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Average Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Germany

€61,070
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
€5,010
Bonus
€3,082
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The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Germany is €61,070.
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€47k
MEDIAN
€61k
90%
€78k
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€47k - €78k
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€1k - €10k
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€485 - €7k
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€48k - €82k
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What Do Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

€61k
€65k
The top respondents for the job title Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer are from the companies SAP, Robert Bosch and Zalando. Reported salaries are highest at Robert Bosch where the average pay is €70,546. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Zalando, earning around €65,000. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around €57,391. SAP also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying €61,456.

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

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

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

An entry-level Sr. 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 €51,415 based on 7 salaries. An early career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €58,312 based on 139 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €60,519 based on 527 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €64,161 based on 372 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €64,987.
Employees with Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Nuremberg, Bavaria (Bayern) earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (4.1% more) and Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (1.9% less) and Hamburg, Hamburg (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,097 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.6%
Early Career
12.7%
Mid Career
48.0%
Experienced
33.9%
Late Career
4.7%

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