Starting Monthly Salary for New Graduates

  Starting monthly salary for new graduates
Graduates of senior high schools Graduates of universities
Men Women Men Women
Source MHLW "Basic Survey on Wage Structures"
Calendar year ¥thous. ¥thous. ¥thous. ¥thous.
1990 133.0 126.0 169.9 162.9
1991 140.8 133.2 179.4 172.3
1992 146.6 139.5 186.9 180.1
1993 150.6 142.4 190.3 181.9
1994 153.8 145.5 192.4 184.5
1995 154.0 144.7 194.2 184.0
1996 154.5 146.1 193.2 183.6
1997 156.0 147.3 193.9 186.2
1998 156.5 147.9 195.5 186.3
1999 157.6 148.3 196.6 188.7
2000 157.1 147.6 196.9 187.4
2001 158.1 148.7 198.3 188.6
2002 157.5 148.8 198.5 188.8
2003 157.5 147.0 201.3 192.5
2004 156.1 147.2 198.3 189.5
2005 155.7 148.0 196.7 189.3
2006 157.6 149.4 199.8 190.8
2007 158.8 150.8 198.8 191.4
2008 160.0 154.3 201.3 194.6
2009 160.8 153.0 201.4 194.9
2010 160.7 153.2 200.3 193.5
2011 159.4 151.8 205.0 197.9
2012 160.1 153.6 201.8 196.5
2013 158.9 151.3 200.2 195.1
2014 161.3 154.2 202.9 197.2
2015 163.4 156.2 204.5 198.8
2016 163.5 157.2 205.9 200.0
2017 164.2 158.4 207.8 204.1
Starting monthly salary for new graduates of universities