LAW SALARY IN GERMANY

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Average gross salary for Law GROSS SALARY
EUR 68,311
Average gorss salary (USD) for Law GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 85,958
Average net salary for Law NET SALARY
EUR 44,970
The most typical salary for Law MOST TYPICAL GROSS
EUR 62,000
  Updated: 06 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 34%
  Salary entries: 17

Average salary for Law in Germany is EUR 68,311.

Average take home earning is EUR 44,970 (Net).

The most typical salary is EUR 62,000 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % EUR 130,000
29 % EUR 90,666
41 % EUR 76,500
76 % EUR 56,300
88 % EUR 40,845
100 % EUR 34,850
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Lawyer EUR 63,362 US$ 79,046 08
Corporate Counsel Lawyer EUR 88,666 US$ 111,668 03
Paralegal EUR 62,350 US$ 77,917 02
Paralegal Manager EUR 55,000 US$ 66,409 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
München EUR 73,180 US$ 96,759 05
Frankfurt am Main EUR 53,925 US$ 63,327 04
Berlin EUR 77,500 US$ 89,778 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAW   GERMANY

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
135K US$ 176,698 EUR 130,000
01
95K US$ 118,722 EUR 90,666
03
105K US$ 113,148 EUR 100,000
01
75K US$ 92,369 EUR 76,500
02
55K US$ 70,959 EUR 56,300
03
65K US$ 70,727 EUR 62,000
03
45K US$ 55,369 EUR 40,845
02
35K US$ 47,369 EUR 34,850
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   LAW   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 100,124 EUR 80,375 08
Women US$ 66,890 EUR 53,286 08
N/A US$ 125,168 EUR 92,000 01

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAW   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 92,890 EUR 72,714 13
Bachelors Degree US$ 63,429 EUR 54,000 04

Law workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Germany. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses EUR 72,714. While Law workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of EUR 54,000. This is 46.45% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAW   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 66,409 EUR 55,000 01
16-20 Years US$ 108,669 EUR 90,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 127,606 EUR 102,333 03
8-12 Years US$ 84,951 EUR 62,500 02
4-8 Years US$ 82,587 EUR 68,166 06
2-4 Years US$ 67,213 EUR 49,450 02
1-2 Years US$ 47,165 EUR 34,700 01
0-1 Year US$ 56,370 EUR 41,690 01

Law 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 102,333 compared to EUR 34,700 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 170.55%.


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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 87,539 EUR 72,500 02
39-44 US$ 137,392 EUR 106,666 03
33-38 US$ 70,997 EUR 57,333 03
27-32 US$ 66,984 EUR 54,036 08
N/A US$ 125,168 EUR 92,000 01
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  SALARY BY CAREER   LAW   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Corporate Counsel Lawyer US$ 111,668 EUR 88,666 03
2. Other Law Career US$ 90,557 EUR 69,563 03
3. Lawyer US$ 79,046 EUR 63,362 08
4. Paralegal US$ 77,917 EUR 62,350 02
5. Paralegal Manager US$ 66,409 EUR 55,000 01

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In Germany economy, Corporate Counsel Lawyer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of EUR 88,666. Other Law Career and Lawyer follow, earning EUR 69,563 and EUR 63,362, respectively. Paralegal Manager earn a gross annual average of EUR 55,000, while Paralegal earn EUR 62,350. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 68.15%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAW   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 88,564 EUR 70,086 15
Contract US$ 66,409 EUR 55,000 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAW   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Berlin Law in Berlin US$ 89,778 EUR 77,500 02
2. München Law in München US$ 96,759 EUR 73,180 05
3. Frankfurt am Main Law in Frankfurt am Main US$ 63,327 EUR 53,925 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAW

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Austria Austria Law in Austria US$ 128,193 EUR 103,864 14
2. France France Law in France US$ 108,555 EUR 88,728 20
3. United States United States Law US$ 93,863 US$ 93,863 469
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Law in United Kingdom US$ 93,154 GBP 62,010 78
5. Germany Germany US$ 85,958 EUR 68,311 17
6. Belgium Belgium Law in Belgium US$ 75,766 EUR 63,931 16
7. China China Law in China US$ 57,995 CNY 377,391 31
8. Russia Russia Law in Russia US$ 46,399 RUB 2,020,000 27
9. India India Law in India US$ 31,518 INR 1,975,207 56

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(8/8)  LAWYER


 Posted: 06 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Lawyer activities - drafting, reviewing, providing advice."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 66,000
US$ 73,195


(7/8)  LEGAL ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 31 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Finance law drafting contracts negotiating."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 66,541


(6/8)  YURIST


 Posted: 05 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I work as a lawyer for a local company. My responsibilities include: business legal support, contract management, analysis and legal assessment, client relations, participation in negotiations, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 66,409


(5/8)  CONTRAS AND INSURANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 30 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Legal counsel Settlements Claims Contract law."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 76,000
US$ 91,765


(4/8)  LEGAL MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Draft and review contracts; Non-disclosure agreements; lead negotiations; data privacy policies; setup of entities across Europe."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 66,409


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(3/8)  LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFIER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Formalities officer, paralegal."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 90,000
US$ 108,669


(2/8)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 22 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Tax consultant working on a legal firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(1/8)  HEAD OF COMPLIANCE AND LEGAL


 Posted: 09 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Compliance management."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 77,000
US$ 92,973


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