average salary in South Korea SOUTH KOREA SALARY

Average gross salary for South Korea GROSS SALARY
KRW 63,264,905
Average gorss salary (USD) for South Korea GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 57,452
Average net salary for South Korea NET SALARY
KRW 51,629,322
The most typical salary for South Korea MOST TYPICAL GROSS
KRW 28,330,423
  Updated: 11 May 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 18%
  Salary entries: 710

South Korea Earnings

Average salary in South Korea is KRW 63,264,905.

Average take home earning is KRW 51,629,322 (Net).

The most typical salary is KRW 28,330,423 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (710 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % KRW 152,857,200
11 % KRW 116,430,056
21 % KRW 93,124,137
59 % KRW 49,524,252
92 % KRW 28,330,423
97 % KRW 17,429,869
100 % KRW 4,837,126
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Software Developer KRW 75,110,750 US$ 68,308 24
Engineer KRW 40,817,350 US$ 36,777 24
Manager KRW 63,484,227 US$ 57,258 20
Human Resources Manager KRW 74,806,250 US$ 68,817 16
Sales Manager KRW 68,638,890 US$ 62,766 15
General Manager KRW 145,406,976 US$ 132,028 14
University Professor KRW 77,452,807 US$ 69,613 14
Business Development Manager KRW 73,401,538 US$ 67,096 13
Research Engineer KRW 56,083,333 US$ 51,474 12
Director KRW 131,780,568 US$ 121,847 11
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Seoul KRW 65,084,872 US$ 59,129 532
Suwon KRW 62,974,315 US$ 57,056 42
Busan KRW 54,128,088 US$ 48,773 37
Daejeon KRW 63,856,041 US$ 57,716 17
Incheon KRW 82,495,942 US$ 75,363 14
Seongnam KRW 60,166,666 US$ 54,667 12
Daegu KRW 40,341,666 US$ 36,837 12
Changwon KRW 47,245,454 US$ 42,637 11

Salary entries from individual employees for South Korea

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(100/100)  PLAN MANAGEMENT


 Posted: 12 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "General Affairs. Compliance. Scanning contracts and Legal issue. Support HR."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 38,003,200
US$ 32,669


(99/100)  MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Executed corporate brand strategy and organized the implementation of brand promotion, marketing, and increased company awareness ? Organized and executed online and offline monthly influence events ? Organized events, topic related panels, participation in industry related events and parties from A to Z for potential clients and the tech community ? Assisted corporate brand strategy and organized the implementation of brand promotion, marketing, and increase company awareness ? Enhanced proposal, planning, organizing and executing online and offline monthly influence events ? Maintained publicity contributions for each event, manage social media accounts, and media PR resources ? Maintained up to date and expertise on the virtual currency and payments industries ? Built good working relationships with press, bloggers, journalists and website editors. ? Actively and successfully managed the sales process ? Met customers in person to pitch solutions. Explored the pain points of customers on calls & f2f meetings, fetched their needs and proposed solutions."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000
US$ 42,982


(98/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Operation and financial managment."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 72,000,000
US$ 61,893


(97/100)  EPIK ENGLISH TEACHER


 Posted: 07 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "English Language, Gender Studies I am proficient in most technology including Dell, Apple, Sony, Android, and many others I also have basic knowledge in 2d and 3d item production using laser cutters, 3d printers, and vinyl cutters I have a Bachelor's degree in Gender Studies I majored in Gender Studies with English Language as a minor I have a teaching certificate."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,447,403
US$ 28,752


(96/100)  INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing international market sales and business development."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 43,400,000
US$ 37,308


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(95/100)  SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Senior Business Analyst."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 77,500,000
US$ 66,621


(94/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Mechanical engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 110,000,000
US$ 94,559


(93/100)  MARKET RESEACH


 Posted: 18 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Market research."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 26,400,000
US$ 22,694


(92/100)  PROJECT CONTROL MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Project Cost Management with Budgeting Project Proposal (Commercial) PMP,PE."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 90,000,000
US$ 77,367


(91/100)  HR STAFF


 Posted: 31 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Overseas HR for construction projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000
US$ 68,770


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(90/100)  MARKETING


 Posted: 13 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Strategy planning, budget management, digital marketing, analyticis, customer relationship management."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000
US$ 60,174


(89/100)  PLANNING MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Belgium construction manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 90,000,000
US$ 77,367


