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Software Engineer Salary (Germany)

The average salary for a Software Engineer is €44,984 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 Salary (?
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€25,824 - €62,171
(Median)
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62K
MEDIAN: €44,983
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Software Engineer Salary (?
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€8.94 - €60.33
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MEDIAN: €20
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National Salary Data

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€0€22K€44K€66K
Salary
€25,824 - €62,171  
   
Bonus
€0.00 - €5,732  
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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€25,933 - €65,077  
Country: Germany | Currency: EUR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 903
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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€0€330€660€990
Hourly Rate
€8.94 - €60.33  
   
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 - €5,732  
   
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).
)
€25,933 - €65,077  
Country: United States | Currency: EUR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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
up arrow 17%
up arrow 12%
Karlsruhe
up arrow 10%
Darmstadt
up arrow 9%
Wiesbaden
up arrow 5%
up arrow 2%
National Average
€46,000
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Cologne
up arrow 6%
up arrow 8%
Aachen
up arrow 13%
Dresden
up arrow 14%
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 63%
National Average
€46,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 5%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%
Oracle
0%
National Average
€46,000
SQL
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 2%
PL/SQL
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
JavaScript
up arrow 5%
up arrow 6%
C#
up arrow 7%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%
HTML
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 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: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 39%