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Dental Technician Average Salary in Germany 2020

How much money does a Dental Technician make in Germany?

3,264 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Dental Technician in Germany typically earns around 3,264 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Dental Technician salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Dental Technician Salary Distribution in Germany

Median and salary distribution monthly Germany Dental Technician

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Dental Technician salaries in Germany range between 1,338 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,027 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,395 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Dental Technician are earning less than 3,395 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,395 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 values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Dental Technician are earning less than 2,130 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,130 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Dental Technician are earning less than 4,548 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,548 EUR.

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

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of 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 and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Dental Technician Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
1,541 EUR
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
2,113 EUR
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
2,666 EUR
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
3,219 EUR
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
3,773 EUR
20+ Years    +24%  
4,677 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Dental Technician salaries by experience level. A Dental Technician with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 1,541 EUR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,113 EUR per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 2,666 EUR per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Dental Technician(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 3,219 EUR per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 3,773 EUR per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 4,677 EUR per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Germany Dental Technician

Dental Technician Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
1,947 EUR
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
2,721 EUR
Master's Degree    +41%  
3,828 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Dental Technician salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Dental Technician is 1,947 EUR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 2,721 EUR per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 3,828 EUR per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Germany Dental Technician


Dental Technician Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
2,954 EUR
Male    +21%  
3,574 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Dental Technician employees in Germany earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Germany Dental Technician

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
2,791 EUR
Public Sector    +34%  
3,738 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Dental Technician employees in Germany earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Germany Dental Technician

Dental Technician Salary Trend and Forecast in Germany

How are Dental Technician salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Germany Dental Technician
Average Salary 2017    =  
2,928 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
3,036 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
3,148 EUR
Average Salary 2020    +4%  
3,264 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Dental Technician salaries in Germany are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 4% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Dental Technician Average Hourly Wage in Germany

19 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Germany for Dental Technician is 19 EUR. This means that the average Dental Technician in Germany earns approximatly 19 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 they are considered to the be the standard.

Dental Technician VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Dental Technician and Health and Medical monthly GermanyWe compared Germany salaries for Dental Technician, Health and Medical, and All Jobs and we found that Dental Technician salaries are 50% less than those of Health and Medical. We also found out that Health and Medical salaries are 39% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Dental Assistant2,907 EUR-11%
Dental Hygienist2,956 EUR-9%
Dental Laboratory Technician3,232 EUR-1%
Dental Receptionist3,080 EUR-6%
Dental Technician3,264 EUR=
Dental Therapist5,341 EUR+64%
Dentist10,480 EUR+221%
Endodontist12,381 EUR+279%
Orthodontic Assistant3,741 EUR+15%
Orthodontist13,314 EUR+308%
Periodontist12,698 EUR+289%
Prosthodontist12,381 EUR+279%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin3,642 EUR
Bremen3,125 EUR
Dortmund3,164 EUR
Dresden2,834 EUR
Dusseldorf3,244 EUR
Essen3,049 EUR
Frankfurt3,346 EUR
Hamburg3,656 EUR
Hannover2,932 EUR
Koln3,334 EUR
Leipzig2,831 EUR
Munchen3,319 EUR
Nurnberg2,772 EUR
Stuttgart3,291 EUR
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