Average Experienced Software Engineer Salary in Japan

¥6,908,318
Avg. Salary
¥1,500,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer in Japan is ¥6,908,318.
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¥5m
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¥7m
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¥12m
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MEDIAN ¥6,908,318
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Salary
¥5m - ¥12m
Bonus
¥165k - ¥2m
Total Pay
¥5m - ¥14m

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Job Description for Software Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Software Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Software Developer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, C++ Programming Language, C# Programming Language and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ¥3,957,182 based on 47 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥4,473,055 based on 189 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥6,019,426 based on 110 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 346 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
54.6%
Mid Career
31.8%