Software Developer Salary in South Korea

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
KRW 75,110,750
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 68,308
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
KRW 60,080,250
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 49,200,000
  Updated: 03 Nov 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 20%
  Salary entries: 24

Software Developer Earnings in South Korea

Average salary for Software Developer in South Korea is KRW 75,110,750 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (24 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is KRW 60,080,250 (Net). The most typical salary is KRW 49,200,000 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
8 % KRW 230,000,000
25 % KRW 101,748,000
29 % KRW 77,000,000
50 % KRW 57,166,500
88 % KRW 39,500,000
100 % KRW 28,666,666

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 63,166,625 US$ 57,659 16
Suwon KRW 85,665,333 US$ 77,358 06

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FRONT-END DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Developing and maintaining software."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Software Development, research, database..."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 23,000,000
US$ 21,686

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 53,666,000
US$ 50,600

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Developed software in various devices."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000
US$ 52,989

MOBILE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I'm working on creating software for mobile platforms."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000
US$ 44,158

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Jun 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Developing Semiconductor solution with Java and C#."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 45,000,000
US$ 39,742

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2016

High School, 4-8 years: "Maintenance own platform(MIPLATFORM, XPLATFORM, NEXACRO PLATFORM by TOBESOFT company)."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,000,000
US$ 27,489

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Jan 2016

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Vulnerability Research, Malware Analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 109,492,000
US$ 91,206

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Dec 2015

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Java Developer & Chief Technology Officer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 300,000,000
US$ 274,673

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 30 Apr 2015

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 77,000,000
US$ 70,499

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 274,673 KRW 300,000,000
01
205K US$ 208,180 KRW 230,000,000
01
95K US$ 91,792 KRW 101,748,000
04
75K US$ 70,499 KRW 77,000,000
01
65K US$ 64,932 KRW 70,000,000
01
55K US$ 52,103 KRW 57,166,500
04
45K US$ 44,881 KRW 49,200,000
05
35K US$ 36,201 KRW 39,500,000
04
25K US$ 25,443 KRW 28,666,666
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 71,321 KRW 78,332,823 17
Women US$ 30,679 KRW 33,666,666 03
N/A US$ 83,725 KRW 92,500,000 04

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 75,307 KRW 83,749,200 10
Bachelors Degree US$ 66,064 KRW 71,705,076 13
High School US$ 27,489 KRW 33,000,000 01

Software Developer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses KRW 83,749,200. While Software Developer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 33,000,000. This is 173.95% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 92,760 KRW 100,000,000 01
16-20 Years US$ 274,673 KRW 300,000,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 50,513 KRW 55,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 75,599 KRW 84,131,600 05
4-8 Years US$ 61,232 KRW 67,888,888 09
2-4 Years US$ 44,416 KRW 48,250,000 04
1-2 Years US$ 38,235 KRW 41,000,000 03

Software Developer 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 300,000,000 compared to KRW 41,000,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 618.38%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 117,558 KRW 129,333,333 03
33-38 US$ 64,858 KRW 72,631,600 05
27-32 US$ 50,075 KRW 54,611,111 09
22-26 US$ 42,047 KRW 45,000,000 02
16-21 US$ 92,760 KRW 100,000,000 01
N/A US$ 83,725 KRW 92,500,000 04
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 77,383 KRW 84,906,250 16
Contract US$ 43,244 KRW 46,833,333 06
Self Employed US$ 70,903 KRW 81,579,000 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Suwon Software Developer in Suwon US$ 77,358 KRW 85,665,333 06
2. Seoul Software Developer in Seoul US$ 57,659 KRW 63,166,625 16

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Software Developer in Switzerland US$ 107,726 CHF 104,100 20
2. United States United States Software Developer US$ 89,660 US$ 89,660 247
3. Norway Norway Software Developer in Norway US$ 83,908 NOK 660,214 42
4. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 76,610 AU$ 87,722 48
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer in United Kingdom US$ 69,066 GBP 47,235 62
6. South Korea South Korea US$ 68,308 KRW 75,110,750 24
7. Germany Germany Software Developer in Germany US$ 65,378 EUR 53,580 107
8. Canada Canada Software Developer in Canada US$ 65,089 CA$ 73,031 80
9. Finland Finland Software Developer in Finland US$ 56,347 EUR 46,243 30
10. France France Software Developer in France US$ 51,999 EUR 41,657 39

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