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

1381.28 KRW = 1 USD

84,501,208 KRW

$61,176 USD

37,294,570 KRW

$27,000 USD

Average Salary / Seoul

Average salary in Seoul is 84,501,208 KRW per year. The most typical earning is 37,294,570 KRW. All data are based on 572 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 95,446,474 KRW. Women receive a salary of 67,130,226 KRW.

The most paid careers are Construction & Labor Workers with average income 115,889,424 KRW and Management & Business with income 109,397,406 KRW.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 104,424,796 KRW. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 91,164,505 KRW.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of 143,791,287 KRW. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive 133,846,069 KRW.

Levels / Seoul (Gross KRW)

Salary Levels (KRW) per Year Surveys [%]
4,143,800 KRW - 6,904,999 KRW
0 n/a
6,906,400 KRW - 13,811,399 KRW
0 n/a
13,812,800 KRW - 20,717,799 KRW
12 100%
2.1%
20,719,200 KRW - 27,624,199 KRW
13 97.9%
2.27%
27,625,600 KRW - 34,530,599 KRW
34 95.63%
5.94%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
34,532,000 KRW - 41,436,999 KRW
64 89.69%
11.19%
41,438,400 KRW - 48,343,399 KRW
53 78.5%
9.27%
48,344,800 KRW - 55,249,799 KRW
46 69.23%
8.04%
55,251,200 KRW - 62,156,199 KRW
44 61.19%
7.69%
62,157,600 KRW - 69,062,599 KRW
46 53.5%
8.04%
69,064,000 KRW - 75,968,999 KRW
30 45.45%
5.24%
75,970,400 KRW - 82,875,399 KRW
21 40.21%
3.67%
82,876,800 KRW - 89,781,799 KRW
31 36.54%
5.42%
89,783,200 KRW - 96,688,199 KRW
13 31.12%
2.27%
96,689,600 KRW - 103,594,599 KRW
20 28.85%
3.5%
103,596,000 KRW - 110,500,999 KRW
15 25.35%
2.62%
110,502,400 KRW - 117,407,499 KRW
15 22.73%
2.62%
117,408,800 KRW - 124,313,899 KRW
15 20.1%
2.62%
124,315,200 KRW - 131,220,299 KRW
22 17.48%
3.85%
131,221,600 KRW - 138,126,699 KRW
5 13.64%
0.87%
138,128,000 KRW - 145,033,099 KRW
6 12.76%
1.05%
145,034,400 KRW - 151,939,499 KRW
6 11.71%
1.05%
151,940,800 KRW - 158,845,899 KRW
9 10.66%
1.57%
158,847,200 KRW - 165,752,299 KRW
4 9.09%
0.7%
165,753,600 KRW - 172,658,699 KRW
6 8.39%
1.05%
172,660,000 KRW - 179,565,099 KRW
1 7.34%
0.17%
179,566,400 KRW - 186,471,499 KRW
2 7.17%
0.35%
186,472,900 KRW - 193,377,899 KRW
5 6.82%
0.87%
193,379,300 KRW - 200,284,299 KRW
1 5.94%
0.17%
200,285,700 KRW - 207,190,699 KRW
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
207,192,100 KRW - 221,003,499 KRW
3 5.77%
0.52%
221,004,900 KRW - 234,816,299 KRW
2 5.24%
0.35%
234,817,700 KRW - 248,629,099 KRW
8 4.9%
1.4%
248,630,500 KRW - 262,441,899 KRW
4 3.5%
0.7%
262,443,300 KRW - 276,254,699 KRW
1 2.8%
0.17%
276,256,100 KRW - 290,067,499 KRW
1 2.62%
0.17%
290,068,900 KRW - 303,880,299 KRW
3 2.45%
0.52%
303,881,700 KRW - 317,693,099 KRW
2 1.92%
0.35%
317,694,500 KRW - 331,505,899 KRW
5 1.57%
0.87%
331,507,300 KRW - 345,318,699 KRW
0 n/a
345,320,100 KRW - 483,448,099 KRW
4 0.7%
0.7%

Gender / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 318 95,446,474 KRW
2 Women 136 67,130,226 KRW

Education / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 32 104,424,796 KRW
2 Masters Degree 162 91,164,505 KRW
3 Bachelors Degree 338 81,771,798 KRW
4 Some College 22 73,207,860 KRW
5 Bellow H. School 3 64,920,178 KRW
6 High School 15 51,383,630 KRW

