Teacher Salary in Japan

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Average gross salary for Teacher GROSS SALARY
JPY 3,609,666
Average gorss salary (USD) for Teacher GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 34,901
Average net salary for Teacher NET SALARY
JPY 3,039,583
The most typical salary for Teacher MOST TYPICAL GROSS
JPY 4,512,000
  Updated: 25 Sep 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 15%
  Salary entries: 12

Teacher Earnings in Japan

Average salary for Teacher in Japan is JPY 3,609,666 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (12 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is JPY 3,039,583 (Net). The most typical salary is JPY 4,512,000 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
8 % JPY 7,500,000
50 % JPY 4,512,000
75 % JPY 3,666,666
83 % JPY 1,500,000
100 % JPY 378,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Tokyo JPY 2,811,200 US$ 28,361 05
Osaka JPY 4,300,000 US$ 40,094 04

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EDUCATIONAL CONTENT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I make content for students living in Japan that would like to go abroad for university (TOEFL, IELTS, and other entrance exam related content)."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 5,300,000
US$ 46,998

COORDINATOR


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage other teachers and make curriculum."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 7,500,000
US$ 66,506

TEACHER


 Posted: 23 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Private high school English department."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,660,000
US$ 41,323

TRANSLATOR


 Posted: 08 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Translating English to Japanese."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 1,500,000
US$ 13,414

TEACHER


 Posted: 12 May 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Pre-school teacher in International School."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 36,000
US$ 322

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TEACHER


 Posted: 17 Apr 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Teaching english grammar and writing and reading."
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 720,000
US$ 6,439

TEACHER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2014

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,400,000
US$ 43,172

TEACHER


 Posted: 20 May 2014

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,200,000
US$ 41,210

TEACHER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2014

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 39,247

TEACHER


 Posted: 06 Mar 2014

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
JPY 4,000,000
US$ 39,247

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   TEACHER   JAPAN

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
65K US$ 66,506 JPY 7,500,000
01
45K US$ 44,300 JPY 4,512,000
05
35K US$ 36,876 JPY 3,666,666
03
15K US$ 13,414 JPY 1,500,000
01
Less US$ 3,380 JPY 378,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   TEACHER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 38,513 JPY 4,062,285 07
Women US$ 25,106 JPY 2,720,000 04
N/A US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   TEACHER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 46,998 JPY 5,300,000 01
Bachelors Degree US$ 33,060 JPY 3,381,600 10
Some College US$ 41,210 JPY 4,200,000 01

Teacher workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Japan. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses JPY 5,300,000. While Teacher workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of JPY 3,381,600. This is 42.16% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   TEACHER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 41,210 JPY 4,200,000 01
16-20 Years US$ 41,323 JPY 4,660,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 40,317 JPY 4,280,000 05
4-8 Years US$ 322 JPY 36,000 01
2-4 Years US$ 46,998 JPY 5,300,000 01
1-2 Years US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 19,287 JPY 1,860,000 02

Teacher workers in Japan with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 1-2 Years of experience earn a gross average of JPY 4,000,000 compared to JPY 36,000 for their counterparts with 4-8 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 1-2 Years of experience and 4-8 Years is 15054.35%.


  SALARY BY AGE   TEACHER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 40,257 JPY 4,215,000 04
39-44 US$ 28,293 JPY 2,950,000 02
33-38 US$ 33,414 JPY 3,768,000 02
27-32 US$ 46,998 JPY 5,300,000 01
22-26 US$ 19,287 JPY 1,860,000 02
N/A US$ 48,797 JPY 4,000,000 01
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   TEACHER   JAPAN

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 39,597 JPY 4,033,714 07
Contract US$ 32,055 JPY 3,395,000 04
Part Time US$ 13,414 JPY 1,500,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   TEACHER   JAPAN

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Osaka Teacher in Osaka US$ 40,094 JPY 4,300,000 04
2. Tokyo Teacher in Tokyo US$ 28,361 JPY 2,811,200 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    TEACHER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Germany Germany Teacher in Germany US$ 61,223 EUR 48,696 07
2. Australia Australia Teacher in Australia US$ 60,419 AU$ 71,600 24
3. United States United States Teacher US$ 60,018 US$ 60,018 180
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Teacher in United Kingdom US$ 46,139 GBP 32,319 29
5. Japan Japan US$ 34,901 JPY 3,609,666 12
6. Russia Russia Teacher in Russia US$ 27,275 RUB 1,301,708 12
7. Malaysia Malaysia Teacher in Malaysia US$ 14,122 MYR 52,727 30
8. Indonesia Indonesia Teacher in Indonesia US$ 6,294 IDR 72,620,000 05

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