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Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Average Salary in Germany 2018

How much money does a person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire make in Germany?

3,304 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire in Germany typically earns around 3,304 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Law Enforcement / Security / Fire jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Jobs Salary Distribution in Germany

25% of people earn
2,650 EUR
or less
50% of people earn
3,375 EUR
or less
75% of people earn
3,958 EUR
or less
2,300 EUR
3,375 EUR
4,167 EUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries in Germany range between 2,300 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 4,167 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,375 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 3,375 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,375 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph, with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two similar values: the 25th and 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 2,650 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,650 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 3,958 EUR while 25% of them are earning more than 3,958 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should I be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median, then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you. You have plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. Luckily for you, we have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Salary Trend and Forecast in Germany

How are Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salary in Germany in recent years.

Average Salary 2015    =  
3,041 EUR
Average Salary 2016    +3%  
3,127 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
3,214 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
3,304 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries in Germany are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 3% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet slow continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Average Hourly Wage in Germany

17 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Germany for Law Enforcement / Security / Fire is 17 EUR. This means that the average person in Germany earns approximatly 17 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage, the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and is considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison By Job Title (Average Monthly Salary)

Job TitleAverage Salary
Investigator4,167 EUR
Police Officer3,025 EUR
Security Guard3,000 EUR

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Salary Comparison By City (Average Monthly Salary)

CityAverage Salary
Berlin3,583 EUR

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