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The salary range of employees working in South Korea is, by default, in the range of 1,947,750.00 KRW (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 6,060,691.00 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
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 South Korea into wage bands in KRW.

Salaries by age group

Average salary and range in South Korea 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 2.7M
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% 1.7M
25% 2.3M
75% 4.7M
90% 6.4M
35-44
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 4.3M
median 3.9M
10% 2.1M
25% 2.8M
75% 5.3M
90% 6.9M
45-54
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 4.0M
median 3.4M
10% 1.5M
25% 2.2M
75% 5.0M
90% 7.1M
55+
2.0M
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
 
 
Average 3.7M
median 3.2M
10% 1.5M
25% 2.2M
75% 4.6M
90% 6.4M

Salaries by gender

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

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Men
3,994,566 KRW
3,701,522 KRW
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Korea, men earn 7.9% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

MyanmarMyanmar

381,483 KRW (net)

MacedoniaMacedonia

643,862 KRW (net)

BulgariaBulgaria

1,259,379 KRW (net)

CroatiaCroatia

1,271,191 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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Real Estate Appraiser
Construction & Real Estate
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,616 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,166,670 KRW
Anually salary
43,392 USD
Anually salary
50,000,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-07-24 09:59:08
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Data analyst
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,255 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,750,000 KRW
Anually salary
39,060 USD
Anually salary
45,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-07-07 05:48:49
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Business Analyst
Commerce
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,135 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,916,670 KRW
Anually salary
61,620 USD
Anually salary
71,000,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-07-07 01:59:23
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Electrical Engineer
Electrical & Power Engineering
Age group
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,183 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,820,000 KRW
Anually salary
50,196 USD
Anually salary
57,840,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-05-25 11:15:40
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Education coordinator
Education, Science & Research
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,638 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,191,670 KRW
Anually salary
43,656 USD
Anually salary
50,300,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-05-18 05:56:42
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Python Programmer
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,604 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
31,248 USD
Anually salary
36,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-05-15 16:54:38
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C++ Programmer
Information Technology
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
3,472 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
41,664 USD
Anually salary
48,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-05-14 23:43:20
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Regulatory Affairs Manager
Pharmaceutical Industry
Age group
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,213 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,549,970 KRW
Anually salary
26,556 USD
Anually salary
30,599,640 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-04-27 09:47:42
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Country Manager/Director
Top Management
Age group
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
13,607 USD
Gross monthly salary
15,677,600 KRW
Anually salary
163,284 USD
Anually salary
188,131,200 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-04-23 07:02:42
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IT Tester
Information Technology
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
South Korea
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,374 USD
Gross monthly salary
5,040,000 KRW
Anually salary
52,488 USD
Anually salary
60,480,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2021-04-17 18:30:19