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Information Technology Average Salaries in Frankfurt 2021

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

Average Monthly Salary
4,070 EUR
( 48,800 EUR yearly)


A person working in Information Technology in Frankfurt typically earns around 4,070 EUR per month. Salaries range from 2,110 EUR (lowest average) to 6,630 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 Engineer3,650 EUR
ABAP Developer3,340 EUR
Advertising Account Planner3,280 EUR
Android Developer3,810 EUR
Angular Developer3,430 EUR
Application Consultant4,700 EUR
Applications System Specialist3,350 EUR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist4,540 EUR
Artificial Intelligence Developer4,470 EUR
AS400 Programmer3,910 EUR
Assistant Information Technology Manager4,720 EUR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager4,600 EUR
Avaloq Developer3,650 EUR
BizTalk Developer 4,050 EUR
Blockchain Associate3,860 EUR
Blockchain Developer3,550 EUR
Build and Release Engineer3,430 EUR
Business Intelligence Analyst3,910 EUR
Business Intelligence Developer4,120 EUR
Business Objects Developer3,440 EUR
Business Process Consultant3,900 EUR
Business Systems Analyst3,290 EUR
C# Developer3,870 EUR
C++ Developer4,240 EUR
Capacity Planning Manager4,870 EUR
Change Administrator3,200 EUR
Chief Information Security Officer5,440 EUR
Client Delivery Manager4,750 EUR
CMS Developer3,140 EUR
Computer Animator3,300 EUR
Computer Hardware Engineer3,140 EUR
Computer Networks Architect3,830 EUR
Computer Operator2,530 EUR
Computer Technician2,860 EUR
Copy Editor3,000 EUR
CRM Application Administrator3,540 EUR
Cross Platform Security Manager4,960 EUR
Curam Developer3,250 EUR
Data Analyst3,440 EUR
Data Architect3,620 EUR
Data Center Technician3,400 EUR
Data Entry Supervisor2,540 EUR
Data Manager4,960 EUR
Data Modeling Analyst3,870 EUR
Data Quality Analyst3,760 EUR
Data Security Analyst3,760 EUR
Data Security Manager4,980 EUR
Data Warehousing Manager4,830 EUR
Data Warehousing Specialist3,560 EUR
Database Administration Manager4,470 EUR
Database Administrator4,000 EUR
Database Analyst4,090 EUR
Database Developer3,930 EUR
Database Report Writer3,570 EUR
Delivery Manager3,960 EUR
Developer / Programmer3,870 EUR
Development Manager5,430 EUR
Director of Application Development5,550 EUR
Director of Technology6,500 EUR
Disaster Recovery Analyst3,730 EUR
Documentation Specialist3,420 EUR
E-Commerce Manager4,610 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst4,350 EUR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager4,660 EUR
E-Commerce Sales Manager4,770 EUR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager5,490 EUR
Enterprise Architecture Manager4,850 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect4,980 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager5,840 EUR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant4,120 EUR
ERP Analyst4,060 EUR
ERP Project Manager5,030 EUR
Ethical Hacker3,500 EUR
Financial Systems Manager5,370 EUR
Flash Developer3,270 EUR
Front End Developer3,240 EUR
Full Stack Developer3,840 EUR
Functional Analyst3,800 EUR
Game Developer3,460 EUR
GIS Analyst3,490 EUR
GIS Developer3,590 EUR
Global BI Analyst4,010 EUR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer3,270 EUR
Graphics Programmer3,190 EUR
Graphics Web Designer3,050 EUR
Hardware Design Engineer3,720 EUR
Hardware Engineering Manager5,240 EUR
Hardware Technician2,930 EUR
Head of Development5,430 EUR
Help Desk Analyst3,730 EUR
Help Desk Manager4,150 EUR
Help Desk Support2,760 EUR
Helpdesk Manager4,160 EUR
Imaging Programmer3,220 EUR
Informatics Optimization Specialist3,750 EUR
Information Assurance Analyst4,070 EUR
Information Program Director5,320 EUR
Information Security Administrator4,400 EUR
Information Security Analyst4,480 EUR
Information Security Engineer3,810 EUR
Information Security Manager5,640 EUR
Information Security Specialist4,560 EUR
Information Services Consultant4,650 EUR
Information Technology Administrator2,920 EUR
Information Technology Asset Manager5,080 EUR
Information Technology Consultant4,350 EUR
Information Technology Coordinator3,130 EUR
Information Technology Director6,430 EUR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer3,220 EUR
Information Technology Manager6,550 EUR
Information Technology Operations Manager6,260 EUR
Information Technology Product Manager5,700 EUR
Information Technology Project Administrator3,270 EUR
Information Technology Project Coordinator3,900 EUR
Information Technology Project Leader4,430 EUR
Information Technology Project Manager5,590 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager4,660 EUR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)4,150 EUR
Information Technology Quality Specialist3,800 EUR
Information Technology Support2,530 EUR
Information Technology Team Leader4,390 EUR
Information Technology Trainer3,910 EUR
Information Technology Training Analyst3,690 EUR
Interface Design Manager4,890 EUR
Interface Designer3,120 EUR
IOS Developer4,090 EUR
Java Developer3,910 EUR
Javascript Developer3,900 EUR
Lead Developer4,330 EUR
Linux Administrator3,830 EUR
Lotus Domino Administrator3,770 EUR
Lotus Notes Developer3,860 EUR
