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Software Engineer Salary (Germany)

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of €45,409 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Software Engineer Salary (?
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€26,643 - €62,284
(Median)
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MEDIAN: €45,408
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Software Engineer Salary (?
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€9.06 - €59.60
(Median)
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MEDIAN: €20
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National Salary Data

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€0€22K€44K€66K
Salary
€26,643 - €62,284  
   
Bonus
€0.00 - €5,228  
Profit Sharing
€0.54 - €4,894  
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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€26,543 - €65,182  
Country: Germany | Currency: EUR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 972
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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€0€330€660€990
Hourly Rate
€9.06 - €59.60  
   
Overtime
€10.30 - €970  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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€0€700K€1.4M€2.1M
Bonus
€0.00 - €5,228  
   
Profit Sharing
€0.54 - €4,894  
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).
)
€26,543 - €65,182  
Country: United States | Currency: EUR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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
up arrow 10%
Karlsruhe
up arrow 10%
Darmstadt
up arrow 7%
Düsseldorf
up arrow 7%
Wiesbaden
up arrow 4%
up arrow 2%
National Average
€46,000
up arrow 1%
Cologne
up arrow 3%
up arrow 8%
Aachen
up arrow 14%
Dresden
up arrow 14%
Bonn
up arrow 44%
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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 62%
National Average
€46,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Python
up arrow 8%
C
up arrow 6%
Java/J2EE
0%
National Average
€46,000
SQL
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 3%
JavaScript
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 4%
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 6%
UNIX
up arrow 6%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 9%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 39%