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Sensor maker Keyence ranks as Japan's top-paying employer at $160,000

Trading houses also place high in average salary while leisure sector languishes

Keyence, headquartered in Osaka, distributes a portion of its operating profit to employees through a special payout four times a year.

TOKYO -- Keyence, a top maker of automation sensors and machine vision systems, was Japan's top-paying company in the fiscal year ended March, Nikkei has found, as profitable corporations continue to amply reward employees despite a pandemic-induced economic chill.

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