Annual change in average monthly salary in Japan 2005-2018

In 2018, the average monthly wages grew by around 2.5 percent as compared to 2015. That year, the average monthly cash earnings in Japan amounted to approximately 324 thousand Japanese yen at an average work time of 142.2 hours per month.

Average monthly wage index in Japan from 2005 to 2018

Annual growth rate
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Release date

September 2019



Survey time period

2005 to 2018

Special properties

establishments with five or more regular employees

Supplementary notes

Data was recalculated for sample adjustments. The source uses 2015 as average index (= 100 percent).
Data prior to 2014 come from previous year.

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