Average Mid-Career Software Engineer Salary in Germany

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer in Germany is €57,478.
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€45k - €72k
€983 - €10k
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€811 - €30k
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€45k - €76k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Zalando, Wirecard Payment Solutions and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Siemens where the average pay is €75,047. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Valeo, earning around €71,216 and €62,168, respectively. Zalando pays the lowest at around €58,847. trivago and Wirecard Payment Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying €59,322 and €60,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, C++ Programming Language, SQL and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €46,614 based on 150 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €50,824 based on 1,472 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €60,864 based on 309 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €71,899.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) (2.6% more) and Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nuremberg, Bavaria (Bayern) (12.3% less), Hamburg, Hamburg (3.5% less) and Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (0.2% less).

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