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The salary range for people working in Japan is typically from 193,352 JPY (minimum salary) to 591,993 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

273,554
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Agriculture, Food Industry

256,164
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Arts & Culture

289,614
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Banking

408,248
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Car Industry

330,447
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Chemical Industry

336,341
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Commerce

323,913
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Construction & Real Estate

356,549
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Customer Support

288,492
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

365,675
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Education, Science & Research

302,216
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Electrical & Power Engineering

349,045
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General labour

247,914
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Human Resources

385,373
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Information Technology

510,358
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Insurance

346,684
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

303,450
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Law & Legislation

418,298
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Leasing

488,895
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Management

526,226
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

375,292
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Mechanical Engineering

336,755
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Medicine & Social Care

301,109
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Mining, Metallurgy

352,584
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Pharmaceutical Industry

387,688
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Production

303,254
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Public Administration, Self-governance

344,246
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Quality Management

384,910
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Security & Protection

290,482
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Service Industries

249,714
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Technology, Development

458,214
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Telecommunications

408,549
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

210,257
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Top Management

767,568
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

255,251
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Translating, interpreting

324,297
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

287,105
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

321,973
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Wood Processing Industry

275,933