Software Engineer (Germany)

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info SALARY PROFILES
35
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 74,431
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
EUR 60,631
info AVG. NET SALARY
EUR 38,128
  UPDATED: 23 Aug 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 37%

What is average salary for Software Engineer in Germany?

Based on our survey (35 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Software Engineer in Germany is EUR 60,631. Average NET salary is EUR 38,128. The most frequent GROSS salary is EUR 54,117. The most frequent education is Masters Degree. The most frequent experience are 4-8 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
München EUR 67,308 US$ 84,354 12
Berlin EUR 52,200 US$ 60,992 05
Hamburg EUR 63,042 US$ 77,023 04
Stuttgart EUR 58,666 US$ 74,858 03
Frankfurt am Main EUR 48,333 US$ 59,890 03

Salary profiles from individual employees for Software Engineer in Germany

Below is the list of 35 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(35/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Responsible for designing, creating and maintaining software solutions."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446

(34/35) SOFTWARE ARCHITECT


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Design systems architecture"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 96,595

(33/35) R&D SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 May 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Embedded software development"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 78,483

(32/35) MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Machine learning and computer vision engineer. Artificial Intelligence engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446

(31/35) PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Mar 2019

   

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Project Coordinator with OEM & Product Development in Automotive Software"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,226
US$ 58,230

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(30/35) QUALITY ASSURANCE


 Posted: 20 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Quality assurance for software products and testing"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 40,000
US$ 48,298

(29/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "writing code for online services"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 58,000
US$ 70,031

(28/35) SENIOR PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Software development, maintenance and design. Media expert. Internal consulting"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 90,000
US$ 108,669

(27/35) MEDICAL INFORMATICS


 Posted: 29 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Medical Informatics"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 66,409

(26/35) INTEGRATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Validation, debug"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 96,000
US$ 115,914

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(25/35) JUNIOR DEEP LEARNING ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Fresher junior deep learning engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 57,957

(24/35) APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Pre-sales, embedded software development, training and workshops"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 85,000
US$ 102,632

(23/35) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Nov 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Developing algorithms and augmented touch interfaces"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 63,700
US$ 76,914

(22/35) SENIOR SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Senior Support Engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 82,000
US$ 99,010

(21/35) AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Software engineer in automotive field"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446

(20/35) FIRMWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Jun 2018

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "C/ C++ programming"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 60,000
US$ 72,446

(19/35) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 May 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "To develop and maintain the application and in-product software. The main engineering work-products are estimates, investigation reports, specifications, design documents, the actual source code, test harnesses and procedures, and test reports. Supports and sustains activities, within the Clear-Com Engineering team, in researching and experimenting with new technologies that are potentially adaptable to future product development. Secondary responsibilities include supporting Systems Engineering, Quality Assurance, Customer Support, Operations, and customers."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 56,170
US$ 67,822

(18/35) SENIOR JAVA SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Dec 2017

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "concepting, documenting and implementing software, mentoring junior software engineers"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 59,095

(17/35) SENIOR INTEGRATIONS ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2017

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "I integrate systems and stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 51,574

(16/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Nov 2016

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 70,000
US$ 78,115

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(15/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Sep 2016

      

Doctorate Degree, 0-1 year: "gnss engineer gnss engineer gnss engineer gnss engineer"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 72,535

(14/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2016

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "scrum master for module, removes impediments , mentoring the team"
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 53,565

(13/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 58,000
US$ 65,626

(12/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Feb 2015

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 56,574

(11/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 78,000
US$ 106,019

(10/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 80,000
US$ 108,737

(9/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2014

      

Doctorate Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 66,000
US$ 89,708

(8/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 45,000
US$ 61,165

(7/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Jan 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 53,000
US$ 72,038

(6/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 51,000
US$ 66,884

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(5/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Mar 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 55,000
US$ 72,130

(4/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 48,000
US$ 62,950

(3/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 85,244

(2/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Jan 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 50,000
US$ 65,572

(1/35) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 30,000
US$ 40,816

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
95K US$ 112,292 EUR 93,000
02
85K US$ 101,744 EUR 81,750
04
75K US$ 92,067 EUR 74,000
02
65K US$ 76,963 EUR 62,744
09
55K US$ 66,218 EUR 54,117
10
45K US$ 56,248 EUR 46,460
07
35K US$ 40,816 EUR 30,000
01

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 75,896 EUR 62,003 32
Female US$ 70,031 EUR 58,000 01
N/A US$ 53,194 EUR 40,000 02

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 76,810 EUR 62,940 05
Masters Degree US$ 76,514 EUR 62,087 14
Bachelors Degree US$ 74,123 EUR 59,243 13
Some College US$ 62,088 EUR 56,000 03

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 82,947 EUR 66,500 02
16-20 Years US$ 90,558 EUR 75,000 05
12-16 Years US$ 71,844 EUR 60,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 73,211 EUR 60,385 07
4-8 Years US$ 72,326 EUR 56,444 09
2-4 Years US$ 68,195 EUR 56,479 05
1-2 Years US$ 72,446 EUR 60,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 64,481 EUR 53,666 03

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  SURVEY BY AGES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
45-50 US$ 82,709 EUR 68,500 02
39-44 US$ 89,095 EUR 75,000 05
33-38 US$ 85,509 EUR 67,616 06
27-32 US$ 70,614 EUR 57,524 16
22-26 US$ 61,232 EUR 51,000 04
N/A US$ 53,194 EUR 40,000 02

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  SURVEY BY WORK   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 75,852 EUR 62,033 33
Contract US$ 50,990 EUR 37,500 02

  SURVEY BY CITIES   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. München Software Engineer US$ 84,354 EUR 67,308 12
2. Hamburg Software Engineer US$ 77,023 EUR 63,042 04
3. Stuttgart Software Engineer US$ 74,858 EUR 58,666 03
4. Berlin Software Engineer US$ 60,992 EUR 52,200 05
5. Frankfurt am Main Software Engineer US$ 59,890 EUR 48,333 03

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,041 US$ 105,041 187
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 76,784 GBP 51,363 22
3. Germany Germany US$ 74,431 EUR 60,631 35
4. Belgium Belgium Software Engineer US$ 69,682 EUR 56,182 19
5. France France Software Engineer US$ 65,346 EUR 51,565 20
6. Austria Austria Software Engineer US$ 52,995 EUR 43,000 06
7. China China Software Engineer US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
8. Russia Russia Software Engineer US$ 25,783 RUB 1,110,657 12
9. India India Software Engineer US$ 17,789 INR 1,027,545 157

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