(88/100)  FLIGHT TEST LEAD


 Posted: 07 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Lead team to validate air worthiness and proper operation of Aircraft sensors."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 210,000,000
US$ 180,522


(87/100)  ENGLISH TEACHER


 Posted: 07 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I received my law degree last year. I have taught two law courses. I have a TEFL."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 26,400,000
US$ 22,694


(86/100)  SPORTS


 Posted: 06 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Business strategy."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 35,000,000
US$ 30,087


(85/100)  PROJECT LEAD


 Posted: 06 Jan 2020

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "New product development Project Lead."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 85,963


(84/100)  SPORTS


 Posted: 05 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Business strategy."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 35,000,000
US$ 30,087


(83/100)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 03 Jan 2020

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Strategy and planning."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 60,000,000
US$ 51,578


(82/100)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Client's representative. Degree in Construction Management. Experience in Lease Management, Project Management for Construction Developments, Contracts Management, Hotel Management, Attractions & Destination Development, Feasibility Analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 160,000,000
US$ 137,541


(81/100)  CL3 MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Dec 2019

Bellow H. School, 8-12 years: "Management and marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 94,287


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(80/100)  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


(79/100)  NAVAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 05 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Naval architect."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 20,000,000
US$ 18,857


(78/100)  SOURCING DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Develop new businesses."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 54,000,000
US$ 50,915


(77/100)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Its a research in engineering of machines."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715


(76/100)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Mechanical design engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 96,000,000
US$ 90,516


(75/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Oversea businesses."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715


(74/100)  ELECTRONIC ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Research and development and engineering testing of products, new product development."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(73/100)  WAITRESS


 Posted: 07 Nov 2019

High School, 12-16 years: "I have to clean the tables and serve food to the guests in the hotel . Clean the hotel room before and after the day."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 95,820,580
US$ 90,346


(72/100)  BRANCH MANAGER


 Posted: 07 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Country manager for Costa Rica and Nicaragua in freight forwarding company."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 172,968,279
US$ 163,087


(71/100)  FRONT-END DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

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


(70/100)  HR ASSISTANT MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Recruiting, Retaining, Training and Retrenching of employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 48,000,000
US$ 45,258


(69/100)  FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Maintenance, repair, installation."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 66,000,000
US$ 62,230


(68/100)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 20 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Just fucking do everything. Staring at the monitor."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 59,000,000
US$ 55,629


(67/100)  PEOPLE AND CULTURE MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Oct 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "This is the area where I am interested in a global large company."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 150,000,000
US$ 141,431


(66/100)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 07 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Master in global finance and international development and cooperation."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 12,000,000
US$ 11,314


(65/100)  BIG AGENT


 Posted: 22 Sep 2019

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "I sell and buy properties."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 5,000,000
US$ 4,714


(64/100)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Director of human resources(Global)."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000
US$ 66,001


(63/100)  ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TEACHER


 Posted: 15 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "I teach English as a second language to children and teenagers in Chungdahm Institute in Suwon, South Korea. Each day, I teach two lessons, which are three hours long each. I am adept to using technology such as tablets and smart-boards to increase student involvement in class. For example, I incorporate photos and videos into the lesson, administer online quizzes, and have students justify their answers in class to ensure comprehension. Furthermore, I oversee in class student projects. In addition using technology in the classroom, I write daily reports on student preformance, meet with their counselors to address issues, and write progress reports every three weeks."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 27,600,000
US$ 26,023


(62/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Making up the proposal for bidding."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 82,000,000
US$ 77,315


(61/100)  POST DOC


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Post doctoral fellow in Andong National University."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 21,300,000
US$ 20,083


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(60/100)  INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 26 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Supporting people in developing countries to live their own."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 26,000,000
US$ 24,515


(59/100)  GLOBAL HR MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage and develop global HR of overseas companies."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 85,000,000
US$ 80,144


(58/100)  REGIONAL MARKETING MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Organize offline event Organize online marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715


(57/100)  ENGLISH TEACHER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Part time hagwon English teacher, elementary and middle school students. Bachelors degree and TEFOL certificate."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 24,000,000
US$ 22,629


(56/100)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Aug 2019

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


(55/100)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 30 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Research and development of weapon systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 56,500,000
US$ 53,272


(54/100)  SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jul 2019

Some College, 2-4 years: "Architecture System and System Design."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 32,000,000
US$ 30,172


(53/100)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2019

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


(52/100)  MANAGEMENT


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Manage institute to run well."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(51/100)  URBAN PLANNING


 Posted: 15 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Working in Overseas Business Department."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 65,000,000
US$ 61,287


(50/100)  MARINE ENGINEER.


