The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer in Germany is €57,478.
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Job Description for Software Engineer
In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functi…Read more
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
C++ Programming Language
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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