Software Engineer Salary in Japan

Japan   Japan  • Change Location

Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
JPY 5,609,987
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 59,212
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
JPY 4,091,420
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,696,629
  Updated: 09 Jan 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 09

Software Engineer Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Software Engineer in Japan is JPY 5,609,987 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (09 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is JPY 4,091,420 (Net). The most typical salary is JPY 4,696,629 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
22 % JPY 7,600,000
11 % JPY 8,000,000
56 % JPY 5,733,333
89 % JPY 4,696,629
100 % JPY 3,600,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 5,771,428 US$ 60,266 07
Yokohama JPY 5,044,944 US$ 55,522 02

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Salary entries from individual employees for Software Engineer in Japan

Below is the list of 09 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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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

WEB ENDGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2019

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

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

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

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 May 2013

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 3,600,000
US$ 38,562

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SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Aug 2012

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,800,000
US$ 62,669

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2011

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 48,797

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jul 2011

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,600,000
US$ 92,715

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Jul 2011

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,500,000
US$ 67,096

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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
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$ 54,049 JPY 5,564,981 06
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$ 60,464 JPY 5,741,412 07

Software Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses JPY 5,741,412. While Software Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 5,150,000. This is 10.28% 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$ 40,563 JPY 4,200,000 02

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 4,200,000 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 4-8 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 74.83%.


  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$ 51,875 JPY 5,850,000 02
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$ 61,293 JPY 5,711,236 08
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$ 55,522 JPY 5,044,944 02

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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$ 105,961 US$ 105,961 190
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
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$ 75,474 EUR 61,747 46
5. Japan Japan US$ 59,212 JPY 5,609,987 09
6. Mexico Mexico Software Engineer in Mexico US$ 46,011 MXN 747,462 08
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 25,878 RUB 1,154,068 13
8. Malaysia Malaysia Software Engineer in Malaysia US$ 24,491 MYR 87,286 46
9. Indonesia Indonesia Software Engineer in Indonesia US$ 12,775 IDR 153,966,666 06

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