy Italy Public Sector in Italy US$ 54,306 EUR 42,371 10

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