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Average Salary in Frankfurt 2019

How much money does a person working in Frankfurt make?

4,945 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Frankfurt typically earns around 4,945 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 Frankfurt | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Frankfurt

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Frankfurt range between 669 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 21,896 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,846 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 4,846 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,846 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 2,482 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,482 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 12,836 EUR while 25% are earning more than 12,836 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 Frankfurt

How are Frankfurt salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Frankfurt
Average Salary 2016    =  
4,552 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
4,720 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
4,810 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
4,945 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Frankfurt 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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant3,119 EUR
Administrative Assistant2,574 EUR
Architect4,125 EUR
Attorney7,048 EUR
Biomedical Engineer4,152 EUR
CAD Drafter3,565 EUR
Cashier2,769 EUR
Chartered Accountant3,921 EUR
Chef3,862 EUR
Chief Executive Officer10,651 EUR
Chief Financial Officer9,259 EUR
Civil Engineer4,040 EUR
Computer Technician3,466 EUR
Creative Director4,603 EUR
Dentist10,796 EUR
Developer / Programmer4,208 EUR
Electrical Engineer4,616 EUR
Elementary School Teacher3,099 EUR
Engineer4,125 EUR
Executive Chef4,027 EUR
Flight Attendant3,856 EUR
General Manager8,351 EUR
Graphic Designer3,190 EUR
Hotel Manager6,733 EUR
Human Resources Manager6,691 EUR
Internal Auditor4,794 EUR
Journalist4,432 EUR
Legal Assistant3,440 EUR
Mechanical Engineer4,744 EUR
Nurse3,743 EUR
Pharmacist5,093 EUR
Photographer3,030 EUR
Pilot5,421 EUR
Police Officer3,654 EUR
Project Manager5,474 EUR
Receptionist2,552 EUR
Sales Manager7,103 EUR
Sales Representative2,906 EUR
Secondary School Teacher3,678 EUR
Secretary2,453 EUR
Teacher3,523 EUR
Teller3,284 EUR
Travel Agent3,801 EUR
Waiter / Waitress2,761 EUR

Average Hourly Wage in Frankfurt | All Jobs

29 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Frankfurt | All Jobs is 29 EUR. This means that the average person in Frankfurt earns approximatly 29 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.

Frankfurt VS Germany

Salary Comparison Between Frankfurt and Germany monthlyWe compared salaries in Frankfurt and Germany and we found that Frankfurt salaries are 6% more than those of Germany.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin5,297 EUR
Bremen4,594 EUR
Dortmund4,487 EUR
Dresden4,325 EUR
Dusseldorf4,870 EUR
Essen4,678 EUR
Frankfurt4,945 EUR
Hamburg5,209 EUR
Hannover4,223 EUR
Koln5,033 EUR
Leipzig4,415 EUR
Munchen5,121 EUR
Nurnberg4,141 EUR
Stuttgart4,763 EUR
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