Experience / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 45 143,791,287 KRW
2 20+ Years 45 133,846,069 KRW
3 12-16 Years 63 121,138,289 KRW
4 8-12 Years 96 93,236,425 KRW
5 4-8 Years 115 71,412,195 KRW
6 2-4 Years 84 55,941,855 KRW
7 0-1 Year 61 52,350,526 KRW
8 1-2 Years 63 50,002,349 KRW

Age / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 51-55 9 193,379,253 KRW
2 61-65 4 173,212,560 KRW
3 46-50 30 148,349,513 KRW
4 41-45 55 125,005,874 KRW
5 56-60 3 102,629,132 KRW
6 36-40 84 97,932,779 KRW
7 31-35 98 77,627,957 KRW
8 n/a 118 75,003,524 KRW
9 21-25 42 63,262,641 KRW
10 14-20 3 58,290,032 KRW
11 26-30 126 53,593,678 KRW

Work Type / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 13 110,364,302 KRW
2 Permanent 445 87,849,432 KRW
3 Contract 99 70,997,811 KRW
4 Part Time 15 50,416,733 KRW

Career Groups / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Construction & Labor Workers 11 115,889,424 KRW
2 Management & Business 109 109,397,406 KRW
3 Finance & Banking 28 107,739,869 KRW
4 Engineers & Technicians V 10 101,524,108 KRW
5 Fashion 5 100,142,827 KRW
6 Health Care & Medical 7 96,965,882 KRW
7 IT & Programming II 18 93,374,553 KRW
8 Aviation & Shipping 6 88,678,200 KRW
9 Logistics, Road, Railway 6 88,540,072 KRW
10 Public Sector 11 87,435,048 KRW
11 Architect Constructions 9 85,501,255 KRW
12 Accounting & Administration 24 84,810,615 KRW
13 Hotels & Tourism 9 82,186,182 KRW
14 Salesmen & Saleswomen 13 80,528,646 KRW
15 Human Resources 33 80,252,390 KRW
16 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 67 78,871,109 KRW
17 Engineers & Technicians IV 5 78,318,597 KRW
18 Automobile 7 75,556,036 KRW
19 IT & Programming 45 74,865,396 KRW
20 Customer Services 6 74,174,756 KRW
21 Engineers & Technicians 52 71,135,939 KRW
22 Media 8 70,307,171 KRW
23 Education & University 35 67,406,482 KRW
24 Engineers & Technicians II 4 63,953,281 KRW
25 Health Care & Medical II 9 63,677,025 KRW
26 Insurance 1 63,262,641 KRW
27 Engineers & Technicians III 4 60,914,464 KRW
28 Making Design 4 54,008,062 KRW
29 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 4 49,726,093 KRW
30 Agriculture & Fishing 1 42,267,179 KRW
31 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 7 41,990,923 KRW
32 Arts, Culture, Performance 5 37,156,442 KRW
33 Sports & Recreation 1 36,880,186 KRW
34 Organization & Coordination 7 30,111,912 KRW
35 Law 1 21,824,230 KRW

Careers / Seoul (Gross KRW)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 General Manager 13 187,301,619 KRW
2 Investment Manager 3 176,113,248 KRW
3 Fund Manager 3 175,284,480 KRW
4 CEO 7 156,637,195 KRW
5 Director 11 150,697,689 KRW
6 Branch Manager 4 132,188,532 KRW
7 Business Manager 4 130,530,996 KRW
8 Account Manager 6 128,044,691 KRW
9 Construction Project Manager 3 127,215,923 KRW
10 Hotel Manager 4 118,651,984 KRW
11 IT Manager 8 112,436,223 KRW
12 Lead Salesmen or Saleswomen 4 109,121,150 KRW
13 Finance Manager 7 107,739,869 KRW
14 Other Public Sector Career 7 107,463,613 KRW
15 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 4 105,944,205 KRW
16 Other Sales Career 4 104,977,309 KRW
17 Business Development Manager 13 103,457,900 KRW
18 Software Engineer 5 101,524,108 KRW
19 Other Engineer Career 9 99,175,931 KRW
20 Engineering Manager 6 98,761,547 KRW
21 Contract Manager 4 98,347,163 KRW
22 Other Human Resource Career 4 97,656,523 KRW
23 Project Manager 5 97,104,010 KRW
24 Sales Manager 14 94,893,962 KRW
25 University Professor 9 94,479,578 KRW
26 Marketing Manager 8 94,065,194 KRW
27 Human Resources Manager 16 92,822,041 KRW
28 Construction Manager 4 88,678,200 KRW
29 Teacher 7 81,081,158 KRW
30 Marketing Executive 3 80,943,030 KRW
31 Other Automobile Career 5 80,528,646 KRW
32 Product Manager 3 80,114,262 KRW
33 Marketing 8 79,561,750 KRW
34 Manager 16 78,594,853 KRW
35 Software Developer 17 77,213,573 KRW
36 IT Project Manager 6 77,075,445 KRW
37 Mechanical Engineer 6 76,384,805 KRW
38 Doctor 3 73,622,244 KRW
39 Human Resource 5 72,240,964 KRW
40 Sales Executives 4 71,964,707 KRW
41 Research Engineer 7 71,135,939 KRW
42 Operations Manager 4 68,649,635 KRW
43 Business Development Coordinator 3 64,367,665 KRW
44 Sales Representative 4 63,953,281 KRW
45 Electrical Engineer 8 63,400,769 KRW
46 Architect 5 55,527,471 KRW
47 Other Management Career 4 55,251,215 KRW
48 Assistant Manager 11 54,284,319 KRW
49 Financial Analyst 3 52,626,782 KRW
50 Languages Teacher 3 52,212,398 KRW
51 Marketing Coordinator 3 51,936,142 KRW
52 Engineer 17 50,831,118 KRW
53 Human Resource Coordinator 5 50,416,733 KRW
54 Other Education Career 5 48,759,197 KRW
55 Sales 3 43,648,460 KRW
56 Salesmen or Saleswomen 3 39,366,490 KRW
57 Secretary 3 38,675,850 KRW
58 Non-Profit Organization 4 27,073,095 KRW

