South Korea
South Korea






South Korea

Salaries in South Korea

The salary in South Korea is $3 272. The average salary in micro-enterprises with up to 15 employees is $1 963; in small enterprises with up to 100 employees it’s $2 945, and $3 599 in medium-sized companies with over 100 employees. The average salary in large enterprises from 250 people in South Korea is $4 581. In the state-financed organizations in South Korea, the average salary is $2 618.





Average salaries in South Korea in 2022 and 2021

Average salary in South Korea in 2021 , it was $3 174, and in 2022 - $3 272. Average salary growth in South Korea for the year was 3%.

2022
2021
Average monthly salary
$3 272
$3 174
Large enterprises
$4 581
$4 443
Medium enterprises
$3 599
$3 491
Small businesses
$2 945
$2 856
Microenterprises
$1 963
$1 904
Public sector
$2 618
$2 539


Salaries in South Korea by field of activity

We calculate the average salary in South Korea by field of activity based on the main areas of employment in a particular city or country. The main areas of activity in South Korea so far are:

Public administration, court and notary

The average salary in South Korea in the state administration, the court and the notary is about $10 798. The salary of the head of the region is about $35 992, the salaries of local government deputies are $12 237, the average salaries of officials in South Korea region are $8 818. Judges salaries are approximately $21 595. The income of a private notary is $10 798, and the state one is about $10 798.

Head of the Administration
$35 992
Government deputies
$12 237
Government officials
$8 818
Judges
$21 595
Notary
$10 798


The education system

The average salary in the education system in South Korea is $2 519. The salary of a teacher at a school is $2 627, and the headmaster is $5 039. A kindergarten teacher in South Korea earns about $1 800, in turn, the head of the kindergarten receives $4 499. In the higher education system in South Korea, salaries are 15-20% higher, a university teacher receives about $4 319, and a university rector receives $14 757. The average salary of a college or technical school teacher is $3 815, and the director is $9 358.

School teacher
$2 627
Headmaster of the school
$5 039
University teacher
$4 319
University rector
$14 757
College teacher
$3 815
College director
$9 358
Kindergarten teacher
$1 800
Kindergarten head
$4 499


Medicine

The salary in the field of medicine in South Korea is $4 499. The salary of a general practitioner is $9 538, a surgeons salary is $6 479, a nurse receives $3 419, and the chief doctor at the hospital receives $9 538.

Chief Physician
$9 538
General Practitioner
$4 679
Doctor surgeon
$6 479
Nurse
$3 419




Law enforcement agencies

The security ministries in South Korea include law enforcement agencies, the military, bailiffs, etc.; Their allowance depends, as a rule, on the rank and position. The average salary of security forces in South Korea is $3 959. The salary of a Colonel is approximately $9 538, of a Major is $6 479, of a Lieutenant or a Warrant officer is $3 779, and enlisted personnel earns $2 879.

Colonel
$9 538
Major
$6 479
Lieutenant, Ensign
$3 779
Private, petty officer
$2 879


Public catering

The average salary in the public catering sector in South Korea is approximately $3 239. The salary of a chef in a restaurant or cafe is $4 499, of a barista is $3 779, the average salary of a waiter is about $2 879, and fast food workers salary in South Korea is $2 519.

Chef
$4 499
Barista
$3 779
Waiter
$2 879
Fast food worker
$2 519


Construction industry

The average salary in construction in South Korea is about $3 779. The salary of a civil engineer is $6 659, of a foreman is $5 039, the average salary of a house painter is about $3 059, of a crane operator is $3 599, and the salary of a construction worker is $2 879.

Civil engineer
$6 659
Foreman
$5 039
House painter
$3 059
Crane operator
$3 599
Construction worker
$2 879


IT

The average salary in the field of information technology in South Korea is $5 039. A programmer gets about $5 579, a web developer about $4 679, and a system administrator in South Korea earns $4 139.

Programmer
$5 579
Web Developer
$4 679
System Administrator
$4 139


Office employees

The volume of the monthly average salary of office employees in various fields of activity in South Korea is approximately $3 815 dollars. A sales manager in South Korea receives $3 959, an office manager - $3 779, an accountant - $3 599, and a lawyer salary in South Korea is about $4 139.

Sales Manager
$3 959
Office Manager
$3 779
Accountant
$3 599
Lawyer
$4 139


Trading

The monthly income of store employees in South Korea is $2 519. The salary of the cashier is $2 339, and the store director is $3 419.

Seller-cashier
$2 339
Store Directors
$3 419


Transport

The average salary in the transport industry in South Korea is $2 519. The salary of a driver is $2 879 dollars, a car mechanic is $2 699, and the income of a taxi driver in South Korea is about $5 039 per month.

Driver
$2 879
Car mechanic
$2 699
Taxi driver
$5 039


Utilities sector

The average salary of employees of the housing and communal services workers in South Korea is about $1 800. The salary of a plumber is $1 800, of an electrician is $2 339, and the average salary of a street cleaner is about $1 620.

Plumber
$2 160
Electrician
$2 339
Street cleaner
$1 620