Updated Nov 24, 2022

How much does a Professor make in Japan?

Updated Nov 24, 2022



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The estimated total pay for a Professor is ¥12,200,354 per year in the Japan area, with an average salary of ¥10,200,354 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is ¥2,000,000 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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For Professor in Japan

Some related job titles are Assistant Professor Salaries with median pay of ¥13,286, Associate Professor Salaries with median pay of ¥28,561, Instructor Salaries with median pay of ¥33,084, Lecturer Salaries with median pay of ¥9,000.

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What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

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Professor pay FAQ in Japan

The national average salary for a Professor is ¥10,200,354 per year in Japan. Filter by location to see a Professor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 20 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Professor employees.

The highest salary for a Professor in Japan is ¥15,285,232 per year.

The lowest salary for a Professor in Japan is ¥4,590,160 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Professor or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Professor.