Mail Server Administrator3,430 EUR
Major Incident Manager4,360 EUR
Managed Service Specialist3,610 EUR
Microsystems Engineer3,670 EUR
Mobile Developer3,780 EUR
Multimedia Developer3,440 EUR
Multimedia Services Manager4,300 EUR
Network Administration Team Lead4,520 EUR
Network Administrator3,180 EUR
Network Analyst3,660 EUR
Network and Infrastructure Manager5,860 EUR
Network Engineer3,450 EUR
Network Engineering Manager4,430 EUR
Network Security Systems Manager4,650 EUR
Network Specialist3,630 EUR
Network Technician2,820 EUR
Nodejs Developer4,070 EUR
NT Systems Administrator3,330 EUR
Numerical Control Programmer3,100 EUR
Online Banking Manager6,310 EUR
Online Banking Specialist4,630 EUR
OPS Manager5,280 EUR
Oracle Database Administrator3,600 EUR
Oracle Developer3,910 EUR
Perl Developer3,290 EUR
PHP Developer3,390 EUR
Python Developer3,890 EUR
Records Manager3,190 EUR
Remedy Developer3,150 EUR
Reporting Analyst3,740 EUR
Ruby Developer3,490 EUR
Salesforce Administrator3,690 EUR
Salesforce Developer2,990 EUR
SAP Consultant4,070 EUR
SAS Programmer3,270 EUR
Scrum Master3,070 EUR
SEO Associate3,140 EUR
SEO Manager4,690 EUR
Service Delivery Manager4,790 EUR
Service Level Manager4,750 EUR
Service Support Lead3,650 EUR
SharePoint Administrator3,590 EUR
Sharepoint Consultant3,960 EUR
Sharepoint Developer3,810 EUR
Shift Leader4,120 EUR
SOA Analyst3,710 EUR
SOC Engineer3,570 EUR
Software Analyst3,680 EUR
Software Architect3,660 EUR
Software Development Manager4,970 EUR
Software Engineer3,640 EUR
Software QA Engineer3,400 EUR
Software Sales3,350 EUR
Software Specialist3,320 EUR
Software Support Engineer3,020 EUR
Software Test Engineer3,160 EUR
Solutions Architect5,030 EUR
Storage Engineer3,100 EUR
Supervisor2,530 EUR
Support Analyst3,210 EUR
Support Specialist3,810 EUR
System Administrator3,270 EUR
Systems Analyst3,490 EUR
Systems Architect3,900 EUR
Systems Consultant4,580 EUR
Systems Engineer2,940 EUR
Systems Integrator3,860 EUR
Technical Analyst3,380 EUR
Technical Consultant4,250 EUR
Technical Manager4,140 EUR
Technical Project Manager4,940 EUR
Technical Sales3,530 EUR
Technical Trainer3,660 EUR
Technical Writer3,480 EUR
Technology Business Analyst3,720 EUR
Technology Director6,090 EUR
Technology Specialist4,750 EUR
Teradata Developer3,080 EUR
Test Analyst3,750 EUR
Tester3,230 EUR
Testing Manager4,870 EUR
TIBCO Developer3,320 EUR
UNIX Administrator3,960 EUR
Usability Engineer3,620 EUR
User Experience Consultant3,800 EUR
User Experience Design Expert3,900 EUR
User Experience Designer3,380 EUR
User Experience Researcher3,860 EUR
User Interface Designer3,440 EUR
VB Developer2,900 EUR
VB.NET Developer3,760 EUR
Video Game Designer3,240 EUR
Visual Information Specialist3,610 EUR
Web Applications Manager4,410 EUR
Web Content Specialist4,170 EUR
Web Designer3,240 EUR
Web Developer3,240 EUR
Web Editor2,950 EUR
Web Project Manager4,300 EUR
Web Promotions Specialist3,820 EUR
Web Security Administrator3,910 EUR
Web Security Manager5,550 EUR
Web Support Analyst2,890 EUR
Web Writer2,970 EUR
Webmaster3,060 EUR
Windows System Administrator3,500 EUR
Wireless Consultant4,470 EUR
Writer and Documentor3,270 EUR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Frankfurt

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

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Frankfurt range from 2,110 EUR per month (minimum average salary) to 6,630 EUR per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 3,910 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 3,910 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,910 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 2,710 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,710 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 5,060 EUR while 25% are earning more than 5,060 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.
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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 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

3,940 EUR
3,720 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 2020

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Germany for the year 2020. 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.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Frankfurt

23 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Frankfurt is 23 EUR. This means that the average person in Frankfurt earns approximately 23 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 Frankfurt
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The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.

Frankfurt VS Germany

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

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin4,360 EUR
Bremen3,780 EUR
Dortmund3,690 EUR
Dresden3,560 EUR
Dusseldorf4,010 EUR
Essen3,850 EUR
Frankfurt4,070 EUR
Hamburg4,290 EUR
Hannover3,470 EUR
Koln4,140 EUR
Leipzig3,630 EUR
Munchen4,210 EUR
Nurnberg3,410 EUR
Stuttgart3,920 EUR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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
3,720 EUR
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3,900 EUR
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