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Employer Type

Which of the following best describes your current employer?

Respondents working for a Japanese subsidiary of an international company had a 73% higher median compensation than those working for a company headquartered in Japan.

42.9% of respondents working for an international company without a corporate entity in Japan were on the “Spouse/Dependent of a Japanese National or Permanent Resident” status, despite them only making up 14.9% of respondents to this question overall.

0%
14%
27%
41%
55%
69%
1

A company headquartered in Japan

417
2

A Japanese subsidiary of an international company

135
3

An international company without a corporate entity in Japan

35
4

A sole proprietorship

16
5

Other Answers

13
0%
14%
27%
41%
55%
69%
% of question respondents

Employer Industry

What industry or business domain is your current employer in?

While 23.3% of respondents working for a company headquartered in Japan worked in E-commerce, only 10.5% of those working for a Japanese subsidiary did.

0%
8%
17%
25%
34%
42%
1

SaaS (Software as a Service)

200
2

E-commerce

97
3

Finance

90
4

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

72
5

Consulting

66
6

Cloud Computing

43
7

Advertising

42
8

Games

38
9

Blockchain / Cryptocurrency

30
10

Education

11

Robotics

12

Other Answers

126
0%
8%
17%
25%
34%
42%
% of question respondents

Remote Work Policy

What best describes your employer's remote work policy?

59% of respondents could work fully remotely, down from 70% last year. Meanwhile, 9% of respondents were required to exclusively work from an office, compared to 4% last year.

The more a company embraced remote work, the higher the median experience of respondents. While respondents who were required to work from an office had a median of 4 years professional experience, those working for a fully remote company had a median of 8 years.

0%
9%
17%
26%
34%
43%
1

No remote work

54
2

Hybrid

198
3

Up to the employee

265
4

Fully remote

100
0%
9%
17%
26%
34%
43%
% of question respondents

Employer Size

How many employees does your employer have (worldwide)?

Respondents working for larger companies were more likely to work for subsidiaries of international companies. Among respondents who worked for a company with 20-99 employees, 8.4% of them worked at a subsidiary of an international company. Among those working for a company with 10,000 or more employees, that rose to 50.5%.

0%
5%
11%
16%
22%
27%
1

1

18
2

2-9

28
3

10-19

42
4

20-99

167
5

100-499

96
6

500-999

39
7

1,000-4,999

84
8

5,000-9,999

30
9

10,000+

109
0%
5%
11%
16%
22%
27%
% of question respondents