Information on Career Entry

After finishing studies many of the graduates have no real idea about working life. Especially the thoughts about the payment will lead into confusion. In order to help graduates finding their way to working life we arranged some statistics on how the companies in germany will normally pay you.

Average gross starting salary for graduates in Germany in 2013

The following chart is sorted by departments:

Computer Science (with PhD)50.000 €
Law46.000 €
Industrial Engineering44.000 €
Engineering44.000 €
Computer Science42.000 €
Economics41.000 €
Food Chemistry36.000 €
Language- & Cultural Studies33.000 €

(Source: gehaltsreporter.de, HIS, IG Metall, PersonalMarkt. gehaltsreporter.de © Statista 2013)

Graduates' salaries in 2011

The following chart is sorted by degrees:

Bachelor44.000 €
Master46.500 €
Diploma44.400 €
Trainee42.500 €
PhD52.500 €

(Source: Kienbaum Managment Consultants 2012)

Engineering salaries in 2012

 

SectorBachelorMasterDiploma
Aviation and aerospace industry
45.000 €46.000 €46.375 €
Electrial Engineering44.000 €45.900 €45.000 €
Mechanical Engineering45.000 €45.000 €45.000 €
Chemistry42.000 €42.000 €44.789 €
Consulting38.000 €40.400 €40.000 €
Construction41.000 €41.000 €41.000 €
Engineering Services40.000 €40.500 €41.000 €
IT Services36.000 €40.000 €40.000 €
Computer Manufacturer38.000 €40.000 €40.000 €

(Source: alma matter Gehaltsstudie 2012)

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