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The salary range for people working in Japan is typically from 178,716 JPY (minimum salary) to 607,084 JPY (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries vary drastically among different job categories. If you are interested in the salary of a particular category, see below for salaries for specific categories.

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Working areas
Average gross monthly salary by survey (in JPY)
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Administration

279,732
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Agriculture, Food Industry

255,660
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Arts & Culture

290,386
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Banking

409,938
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Car Industry

331,030
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Chemical Industry

336,966
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Commerce

335,701
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Construction & Real Estate

367,584
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Customer Support

288,492
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

378,872
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Education, Science & Research

307,892
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Electrical & Power Engineering

359,989
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General labour

247,914
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Human Resources

386,759
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Information Technology

513,234
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Insurance

346,684
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

303,049
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Law & Legislation

418,298
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Leasing

488,895
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Management

528,892
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

377,451
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Mechanical Engineering

333,651
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Medicine & Social Care

294,632
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Mining, Metallurgy

354,507
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Pharmaceutical Industry

389,623
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Production

313,561
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Public Administration, Self-governance

345,166
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Quality Management

380,571
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Security & Protection

291,970
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Service Industries

253,733
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Technology, Development

458,214
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Telecommunications

401,362
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

210,257
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Top Management

786,092
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

255,751
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Translating, interpreting

334,363
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

288,142
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

323,402
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Wood Processing Industry

275,933