Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Japan

¥4,282,452
Avg. Salary
¥1,017,365
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Japan is ¥4,282,452.
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¥3m
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¥4m
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¥7m
90%
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MEDIAN ¥4,282,452
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Salary
¥3m - ¥7m
Bonus
¥355k - ¥20m
Total Pay
¥3m - ¥10m

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Job Description for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer. 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 / Developer / Programmer
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Software Developer
Senior Software Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ¥4,219,070 based on 11 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥4,194,709 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥4,750,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ¥6,050,000 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.6%
Early Career
52.5%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
10.2%