PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY IN GERMANY

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Average gross salary for Public Sector GROSS SALARY
EUR 58,777
Average gorss salary (USD) for Public Sector GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 72,927
Average net salary for Public Sector NET SALARY
EUR 41,441
The most typical salary for Public Sector MOST TYPICAL GROSS
EUR 60,400
  Updated: 07 Jul 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 29%
  Salary entries: 18

Public Sector Earnings in Germany

Average salary for Public Sector in Germany is EUR 58,777.

Average take home earning is EUR 41,441 (Net).

The most typical salary is EUR 60,400 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % EUR 140,000
11 % EUR 110,000
22 % EUR 85,000
56 % EUR 60,400
89 % EUR 27,600
100 % EUR 16,500
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Public Administration EUR 54,166 US$ 68,517 06
Social Worker EUR 23,400 US$ 29,556 02
Public Relations Manager EUR 60,000 US$ 64,467 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
München EUR 102,700 US$ 131,570 04
Hamburg EUR 36,800 US$ 42,720 04
Berlin EUR 22,666 US$ 29,358 03
Frankfurt am Main EUR 61,000 US$ 78,207 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
145K US$ 189,296 EUR 140,000
01
115K US$ 148,733 EUR 110,000
01
105K US$ 121,710 EUR 100,800
01
85K US$ 102,632 EUR 85,000
01
75K US$ 94,648 EUR 70,000
01
65K US$ 71,974 EUR 60,400
05
55K US$ 60,996 EUR 55,000
01
45K US$ 48,298 EUR 40,000
01
35K US$ 41,000 EUR 33,500
02
25K US$ 32,026 EUR 27,600
02
15K US$ 20,227 EUR 16,500
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 84,974 EUR 67,654 11
Women US$ 55,059 EUR 46,466 06
N/A US$ 47,618 EUR 35,000 01

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 105,596 EUR 83,400 05
Masters Degree US$ 56,802 EUR 47,633 06
Bachelors Degree US$ 63,414 EUR 50,742 07

Public Sector workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Germany. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses EUR 83,400. While Public Sector workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of EUR 47,633. This is 85.90% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 87,940 EUR 71,666 03
12-16 Years US$ 81,553 EUR 60,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 134,165 EUR 103,333 03
4-8 Years US$ 67,928 EUR 58,500 02
2-4 Years US$ 63,317 EUR 51,900 04
1-2 Years US$ 37,093 EUR 31,133 03
0-1 Year US$ 32,207 EUR 27,500 02

Public Sector 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 103,333 compared to EUR 27,500 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 316.57%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 98,640 EUR 77,500 02
51-56 US$ 66,541 EUR 60,000 01
33-38 US$ 89,731 EUR 70,542 07
27-32 US$ 56,914 EUR 47,840 05
22-26 US$ 44,282 EUR 37,500 02
N/A US$ 47,618 EUR 35,000 01
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  SALARY BY CAREER   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Other Public Sector Career US$ 86,445 EUR 69,577 09
2. Public Relations Manager US$ 64,467 EUR 60,000 01
3. Public Administration US$ 68,517 EUR 54,166 06
4. Social Worker US$ 29,556 EUR 23,400 02

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In Germany economy, Other Public Sector Career is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of EUR 69,577. Public Administration and Public Relations Manager follow, earning EUR 54,166 and EUR 60,000, respectively. Social Worker earn a gross annual average of EUR 23,400, while Public Relations Manager earn EUR 60,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 192.48%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 82,718 EUR 65,900 14
Contract US$ 52,070 EUR 44,200 02
Part Time US$ 25,250 EUR 23,500 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   PUBLIC SECTOR   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. München Public Sector in München US$ 131,570 EUR 102,700 04
2. Frankfurt am Main Public Sector in Frankfurt am Main US$ 78,207 EUR 61,000 02
3. Hamburg Public Sector in Hamburg US$ 42,720 EUR 36,800 04
4. Berlin Public Sector in Berlin US$ 29,358 EUR 22,666 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PUBLIC SECTOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Austria Austria Public Sector in Austria US$ 96,480 EUR 78,595 12
2. Germany Germany US$ 72,927 EUR 58,777 18
3. United States United States Public Sector US$ 71,026 US$ 71,026 452
4. France France Public Sector in France US$ 69,579 EUR 56,833 12
5. Belgium Belgium Public Sector in Belgium US$ 57,840 EUR 46,622 14
6. United Kingdom United Kingdom Public Sector in United Kingdom US$ 52,247 GBP 34,574 90
7. Russia Russia Public Sector in Russia US$ 42,197 RUB 1,494,400 07
8. China China Public Sector in China US$ 28,528 CNY 184,306 15
9. India India Public Sector in India US$ 19,081 INR 1,186,636 53

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(12/12)  DOCTORATE STUDENT


 Posted: 07 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Doing research in particle physics."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 26,400
US$ 29,278


(11/12)  PUBLIC EXPERT


 Posted: 03 Jul 2020

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Adviser to director in public adminstration."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 66,541


(10/12)  TRAFFIC PLANNER


 Posted: 26 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "GIS, basic IT knowledge, statistics."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 60,996


(9/12)  RESEARCHER SCIENTIST


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Working as a researcher in governmental agency."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 62,000
US$ 74,861


(8/12)  SCIENTIST AND COORDINATOR


 Posted: 31 Jul 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Manage other scientists and budget."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 85,000
US$ 102,632


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(7/12)  DIPLOMAT


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Foreign Service Officer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 100,800
US$ 121,710


(6/12)  SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Working with mentally ill people."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 28,800
US$ 34,774


(5/12)  SCIENTIFIC EMPLOYEE


 Posted: 02 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Approval of trainig education."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 40,000
US$ 48,298


(4/12)  POLITICAL SCIENCE


 Posted: 08 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Data analysis, report writing."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(3/12)  RESEARCH FELLOW


 Posted: 20 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Science, research, policy advice."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 32,000
US$ 34,383


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(2/12)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 05 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Research on entrepreneurship, startups, urban ecosystems."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 15,000
US$ 16,117


(1/12)  SCIENCE JOURNALIST


 Posted: 07 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "PR and Marketing of a public funding program."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 64,467


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