SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN SOUTH KOREA

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
KRW 86,491,891
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 77,020
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
KRW 55,508,558
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 38,650,000
  Updated: 14 May 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 35%
  Salary entries: 06

Average salary for Software Engineer in South Korea is KRW 86,491,891.

Average take home earning is KRW 55,508,558 (Net).

The most typical salary is KRW 38,650,000 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
17 % KRW 202,651,350
33 % KRW 96,000,000
50 % KRW 80,000,000
67 % KRW 63,000,000
100 % KRW 38,650,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 84,590,270 US$ 75,045 05
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
175K US$ 174,205 KRW 202,651,350
01
85K US$ 86,893 KRW 96,000,000
01
75K US$ 75,430 KRW 80,000,000
01
55K US$ 57,023 KRW 63,000,000
01
35K US$ 34,284 KRW 38,650,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 79,551 KRW 89,987,837 04
N/A US$ 71,958 KRW 79,500,000 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,020 KRW 86,491,891 06

Software Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses KRW 86,491,891. While Software Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 86,491,891. This is 0% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
8-12 Years US$ 75,430 KRW 80,000,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 44,249 KRW 49,150,000 02
2-4 Years US$ 174,205 KRW 202,651,350 01
1-2 Years US$ 37,092 KRW 42,000,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 86,893 KRW 96,000,000 01

Software Engineer workers in South Korea with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 2-4 Years of experience earn a gross average of KRW 202,651,350 compared to KRW 42,000,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 2-4 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 369.66%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
27-32 US$ 93,703 KRW 105,983,783 03
22-26 US$ 37,092 KRW 42,000,000 01
N/A US$ 71,958 KRW 79,500,000 02
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 85,005 KRW 95,390,270 05
Contract US$ 37,092 KRW 42,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   SOUTH KOREA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Seoul Software Engineer in Seoul US$ 75,045 KRW 84,590,270 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland Software Engineer in Switzerland US$ 137,284 CHF 131,280 21
2. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,765 US$ 105,765 193
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 86,689 GBP 59,760 25
4. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
5. Norway Norway Software Engineer in Norway US$ 78,628 NOK 628,419 18
6. Canada Canada Software Engineer in Canada US$ 77,694 CA$ 82,756 55
7. South Korea South Korea US$ 77,020 KRW 86,491,891 06
8. Germany Germany Software Engineer in Germany US$ 74,242 EUR 61,215 53
9. France France Software Engineer in France US$ 62,209 EUR 49,590 25
10. Finland Finland Software Engineer in Finland US$ 61,482 EUR 48,364 14

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(3/3)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Work with software."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 202,651,350
US$ 174,205


(2/3)  TELECOM ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "• Having 7.5 years of Experience in Mobile Communications Protocol Domain. • Hands on experience in Carrier Acceptance Test (CAT) for 5G/LTE. • In Depth understanding of GCF/PTCRB Process. • Deep Exposure of LTE Architecture, Mobility, Idle mode procedures, Carrier Aggregation. • In Depth Exposure of 5G/LTE MAC, RLC, PDCP and RRC Layer concepts. • Good understanding of IMS architecture and procedures. • In Depth knowledge of 3GPP Conformance Test Specification [51.010, 34.123, 36.523, 38.523, 36.508, 38.508]. • Exposure of Numerous Field Test Scenarios [Call Drop/Handover/Cell Selection & Reselection]. • Expertise in analyzing issues by using 3GPP specifications and TTCN scripts. • Experience in Keysight Conformance/ Keysight SAS/ Keysight PRT / R&S CMW500/Anritsu Tools. • Experience in Using Logging Tools [QXDM-Qualcomm, ShannonDM-CMC, ArmLogel- Spreadtrum] • Having Sound Programming knowledge in C."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000
US$ 75,430


(1/3)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 07 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Software Developer Software Developer Software Developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 42,000,000
US$ 37,092


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