ENGINEER SALARY IN GERMANY

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
EUR 56,759
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 68,575
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
EUR 35,403
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
EUR 52,328
  Updated: 27 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 37%
  Salary entries: 100

Average salary for Engineer in Germany is EUR 56,759.

Average take home earning is EUR 35,403 (Net).

The most typical salary is EUR 52,328 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % EUR 91,666
14 % EUR 82,319
21 % EUR 73,157
65 % EUR 52,328
89 % EUR 44,064
99 % EUR 33,450
100 % EUR 20,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
München EUR 56,027 US$ 67,056 27
Stuttgart EUR 52,200 US$ 63,798 15
Frankfurt am Main EUR 67,680 US$ 77,091 10
Berlin EUR 58,833 US$ 74,956 09
Köln EUR 56,712 US$ 68,914 08
Hamburg EUR 56,371 US$ 69,371 07
Düsseldorf EUR 54,250 US$ 66,353 04
Dresden EUR 72,666 US$ 90,598 03
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
145K US$ 157,480 EUR 142,000
01
115K US$ 135,233 EUR 112,000
01
95K US$ 111,023 EUR 91,666
03
105K US$ 110,901 EUR 100,000
01
85K US$ 94,714 EUR 82,319
08
75K US$ 86,870 EUR 73,157
07
65K US$ 74,784 EUR 62,437
16
55K US$ 63,762 EUR 52,328
28
45K US$ 54,653 EUR 44,064
24
35K US$ 43,430 EUR 33,450
10
25K US$ 27,210 EUR 20,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 69,301 EUR 58,014 85
Women US$ 63,479 EUR 51,900 06
N/A US$ 65,120 EUR 48,144 09

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 65,407 EUR 53,333 03
Masters Degree US$ 64,571 EUR 52,252 56
Bachelors Degree US$ 74,276 EUR 63,164 41

Engineer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Germany. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses EUR 63,164. While Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of EUR 52,252. This is 15.03% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 79,691 EUR 66,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 107,059 EUR 90,500 04
8-12 Years US$ 81,170 EUR 68,752 17
4-8 Years US$ 72,724 EUR 60,544 26
2-4 Years US$ 62,822 EUR 51,447 21
1-2 Years US$ 56,906 EUR 46,730 10
0-1 Year US$ 55,545 EUR 44,562 20

Engineer workers in Germany with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of EUR 90,500 compared to EUR 44,562 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 92.74%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 94,180 EUR 78,000 01
39-44 US$ 121,951 EUR 101,000 02
33-38 US$ 77,438 EUR 67,057 21
27-32 US$ 68,037 EUR 56,209 46
22-26 US$ 56,908 EUR 46,937 20
16-21 US$ 39,343 EUR 30,000 01
N/A US$ 65,120 EUR 48,144 09
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 68,331 EUR 56,366 77
Contract US$ 71,900 EUR 60,793 16
Self Employed US$ 61,774 EUR 54,333 03
Part Time US$ 65,086 EUR 50,000 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Dresden Engineer in Dresden US$ 90,598 EUR 72,666 03
2. Bremen Engineer in Bremen US$ 84,194 EUR 70,000 03
3. Frankfurt am Main Engineer in Frankfurt am Main US$ 77,091 EUR 67,680 10
4. Berlin Engineer in Berlin US$ 74,956 EUR 58,833 09
5. Köln Engineer in Köln US$ 68,914 EUR 56,712 08
6. Hamburg Engineer in Hamburg US$ 69,371 EUR 56,371 07
7. München Engineer in München US$ 67,056 EUR 56,027 27
8. Düsseldorf Engineer in Düsseldorf US$ 66,353 EUR 54,250 04
9. Stuttgart Engineer in Stuttgart US$ 63,798 EUR 52,200 15
10. Mannheim Engineer in Mannheim US$ 64,657 EUR 51,900 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Engineer US$ 82,274 US$ 82,274 245
2. Austria Austria Engineer in Austria US$ 72,210 EUR 59,450 29
3. Germany Germany US$ 68,575 EUR 56,759 100
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 57,968 GBP 39,620 67
5. France France Engineer in France US$ 55,059 EUR 44,300 43
6. Belgium Belgium Engineer in Belgium US$ 54,656 EUR 45,693 53
7. Russia Russia Engineer in Russia US$ 36,799 RUB 1,767,200 15
8. China China Engineer in China US$ 28,729 CNY 183,210 46
9. India India Engineer in India US$ 14,579 INR 923,839 248

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(48/48)  FIELD ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Master's degree in Mechanical engineering. Automotive industry."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 142,000
US$ 157,480


