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Architecture Average Salaries in Dortmund 2020

How much money does a person working in Architecture make in Dortmund?

Average Monthly Salary
9,720 EUR
( 117,000 EUR yearly)


A person working in Architecture in Dortmund typically earns around 9,720 EUR per month. Salaries range from 7,610 EUR (lowest) to 12,500 EUR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Architecture 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
Architect10,200 EUR
Architectural Designer9,970 EUR
Architectural Drafter8,030 EUR
Architectural Manager12,200 EUR
Architectural Technician10,000 EUR
Architecture Consultant10,300 EUR
Architecture Estimating Manager11,100 EUR
Architecture Specifications Writer7,110 EUR
Assistant Architectural Manager11,400 EUR
CAD Drafter8,080 EUR
CAD Manager9,730 EUR
Design and Decoration Assistant8,230 EUR
Design Manager11,500 EUR
Drafting Supervisor9,260 EUR
Facilities and Project Manager12,300 EUR
Facility Planner10,400 EUR
Interior Design Assistant7,620 EUR
Interior Designer10,300 EUR
Kitchen Designer8,720 EUR
Landscape Architect9,840 EUR
Landscape Artist9,530 EUR
Landscaper8,720 EUR
Mapping Technician8,330 EUR
Mechanical Drafter8,390 EUR
Photogrammetrist8,540 EUR

Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Dortmund

Median and salary distribution monthly Dortmund Architecture

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

  • Salary Range

    The Architecture salaries in Dortmund range between 7,610 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 12,500 EUR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 10,100 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 10,100 EUR while the other half are earning more than 10,100 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 Architecture are earning less than 7,970 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 7,970 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 12,200 EUR while 25% are earning more than 12,200 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

Architecture Salary Forecast and Trend in Dortmund

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Dortmund Architecture
Average Salary 2016
8,400 EUR
Average Salary 2017+4%
8,720 EUR
Average Salary 2018+4%
9,040 EUR
Average Salary 2019+4%
9,370 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architecture salaries in Dortmund 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.

Architecture Hourly Average Wage in Dortmund

56 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Dortmund for Architecture is 56 EUR. This means that the average person in Dortmund earns approximatly 56 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.

Architecture VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Architecture and Architecture monthly DortmundWe compared Dortmund salaries for Architecture and All Jobs and we found that Architecture salaries are 15% less than those of All Jobs.

Dortmund VS Germany

Salary Comparison Between Dortmund and Germany monthly ArchitectureWe compared Architecture salaries in Dortmund and Germany and we found that Dortmund salaries are 4% less than those of Germany.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Berlin11,500 EUR
Bremen9,950 EUR
Dortmund9,720 EUR
Dresden9,370 EUR
Dusseldorf10,500 EUR
Essen10,100 EUR
Frankfurt10,700 EUR
Hamburg11,300 EUR
Hannover9,150 EUR
Koln10,900 EUR
Leipzig9,560 EUR
Munchen11,100 EUR
Nurnberg8,970 EUR
Stuttgart10,300 EUR
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