SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN JAPAN

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
JPY 5,598,988
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 58,320
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
JPY 4,082,277
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,696,629
  Updated: 21 Apr 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 10

Software Engineer Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Software Engineer in Japan is JPY 5,598,988.

Average take home earning is JPY 4,082,277 (Net).

The most typical salary is JPY 4,696,629 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (10 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
20 % JPY 7,600,000
10 % JPY 8,000,000
50 % JPY 5,733,333
60 % JPY 5,500,000
90 % JPY 4,696,629
100 % JPY 3,600,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 5,771,428 US$ 60,266 07
Yokohama JPY 5,196,629 US$ 53,780 03
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
95K US$ 92,715 JPY 7,600,000
01
75K US$ 70,940 JPY 8,000,000
01
65K US$ 63,650 JPY 5,733,333
03
55K US$ 50,297 JPY 5,500,000
01
45K US$ 46,579 JPY 4,696,629
03
35K US$ 38,562 JPY 3,600,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 53,513 JPY 5,555,698 07
N/A US$ 69,536 JPY 5,700,000 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 54,830 JPY 5,150,000 02
Bachelors Degree US$ 59,193 JPY 5,711,236 08

Software Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses JPY 5,711,236. While Software Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 5,150,000. This is 7.96% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 59,658 JPY 6,644,944 02
4-8 Years US$ 70,917 JPY 6,200,000 04
2-4 Years US$ 43,808 JPY 4,633,333 03

Software Engineer workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 4-8 Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 6,200,000 compared to JPY 4,633,333 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 4-8 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 61.88%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
33-38 US$ 60,662 JPY 6,029,962 03
27-32 US$ 51,349 JPY 5,733,333 03
22-26 US$ 38,562 JPY 3,600,000 01
N/A US$ 69,536 JPY 5,700,000 03
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 60,071 JPY 5,687,765 09
Contract US$ 42,564 JPY 4,800,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Tokyo Software Engineer in Tokyo US$ 60,266 JPY 5,771,428 07
2. Yokohama Software Engineer in Yokohama US$ 53,780 JPY 5,196,629 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,873 US$ 105,873 192
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
4. Germany Germany Software Engineer in Germany US$ 74,390 EUR 61,223 51
5. Japan Japan US$ 58,320 JPY 5,598,988 10
6. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer in Mexico US$ 44,122 MXN 725,522 09
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 25,878 RUB 1,154,068 13
8. Malaysia Malaysia Software Engineer in Malaysia US$ 24,416 MYR 87,216 47
9. Indonesia Indonesia Software Engineer in Indonesia US$ 12,775 IDR 153,966,666 06

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(5/5)  FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Machine Learning, C++ Programming, Python Programming, C# Programming, Application Development, Computer Vision, Microcontrolers, Arm Processors."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000
US$ 50,297


(4/5)  DEVOPS ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Java, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, DevOps and Java Frameworks."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,289,888
US$ 48,375


(3/5)  WEB ENDGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: ".NET Programmer."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 6,900,000
US$ 61,186


(2/5)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I’m a senior full stack engineer with 10 year experience and a bachelor degree in computer science."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 8,000,000
US$ 70,940


(1/5)  DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 26 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Relate to data scientist with python."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 42,564


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