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Operaiting machinery, maintaining machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 49,000,000
US$ 46,201


(49/100)  BUSINESS OPERATION SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 65,140,000
US$ 61,419


(48/100)  ENGLISH TEACHER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "English tutor, school principal."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 50,000,000
US$ 47,144


(47/100)  REGIONAL SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Generating new business by leveraging existing relationships, prospecting, conducting market analysis and launching programs Maximizing sales performance through delivering an exceptional customer experience, people management and cost control Developing and maintaining efficient and effective reporting systems for tracking prospects for initial enquiry through to close Identifying and developing sustainable relationships with key accounts at both strategic and tactical level Mainatining relaionship with multi-channel accounts Delivering sales and profit growth through strategic account partnerships Markeing, promoting and selling premium brands."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 44,965,200
US$ 42,396


(46/100)  PRINCIPLE


 Posted: 01 Jun 2019

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Optical engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 110,000,000
US$ 103,716


(45/100)  SENIOR PROCESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage and lead capital project."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 146,000,000
US$ 137,659


(44/100)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Oversee process, quality control, review monitoring system, update system settings, troubleshooting."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 57,600,000
US$ 54,309


(43/100)  HAVC ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Team Leader for Technical matters."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 36,744,000
US$ 34,645


(42/100)  SEARCH INSIGHT


 Posted: 22 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Use data for marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(41/100)  SENIOR EDITOR


 Posted: 17 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Writing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 43,800,000
US$ 41,298


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(40/100)  ENGINEERING TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 16 May 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "System trouble shooting and leading the manufacture team."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 66,000,000
US$ 62,230


(39/100)  RESEARCH ASSISTANT


 Posted: 10 May 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Experimental research related to material science and engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 14,976,000
US$ 14,120


(38/100)  ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR


 Posted: 10 May 2019

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Principal Investigator of a 3 year project."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(37/100)  FASHION MODEL


 Posted: 04 May 2019

Some College, 8-12 years: "I travel to many countries but there was only an option to select one. I used to do runway work but now that I am older I only to print jobs."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 125,000,000
US$ 117,859


(36/100)  DIRECTOR OF BD


 Posted: 03 May 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Finding new business and market."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 94,287


(35/100)  DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Prefer not to disclose."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 20,000,000
US$ 18,857


(34/100)  HARDWARE


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Hardware design and testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715


(33/100)  DIRECTOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "R&D Engineer, Project Manager(development programs), Program Manager, Business Development Director."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 94,287


(32/100)  DATA LOCALIZATION SPECIALIST


 Posted: 20 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Translation german into korean."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 33,000,000
US$ 31,115


(31/100)  ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "General management for Accounting, HR, General Affairs at the small size company under 10 employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 64,000,000
US$ 60,344


(30/100)  INSIDE SALES


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Inside Sales Specialist."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 38,500,000
US$ 36,301


(29/100)  ASIC/SOC VERIFICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "As a SoC verification engineer, we need to verify the design based on given specification."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 46,000,000
US$ 43,372


(28/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Overseast sales and marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 67,000,000
US$ 63,172


(27/100)  MARKETING MANAGER


 Posted: 01 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Doing marketing for Korea market."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 117,600,000
US$ 110,882


(26/100)  SALES CONSULTANT


 Posted: 24 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Sales consultant teaching english sales."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(25/100)  COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE


 Posted: 22 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Prefer not to disclose."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 200,000,000
US$ 188,574


(24/100)  SALES ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Idk hdd sales engineer and telecom engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715


(23/100)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Supporting accounting (finance)."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 35,000,000
US$ 33,001


(22/100)  CS EXE


 Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Handle customer inquiry, prepare quotation, assist sales manager and prepare the invoice. Follow up on shipment and delivery."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(21/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I am controller of 65 employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 85,000,000
US$ 80,144


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(20/100)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "It project manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000
US$ 66,001


(19/100)  INVESTMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a junior level worker at a venture capital firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 40,000,000
US$ 37,715


(18/100)  RESTAURANT COOK


 Posted: 03 Feb 2019

Some College, 1-2 years: "General cook in small restaurant in seoul, untrained but provided with on the job training at work place."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 22,800,000
US$ 21,497


