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Engineering Average Salaries in Frankfurt 2019

How much money does a person working in Engineering make in Frankfurt?

4,400 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Engineering in Frankfurt typically earns around 4,400 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Engineering 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
Acoustics Engineer4,320 EUR
Assembly Engineering Technician3,772 EUR
Assistant Chief Engineer4,524 EUR
Associate Engineer4,257 EUR
Autocad Operator3,418 EUR
Automation Engineer4,526 EUR
Avionic System Support Engineer3,976 EUR
Biochemical Engineer4,490 EUR
BMS Engineer4,586 EUR
Bridge and Lock Tender4,043 EUR
Broadcast Engineer4,984 EUR
CAD Design Engineer4,076 EUR
CAD Designer3,323 EUR
CAE Engineer4,158 EUR
Ceramics Engineer4,051 EUR
Civil Engineer4,040 EUR
Commissioning Engineer4,074 EUR
Communications Engineer4,604 EUR
Condition Monitoring Engineer3,712 EUR
Contract Associate Engineer4,265 EUR
Control Systems Engineer4,315 EUR
Controls Engineer4,438 EUR
Controls Software Engineer4,131 EUR
Corrosion Engineer4,067 EUR
Design Engineer4,762 EUR
Drafter3,272 EUR
Drafting Manager4,831 EUR
Drilling Engineer4,208 EUR
Electrical Draughtsman2,733 EUR
Electrical Engineer4,616 EUR
Electrical Engineering Manager5,299 EUR
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist4,659 EUR
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler3,953 EUR
Energy Engineer4,621 EUR
Engine Assembler2,955 EUR
Engineer4,125 EUR
Engineering Account Manager4,191 EUR
Engineering Chief Designer4,526 EUR
Engineering Consultant5,109 EUR
Engineering Key Account Manager4,931 EUR
Engineering Lab Technician3,892 EUR
Engineering Planning Manager5,305 EUR
Engineering Production Manager5,449 EUR
Engineering Project Analyst4,622 EUR
Engineering Project Coordinator 4,202 EUR
Engineering Project Director5,535 EUR
Engineering Project Manager5,093 EUR
Engineering Research and Development Manager5,000 EUR
Engineering Safety Coordinator3,697 EUR
Engineering Sales Manager5,029 EUR
Engineering Technician3,735 EUR
Engineering Technologist3,719 EUR
Environmental Engineer4,282 EUR
Equipment Engineer4,290 EUR
Equipment Engineering Manager5,130 EUR
Estimator4,218 EUR
Fabrication Specialist3,494 EUR
Fabricator3,310 EUR
Facade Engineer4,805 EUR
Fiber Analyst3,409 EUR
Field Engineer4,158 EUR
Field Engineering Manager5,379 EUR
Fire Engineer4,575 EUR
Fitter and Turner2,339 EUR
Forestry Strategic Planner4,912 EUR
Generation Engineer5,070 EUR
Genetic Engineer5,156 EUR
Geological Engineer4,813 EUR
Geotechnical Engineer4,717 EUR
Heavy Equipment Mechanic3,568 EUR
Highway Engineer3,791 EUR
HSE Professional3,678 EUR
HVAC Engineer4,615 EUR
HVAC Supervisor4,244 EUR
Industrial Engineer4,241 EUR
Industrial Engineering Technologist4,076 EUR
Instrument Engineer4,526 EUR
Instrumentation and Control Engineer4,359 EUR
Instrumentation Engineer4,652 EUR
Instrumentation Manager5,389 EUR
Irrigation Engineer4,175 EUR
Licensed Aircraft Engineer4,403 EUR
Locomotive Engineer4,302 EUR
Maintenance Engineer4,051 EUR
Maintenance Fitter2,852 EUR
Maintenance Manager4,927 EUR
Manufacturing Engineer4,563 EUR
Marine Engineer3,807 EUR
Materials Engineer3,911 EUR
Materials Researcher4,452 EUR
Materials Technician4,158 EUR
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer4,678 EUR
Mechanical Design Engineer4,542 EUR
Mechanical Designer3,896 EUR
Mechanical Engineer4,744 EUR
Mechanical Engineering Manager5,449 EUR
Mechanical Inspector4,536 EUR
Mechatronics Engineer4,224 EUR
Mining Engineer3,744 EUR
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer4,756 EUR
Optical Engineer3,848 EUR
Optical Instrument Assembler3,753 EUR
PCB Assembler2,967 EUR
Photonics Engineer4,508 EUR
Photonics Technician3,984 EUR
Pipeline Engineer4,175 EUR
Piping Designer3,640 EUR
Piping Engineer4,043 EUR
Planning Engineer4,290 EUR
Pressure Vessel Inspector2,829 EUR
Principal Cost Engineer4,602 EUR
Principal Engineer4,471 EUR
Principal Support Engineer4,257 EUR
Process Engineer4,051 EUR
Process Operator3,757 EUR
Product Development Engineer4,377 EUR
Product Development Technician3,682 EUR
Product Engineer4,274 EUR
Product Safety Engineer4,068 EUR
Production Engineer4,658 EUR
Project Engineer4,509 EUR
Proposal Manager4,790 EUR
Purchasing Engineer4,278 EUR
Quality Assurance Engineer4,142 EUR
Rail Engineer4,076 EUR
Robotics Engineer5,190 EUR
Robotics Technician4,208 EUR
Safety Engineer3,953 EUR
Safety Inspector3,678 EUR
Safety Manager4,866 EUR
Safety Officer3,465 EUR
Sales Engineer4,043 EUR
Scheduling Engineer3,758 EUR
Service Engineer4,544 EUR
Solar Engineer4,359 EUR
Staff Engineer4,158 EUR
Static Equipment Engineer4,088 EUR
Stationary Engineer4,028 EUR
Stress Engineer3,886 EUR
Structural Analysis Engineer4,222 EUR
Structural Designer3,770 EUR
Structural Engineer4,209 EUR
Structural Technician3,786 EUR
Supply Chain Specialist4,659 EUR
Surveyor3,216 EUR
Technical Affairs Officer3,450 EUR
Technical Assistant3,753 EUR
Technical Engineer3,984 EUR
Technical Support Engineer3,770 EUR
Tender Engineer3,735 EUR
Test Development Engineer4,185 EUR
Transportation Engineer4,170 EUR
Validation Engineer4,224 EUR
Verification Engineer3,976 EUR
Wastewater Engineer3,986 EUR
Wind Energy Engineer4,394 EUR
Wind Energy Operations Manager4,995 EUR
Work Planner3,190 EUR

