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Best Paying Jobs in Germany 2020

Job TitleAverage Monthly Salary
1.   Surgeon - Pediatric41,500 EUR
2.   Clinical Psychologist35,300 EUR
3.   Periodontist32,400 EUR
4.   Obstetrician / Gynecologist30,500 EUR
5.   Chief Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation28,600 EUR
6.   Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine27,300 EUR
7.   Dietitian25,700 EUR
8.   Ophthalmologist24,300 EUR
9.   Financial Manager23,100 EUR
10.   Surgical Assistant21,700 EUR
11.   Physician - Geriatrics20,800 EUR
12.   Physician - Pain Medicine20,100 EUR
13.   Physical Therapist19,600 EUR
14.   Regional Sales Director19,300 EUR
15.   Credit Portfolio Manager19,000 EUR
16.   Manager18,900 EUR
17.   COO18,700 EUR
18.   Professor - Mathematics18,400 EUR
19.   Deputy General Manager18,200 EUR
20.   Deputy Director18,000 EUR
21.   Patent Attorney17,800 EUR
22.   Deputy Manager17,700 EUR
23.   Professor - Accounting17,600 EUR
24.   National Sales Manager17,600 EUR
25.   Bank Regional Manager17,500 EUR
26.   Certified Respiratory Therapist17,400 EUR
27.   Lawyer17,300 EUR
28.   Human Resources Director17,200 EUR
29.   Cash Management Manager17,100 EUR
30.   Professor - Geological Sciences16,900 EUR
31.   Auditing Insurance Manager16,800 EUR
32.   Head of Projects16,800 EUR
33.   Chairman Office Manager16,700 EUR
34.   Audiologist16,600 EUR
35.   Territory Sales Manager16,500 EUR
36.   Professor - Philosophy16,400 EUR
37.   National Human Resource Manager16,300 EUR
38.   Production Director16,300 EUR
39.   Hospitality Director16,200 EUR
40.   Purchasing and Product Development Director16,100 EUR
41.   Department Manager16,000 EUR
42.   Economic Development Specialist15,900 EUR
43.   Bank Propositions Manager15,900 EUR
44.   Biophysicist15,800 EUR
45.   General Manager15,800 EUR
46.   Clinical Scientist15,700 EUR
47.   Information Technology Project Manager15,600 EUR
48.   Bioinformatics Scientist15,500 EUR
49.   Day Spa Manager15,400 EUR
50.   Pharmaceutical Research Scientist15,400 EUR
51.   Human Resources Manager15,300 EUR
52.   Banking Business Planning Executive15,200 EUR
53.   Medical Scientist15,100 EUR
54.   Digital Marketing Strategist 15,000 EUR
55.   Training Executive14,900 EUR
56.   Investment Operations Manager14,900 EUR
57.   Human Resources Development Manager14,700 EUR
58.   DNA Analyst14,700 EUR
59.   Communications Manager14,600 EUR
60.   Assistant Manager14,500 EUR
61.   Financial Bank Planning Consultant14,400 EUR
62.   Energy Analyst14,300 EUR
63.   Banking Operations Department Manager14,200 EUR
64.   Spa Manager14,200 EUR
65.   Operations Training Specialist Head14,200 EUR
66.   Director of Rehabilitation Services14,100 EUR
67.   Export Services Manager14,000 EUR
68.   Project Portfolio Manager13,900 EUR
69.   Education Consultant13,900 EUR
70.   Solar Energy Installation Manager13,800 EUR
71.   Quality Assurance Manager13,800 EUR
72.   Chief Pilot13,800 EUR
73.   Localization Manager13,700 EUR
74.   Lab Manager13,700 EUR
75.   Dental Therapist13,600 EUR
76.   Payments and Strategic Alliances Manager13,600 EUR
77.   Mental Health Counselor13,500 EUR
78.   Insurance Project Manager13,500 EUR
79.   Agricultural Manager13,500 EUR
80.   Real Estate Association Manager13,500 EUR
81.   SEO Manager13,400 EUR
82.   Analytical Chemist13,400 EUR
83.   Online Marketing Manager13,400 EUR
84.   Quality and Safety Site Leader13,300 EUR
85.   Biologist13,300 EUR
86.   Airline Copilot13,200 EUR
87.   Sonographer13,200 EUR
88.   Network Administration Team Lead13,200 EUR
89.   Electoral Project Coordinator13,200 EUR
90.   Information Technology Project Director13,100 EUR

How much money does a person working in Germany make?

Average Monthly Salary
11,900 EUR
( 142,000 EUR yearly)


A person working in Germany typically earns around 11,900 EUR per month. Salaries range from 1,610 EUR (lowest average) to 52,600 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin13,500 EUR
Bremen11,700 EUR
Dortmund11,500 EUR
Dresden11,000 EUR
Dusseldorf12,400 EUR
Essen11,900 EUR
Frankfurt12,600 EUR
Hamburg13,300 EUR
Hannover10,800 EUR
Koln12,800 EUR
Leipzig11,300 EUR
Munchen13,100 EUR
Nurnberg10,600 EUR
Stuttgart12,200 EUR

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