(17/100)  GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Marketing & Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 47,000,000
US$ 44,315


(16/100)  SOURCING ANALYST


 Posted: 21 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Sourcing options, market research, contract."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 48,000,000
US$ 45,258


(15/100)  LEADER


 Posted: 20 Jan 2019

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Leader in biomedical engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 100,000,000
US$ 94,287


(14/100)  SOURCING ANALYST


 Posted: 16 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Sourcing Analyst."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 48,000,000
US$ 45,258


(13/100)  ASSISTANT


 Posted: 14 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Operational assistant to manage the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(12/100)  MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Consulting and corporate manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 90,000,000
US$ 84,858


(11/100)  POST DOCTORAL RESEARCHER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Scientific research in the university."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(10/100)  SALES ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 09 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "- Manage sales accounts - Handle customer questions and requests - Generate new business and sales - Research market status and suggest actions to improve sales - Correct and register products to be compliant with European regulations - Select/Develop new products for the European market."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 34,355,988
US$ 32,393


(9/100)  FASHION DIRECTOR


 Posted: 02 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Creative directors are the creative leads at advertising and marketing companies, working with designers, artists, copywriters, sales teams and marketers."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 15,000,000
US$ 14,143


(8/100)  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Business Development Management, Relationship Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 110,000,000
US$ 103,716


(7/100)  HEAD MARKETING


 Posted: 21 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Marketing Head Regional."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 186,000,000
US$ 175,374


(6/100)  BIOMEDICAL SCIENTIST


 Posted: 14 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "1 years work on samsung herbmedicine 2 years work on kangwon univ half years work on hallym hospital."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 30,000,000
US$ 28,286


(5/100)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "New biz development."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 150,000,000
US$ 141,431


(4/100)  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "New business development and business strategy development."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 80,000,000
US$ 75,430


(3/100)  SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Recruitment, management of employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 70,000,000
US$ 66,001


(2/100)  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I build relationships with client companies at B2B business platform company."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 43,000,000
US$ 40,543


(1/100)  POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW


 Posted: 04 Dec 2018

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "To write research manuscripts along with conducting experiments, supervising graduate student and reviewing manuscripts."
Individual GROSS salary:
KRW 2,400,000
US$ 2,263


  ECONOMY   SOUTH KOREA

South Korea's economy ranks 15th in the world by it's nominal GDP, and by PPP ranks 12th.

The mayor industries in South Korea are ship building, automobile, and electronics industry. The country is the first producer of ships on the world, including production of oil supertankers. It shares more than 50% of the global shipbuilding industry. South Korea is one of the largest automobile producers in the world. The largest automaker is Hyundai Kia Automotive Group.

The largest companies in South Korea:
  1. Samsung Electronics (Electronics)
  2. Korea Electric Power (Utilities)
  3. Hyundai Motor (Automotive)
  4. Posco (Materials)
  5. Kookmin Bank (Banking)
  6. SK Corp (Oil & gas operations)
  7. LG Electronics (Consumer durables)
  8. Shinhan Financial (Banking)

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  SALARY BY LEVEL    SOUTH KOREA

Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 243,099 KRW 263,929,510
12
205K US$ 207,764 KRW 238,078,078
03
195K US$ 199,129 KRW 220,000,000
01
185K US$ 185,065 KRW 201,666,666
06
175K US$ 176,518 KRW 193,857,473
04
165K US$ 166,402 KRW 176,484,139
02
155K US$ 155,434 KRW 176,000,000
02
145K US$ 141,396 KRW 152,857,200
06
135K US$ 136,752 KRW 149,531,249
08
125K US$ 123,767 KRW 136,731,041
06
115K US$ 113,783 KRW 123,777,428
14
105K US$ 106,044 KRW 116,430,056
12
95K US$ 93,123 KRW 102,610,241
41
85K US$ 84,367 KRW 93,124,137
29
75K US$ 74,134 KRW 81,998,368
47
65K US$ 64,036 KRW 70,428,975
51
55K US$ 54,098 KRW 59,688,920
63
45K US$ 44,842 KRW 49,524,252
109
35K US$ 34,625 KRW 38,269,515
113
25K US$ 25,583 KRW 28,330,423
126
15K US$ 15,801 KRW 17,429,869
31
Less US$ 4,334 KRW 4,837,126
24

  SALARY BY GENDER    SOUTH KOREA

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 63,074 KRW 69,357,794 405
Women US$ 48,110 KRW 53,031,662 147
N/A US$ 51,734 KRW 57,167,857 158