Engineering Jobs Salary Distribution in Frankfurt

Median and salary distribution monthly Frankfurt Engineering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Engineering salaries in Frankfurt range between 2,433 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 5,839 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,312 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Engineering are earning less than 4,312 EUR while the other half are earning more than 4,312 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 people working in Engineering are earning less than 3,035 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,035 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Engineering are earning less than 4,872 EUR while 25% are earning more than 4,872 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

Engineering Salary Forecast and Trend in Frankfurt

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Frankfurt Engineering
Average Salary 2016    =  
4,050 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
4,200 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
4,280 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
4,400 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Engineering salaries in Frankfurt are rising 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.

Engineering Hourly Average Wage in Frankfurt

25 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Frankfurt for Engineering is 25 EUR. This means that the average person in Frankfurt earns approximatly 25 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.

Engineering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Engineering and Engineering monthly FrankfurtWe compared Frankfurt salaries for Engineering and All Jobs and we found that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Frankfurt VS Germany

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

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin4,713 EUR
Bremen4,087 EUR
Dortmund3,992 EUR
Dresden3,848 EUR
Dusseldorf4,333 EUR
Essen4,163 EUR
Frankfurt4,400 EUR
Hamburg4,635 EUR
Hannover3,757 EUR
Koln4,478 EUR
Leipzig3,928 EUR
Munchen4,557 EUR
Nurnberg3,684 EUR
Stuttgart4,238 EUR
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