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Manager (Woman)
Posted 23 April 2024

What I do?

"Manager, translate."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Basic 300,603,900 KRW

49/50  Inside Sales Representative (Man)
Posted 11 January 2024

What I do?

"Source new sales opportunities through inbound leads and outbound cold calls and emails Research accounts, identify key contacts and the potential fit for TechInsights’ products or services as a context that maximizes the effectiveness of cold calling Develop action plans to pursue leads; follow up on prospects Contact prospective clients to generate interest in TechInsights’ products and services, showcasing TechInsights’ subscription-based tools and content in client demonstrations Qualify incoming calls; gather customer requirements and recommend appropriate products or services Leverage reports and CRM functionality with a systematic approach to ensure diligent follow up, lead tracking, and pipeline visibility Provide quotes in a timely manner and ensure sales orders are efficiently expedited Collaborate with outside sales and product teams to maximize customer satisfaction and product effectiveness."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 138,128,000 KRW

48/50  Professional (Man)
Posted 19 November 2023

What I do?

"EV business marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 117,773,500 KRW

47/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 21 August 2023
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 82,876,800 KRW

46/50  Cash, Job, Mail, Develop (Woman)
Posted 14 July 2023

What I do?

"Cash, job, mail, develop."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Some College 2-4 Years Basic 42,285,100 KRW

45/50  Senior Manager (Man)
Posted 27 September 2022

What I do?

"Cloud."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 297,567,900 KRW

44/50  Director (Man)
Posted 25 July 2022

What I do?

"Global Sales Strategy and Organization."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 106,796,500 KRW

43/50  Division Manager (Man)
Posted 23 July 2022

What I do?

"ICT Manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 220,945,500 KRW

42/50  Deputy Gm (Man)
Posted 15 June 2022

What I do?

"Sales."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 95,293,200 KRW

41/50  Content Marketing Manager (Woman)
Posted 12 June 2022

What I do?

"Content marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 37,337,400 KRW

40/50  Business Partner In Aspac (Woman)
Posted 12 June 2022

What I do?

"Accounting, tax law, corporate tax return, VAT, payroll."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 117,098,000 KRW

39/50  Research (Man)
Posted 29 May 2022

What I do?

"Administrative tasks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 44,949,600 KRW

38/50  Revenue Manager (Woman)
Posted 07 April 2022

What I do?

"Hotel revenue management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 53,338,100 KRW

37/50  Business Development Director (Man)
Posted 18 February 2022

What I do?

"Driving the business in the company."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 171,881,000 KRW

36/50  Hr Assistant Manager (Woman)
Posted 06 January 2022

What I do?

"HR + Global Tasts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 52,839,500 KRW

35/50  Consolidated Financial Specilist (Man)
Posted 05 January 2022

What I do?

"Expert Accounting skill."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 88,064,900 KRW

34/50  Senior Business Developer (Man)
Posted 03 January 2022

What I do?

"Strategy planning, business developing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 75,484,200 KRW

33/50  Hr Specialist (Woman)
Posted 27 December 2021

What I do?

