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The salary of a economist in Germany: average salary of economists, financiers, bankers, insurers in the country

Detailed information about the average salary in Germany and the average salaries for the countries of Europe and the European Union, can be found on an individual page of our website.

§ Average gross salary of economists in Germany

In table below, you will find the average salary in Germany published by the German Federal Statistics Office as of 2010. (Payroll taxes and social charges in Germany)

Table 1: Average gross salary in Germany by profession

Profession Hourly salary, in EUR Monthly salary, in EUR Monthly salary, in USD * Monthly salary, in GBP *
Wirtschaftsprüfer, Steuerberater 24.32 € 4'192.00 € 4'863.56 3'536.71
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler, a.n.g., Statistiker 28.82 € 4'890.00 € 5'673.38 4'125.60
Bürofachkräfte 19.60 € 3'310.00 € 3'840.26 2'792.58
Stenographen, Stenotypisten, Maschinenschreiber 19.82 € 3'316.00 € 3'847.22 2'797.64
Bürohilfskräfte 16.62 € 2'786.00 € 3'232.32 2'350.49
Bankfachleute 25.40 € 4'317.00 € 5'008.58 3'642.17
Krankenversicherungsfachleute (nicht Sozialversicherung) 20.35 € 3'593.00 € 4'168.60 3'031.34
Lebens-, Sachversicherungsfachleute 25.67 € 4'286.00 € 4'972.62 3'616.01
Werbefachleute 19.36 € 3'306.00 € 3'835.62 2'789.21

§ Salary information from job offers

The information on this page is taken from the section "Jobs and job offers" of our online newspaper. Here you will find the latest job offers for economists suitable for foreigners and migrants residing in Germany or labor migrants planning to move here.

Table 2: Salary information from job offers of economists, financiers, bankers, insurers

Date Profession Salary information
december 2020
(job offer on Russian)
Бухгалтер-экономист (Германия, Берлин)
Work time: 9.00-18.00
По договренности
october 2019
(job offer on Russian)
Финансовый консультант (На дому)
Work time: свободный график
october 2016
(job offer on Russian)
Финансовый консультант (Кёльн Триер Кобленц по желанию)
Work time: 10-18; 3 часа в день; 1 день в неделю;
240 - 2800 и выше (зависит от должности: практикант, half time/full time и т.д)
november 2015
(job offer on Russian)
Финансовый консультант (Berlin, charlottenburg)
Work time: С 8 до 6
По договорённости
may 2015
(job offer on Russian)
финансовый интернет-консультант (Компания Webtransfer-finance)
Work time: 2-3 часа в неделю
900 евро


* The EUR exchange rate in the tables is taken as of 15 october 2021 and amounts to 1.16 USD or 0.84 GBP at the European Central Bank exchange rate. The EUR, USD and GBR exchange rates in Germany

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