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    SOUTH KOREA

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 66,840 KRW 73,858,308 56
Masters Degree US$ 61,081 KRW 67,089,094 205
Bachelors Degree US$ 56,702 KRW 62,520,038 390
Some College US$ 47,522 KRW 52,228,328 26
High School US$ 33,421 KRW 36,740,794 27
Bellow H. School US$ 45,720 KRW 49,333,333 06

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in South Korea. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses KRW 73,858,308. While Workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of KRW 36,740,794. This is 99.99% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    SOUTH KOREA

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 89,714 KRW 99,378,015 57
16-20 Years US$ 97,133 KRW 106,777,437 54
12-16 Years US$ 86,386 KRW 94,976,971 69
8-12 Years US$ 65,197 KRW 71,538,074 114
4-8 Years US$ 50,499 KRW 55,683,781 136
2-4 Years US$ 38,230 KRW 41,920,396 121
1-2 Years US$ 33,300 KRW 36,825,627 77
0-1 Year US$ 36,355 KRW 40,217,891 82

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 106,777,437 compared to KRW 36,825,627 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 191.69%.


  SALARY BY AGE    SOUTH KOREA

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 126,989 KRW 142,000,000 03
57-62 US$ 83,875 KRW 92,200,000 05
51-56 US$ 97,702 KRW 106,906,159 14
45-50 US$ 100,810 KRW 111,844,050 45
39-44 US$ 78,574 KRW 86,526,181 99
33-38 US$ 59,190 KRW 64,772,812 121
27-32 US$ 42,715 KRW 46,991,506 180
22-26 US$ 38,107 KRW 41,999,985 77
16-21 US$ 36,865 KRW 39,571,428 07
Less US$ 90,346 KRW 95,820,580 01
N/A US$ 51,734 KRW 57,167,857 158
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  SALARY BY FIELD    SOUTH KOREA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Management & Business US$ 78,301 KRW 86,043,401 119
2. Aviation & Shipping US$ 75,860 KRW 85,591,885 07
3. Fashion US$ 73,983 KRW 80,197,575 05
4. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 72,446 KRW 80,098,402 12
5. Finance & Banking US$ 72,006 KRW 79,689,655 29
6. Health Care & Medical US$ 69,860 KRW 78,555,555 09
7. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 67,751 KRW 74,690,909 11
8. Architect Constructions US$ 66,573 KRW 72,607,990 08
9. Public Sector US$ 63,690 KRW 69,081,666 12
10. Human Resources US$ 60,723 KRW 66,323,405 31
11. IT & Telecommunication US$ 59,781 KRW 65,475,615 64
12. Customer Services US$ 58,839 KRW 65,729,225 07
13. Engineers & Technicians III US$ 57,046 KRW 64,200,000 06
14. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 56,883 KRW 62,666,666 06
15. Hotels & Tourism US$ 55,816 KRW 61,672,086 10
16. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 55,016 KRW 60,515,908 22
17. Automobile US$ 54,910 KRW 62,121,428 07
18. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 52,974 KRW 58,181,924 73
19. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 52,686 KRW 58,431,819 18
20. Engineers & Technicians US$ 50,108 KRW 54,905,018 75
21. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 48,769 KRW 54,394,285 07
22. Media US$ 48,030 KRW 51,510,000 08
23. Accounting & Administration US$ 47,359 KRW 52,381,250 32
24. Engineers & Technicians II US$ 46,951 KRW 51,308,318 06
25. Education & University US$ 45,300 KRW 50,235,055 71
26. Health Care & Medical II US$ 40,661 KRW 45,454,544 11
27. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 30,364 KRW 33,792,571 14
28. Organization & Coordination US$ 26,713 KRW 29,557,142 07
29. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 26,626 KRW 29,268,184 07
30. Arts, Culture, Performance US$ 20,645 KRW 23,120,000 05