"General HR."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 0-1 Year Basic 40,258,800 KRW

32/50  Staff (Woman)
Posted 16 December 2021

What I do?

"Writing report."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 45,290,800 KRW

31/50  Assistant Manager (Man)
Posted 29 November 2021

What I do?

"HR, GA, Global HR."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 62,903,500 KRW

30/50  Elec (Man)
Posted 25 November 2021

What I do?

"Electrical engineer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 75,484,200 KRW

29/50  Esl Teacher (Woman)
Posted 25 November 2021

What I do?

"Teaching."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Some College 2-4 Years Expert 50,317,300 KRW

28/50  Leader (Man)
Posted 25 November 2021

What I do?

"Business."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 119,518,000 KRW

27/50  Project Manager (Man)
Posted 17 November 2021

What I do?

"TASKS."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate 62,903,500 KRW

26/50  Branch Manager (Man)
Posted 16 November 2021

What I do?

"Branch management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 94,597,000 KRW

25/50  Intern (Man)
Posted 08 November 2021

What I do?

"English capability."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 27,627,000 KRW

24/50  Research (Man)
Posted 23 October 2021

What I do?

"Research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years Expert 82,876,800 KRW

23/50  Director (Man)
Posted 21 October 2021

What I do?

"Confidential."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 113,227,700 KRW

22/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 10 October 2021

What I do?

"Management in sales."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 100,647,000 KRW

21/50  Fund Manager (Man)
Posted 22 September 2021

What I do?

"10 Years."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 232,745,700 KRW

20/50  Assistant Manger (Woman)
Posted 29 August 2021

What I do?

"Economics, accounting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 50,322,800 KRW

19/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 23 August 2021

What I do?

"TA, GHR."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 88,064,900 KRW

18/50  Accountant (Man)
Posted 01 July 2021

What I do?

"Accounting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Basic 69,064,000 KRW

17/50  Senior Research Engineer (Man)
Posted 24 June 2021

What I do?

"Product development, Microfluidics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 45,290,800 KRW

16/50  Assistant Manager (Woman)
Posted 23 June 2021

What I do?

"Marketing and Sales."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 62,903,500 KRW

15/50  Customer Success Team Leader (Woman)
Posted 06 January 2021

What I do?

"Customer Support, Customer Success, Education, Hiring, Training, Dutch Translator."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Masters Degree 1-2 Years n/a 37,072,200 KRW

14/50  Customor Service Field Engineer Of Semiconductor Manufacturing Machines (Man)
Posted 16 December 2020

What I do?

"Set-up Semiconductor Equipments Repair Semiconductor Equipments."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 46,575,400 KRW

13/50  Senior Project Manager (Woman)
Posted 26 November 2020

What I do?

"Speaks 3 languages, Google Certified."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 92,149,400 KRW

12/50  Country Director (Man)
Posted 15 November 2020

What I do?

"Lead country Strategy/Planning Execution, country sales, and marketing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 85,153,200 KRW

11/50  Facade Project Manager (Man)
Posted 13 November 2020

What I do?

"Project management & bachelor degree."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 256,169,500 KRW

10/50  Bim Designer (Woman)
Posted 09 November 2020

What I do?

"Furniture design, revit, bim."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a 34,931,200 KRW

9/50  Management (Man)
Posted 01 November 2020

What I do?

"Logistic, purshasing."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Some College 16-20 Years n/a 69,863,800 KRW

8/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 18 June 2020

What I do?

"In charge of Projec manager at the field of Lithum batteries facilties."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 62,877,300 KRW

7/50  Researcher (Man)
Posted 02 June 2020

What I do?

"Conduct research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 17,464,900 KRW

6/50  Data Scientist (Man)
Posted 18 May 2020

What I do?

"Data Science Machine Learning."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a 104,796,400 KRW

5/50  Software Engineer (Man)
Posted 14 May 2020

What I do?

"Work with software."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 235,968,300 KRW

4/50  Import And Export Business (Man)
Posted 13 May 2020

What I do?

"I know how to import and export products."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 43,082,100 KRW

3/50  Plan Management (Woman)
Posted 11 May 2020

What I do?

"General Affairs. Compliance. Scanning contracts and Legal issue. Support HR."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 44,250,700 KRW

2/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 09 April 2020

What I do?

"Operation and financial managment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 83,836,800 KRW

1/50  Senior Business Analyst (Man)
Posted 11 March 2020

What I do?

"Senior Business Analyst."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seoul Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 90,240,400 KRW


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