MECHANICAL ENGINEER SALARY IN GERMANY

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Average gross salary for Mechanical Engineer GROSS SALARY
EUR 46,641
Average gorss salary (USD) for Mechanical Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 57,423
Average net salary for Mechanical Engineer NET SALARY
EUR 30,263
The most typical salary for Mechanical Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
EUR 44,056
  Updated: 12 Aug 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 35%
  Salary entries: 39

Average salary for Mechanical Engineer in Germany is EUR 46,641.

Average take home earning is EUR 30,263 (Net).

The most typical salary is EUR 44,056 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
15 % EUR 63,000
44 % EUR 53,741
82 % EUR 44,056
92 % EUR 35,750
97 % EUR 16,500
100 % EUR 6,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
München EUR 44,500 US$ 52,788 10
Stuttgart EUR 49,142 US$ 59,955 07
Berlin EUR 43,375 US$ 52,650 04
Hamburg EUR 45,283 US$ 57,142 03
Nürnberg EUR 59,000 US$ 71,239 02
Köln EUR 55,926 US$ 72,120 02
Dortmund EUR 52,500 US$ 67,716 02
Frankfurt am Main EUR 44,000 US$ 59,686 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
75K US$ 84,521 EUR 70,000
01
65K US$ 76,013 EUR 63,000
05
55K US$ 65,350 EUR 53,741
11
45K US$ 55,247 EUR 44,056
15
35K US$ 45,480 EUR 35,750
04
15K US$ 19,099 EUR 16,500
02
Less US$ 7,245 EUR 6,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 56,388 EUR 46,700 30
Women US$ 50,468 EUR 44,000 02
N/A US$ 63,845 EUR 47,142 07

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 74,856 EUR 62,500 02
Masters Degree US$ 56,642 EUR 45,950 23
Bachelors Degree US$ 56,035 EUR 44,950 13
Some College US$ 58,563 EUR 52,806 01

Mechanical Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Germany. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses EUR 62,500. While Mechanical Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of EUR 44,950. This is 33.59% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
12-16 Years US$ 57,957 EUR 48,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 71,431 EUR 59,333 03
4-8 Years US$ 59,849 EUR 46,640 15
2-4 Years US$ 57,410 EUR 49,000 06
1-2 Years US$ 48,767 EUR 43,067 06
0-1 Year US$ 54,057 EUR 42,625 08

Mechanical Engineer workers in Germany with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of EUR 59,333 compared to EUR 43,067 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 46.47%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
39-44 US$ 57,957 EUR 48,000 01
33-38 US$ 78,077 EUR 65,000 03
27-32 US$ 53,750 EUR 44,717 17
22-26 US$ 52,868 EUR 43,780 10
Less US$ 57,957 EUR 48,000 01
N/A US$ 63,845 EUR 47,142 07
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 59,254 EUR 47,218 29
Contract US$ 51,463 EUR 44,628 09
Self Employed US$ 57,957 EUR 48,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   MECHANICAL ENGINEER   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Nürnberg Mechanical Engineer in Nürnberg US$ 71,239 EUR 59,000 02
2. Köln Mechanical Engineer in Köln US$ 72,120 EUR 55,926 02
3. Dortmund Mechanical Engineer in Dortmund US$ 67,716 EUR 52,500 02
4. Stuttgart Mechanical Engineer in Stuttgart US$ 59,955 EUR 49,142 07
5. Hamburg Mechanical Engineer in Hamburg US$ 57,142 EUR 45,283 03
6. München Mechanical Engineer in München US$ 52,788 EUR 44,500 10
7. Frankfurt am Main Mechanical Engineer in Frankfurt am Main US$ 59,686 EUR 44,000 02
8. Berlin Mechanical Engineer in Berlin US$ 52,650 EUR 43,375 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MECHANICAL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Mechanical Engineer US$ 72,147 US$ 72,147 142
2. Austria Austria Mechanical Engineer in Austria US$ 64,825 EUR 54,244 09
3. France France Mechanical Engineer in France US$ 61,064 EUR 48,040 19
4. Germany Germany US$ 57,423 EUR 46,641 39
5. Belgium Belgium Mechanical Engineer in Belgium US$ 56,613 EUR 48,297 19
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 53,842 GBP 36,166 38
7. Russia Russia Mechanical Engineer in Russia US$ 35,537 RUB 1,418,571 07
8. China China Mechanical Engineer in China US$ 33,842 CNY 222,700 17
9. India India Mechanical Engineer in India US$ 12,235 INR 765,830 99

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(17/17)  ASSOCIATE RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2020

Some College, 1-2 years: "Researcher R&D for additive manufacturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 52,806
US$ 58,563


(16/17)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I develop the production line of my company."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 32,000
US$ 38,638


(15/17)  MECHANICAL ENGINNER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Supplier development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 6,000
US$ 7,245


(14/17)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Research simulation methods for predicting material behavior, finite element analysis of mechanical processes."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


(13/17)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Mechanical Design Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 40,000
US$ 48,298


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(12/17)  DESIGNER


 Posted: 12 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Design of automotive components."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 57,957


(11/17)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Design of Healthcare products."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 70,000
US$ 84,521


(10/17)  TECHNOLOGIST


 Posted: 24 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Production planing, Cycle time planing."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 39,000
US$ 47,090


(9/17)  SPACESYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Quality Assurance and Space Systems Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 68,000
US$ 82,106


(8/17)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Designing Aircraft Engines."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 59,500
US$ 71,843


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(7/17)  AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Finite elements simulations."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 15,000
US$ 18,112


(6/17)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Automobile interior design engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 51,853
US$ 62,609


(5/17)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Feb 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I was in charge for multiple projects throughout my university career. Both my main thesis were within well-known and experienced companies in their field."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 57,957


(4/17)  STUDENT WORK


 Posted: 28 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Help out in projects in construction and development of machines."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 40,000
US$ 42,978


(3/17)  MECHANICAL DESIGNER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "System Design for hanging struktures."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,600
US$ 48,995


(2/17)  CAE ENGINEER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2017

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Thermal, mechanical, CFD, low frequency electromagnetic analyses."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 64,467


(1/17)  AUTOMOTIVE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Engineering Design and CAD Construction in Automotive."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 53,723


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