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Information Technology Average Salaries in Berlin 2020

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Berlin?

Average Monthly Salary
4,400 EUR
( 52,800 EUR yearly)


A person working in Information Technology in Berlin typically earns around 4,400 EUR per month. Salaries range from 2,260 EUR (lowest average) to 7,100 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Information Technology careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
2nd Line Systems Engineer3,980 EUR
ABAP Developer3,620 EUR
Advertising Account Planner3,520 EUR
Android Developer3,780 EUR
Angular Developer3,750 EUR
Application Consultant5,040 EUR
Applications System Specialist3,660 EUR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist4,940 EUR
Artificial Intelligence Developer4,840 EUR
AS400 Programmer4,360 EUR
Assistant Information Technology Manager5,060 EUR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager4,570 EUR
Avaloq Developer3,710 EUR
BizTalk Developer 4,220 EUR
Blockchain Associate3,850 EUR
Blockchain Developer3,520 EUR
Build and Release Engineer3,820 EUR
Business Intelligence Analyst4,340 EUR
Business Intelligence Developer4,410 EUR
Business Objects Developer3,620 EUR
Business Process Consultant4,330 EUR
Business Systems Analyst3,820 EUR
C# Developer4,490 EUR
C++ Developer4,430 EUR
Capacity Planning Manager5,260 EUR
Change Administrator3,380 EUR
Chief Information Security Officer5,900 EUR
Client Delivery Manager5,380 EUR
CMS Developer3,500 EUR
Computer Animator3,590 EUR
Computer Hardware Engineer3,500 EUR
Computer Networks Architect4,050 EUR
Computer Operator2,740 EUR
Computer Technician3,090 EUR
Copy Editor3,230 EUR
CRM Application Administrator3,600 EUR
Cross Platform Security Manager5,350 EUR
Curam Developer3,230 EUR
Data Analyst3,620 EUR
Data Architect4,200 EUR
Data Center Technician3,380 EUR
Data Entry Supervisor2,660 EUR
Data Manager5,140 EUR
Data Modeling Analyst4,030 EUR
Data Quality Analyst4,010 EUR
Data Security Analyst3,900 EUR
Data Security Manager5,360 EUR
Data Warehousing Manager5,490 EUR
Data Warehousing Specialist3,670 EUR
Database Administration Manager5,070 EUR
Database Administrator4,090 EUR
Database Analyst4,160 EUR
Database Developer3,970 EUR
Database Report Writer3,980 EUR
Delivery Manager4,220 EUR
Developer / Programmer4,030 EUR
Development Manager5,810 EUR
Director of Application Development5,900 EUR
Director of Technology7,100 EUR
Disaster Recovery Analyst3,910 EUR
Documentation Specialist3,660 EUR
E-Commerce Manager4,670 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst4,840 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager5,170 EUR
E-Commerce Sales Manager5,280 EUR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager5,470 EUR
Enterprise Architecture Manager5,170 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect5,180 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager6,210 EUR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant4,110 EUR
ERP Analyst4,210 EUR
ERP Project Manager5,320 EUR
Ethical Hacker3,470 EUR
Financial Systems Manager5,660 EUR
Flash Developer3,400 EUR
Front End Developer3,280 EUR
Full Stack Developer4,180 EUR
Functional Analyst4,220 EUR
Game Developer3,670 EUR
GIS Analyst3,550 EUR
GIS Developer3,990 EUR
Global BI Analyst4,470 EUR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer3,380 EUR
Graphics Programmer3,450 EUR
Graphics Web Designer3,280 EUR
Hardware Design Engineer3,880 EUR
Hardware Engineering Manager6,080 EUR
Hardware Technician3,040 EUR
Head of Development5,810 EUR
Help Desk Analyst3,910 EUR
Help Desk Manager4,470 EUR
Help Desk Support2,960 EUR
Helpdesk Manager4,600 EUR
Imaging Programmer3,660 EUR
Informatics Optimization Specialist4,170 EUR
Information Assurance Analyst4,050 EUR
Information Program Director5,810 EUR
Information Security Administrator4,710 EUR
Information Security Analyst4,740 EUR
Information Security Engineer3,970 EUR
Information Security Manager6,020 EUR
Information Security Specialist4,840 EUR
Information Services Consultant4,620 EUR
Information Technology Administrator3,390 EUR
Information Technology Asset Manager5,550 EUR
Information Technology Consultant4,810 EUR
Information Technology Coordinator3,270 EUR
Information Technology Director6,830 EUR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer3,660 EUR
Information Technology Manager6,830 EUR
Information Technology Operations Manager6,390 EUR
Information Technology Product Manager5,660 EUR
Information Technology Project Administrator3,500 EUR
Information Technology Project Coordinator4,020 EUR
Information Technology Project Leader5,040 EUR
Information Technology Project Manager6,330 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager4,760 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)4,310 EUR
Information Technology Quality Specialist4,030 EUR
Information Technology Support2,690 EUR
Information Technology Team Leader4,860 EUR
Information Technology Trainer4,050 EUR
Information Technology Training Analyst4,090 EUR
Interface Design Manager5,120 EUR
Interface Designer3,320 EUR
IOS Developer4,350 EUR
Java Developer4,430 EUR
Javascript Developer3,890 EUR
Lead Developer4,470 EUR
Linux Administrator3,870 EUR
Lotus Domino Administrator3,970 EUR
Lotus Notes Developer4,120 EUR
Mail Server Administrator3,820 EUR
Major Incident Manager4,750 EUR
Managed Service Specialist3,900 EUR
Microsystems Engineer3,980 EUR
Mobile Developer4,120 EUR
Multimedia Developer3,520 EUR
Multimedia Services Manager4,460 EUR
Network Administration Team Lead4,710 EUR
Network Administrator3,520 EUR
Network Analyst3,650 EUR
Network and Infrastructure Manager6,080 EUR
Network Engineer3,420 EUR
Network Engineering Manager4,840 EUR
Network Security Systems Manager5,070 EUR
Network Specialist3,930 EUR
Network Technician3,040 EUR
Nodejs Developer4,140 EUR
NT Systems Administrator3,690 EUR
Numerical Control Programmer3,380 EUR
Online Banking Manager6,250 EUR
Online Banking Specialist5,060 EUR
OPS Manager5,470 EUR
Oracle Database Administrator3,930 EUR
Oracle Developer4,140 EUR
Perl Developer3,350 EUR
PHP Developer3,420 EUR
Python Developer4,220 EUR
Records Manager3,230 EUR
Remedy Developer3,130 EUR
Reporting Analyst4,090 EUR
Ruby Developer3,810 EUR
Salesforce Administrator3,750 EUR
Salesforce Developer3,030 EUR
SAP Consultant4,240 EUR
SAS Programmer3,620 EUR
Scrum Master3,260 EUR
SEO Associate3,180 EUR
SEO Manager4,760 EUR
Service Delivery Manager5,070 EUR
Service Level Manager5,280 EUR
Service Support Lead4,030 EUR
SharePoint Administrator3,910 EUR
Sharepoint Consultant4,220 EUR
Sharepoint Developer4,220 EUR
Shift Leader4,410 EUR
SOA Analyst3,750 EUR
SOC Engineer3,980 EUR
Software Analyst4,010 EUR
Software Architect3,770 EUR
Software Development Manager5,280 EUR
Software Engineer4,140 EUR
Software QA Engineer3,600 EUR
Software Sales3,550 EUR
Software Specialist3,450 EUR
Software Support Engineer3,190 EUR
Software Test Engineer3,330 EUR
Solutions Architect5,320 EUR
Storage Engineer3,380 EUR
Supervisor2,740 EUR
Support Analyst3,640 EUR
Support Specialist4,250 EUR
System Administrator3,620 EUR
Systems Analyst3,960 EUR
Systems Architect3,980 EUR
Systems Consultant5,010 EUR
Systems Engineer3,260 EUR
Systems Integrator3,850 EUR
Technical Analyst3,540 EUR
Technical Consultant4,620 EUR
Technical Manager4,210 EUR
Technical Project Manager5,310 EUR
Technical Sales3,720 EUR
Technical Trainer4,250 EUR
Technical Writer3,640 EUR
Technology Business Analyst3,920 EUR
Technology Director6,550 EUR
Technology Specialist5,070 EUR
Teradata Developer3,180 EUR
Test Analyst3,720 EUR
Tester3,360 EUR
Testing Manager5,280 EUR
TIBCO Developer3,550 EUR
UNIX Administrator3,950 EUR
Usability Engineer3,750 EUR
User Experience Consultant4,310 EUR
User Experience Design Expert4,020 EUR
User Experience Designer3,520 EUR
User Experience Researcher4,390 EUR
User Interface Designer3,910 EUR
VB Developer3,230 EUR
VB.NET Developer4,180 EUR
Video Game Designer3,610 EUR
Visual Information Specialist3,600 EUR
Web Applications Manager4,800 EUR
Web Content Specialist4,470 EUR
Web Designer3,520 EUR
Web Developer3,500 EUR
Web Editor3,180 EUR
Web Project Manager4,590 EUR
Web Promotions Specialist4,090 EUR
Web Security Administrator4,170 EUR
Web Security Manager5,900 EUR
Web Support Analyst2,940 EUR
Web Writer3,140 EUR
Webmaster3,230 EUR
Windows System Administrator3,470 EUR
Wireless Consultant4,660 EUR
Writer and Documentor3,380 EUR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Berlin

