Salary Guide for Germany

We have combined a Full salary guide below for you.

Salaries are based on the local cost of living. One of the cheapest but most popular city is Berlin. 

There are differences on salaries based on the different regions in Germany and those depend on many factors. The level of income is usually based on general living costs, such as rent or food, which vary from region to region.
Berlin is one of the cheapest large city in Germany and it has a reputation for having a reasonable cost of living, which reflects lower income levels. So, despite its ecosystem of start ups and tech companies Berliners have a lower income than inhabitants in other cities such as Munich, who can earn up to €10,000 more a year.
Compared to Munich, rents in Berlin remain cheaper per square metre, although both cities see consumers spending an average of around 23% in rent.
Munich has been famous for being the most expensive city in Germany, followed by Frankfurt, Hamburg and Dusseldorf.
Salaries in those locations are usually reflecting the cost of living, so expect to pay more for people living in those areas.
We have given below a generic sample of Salary levels based on experience and on average for Germany.

1-2 years 3-5 years 6+

Sales

Base Base Base
Sales Development/Business Development Representative 35,000 45,000 55,000
Inside Sales Executive 45,000 50,000 60,000
Account Manager/ Key Account 50,000 65,000 75,000
Enterprise Account Executive/Manager 65,000 85,000 115,000
Sales Engineer/Pre Sales Engineer 65,000 75,000 85,000
Sales Manager 70,000 80,000 95,000
Business Development Manager 70,000 75,000 85,000
VP of Sales / Sales Director 90,000 100,000 120,000
1-2 years 3-5 years 6+

Marketing

Base Base Base
Digital Marketing Executive 45,000 55,000 65,000
Digital Marketing Manager / Marketing Manager 70,000 85,000 95,000
VP of Marketing / Director of Marketing 90,000 100,000 120,000
CMO 90,000 120,000 150,000
1-2 years 3-5 years 6+

Technology

Base Base Base
Software Engineer Front-end 45,000 55,000 70,000
Software Engineer Back-end 55,000 75,000 95,000
Full Stack Software Engineer 50,000 80,000 100,000
Software Developers Java/C++/Python 50,000 80,000 100,000
Software Architect 80,000 100,000 125,000
Project Manager 75,000 90,000 110,000
Data Scientist / Data Engineer 65,000 85,000 100,000
Cloud Engineer / Systems Administrator 60,000 70,000 85,000
Technical Support  Specialist 35,000 40,000 55,000
1-2 years 3-5 years 6+

Accounting & Finance

Base Base Base
Accounting Assistant 35,000 45,000 60,000
Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable 30,000 40,000 55,000
General Accountant 50,000 65,000 80,000
Auditor 45,000 65,000 90,000
Accounting Manager / Financial Controller 75,000 85,000 95,000
Financial Analyst 45,000 60,000 80,000
VP Finance / Head of Finance / Finance Manager 85,000 95,000 110,000
CFO 95,000 110,000 140,000
1-2 years 3-5 years 6+

Support

Base Base Base
Administration Assistant 25,000 35,000 45,000
Administration Manager 35,000 40,000 50,000
Office Manager 40,000 45,000 65,000
Customer Service Agent 25,000 30,000 40,000
Customer Service Manager 50,000 60,000 75,000

JOHN MURAT

Executive Director

Talented International – John.murat@talentedint.com

 

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