RESEARCH ENGINEER SALARY IN GERMANY

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Average gross salary for Research Engineer GROSS SALARY
EUR 60,842
Average gorss salary (USD) for Research Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 74,219
Average net salary for Research Engineer NET SALARY
EUR 38,990
The most typical salary for Research Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
EUR 44,768
  Updated: 17 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 35%
  Salary entries: 46

Average salary for Research Engineer in Germany is EUR 60,842.

Average take home earning is EUR 38,990 (Net).

The most typical salary is EUR 44,768 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % EUR 100,000
22 % EUR 80,666
33 % EUR 75,200
52 % EUR 63,508
96 % EUR 44,768
98 % EUR 24,000
100 % EUR 15,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
München EUR 67,569 US$ 82,300 13
Stuttgart EUR 58,960 US$ 74,777 06
Hamburg EUR 81,000 US$ 91,194 04
Frankfurt am Main EUR 55,750 US$ 71,433 04
Berlin EUR 53,000 US$ 62,915 04
Nürnberg EUR 52,666 US$ 63,610 03
Dresden EUR 58,500 US$ 68,836 02
Karlsruhe EUR 35,000 US$ 45,751 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
105K US$ 122,796 EUR 100,000
03
85K US$ 99,329 EUR 80,666
06
95K US$ 96,701 EUR 90,000
01
75K US$ 92,552 EUR 75,200
05
65K US$ 74,987 EUR 63,508
09
55K US$ 64,900 EUR 51,900
06
45K US$ 55,472 EUR 44,768
14
25K US$ 28,979 EUR 24,000
01
15K US$ 20,388 EUR 15,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 72,756 EUR 60,151 38
Women US$ 78,716 EUR 65,000 05
N/A US$ 85,259 EUR 62,666 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 74,528 EUR 62,153 13
Masters Degree US$ 76,520 EUR 62,197 29
Bachelors Degree US$ 56,538 EUR 46,750 04

Research Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Germany. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses EUR 62,197. While Research Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of EUR 46,750. This is 35.34% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 96,701 EUR 90,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 111,518 EUR 89,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 81,819 EUR 69,089 11
4-8 Years US$ 76,622 EUR 62,750 08
2-4 Years US$ 73,428 EUR 59,000 13
1-2 Years US$ 55,390 EUR 46,000 05
0-1 Year US$ 58,308 EUR 45,293 06

Research 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 89,000 compared to EUR 46,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 101.33%.


  SALARY BY AGE   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 103,529 EUR 89,333 03
39-44 US$ 98,036 EUR 81,193 03
33-38 US$ 74,792 EUR 62,450 12
27-32 US$ 70,713 EUR 58,166 18
22-26 US$ 54,753 EUR 43,251 07
N/A US$ 85,259 EUR 62,666 03
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 78,655 EUR 64,444 39
Contract US$ 49,508 EUR 40,771 07
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  SALARY BY CITY   RESEARCH ENGINEER   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Hamburg Research Engineer in Hamburg US$ 91,194 EUR 81,000 04
2. München Research Engineer in München US$ 82,300 EUR 67,569 13
3. Stuttgart Research Engineer in Stuttgart US$ 74,777 EUR 58,960 06
4. Dresden Research Engineer in Dresden US$ 68,836 EUR 58,500 02
5. Frankfurt am Main Research Engineer in Frankfurt am Main US$ 71,433 EUR 55,750 04
6. Berlin Research Engineer in Berlin US$ 62,915 EUR 53,000 04
7. Nürnberg Research Engineer in Nürnberg US$ 63,610 EUR 52,666 03
8. Karlsruhe Research Engineer in Karlsruhe US$ 45,751 EUR 35,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    RESEARCH ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Research Engineer US$ 85,569 US$ 85,569 37
2. Germany Germany US$ 74,219 EUR 60,842 46
3. Austria Austria Research Engineer in Austria US$ 70,578 EUR 57,500 14
4. Belgium Belgium Research Engineer in Belgium US$ 63,389 EUR 53,687 31
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Research Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 53,363 GBP 37,835 14
6. France France Research Engineer in France US$ 50,705 EUR 42,006 22
7. China China Research Engineer in China US$ 41,960 CNY 277,052 09
8. India India Research Engineer in India US$ 23,945 INR 1,492,867 29

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(22/22)  MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Deep learning, machine learning, software engineering, neural networks, python, c++, docker, linux, shell."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 67,000
US$ 74,304


(21/22)  PHD RESEARCHER


 Posted: 01 Sep 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Programing, Marine Propeller, CFD."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 54,000
US$ 59,887


(20/22)  SCIENTST


 Posted: 12 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Health Research Scientist."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 49,906


(19/22)  SENIOR SCIENTIST


 Posted: 26 Oct 2019

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Scientist in fluid physics."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446


(18/22)  PRODUCT RESEARCH SCIENTIST


 Posted: 02 Oct 2019

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "• Conceived and led scientific research projects aiming of fostering technological innovations and rapid prototyping across business units’ brands, e.g. Nivea, Eucerin and Hansaplast • Assessed the state-of-the-art, the maturity, the applicability and the market potential of newly scouted cross-industrial technologies for consumer’s relevant products in alignment with the global strategy, consumer trends and benefits and product innovation plans • Build and foster successful research collaborations with raw materials suppliers, consultants, universities and third-party manufacturers in order to manufacture novel materials in compliance with cosmetic regulations and safety requirements • Ensured that relevant stakeholders, colleagues and leadership members were fully engaged and updated on the latest developments; setting-up and facilitating workshops and departmental meetings, in order to push innovations along the innovation funnel and the products pipeline • Supervised the laboratory activities, the formulas development and analytical tests of the research group staff members including advanced technicians, postgraduates and interns."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 96,595


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(17/22)  RESEARCH ASSISTANT


 Posted: 20 Sep 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Developing setup for in situ X-ray and electron microscopy."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 24,000
US$ 28,979


(16/22)  FUNCTIONAL SAFETY ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Functional Safety for Automotive ICs verification."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,400
US$ 60,855


(15/22)  CONCEPT ENGINEERING SPECIALIST


 Posted: 09 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "- Develop conceptual solutions to complex mechanical problems - implement ideas in physical and digital models - constrict functional prototypes - carry out and design test protocols for concept evaluation."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 54,335


(14/22)  R&D ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Research and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 78,483


(13/22)  IC ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Aug 2019

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "IC architecture design."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 57,957


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(12/22)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing EU projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 44,000
US$ 53,127


(11/22)  TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I don't understand this field."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 96,595


(10/22)  REQUIREMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 May 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Automotive Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 100,000
US$ 120,744


(9/22)  SENIOR VERIFICATION SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 May 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Verification and validation of hardware or software product."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 84,000
US$ 101,425


(8/22)  RECEIVER SCIENTIST


 Posted: 14 May 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Design RF systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,580
US$ 79,184


(7/22)  R&D ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Design and development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 96,595


(6/22)  SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Design, finite element analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 78,000
US$ 94,180


(5/22)  MACHINE LEARNING RESEARCH ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Nov 2018

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Develop new models, analyse their performance and business value, keep up with scientific state of the art."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 96,595


(4/22)  SENIOR SPECIALIST


 Posted: 21 May 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Software Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 75,000
US$ 90,558


(3/22)  BERECHNUNGSINGENIEUR


 Posted: 29 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Simulations, FEM calculations."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 54,335


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(2/22)  DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Mar 2018

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "7 years at University 2 years in a company."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 78,483


(1/22)  ENERGY ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Master graduate from BTU Cottbus, Germany and completed Mechanical Engineering at Anna University, India."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 60,372


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