The average pay for an SAP ABAP Programmer is €54,617 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

€33,935 - €70,957
MEDIAN: €54,617
Salary €33,935 - €70,957
Bonus €3,000
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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).
€34,658 - €89,597
  • Country: Germany
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for SAP ABAP Programmer

An SAP ABAP programmer holds highly technical, specialized position that handles a large number of software issues. Individuals in this position are experts of reading and coding in a particular type of code known as ABAP, or Advanced Business Application Programming. ABAP programs are one component of the SAP database, meaning that these individuals are also highly familiar with SAP programs in general.As well as mastering the ABAP programming language, SAP ABAP programmers must also possess the technical skill to test, design, and debug various types of ABAP programs. The manner in which these individuals work with ABAP programs depends heavily on the ideology and methodology of their company, which usually provides guidelines for the development and implementation of their technological code.


SAP ABAP Programmer Tasks

  • Interface SAP applications with other systems and applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug applications written using SAP enterprise software.
  • Test and document applications written using SAP enterprise software.

SAP ABAP Programmer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €57,368

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Key Stats for SAP ABAP Programmer

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Experience Affects SAP ABAP Programmer Salaries


National Average



Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 35%