Software Engineer Salary (Germany)

The average salary for a Software Engineer is €44,614 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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€25,509 - €62,085
(Median)
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45K
53K
62K
MEDIAN: €44,614
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Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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€9.77 - €51.06
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National Salary Data

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€0€22K€44K€66K
Salary
€25,509 - €62,085  
   
Bonus
€0.00 - €5,844  
Profit Sharing
€0.52 - €5,034  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€25,771 - €64,870  
PayScale
Country: Germany | Currency: EUR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 865
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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€0€330€660€990
Hourly Rate
€9.77 - €51.06  
   
Overtime
€10.30 - €970  
National Annualized Data (?
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€0€700K€1.4M€2.1M
Bonus
€0.00 - €5,844  
   
Profit Sharing
€0.52 - €5,034  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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€25,771 - €64,870  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: EUR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 865
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Nuremberg
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Düsseldorf
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Darmstadt
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Erlangen
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Wiesbaden
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National Average
€45,000
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Cologne
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Dresden
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Aachen
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Bremen
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Bonn
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Software Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Engineer?
Software Engineer in Stuttgart:
"Software Engineer."
Pros: - the possibility to get involved in any area of product development. - flexibility. - good environment.
Cons: - office work. - can be repetitive sometimes.
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
National Average
€45,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 5%
Java/J2EE
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Oracle
up arrow 1%
National Average
€45,000
PL/SQL
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SQL
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 3%
.NET
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C++
up arrow 4%
UNIX
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JavaScript
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C#
up arrow 7%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%
HTML
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 87 votes.
Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 40%
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