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The salary range of employees working in Korea-South is, by default, in the range from 1,908,666.00 KRW (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 6,129,866.00 KRW (high salaries, actual salaries can be even higher).

This is the total monthly salary, including bonuses. Salaries vary significantly in individual job positions. If you are interested in salaries for a specific position, participate in the survey.

Average gross monthly salary in Korea-South is
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
 
10% 1.9M KRW
90% 6.1M KRW
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Salary ranges

Distribution of employees in Korea-South into wage bands in KRW.

Salaries by age group

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

2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
<24
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 2.8M
median 2.6M
10% 1.7M
25% 2.1M
75% 3.3M
90% 4.1M
25-34
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 3.8M
median 3.3M
10% 1.6M
25% 2.3M
75% 4.7M
90% 6.4M
35-44
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 4.2M
median 3.8M
10% 2.0M
25% 2.8M
75% 5.2M
90% 6.9M
45-54
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 4.0M
median 3.4M
10% 1.4M
25% 2.2M
75% 5.1M
90% 7.2M
55+
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 3.7M
median 3.2M
10% 1.5M
25% 2.1M
75% 4.7M
90% 6.5M

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
4,024,724 KRW
3,681,844 KRW
Woman icon
Women
In general, in Korea-South, men earn 9.3% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

FinlandFinland

4,644,706 KRW (gross)

SloveniaSlovenia

2,496,757 KRW (gross)

MacedoniaMacedonia

600,294 KRW (net)

RomaniaRomania

1,258,992 KRW (net)

The newest profiles in the salary survey

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

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Marketing Director
Top Management
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,833 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,358,330 KRW
Anually salary
57,996 USD
Anually salary
64,299,960 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-01-19 03:13:09
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Designer
Arts & Culture
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
2,706 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
32,472 USD
Anually salary
36,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-01-16 17:50:50
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Programmer
Information Technology
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,706 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
32,472 USD
Anually salary
36,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-01-16 09:51:14
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Regulatory Affairs Manager
Pharmaceutical Industry
Age group
45-54
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
9,519 USD
Gross monthly salary
10,553,400 KRW
Anually salary
114,228 USD
Anually salary
126,640,800 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-01-14 00:47:44
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Customer Support Specialist
Customer Support
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,277 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,525,000 KRW
Anually salary
27,324 USD
Anually salary
30,300,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-01-09 06:08:19
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Chief Executive Officer
Top Management
Age group
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
17,137 USD
Gross monthly salary
19,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
205,644 USD
Anually salary
228,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2020-12-11 12:45:13
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Software Engineer
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,510 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
54,120 USD
Anually salary
60,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2020-12-10 17:58:57
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Account Manager
Commerce
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,637 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,250,000 KRW
Anually salary
67,644 USD
Anually salary
75,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2020-11-25 08:39:10
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Administrative Worker
Administration
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
1,619 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,795,000 KRW
Anually salary
19,428 USD
Anually salary
21,540,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2020-11-16 23:19:43
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Technical Support Specialist
Customer Support
Age group
<24
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Korea-South
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
8,009 USD
Gross monthly salary
8,879,610 KRW
Anually salary
96,108 USD
Anually salary
106,555,320 KRW
ClockPosted: 2020-11-04 23:39:58