The salary range of employees working in Japan is, by default, in the range of 230,739.00 JPY (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 726,331.00 JPY (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).
This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries can vary significantly within individual job positions. If you are interested in salaries for a specific position, participate in the survey.
Distribution of employees in Japan into salary brackets in JPY.
Average salary and range in Japan by age in JPY.
Comparison of the average salary of men and women in Japan (JPY).
List of the best paid positions and their average monthly salary in Japan (JPY).
1. Chief Executive Officer Top Management
2. Country Manager/Director Top Management
3. IT Director Top Management
4. Leasing Director Leasing
5. Managing Director Top Management
6. Economic/Financial Manager Top Management
7. Lead developer Information Technology
8. Air Traffic Controller Transport, Haulage, Logistics
9. Pilot Transport, Haulage, Logistics
10. Judge Law & Legislation
11. Finance Manager Management
12. IT tester - automated tests Information Technology
13. Technical Manager Technology, Development
14. Marketing Director Top Management
15. IT Architect Information Technology
16. IT Manager Management
17. Technical Director Top Management
18. Sailor Transport, Haulage, Logistics
19. Head of the Legal Department Management
20. Regulatory Affairs Manager Pharmaceutical Industry
List of the worst-paid positions and their average monthly salary in Japan (JPY)
1. Seller / Cashier Commerce
2. Nursery School Teacher Assistant Education, Science & Research
3. Cleaner General labour
4. Seamstress Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry
5. Pre-school/School/ Kindergarder nurse Medicine & Social Care
6. Porter, Information Staff General labour
7. Medical Orderly Medicine & Social Care
8. Assistant Teacher Education, Science & Research
9. Caregiver Medicine & Social Care
10. Cashier Commerce
11. Shop Assistant Commerce
12. Carer, Personal Assistant Medicine & Social Care
13. Security Guard Security & Protection
14. Fabric Cutter Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry
15. Postal Delivery Worker Transport, Haulage, Logistics
16. Cobbler Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry
17. Petrol Station Attendant Service Industries
18. Lifeguard, Swimming Instructor Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business
19. Cashier Banking
20. Au-pair General labour
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