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Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Average Salaries in Hamburg 2020

How much money does a person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology make in Hamburg?

Average Monthly Salary
14,200 EUR
( 170,000 EUR yearly)


A person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology in Hamburg typically earns around 14,200 EUR per month. Salaries range from 1,800 EUR (lowest) to 21,300 EUR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology jobs. 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
Assistant Pharmacist10,600 EUR
Assistant Pharmacy Director20,100 EUR
Associate Medical Affairs Director18,000 EUR
Bioinformatics Scientist17,400 EUR
Bioinformatics Technician11,400 EUR
Biological Scientist18,200 EUR
Biological Technician12,000 EUR
Biomedical Engineer10,700 EUR
Biomedical Engineering Director15,300 EUR
Biostatistician12,700 EUR
Biotechnologist 12,400 EUR
Biotechnology Lead Data Manager11,200 EUR
Chemical Process Technician11,200 EUR
Clinical Consultant13,600 EUR
Clinical Data Manager14,900 EUR
Clinical Data Specialist12,700 EUR
Clinical Operations Manager15,100 EUR
Clinical Pharmacist14,200 EUR
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist15,600 EUR
Clinical Programmer8,870 EUR
Clinical Project Manager12,900 EUR
Clinical Research Associate12,600 EUR
Clinical Research Manager15,000 EUR
Clinical Study Manager16,300 EUR
Compliance Specialist14,200 EUR
Cytology Laboratory Technologist11,800 EUR
Cytotechnologist11,500 EUR
GCP Auditor13,200 EUR
Hospital Pharmacy Technician12,900 EUR
Manufacturing Engineer12,300 EUR
Medical Affairs Director17,900 EUR
Medical Representative 10,200 EUR
Medical Science Liaison13,600 EUR
Molecular and Cellular Biologist14,300 EUR
Nuclear Pharmacist1,750 EUR
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Lead21,200 EUR
Pharmaceutical Operations Excellence Manager18,500 EUR
Pharmaceutical Process Engineer13,500 EUR
Pharmaceutical Production Assistant Manager13,100 EUR
Pharmaceutical Quality Auditor14,700 EUR
Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Assistant11,100 EUR
Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Specialist11,800 EUR
Pharmaceutical Research Associate14,500 EUR
Pharmaceutical Research Scientist17,200 EUR
Pharmaceutical Researcher17,700 EUR
Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Manager17,200 EUR
Pharmaceutical Sales Manager18,400 EUR
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative9,530 EUR
Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Manager15,700 EUR
Pharmaceutical Team Leader14,200 EUR
Pharmaceutical Technologist10,800 EUR
Pharmacist14,000 EUR
Pharmacy Aide11,200 EUR
Pharmacy Manager19,900 EUR
Pharmacy Stock Controller9,340 EUR
Pharmacy Technician9,960 EUR
Records Management Coordinator8,520 EUR
Shift Encapsulator9,610 EUR
Staff Pharmacist14,000 EUR

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Jobs Salary Distribution in Hamburg

Median and salary distribution monthly Hamburg Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Hamburg range between 1,800 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 21,300 EUR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 14,700 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 14,700 EUR while the other half are earning more than 14,700 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 Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 7,440 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 7,440 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 19,400 EUR while 25% are earning more than 19,400 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 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

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Salary Forecast and Trend in Hamburg

How do Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Hamburg Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
Average Salary 2016
12,300 EUR
Average Salary 2017+4%
12,700 EUR
Average Salary 2018+4%
13,200 EUR
Average Salary 2019+4%
13,700 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Hamburg are rising 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.

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Hourly Average Wage in Hamburg

82 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Hamburg for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology is 82 EUR. This means that the average person in Hamburg earns approximatly 82 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.

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology monthly HamburgWe compared Hamburg salaries for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology and All Jobs and we found that Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.

Hamburg VS Germany

Salary Comparison Between Hamburg and Germany monthly Pharmaceutical and BiotechnologyWe compared Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Hamburg and Germany and we found that Hamburg salaries are 12% more than those of Germany.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin14,400 EUR
Bremen12,500 EUR
Dortmund12,200 EUR
Dresden11,800 EUR
Dusseldorf13,200 EUR
Essen12,700 EUR
Frankfurt13,400 EUR
Hamburg14,200 EUR
Hannover11,500 EUR
Koln13,700 EUR
Leipzig12,000 EUR
Munchen13,900 EUR
Nurnberg11,300 EUR
Stuttgart13,000 EUR
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