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The salary range of employees working in South Korea is, by default, in the range of 2,419,094.00 KRW (low salaries, employees' actual wages may be even lower) to 7,971,026.00 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
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
 
10% earn less 2.4M KRW
10% earns more 8.0M 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
<24
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
 
 
Average 3.6M
median 3.4M
10% 2.1M
25% 2.6M
75% 4.3M
90% 5.3M
25-34
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
 
 
Average 4.9M
median 4.2M
10% 2.0M
25% 2.9M
75% 6.1M
90% 8.4M
35-44
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
 
 
Average 5.4M
median 4.8M
10% 2.5M
25% 3.4M
75% 6.8M
90% 9.1M
45-54
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
 
 
Average 5.1M
median 4.3M
10% 1.8M
25% 2.7M
75% 6.6M
90% 9.4M
55+
3.0M
4.0M
5.0M
6.0M
7.0M
8.0M
9.0M
 
 
Average 4.7M
median 4.1M
10% 1.8M
25% 2.7M
75% 6.0M
90% 8.5M

Salaries by gender

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

Man icon
Men
5,194,632 KRW
4,628,813 KRW
Woman icon
Women
In general, in South Korea, men earn 12.2% more than women.

Salaries in selected countries

Total average salary in randomly selected countries.

MacedoniaMacedonia

852,053 KRW (net)

BulgariaBulgaria

1,772,501 KRW (net)

LatviaLatvia

2,256,122 KRW (net)

RomaniaRomania

1,928,149 KRW (net)

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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Turner
Mechanical Engineering
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seongnam
Education:
Secondary without school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
964 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,284,700 KRW
Anually salary
11,568 USD
Anually salary
15,416,400 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-03-02 14:37:32
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Game developer
Information Technology
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
6,318 USD
Gross monthly salary
8,416,670 KRW
Anually salary
75,816 USD
Anually salary
101,000,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-02-29 16:43:53
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Teacher
Education, Science & Research
Age group
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Gangnam-gu
Education:
Primary education
Gross monthly salary
2,102 USD
Gross monthly salary
2,800,000 KRW
Anually salary
25,224 USD
Anually salary
33,600,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-02-26 06:57:21
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Chief Accountant
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Gangnam-gu
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
4,654 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,200,000 KRW
Anually salary
55,848 USD
Anually salary
74,400,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-02-19 23:19:25
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Research Worker, Scientific Worker
Education, Science & Research
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Daejeon
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
5,067 USD
Gross monthly salary
6,750,000 KRW
Anually salary
60,804 USD
Anually salary
81,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-02-14 01:19:28
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Research Worker, Scientific Worker
Education, Science & Research
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
Postgraduate (Doctorate)
Gross monthly salary
2,627 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,500,000 KRW
Anually salary
31,524 USD
Anually salary
42,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-02-12 19:03:50
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Financial Analyst
Economy, Finance, Accountancy
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,554 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,735,000 KRW
Anually salary
42,648 USD
Anually salary
56,820,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-02-01 04:01:40
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Psychologist
Education, Science & Research
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
6 to 10 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
Postgraduate (Doctorate)
Gross monthly salary
5,379 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,165,710 KRW
Anually salary
64,548 USD
Anually salary
85,988,520 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-01-31 14:52:59
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Window Dresser, Decorator
Arts & Culture
Age group
55+
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,002 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,000,000 KRW
Anually salary
36,024 USD
Anually salary
48,000,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-01-29 09:55:38
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IT System Administrator
Information Technology
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Seongnam
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
5,754 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,665,130 KRW
Anually salary
69,048 USD
Anually salary
91,981,560 KRW
ClockPosted: 2024-01-26 22:03:11