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Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Germany

€50,417
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
€3,000
Bonus
€1,081
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Germany is €50,417.
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€37k
MEDIAN
€50k
90%
€65k
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€37k - €65k
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What Do Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

€54k

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €45,163 based on 43 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €49,326 based on 325 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €54,778 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €60,847 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €65,000.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (7.2% more) and Berlin, Berlin (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg (6.7% less), Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) (6.4% less) and Hamburg, Hamburg (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 562 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
57.8%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
8.2%
Late Career
1.1%

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