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The salary range for people working in Korea-South is typically from 1,951,190 KRW (minimum salary) to 6,018,466 KRW (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the total monthly salary including bonuses. Salaries vary drastically among different job categories. If you are interested in the salary of a particular category, see below for salaries for specific categories.

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Working areas
Average gross monthly salary by survey (in KRW)
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Administration

2,777,720
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Agriculture, Food Industry

2,569,240
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Arts & Culture

2,889,750
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Banking

4,175,580
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Car Industry

3,307,400
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Chemical Industry

3,382,440
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Commerce

3,287,970
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Construction & Real Estate

3,636,000
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Customer Support

2,902,970
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Economy, Finance, Accountancy

3,711,480
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Education, Science & Research

3,024,340
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Electrical & Power Engineering

3,497,370
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General labour

2,493,080
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Human Resources

3,857,830
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Information Technology

5,089,490
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Insurance

3,496,950
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Journalism, Printing Arts & Media

3,094,080
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Law & Legislation

4,235,510
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Leasing

4,931,410
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Management

5,204,720
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Marketing, Advertising, PR

3,799,700
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Mechanical Engineering

3,318,850
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Medicine & Social Care

2,991,370
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Mining, Metallurgy

3,575,860
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Pharmaceutical Industry

3,807,140
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Production

3,069,130
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Public Administration, Self-governance

3,481,640
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Quality Management

3,859,580
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Security & Protection

2,912,190
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Service Industries

2,519,840
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Technology, Development

4,629,630
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Telecommunications

4,119,200
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Textile, Leather, Apparel Industry

2,113,500
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Top Management

7,942,080
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Tourism, Gastronomy, Hotel Business

2,544,360
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Translating, interpreting

3,262,260
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Transport, Haulage, Logistics

2,868,110
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Water Management, Forestry, Environment

3,246,760
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Wood Processing Industry

2,767,820