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The salary range of employees working in South Korea is, by default, in the range of 2,059,411.00 KRW (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 6,240,003.00 KRW (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.

Gross salary in South Korea is
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
 
10% earn less 2.1M KRW
10% earns more 6.2M KRW
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in South Korea into salary brackets in KRW.

Salaries by age group

Average salary and range in South Korea by age in KRW.

<24
 
 
Average 2.9M
median 2.7M
10% 1.8M
25% 2.2M
75% 3.5M
90% 4.3M
25-34
 
 
Average 4.0M
median 3.6M
10% 1.8M
25% 2.5M
75% 5.0M
90% 6.7M
35-44
 
 
Average 4.4M
median 4.0M
10% 2.1M
25% 2.9M
75% 5.4M
90% 7.1M
45-54
 
 
Average 4.2M
median 3.6M
10% 1.6M
25% 2.4M
75% 5.3M
90% 7.5M
55+
 
 
Average 3.8M
median 3.4M
10% 1.6M
25% 2.3M
75% 4.9M
90% 6.7M

Salaries by gender

Comparison of the average salary of men and women in South Korea (KRW).

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Men
4,059,445 KRW
3,805,817 KRW
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Korea, men earn 6.7% more than women.

The newest profiles in the salary survey

List of the latest respondents whose data are used in further salary survey calculations.

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Choreographer
Arts & Culture
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
Secondary without school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
1,801 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,500,000 KRW
Anually salary
21,612 USD
Anually salary
30,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-22 22:12:57
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Auto Electrician
Car Industry
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
7,056 USD
Gross monthly salary
9,794,380 KRW
Anually salary
84,672 USD
Anually salary
117,532,560 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-16 16:57:29
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Controller
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
45-54
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Gumi
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
7,925 USD
Gross monthly salary
11,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
95,100 USD
Anually salary
132,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-14 05:15:39
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Managing Director
Top Management
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
12,008 USD
Gross monthly salary
16,666,700 KRW
Anually salary
144,096 USD
Anually salary
200,000,400 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-11 10:05:21
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Secretary
Administration
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,077 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,659,300 KRW
Anually salary
48,924 USD
Anually salary
67,911,600 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-10 12:06:03
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Project Coordinator
Administration
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Seocho
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,362 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,666,670 KRW
Anually salary
40,344 USD
Anually salary
56,000,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-08 08:01:33
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Research Worker, Scientific Worker
Education, Science & Research
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Daegu
Education:
Postgraduate (Doctorate)
Gross monthly salary
2,161 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
25,932 USD
Anually salary
36,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-05 12:48:17
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Sales Director
Top Management
Age group
55+
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Daedeok
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
889 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,233,330 KRW
Anually salary
10,668 USD
Anually salary
14,799,960 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-07-03 17:25:37
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Office Manager
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Gangnam-gu
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,161 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
25,932 USD
Anually salary
36,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-06-27 08:51:15
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Secondary School Teacher
Education, Science & Research
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Gwanak-gu
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,602 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
43,224 USD
Anually salary
60,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-06-25 18:32:51