Job Search Site Shows Estimated Employees and Salaries for Entertaining Agencies

Nicholas Kim, Nov. 22, 2016, 9:09 a.m.


Korean music fans have just discovered a job search website that goes by the name of Kredit Job, a search engine that will help you see how many employees are in any company, as well as their estimated annual income for the employees’ annual average income. The website gives a disclaimer that the information might not be fully accurate.

 

The information for all of the agencies are marked as updated on September 2016. Fans saw that the rumors of employees being given low paying salaries actually seemed to be true, which seems to be a trend across all agencies, regardless of their size.

 

SM Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 414, and the average income is currently posted as $31,000 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $25,400 USD per year.

 

YG Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 315, and the average income is currently posted as $29,600 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $24,300 USD per year.

 

JYP Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 124, and the average income is currently posted as $27,300 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $22,400 USD per year.

 

Cube Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 78, and the average income is currently posted as $20,200 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $16,500 USD per year.

 

Big Hit Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 51, and the average income is currently posted as $27,700 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $22,700 USD per year.

 

Pledis Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 27, and the average income is currently posted as $20,800 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $17,000 USD per year.

 

Woollim Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 28, and the average income is currently posted as $29,200 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $24,500 USD per year.

 

WM Entertainment’s estimated number of employees is 27, and the average income is currently posted as $20,700 USD per year. The income of employees hired in 2016 is estimated to be $16,900 USD per year.

 

What do you think about the Korean music industry salary structures and agencies?
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