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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 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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Research Worker, Scientific Worker
Education, Science & Research
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
less than a year
Region
Bucheon-si
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
1,267 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,800,000 KRW
Anually salary
15,204 USD
Anually salary
21,600,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-09-21 03:25:52
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Game designer
Information Technology
Age group
<24
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,296 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,682,920 KRW
Anually salary
39,552 USD
Anually salary
56,195,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-09-16 21:34:00
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Project Manager
Construction & Real Estate
Age group
45-54
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Yongsan-gu
Education:
University education (Master's degree)
Gross monthly salary
7,860 USD
Gross monthly salary
11,166,700 KRW
Anually salary
94,320 USD
Anually salary
134,000,400 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-09-14 22:29:58
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Project Manager
Construction & Real Estate
Age group
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Seo-gu
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
5,485 USD
Gross monthly salary
7,792,700 KRW
Anually salary
65,820 USD
Anually salary
93,512,400 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-09-06 06:36:31
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Product Manager - Specialist
Banking
Age group
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
2,346 USD
Gross monthly salary
3,333,330 KRW
Anually salary
28,152 USD
Anually salary
39,999,960 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-08-31 09:55:15
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Iron founder
Mining, Metallurgy
Age group
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Incheon
Education:
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Gross monthly salary
1,083 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,538,980 KRW
Anually salary
12,996 USD
Anually salary
18,467,760 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-08-30 15:02:06
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Logistics Manager
Management
Age group
35-44
Work experience:
over 10 years
Region
Sacheon-si
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
22,666 USD
Gross monthly salary
32,200,000 KRW
Anually salary
271,992 USD
Anually salary
386,400,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-08-23 06:15:44
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Call Center Supervisor
Customer Support
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
1 to 2 years
Region
Seoul
Education:
University education (Bachelor's degree)
Gross monthly salary
3,003 USD
Gross monthly salary
4,266,670 KRW
Anually salary
36,036 USD
Anually salary
51,200,040 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-08-15 10:32:49
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Animal Care Worker
Agriculture, Food Industry
Age group
25-34
Work experience:
3 to 5 years
Region
Masan
Education:
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
Gross monthly salary
1,214 USD
Gross monthly salary
1,725,000 KRW
Anually salary
14,568 USD
Anually salary
20,700,000 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-08-14 04:48:07
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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
23,464 USD
Gross monthly salary
33,333,300 KRW
Anually salary
281,568 USD
Anually salary
399,999,600 KRW
ClockPosted: 2022-07-29 12:10:47