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IT Security Average Salaries in Frankfurt 2020

How much money does a person working in IT Security make in Frankfurt?

Average Monthly Salary
13,600 EUR
( 163,000 EUR yearly)


A person working in IT Security in Frankfurt typically earns around 13,600 EUR per month. Salaries range from 11,000 EUR (lowest) to 16,900 EUR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different IT Security 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
Chief Information Security Officer16,100 EUR
Cross Platform Security Manager13,100 EUR
Data Security Manager13,600 EUR
Information Security Administrator11,800 EUR
Information Security Analyst12,000 EUR
Information Security Engineer10,900 EUR
Information Security Manager15,000 EUR
Information Security Specialist12,200 EUR

IT Security Jobs Salary Distribution in Frankfurt

Median and salary distribution monthly Frankfurt IT Security

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

  • Salary Range

    The IT Security salaries in Frankfurt range between 11,000 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 16,900 EUR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 13,700 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in IT Security are earning less than 13,700 EUR while the other half are earning more than 13,700 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 IT Security are earning less than 11,100 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,100 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in IT Security are earning less than 15,600 EUR while 25% are earning more than 15,600 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

IT Security Salary Forecast and Trend in Frankfurt

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Frankfurt IT Security
Average Salary 2016
12,100 EUR
Average Salary 2017+4%
12,500 EUR
Average Salary 2018+3%
12,800 EUR
Average Salary 2019+2%
13,100 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
IT Security salaries in Frankfurt 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.

IT Security Hourly Average Wage in Frankfurt

78 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Frankfurt for IT Security is 78 EUR. This means that the average person in Frankfurt earns approximatly 78 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.

IT Security VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between IT Security and Information Technology monthly FrankfurtWe compared Frankfurt salaries for IT Security, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that IT Security salaries are 11% more than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Frankfurt VS Germany

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

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin14,500 EUR
Bremen12,600 EUR
Dortmund12,300 EUR
Dresden11,900 EUR
Dusseldorf13,400 EUR
Essen12,800 EUR
Frankfurt13,600 EUR
Hamburg14,300 EUR
Hannover11,600 EUR
Koln13,800 EUR
Leipzig12,100 EUR
Munchen14,100 EUR
Nurnberg11,400 EUR
Stuttgart13,100 EUR
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