SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN JAPAN

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
JPY 6,146,000
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 57,810
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
JPY 4,721,916
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 6,162,500
  Updated: 03 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 30

Software Developer Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Software Developer in Japan is JPY 6,146,000.

Average take home earning is JPY 4,721,916 (Net).

The most typical salary is JPY 6,162,500 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (30 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
10 % JPY 12,000,000
10 % JPY 12,000,000
30 % JPY 7,000,000
63 % JPY 6,162,500
93 % JPY 2,628,000
100 % JPY 550,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 6,576,153 US$ 61,840 26
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
145K US$ 141,880 JPY 16,000,000
01
115K US$ 117,742 JPY 12,000,000
01
105K US$ 106,410 JPY 12,000,000
01
95K US$ 91,392 JPY 7,000,000
01
85K US$ 85,100 JPY 8,716,666
03
75K US$ 77,214 JPY 8,670,000
02
65K US$ 61,218 JPY 6,875,000
02
55K US$ 55,013 JPY 6,162,500
08
45K US$ 44,852 JPY 4,200,000
03
35K US$ 33,676 JPY 4,000,000
01
25K US$ 24,812 JPY 2,628,000
05
Less US$ 6,163 JPY 550,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 60,718 JPY 6,526,153 26
Women US$ 75,374 JPY 8,500,000 01
N/A US$ 26,754 JPY 2,066,666 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 60,364 JPY 6,750,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 84,829 JPY 9,573,333 06
Bachelors Degree US$ 51,889 JPY 5,343,181 22
Some College US$ 23,410 JPY 2,640,000 01

Software Developer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses JPY 9,573,333. While Software Developer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 2,640,000. This is 262.36% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 82,316 JPY 9,420,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 117,742 JPY 12,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 89,528 JPY 10,075,000 04
4-8 Years US$ 52,235 JPY 5,578,571 07
2-4 Years US$ 48,262 JPY 4,765,000 10
1-2 Years US$ 64,910 JPY 7,320,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 28,932 JPY 2,975,000 04

Software Developer workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 12,000,000 compared to JPY 2,975,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 306.96%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 85,578 JPY 10,000,000 01
39-44 US$ 84,241 JPY 9,420,000 02
33-38 US$ 101,537 JPY 10,733,333 03
27-32 US$ 50,379 JPY 5,731,250 08
22-26 US$ 53,262 JPY 5,440,833 12
16-21 US$ 53,205 JPY 6,000,000 01
N/A US$ 26,754 JPY 2,066,666 03
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 59,914 JPY 6,340,000 27
Contract US$ 15,521 JPY 1,600,000 02
Self Employed US$ 85,578 JPY 10,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Tokyo Software Developer in Tokyo US$ 61,840 JPY 6,576,153 26

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Developer US$ 89,974 US$ 89,974 253
2. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 76,578 AU$ 89,090 52
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 70,440 GBP 48,532 65
4. Germany Germany Software Developer in Germany US$ 65,800 EUR 54,453 126
5. Japan Japan US$ 57,810 JPY 6,146,000 30
6. Mexico Mexico Software Developer in Mexico US$ 46,063 MXN 831,533 15
7. Russia Russia Software Developer in Russia US$ 27,306 RUB 1,350,826 23
8. Malaysia Malaysia Software Developer in Malaysia US$ 19,310 MYR 71,438 126
9. Indonesia Indonesia Software Developer in Indonesia US$ 12,745 IDR 162,253,826 26

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(15/15)  EMBEDDED SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Works in AUTOSAR."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,500,000
US$ 57,639


(14/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software development engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,500,000
US$ 75,374


(13/15)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Windows Software Programming."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,000,000
US$ 62,073


(12/15)  SPECIALIST


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Backend Blockchain."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,600,000
US$ 58,526


(11/15)  .NET DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "C# .net oracle entity framework."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,000,000
US$ 26,603


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(10/15)  SNR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Writing Software, Managing Team."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,800,000
US$ 51,432


(9/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Working in Machine Learning."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205


(8/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2018

Some College, 1-2 years: "Architect and develop stable and high available web service / e-Commerce site. Design, develop, implement and maintain new and existing web –based application. Rapidly build, iterate, test and deploy new features and products. Manage and contribute code to large scale projects from inception to completion."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,640,000
US$ 23,410


(7/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Develop improvements to the main product, automate tests to increase velocity, run experiments on new features, develop tools that help other engineers perform those tasks, etc..."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 12,000,000
US$ 106,410


(6/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "C# developmemt, C++, Swift, Unity."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205


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(5/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 May 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Java, C#, python, JavaScript, and C++. Financial sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 16,000,000
US$ 141,880


(4/15)  SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Coordination, management, support and maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,000,000
US$ 53,205


(3/15)  SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Coordination, management, support and maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 42,564


(2/15)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "2.5 years in Japanese IT company from Philippines before I moved to Japan."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 2,400,000
US$ 21,282


(1/15)  RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 22 Feb 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Research and development and software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,300,000
US$ 29,263


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