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Average salaries in South Korea can vary greatly based on a career field. Management & Business enjoy the highest gross average salaries (KRW 86,043,401), followed by Aviation & Shipping (KRW 85,591,885), and Fashion (KRW 80,197,575). Lower average gross salaries in the South Korea are earned by those in Arts, Culture, Performance (KRW 23,120,000) and those in Restaurants, Inns, Pubs positions (KRW 29,268,184). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 279.27%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    SOUTH KOREA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. General Manager US$ 132,028 KRW 145,406,976 14
2. Director US$ 121,847 KRW 131,780,568 11
3. CEO US$ 114,346 KRW 123,852,120 07
4. Project Manager US$ 83,313 KRW 93,777,777 09
5. Finance Manager US$ 77,230 KRW 86,375,000 08
6. Other Public Sector Career US$ 76,478 KRW 82,592,500 08
7. Other Sales Career US$ 75,243 KRW 84,285,979 05
8. Engineering Manager US$ 71,120 KRW 78,250,000 08
9. Other Engineer Career US$ 70,460 KRW 78,289,166 11
10. University Professor US$ 69,613 KRW 77,452,807 14
11. Human Resources Manager US$ 68,817 KRW 74,806,250 16
12. IT Manager US$ 68,705 KRW 75,866,666 09
13. Software Developer US$ 68,308 KRW 75,110,750 24
14. Marketing Manager US$ 67,749 KRW 74,538,878 10
15. Business Development Manager US$ 67,096 KRW 73,401,538 13
16. IT Project Manager US$ 64,471 KRW 69,511,111 09
17. Sales Manager US$ 62,766 KRW 68,638,890 15
18. Mechanical Engineer US$ 58,604 KRW 62,912,000 10
19. Manager US$ 57,258 KRW 63,484,227 20
20. Marketing US$ 56,066 KRW 60,626,666 09
21. Research Engineer US$ 51,474 KRW 56,083,333 12
22. Teacher US$ 49,557 KRW 54,302,181 11
23. Human Resource US$ 47,083 KRW 51,400,000 05
24. Electrical Engineer US$ 46,558 KRW 50,750,000 08
25. University Professor Assistant US$ 41,161 KRW 45,714,285 07
26. Assistant Manager US$ 38,673 KRW 42,636,654 11
27. Engineer US$ 36,777 KRW 40,817,350 24
28. Languages Teacher US$ 27,181 KRW 29,733,333 06
29. Other Education Career US$ 23,636 KRW 25,822,250 08
30. English Teacher US$ 23,015 KRW 25,626,675 08

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In South Korea economy, General Manager is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of KRW 145,406,976. Director and CEO follow, earning KRW 131,780,568 and KRW 123,852,120, respectively. English Teacher earn a gross annual average of KRW 25,626,675, while Other Education Career earn KRW 25,822,250. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 473.66%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    SOUTH KOREA

Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 60,376 KRW 66,500,572 543
Contract US$ 45,746 KRW 50,456,182 132
Self Employed US$ 79,746 KRW 87,126,941 17
Part Time US$ 34,023 KRW 37,049,881 18
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  SALARY BY CITY    SOUTH KOREA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Incheon US$ 75,363 KRW 82,495,942 14
2. Ulsan US$ 60,091 KRW 67,000,000 05
3. Seoul US$ 59,129 KRW 65,084,872 532
4. Daejeon US$ 57,716 KRW 63,856,041 17
5. Suwon US$ 57,056 KRW 62,974,315 42
6. Seongnam US$ 54,667 KRW 60,166,666 12
7. Busan US$ 48,773 KRW 54,128,088 37
8. Gwangju US$ 42,997 KRW 47,443,000 08
9. Changwon US$ 42,637 KRW 47,245,454 11
10. Daegu US$ 36,837 KRW 40,341,666 12

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOUTH KOREA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Switzerland Switzerland US$ 123,129 CHF 117,050 1,180
2. Australia Australia US$ 88,017 AU$ 99,273 3,052
3. Norway Norway US$ 84,347 NOK 637,815 1,124
4. United States United States US$ 81,499 US$ 81,499 19,889
5. Germany Germany US$ 76,524 EUR 62,055 2,426
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,220 GBP 49,632 4,496
7. Canada Canada US$ 70,806 CA$ 77,437 4,826
8. France France US$ 70,264 EUR 57,209 1,187
9. Finland Finland US$ 66,203 EUR 53,724 588
10. Italy Italy US$ 63,394 EUR 51,238 1,244
11. South Korea South Korea US$ 57,452 KRW 63,264,905 710
12. Mexico Mexico US$ 46,880 MXN 784,739 618
13. Slovenia Slovenia US$ 45,601 EUR 36,385 277
14. Croatia Croatia US$ 32,335 HRK 197,358 448
15. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,127 MYR 103,689 6,539
16. India India US$ 21,450 INR 1,305,314 10,032

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