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The salary of a housewife in Germany: average salary of housewives, governesses 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 housewives 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 *
Hauswirtschaftsverwalter 14.13 € 2'416.00 € 2'803.04 2'038.33
Hauswirtschaftliche Betreuer 10.45 € 1'780.00 € 2'065.16 1'501.75
Heimleiter, Sozialpädagogen 17.60 € 2'984.00 € 3'462.04 2'517.54

§ 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 housewives suitable for foreigners and migrants residing in Germany or labor migrants planning to move here.

Table 2: Salary information from job offers of housewives, governesses

Date Profession Salary information
august 2015
(job offer on Russian)
Няня- домохозяйка (Берлин) 800 евро
april 2015
(job offer on Russian)
Ищу сотрудницу/ассистентку/помощницу/домохозяйку по типу au pair. (Paderborn NRW)
Work time: 30 часов в неделю
august 2014
(job offer on Russian)
Требуется гувернантка (Швейцария)
Work time: полный день


* 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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