Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in Germany

Annual Base Salary - 67.284,00 €/year

The average annual salary of Senior Software Engineer is 67.284,00 €

55.590,00 €
67.284,00 €
88.290,00 €

The starting salary of Senior Software Engineer is between 47.252,00 € and 55.590,00 € whereas the maximum salary range is between 88.290,00 € and 101.534,00 €.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
47.252,00 €101.534,00 €
Average Hourly Pay - 82,35 €/hour

The average hourly pay of Senior Software Engineer is 82,35 €.

18,02 €
82,35 €
119,88 €

The starting hourly rate is between 15,00 € and 18,02 € for Senior Software Engineer whereas the maximum hourly wage is between 119,88 € and 138,00 €.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
15,00 €138,00 €
Bonus Range: Tooltip
1.060,00 € - 13.080,00 €
1.060,00 €
101.534,00 €
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
517,00 € - 32.550,00 €
517,00 €
101.534,00 €
  • Currency : EUR
  • Annual Salary : 67.284,00 €
  • Hourly Pay : 82,35 €
  • Weekly Pay : 1.256,00 €
  • Fortnightly Salary : 2.512,00 €
  • Monthly Salary : 5.444,00 €

Senior Software Engineer Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Senior Software Engineer. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Senior Software Engineer compared to female. Their involvement is 92% while of female is only 8%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Senior Software Engineer salary in Germany on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Senior Software Engineer having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around 62.673,44 €.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Senior Software Engineer salary would increase again to a total of 67.650,86 €, adding 4.977,42 € from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of 72.416,88 €.

And finally, once the Senior Software Engineer gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach 76.273,70 €.

Prominent Skills Affecting Senior Software Engineer Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Senior Software Engineer's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Senior Software Engineer when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Senior Software Engineer is Apache Kafka which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 19% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Apache Kafka.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be TypeScript Programming Language with 7%. It can be said that TypeScript Programming Language skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Senior Software Engineer. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is 62.574,00 € whereas the highest earning is 72.667,00 € which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of 72.667,00 € at 8%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 7% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 1% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 4% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 8% more than the average salary.