The average pay for a Software Engineer in Tokyo is ¥5,165,564 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Python, Ruby on Rails, Linux, C++ Programming Language, and Java. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

¥1,070,611 - ¥11,150,417
¥1M
¥5M
¥11M
MEDIAN: ¥5,165,564
10%
50%
90%

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¥1,833 - ¥5,057
¥5K
MEDIAN: ¥4,880
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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¥0¥5M¥10M¥15M
Salary
¥1,070,611 - ¥11,150,417  
   
Bonus
¥75,000 - ¥1,748,571  
Profit Sharing
¥510,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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¥1,177,630 - ¥11,922,347  
Country: Japan | Currency: JPY | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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¥0¥2K¥5K¥7K
Hourly Rate
¥4,880  
   
Overtime
¥1,692  
Local Annualized Data (?
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¥0¥5M¥10M¥15M
Bonus
¥75,000 - ¥1,748,571  
   
Profit Sharing
¥510,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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¥1,177,630 - ¥11,922,347  
Country: United States | Currency: JPY | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

▲23%

National Average
¥5,786,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Python
▲67%

Ruby on Rails
▲49%

Linux
▲45%


▲12%

National Average
¥5,786,000

.NET
▼2%

▼3%

PHP
▼8%

SQL
▼9%


C++
▼11%

C#
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 42%
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