Software Engineer Salary in Germany

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
EUR 61,779
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 75,340
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
EUR 38,106
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
EUR 63,333
  Updated: 05 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 38%
  Salary entries: 48

Software Engineer Earnings in Germany

Average salary for Software Engineer in Germany is EUR 61,779 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (48 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is EUR 38,106 (Net). The most typical salary is EUR 63,333 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
6 % EUR 93,000
15 % EUR 81,750
23 % EUR 72,750
54 % EUR 63,333
94 % EUR 45,903
98 % EUR 33,000
100 % EUR 6,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
München EUR 66,980 US$ 82,914 15
Berlin EUR 67,630 US$ 80,641 10
Stuttgart EUR 46,600 US$ 58,562 05
Hamburg EUR 63,042 US$ 77,023 04
Frankfurt am Main EUR 53,000 US$ 65,142 04
Düsseldorf EUR 64,500 US$ 75,677 02

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FRONTEND ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "React Redux Javascript CSS."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 65,000
US$ 72,086

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Jan 2020

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 6,000
US$ 6,654

SOLUTION ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Mobile Networks, Solution management,."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 71,000
US$ 85,728

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Software develepor and data scientist."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 36,000
US$ 43,468

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2019

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Design, implement and test software for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in C/C++."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 66,300
US$ 80,053

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DATA SCIENTIST


 Posted: 20 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "· Define performance metrics and automate metrics reporting · Work with stakeholders to ensure the quality and availability of data used for performance measurement · Develop compelling and easy to understand visualizations for internal customers at all levels · Apply statistical methods to understand when model performance deviates from expected levels and drive automated alerts · Deep dive to understand patterns and anomalies in performance metrics · Conduct experiments and analysis to determine whether candidate wakeword models are ready for promotion to production."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 62,000
US$ 74,861

BACKEND ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Software Engineer for backend systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 42,000
US$ 50,712

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

APPLICATION DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I develop application in C#."
Individual GROSS salary:
EUR 51,000
US$ 61,579

SOFTWARE ARCHITECT


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

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

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
185K US$ 217,339 EUR 180,000
01
95K US$ 112,292 EUR 93,000
02
85K US$ 101,744 EUR 81,750
04
75K US$ 89,199 EUR 72,750
04
65K US$ 76,767 EUR 63,333
15
55K US$ 65,796 EUR 53,833
11
45K US$ 55,556 EUR 45,903
08
35K US$ 42,142 EUR 33,000
02
Less US$ 6,654 EUR 6,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 77,192 EUR 63,440 44
Women US$ 56,750 EUR 47,000 02
N/A US$ 53,194 EUR 40,000 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 77,350 EUR 63,500 06
Masters Degree US$ 77,545 EUR 63,391 21
Bachelors Degree US$ 73,565 EUR 59,598 17
Some College US$ 62,088 EUR 56,000 03
High School US$ 86,936 EUR 72,000 01

Software Engineer workers holding High School degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Germany. With an earned High School, they grosses EUR 72,000. While Software Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of EUR 56,000. This is 40.02% lower of what High School degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 84,276 EUR 68,333 03
16-20 Years US$ 94,604 EUR 78,412 08
12-16 Years US$ 71,844 EUR 60,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 74,776 EUR 61,712 08
4-8 Years US$ 73,636 EUR 59,000 13
2-4 Years US$ 67,092 EUR 55,566 06
1-2 Years US$ 65,202 EUR 54,000 04
0-1 Year US$ 61,039 EUR 50,750 04

Software Engineer workers in Germany with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of EUR 78,412 compared to EUR 50,750 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 54.99%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 6,654 EUR 6,000 01
45-50 US$ 83,102 EUR 68,825 04
39-44 US$ 110,469 EUR 92,500 06
33-38 US$ 79,679 EUR 63,855 09
27-32 US$ 71,144 EUR 58,419 20
22-26 US$ 61,348 EUR 51,000 06
N/A US$ 53,194 EUR 40,000 02
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 77,731 EUR 63,918 44
Contract US$ 50,898 EUR 39,000 03
Part Time US$ 43,468 EUR 36,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   GERMANY

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Berlin Software Engineer in Berlin US$ 80,641 EUR 67,630 10
2. München Software Engineer in München US$ 82,914 EUR 66,980 15
3. Düsseldorf Software Engineer in Düsseldorf US$ 75,677 EUR 64,500 02
4. Hamburg Software Engineer in Hamburg US$ 77,023 EUR 63,042 04
5. Frankfurt am Main Software Engineer in Frankfurt am Main US$ 65,142 EUR 53,000 04
6. Stuttgart Software Engineer in Stuttgart US$ 58,562 EUR 46,600 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 106,008 US$ 106,008 191
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 79,574 GBP 53,652 23
3. Germany Germany US$ 75,340 EUR 61,779 48
4. Belgium Belgium Software Engineer in Belgium US$ 71,392 EUR 58,224 23
5. France France Software Engineer in France US$ 64,784 EUR 51,331 22
6. Austria Austria Software Engineer in Austria US$ 52,174 EUR 42,888 09
7. China China Software Engineer in China US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
8. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 25,878 RUB 1,154,068 13
9. India India Software Engineer in India US$ 18,541 INR 1,091,506 182

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