How much money does a person working in Architecture make in Germany?
3,946 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Architecture in Germany typically earns around 3,946 EUR per month.
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.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Architectural Designer||3,928 EUR|
|Architectural Drafter||3,148 EUR|
|Architectural Manager||4,737 EUR|
|Architectural Technician||4,045 EUR|
|Architecture Consultant||4,112 EUR|
|Architecture Estimating Manager||4,226 EUR|
|Architecture Specifications Writer||2,899 EUR|
|Assistant Architectural Manager||4,857 EUR|
|CAD Drafter||3,463 EUR|
|CAD Manager||4,095 EUR|
|Design and Decoration Assistant||3,513 EUR|
|Design Manager||4,459 EUR|
|Drafting Supervisor||3,546 EUR|
|Facilities and Project Manager||5,161 EUR|
|Facility Planner||4,327 EUR|
|Interior Design Assistant||3,140 EUR|
|Interior Designer||4,247 EUR|
|Kitchen Designer||3,629 EUR|
|Landscape Architect||4,057 EUR|
|Landscape Artist||3,871 EUR|
|Mapping Technician||3,268 EUR|
|Mechanical Drafter||3,441 EUR|
Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Germany
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Architecture salaries in Germany range between 3,089 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,092 EUR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 4,104 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 4,104 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,104 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 3,237 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,237 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 4,966 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,966 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
Architecture Salary Forecast and Trend in Germany
How do Architecture salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architecture salaries in Germany are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Architecture Hourly Average Wage in Germany
23 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Germany for Architecture is 23 EUR. This means that the average person in Germany earns approximatly 23 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.
Architecture VS Other Jobs
We compared Germany salaries for Architecture and All Jobs and we found that Architecture salaries are 15% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
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