Median and salary distribution monthly Berlin Information Technology
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Berlin range from 2,260 EUR per month (minimum average salary) to 7,100 EUR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,670 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 4,670 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,670 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 Information Technology are earning less than 3,120 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,120 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 6,240 EUR while 25% are earning more than 6,240 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Germany costs anywhere from 19,100 Euro(s) to 57,200 Euro(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Information Technology Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Germany Information Technology
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Germany who work in Information Technology earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

3,730 EUR
4,000 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Germany for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Germany

How much are annual salary increments in Germany for Information Technology professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Germany are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Germany Information Technology
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Germany / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Germany is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Germany for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Information Technology Bonus and Incentive Rates in Germany

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Germany Information Technology
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Information Technology is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

41% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 59% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Germany earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
3,730 EUR
Public Sector+5%
3,900 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Berlin

25 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Berlin is 25 EUR. This means that the average person in Berlin earns approximately 25 EUR for every worked hour.

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

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly Berlin
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The average salary for Information Technology is 1% more than that of All Jobs.

Berlin VS Germany

Salary Comparison Between Berlin and Germany monthly Information Technology
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We compared Information Technology salaries in Berlin and Germany and we found that Berlin salaries are 14% more than those of Germany.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin4,400 EUR
Bremen3,820 EUR
Dortmund3,730 EUR
Dresden3,590 EUR
Dusseldorf4,050 EUR
Essen3,890 EUR
Frankfurt4,110 EUR
Hamburg4,330 EUR
Hannover3,510 EUR
Koln4,180 EUR
Leipzig3,670 EUR
Munchen4,260 EUR
Nurnberg3,440 EUR
Stuttgart3,960 EUR
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