How much money does a person working in Berlin make?
5,297 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Berlin typically earns around 5,297 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Distribution of Salaries in Berlin | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Berlin range between 717 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 23,457 EUR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 5,456 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 5,456 EUR while the other half are earning more than 5,456 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 the population are earning less than 2,778 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,778 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 15,324 EUR while 25% are earning more than 15,324 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
Salary Trend and Forecast in Berlin
How are Berlin salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Berlin are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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.
Salaries for popular jobs
|Administrative Assistant||2,630 EUR|
|Biomedical Engineer||4,345 EUR|
|CAD Drafter||3,606 EUR|
|Chartered Accountant||4,234 EUR|
|Chief Executive Officer||11,045 EUR|
|Chief Financial Officer||10,751 EUR|
|Civil Engineer||4,600 EUR|
|Computer Technician||3,743 EUR|
|Creative Director||4,970 EUR|
|Developer / Programmer||4,384 EUR|
|Electrical Engineer||4,786 EUR|
|Elementary School Teacher||3,514 EUR|
|Executive Chef||4,472 EUR|
|Flight Attendant||4,147 EUR|
|General Manager||9,123 EUR|
|Graphic Designer||3,375 EUR|
|Hotel Manager||7,091 EUR|
|Human Resources Manager||7,168 EUR|
|Internal Auditor||5,343 EUR|
|Legal Assistant||3,498 EUR|
|Mechanical Engineer||5,082 EUR|
|Police Officer||3,866 EUR|
|Project Manager||5,864 EUR|
|Sales Manager||7,671 EUR|
|Sales Representative||3,125 EUR|
|Secondary School Teacher||4,071 EUR|
|Travel Agent||4,236 EUR|
|Waiter / Waitress||3,067 EUR|
Average Hourly Wage in Berlin | All Jobs
31 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Berlin | All Jobs is 31 EUR. This means that the average person in Berlin earns approximatly 31 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.
Berlin VS Germany
We compared salaries in Berlin and Germany and we found that Berlin salaries are 14% more than those of Germany.
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