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The salary range of employees working in South Korea is, by default, in the range of 2,429,189.00 KRW (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 7,898,919.00 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 monthly salary in South Korea is
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
10% earn less 2.4M KRW
10% earns more 7.9M 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.

3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
10.0M
<24
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
10.0M
 
 
Average 3.5M
median 3.3M
10% 2.1M
25% 2.6M
75% 4.2M
90% 5.2M
25-34
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
10.0M
 
 
Average 4.8M
median 4.2M
10% 2.0M
25% 2.9M
75% 6.0M
90% 8.3M
35-44
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
10.0M
 
 
Average 5.6M
median 5.0M
10% 2.6M
25% 3.5M
75% 6.9M
90% 9.3M
45-54
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
10.0M
 
 
Average 5.2M
median 4.4M
10% 1.8M
25% 2.8M
75% 6.7M
90% 9.6M
55+
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
10.0M
 
 
Average 4.6M
median 4.0M
10% 1.8M
25% 2.6M
75% 5.9M
90% 8.2M

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
5,189,229 KRW
4,601,539 KRW
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Korea, men earn 12.8% 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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Managing Director
Top Management
Age group
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Seocho
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
25,424 USD
Gross monthly salary
33,333,300 KRW
Anually salary
305,088 USD
Anually salary
399,999,600 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-07-29 12:10:47
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Operations Manager
Top Management
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,689 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,458,330 KRW
Anually salary
68,268 USD
Anually salary
89,499,960 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-07-27 09:21:54
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Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Medicine & Social Care
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,720 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,500,000 KRW
Anually salary
68,640 USD
Anually salary
90,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-07-11 18:06:47
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Electronics Electrician
Electrical & Power Engineering
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,720 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,500,000 KRW
Anually salary
68,640 USD
Anually salary
90,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-06-30 05:37:09
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Quality Inspector
Production
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seongnam
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,343 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,071,620 KRW
Anually salary
28,116 USD
Anually salary
36,859,440 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-06-06 12:21:55
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Sales Manager
Management
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Seocho
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,280 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,300,000 KRW
Anually salary
39,360 USD
Anually salary
51,600,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-05-25 05:53:35
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Marketing Specialist
Marketing, Advertising, PR
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,907 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,500,000 KRW
Anually salary
22,884 USD
Anually salary
30,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-05-19 04:47:59
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Procurement specialist
Administration
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,877 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,083,330 KRW
Anually salary
46,524 USD
Anually salary
60,999,960 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-05-18 17:17:31
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Customer Support Specialist
Customer Support
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,415 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,166,670 KRW
Anually salary
28,980 USD
Anually salary
38,000,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-05-11 03:27:39
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Agricultural Specialist
Agriculture, Food Industry
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,131 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,416,670 KRW
Anually salary
49,572 USD
Anually salary
65,000,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-05-10 11:36:19