(47/48)  AGILE COACH


 Posted: 02 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Agile coach, scrum master."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 90,000
US$ 99,811


(46/48)  APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Additive manufacturing expert."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 72,086


(45/48)  STAFF ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Semiconductor, semiconductors."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 82,000
US$ 90,939


(44/48)  PROJECT


 Posted: 27 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project Engineer -Projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 54,000
US$ 59,887


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(43/48)  PROTOTYPING SHOP MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Prototyping shop management."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 100,000
US$ 110,901


(42/48)  QUALITY ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Supplier quality, bachelor's degree."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 74,000
US$ 82,067


(41/48)  PROJECT SOLUTION MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "IT-Architecture, Data Analysis, Python, Docker, Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Python, Matlab, Desktop & Server distributions of Linux, Microsoft and Apple, Apache Webserver, mySQL, several CMS, HTML, CSS, LibreOffice Calc, Adobe Photoshop & InDesign, Gimp & Inkscape, Docker & toolset, Consul, ARM platform, Systemd, Linux, Git, Bash."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 54,500
US$ 60,441


(40/48)  COMMISSIONING AUTOMATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 55,451


(39/48)  ELECTRICAL


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electrical engineer 5 years uae experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 82,552
US$ 91,551


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(38/48)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Substitute for colleagues and project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 46,700
US$ 51,791


(37/48)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 63,000
US$ 76,069


(36/48)  SW DEV ENG


 Posted: 10 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "C++, automotive."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(35/48)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electronics engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(34/48)  NPI ENEGINEER


 Posted: 03 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "NpI development projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 70,000
US$ 84,521


(33/48)  R&D ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Research and development engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 51,000
US$ 61,579


(32/48)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Planning, new business opportunities, project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(31/48)  FUNCTIONAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Designing Functional Architecture for Train Control Systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 96,595


(30/48)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Project Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 54,000
US$ 65,202


(29/48)  SENIOR


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Plant layout and piping engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


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(28/48)  AEROPSPACE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 40,000
US$ 48,298


(27/48)  PROJECT DESIGNER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I have been working 4,5 years in a big manufacturer company doing audio systems and I have been doing project design and technical support on project I followed. Now I am freelancing in the same field."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 53,000
US$ 63,994


(26/48)  EMBEDDED SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Embedded software development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 78,483


(25/48)  SPACECRAFT CONTROLLER


 Posted: 11 May 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Aerospace Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 49,800
US$ 60,130


(24/48)  PRODUCT ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 May 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Contributing to design and production process optimisation."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 54,335


(23/48)  PRODUCTION ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Process optimisation, Quality assurance."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 57,957


(22/48)  CONTROL ENGINEERING


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "COMMISSIONING, START-UPs, TRAVELLING."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


(21/48)  QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Software Quality Assurance tester."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


(20/48)  SIMULATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Development of physical models in Simulink."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(19/48)  TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "System Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 49,200
US$ 59,406


(18/48)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Project planning and optimization."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 66,409


(17/48)  AEROSPACE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Analysis design."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 54,335


(16/48)  ECONOMIC ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Mix of economic studies and engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,400
US$ 60,855


(15/48)  ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I am a robotics and automation engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


(14/48)  SOFTWARE INTEGRATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Integration of functions."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 73,100
US$ 88,264


(13/48)  EMBEDDED SW ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Embedded software developpement."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 58,000
US$ 70,031


(12/48)  CAD DESIGNER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Creation of 2D and 3D."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


(11/48)  REGIONAL MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Mine Planning and reserve estimation."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 112,000
US$ 135,233


(10/48)  CUSTOMER ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 May 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Customer projects definition, CAPEX, BOM cost, Engineering Effort, Status updates to Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 70,000
US$ 84,521


(9/48)  PROCESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Operations of pilot plant."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 78,000
US$ 94,180


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(8/48)  EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Embedded Software Engineer for Embedded Devices."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 54,335


(7/48)  GLOBAL CONFIGURATION MANAGER


 Posted: 21 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Global Configuration Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 62,000
US$ 74,861


(6/48)  VALIDATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Mar 2018

Doctorate Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


(5/48)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Project engineering for automotive parts."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 90,000
US$ 108,669


(4/48)  WEB ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Working on the web, in ecommerce because it is so much fun every day."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(3/48)  EEE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Approve eee component against escc standard."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 85,000
US$ 91,329


(2/48)  CUSTOMER SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Service, maintenance, installation of medical instruments."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 59,095


(1/48)  CALIBRATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Started as SW Engineer in automotive sector in Italy, relocated to Germany as Calibration Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 77,000
US$ 82,733


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