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Hiring guidelines in South Korea

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  • Leave policy
  • Termination
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Minimum Wage Requirements
The minimum wage is 9,160 WON per hour or 1,914,440 WON per month.
Individual Income Tax

The individual income tax ranges from 6% to 45%. Income tax is calculated according to progressive rates.

Income (KRW) Tax Rate (%)

Less than 12,000,000

6%

12,000,001 - 46,000,000

15%

46,000,001 - 88,000,000

24%

88,000,001 - 150,000,000

35%

150,000,001 - 300,000,000

38%

300,000,001 - 500,000,000

40%

500,000,001 - 1,000,000,000

42%

More than 1,000,000,000

45%

Payroll Cost

The employer cost is generally estimated at 11% of the employee salary.

  • National Pension - 4.50%
  • National Health Insurance - 3.50%
  • Long-term Care Insurance - 0.43%
  • Employment Insurance - 1.15%
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance - 0.76%
  • Resident Tax - 0.50%
Overtime Pay & Maximum Hours

Standard working hours are 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. The standard work week is from Monday to Friday.

Overtime payment is mandatory. Hours outside of standard work hours are considered overtime. Employees can work a maximum of 12 hours per week. For additional hours, employees are paid a minimum of 150% of their average salary.