A person working in Architecture in Germany typically earns around 10,100 EUR per month. Salaries range from 7,890 EUR (lowest) to 13,000 EUR (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Architecture jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Architectural Designer||10,000 EUR|
|Architectural Drafter||8,040 EUR|
|Architectural Manager||12,100 EUR|
|Architectural Technician||10,300 EUR|
|Architecture Consultant||10,500 EUR|
|Architecture Estimating Manager||10,800 EUR|
|Architecture Specifications Writer||7,400 EUR|
|Assistant Architectural Manager||12,400 EUR|
|CAD Drafter||8,840 EUR|
|CAD Manager||10,500 EUR|
|Design and Decoration Assistant||8,970 EUR|
|Design Manager||11,400 EUR|
|Drafting Supervisor||9,050 EUR|
|Facilities and Project Manager||13,200 EUR|
|Facility Planner||11,000 EUR|
|Interior Design Assistant||8,020 EUR|
|Interior Designer||10,800 EUR|
|Kitchen Designer||9,260 EUR|
|Landscape Architect||10,400 EUR|
|Landscape Artist||9,880 EUR|
|Mapping Technician||8,340 EUR|
|Mechanical Drafter||8,790 EUR|
The Architecture salaries in Germany range between 7,890 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 13,000 EUR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 10,500 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 10,500 EUR while the other half are earning more than 10,500 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 in Architecture are earning less than 8,260 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 8,260 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 12,700 EUR while 25% are earning more than 12,700 EUR.
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
|Average Salary 2016|
|Average Salary 2017||+4%|
|Average Salary 2018||+4%|
|Average Salary 2019||+4%|
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.