Cost to hire employee in Japan

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In the case your company hires employee (not part time employee)in Japan, it needs to pay several kind of cost, including social insurance.
(in the case of company, enrollment in social insurance is necessary as far as its employee is full time worker)Assumed that your company hires an employee and pay monthly salary of 300,000 yen (not bonus).

As for Social insurance (shakaihoken).
Social insurance includes workers’s accident compensation insurance(Rousai hoken), unemployment insurance (koyou hoken), Employee’s pension (Kousei nenkin), Employee’s health insurance (Kenkou hoken. Not Kokumin Kenkou hoken). When your company enrolls your employee to these social insurance, your company and employee need to owe.

1)workers’s accident compensation insurance(Rousai hoken) : 0.35% of monthly payment should be paid only by employer.

2)unemployment insurance (koyou hoken) : 0.85% of monthly payment should be paid employer.
unemployment insurance (koyou hoken) : 0.5% of monthly payment should be paid employee.

3) Employee’s pension (Kousei nenkin) : 17.474 % of monthly salary should be paid by employer and employee evenly.

4) Employee’s health insurance (Kenkou hoken) : 9.97% of monthly salary should be paid by employer and employee evenly.

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