How much does an IT manager earn

72.000 €

5.800 €

IT Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for IT managers is € 72,000 gross per year (approx. € 5,800 gross per month), € 2,705 (+ 87%) higher than the average monthly salary in Germany.
As an IT manager, you earn between a minimum of € 64,000 gross per year and a maximum of over € 170,000 gross per year.

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Salary IT Manager - Distribution

Career starters such as junior IT project managers or IT service managers can expect lower salaries, while experienced profiles such as senior IT managers or IT business managers can earn better.

IT Manager - Salary Differences

IT business manager€ 76K / year


IT system manager73K € / year


IT service manager68K € / year


IT operations manager66K € / year


IT project manager65K € / year


How much does an IT manager earn? Salaries based on work experience

An IT manager with less than 3 years of professional experience starts with an average starting salary of around € 64,000 gross per year. With 4-9 years of experience, the salary for IT managers rises to around € 73,000, while an IT manager with more than 10 years of professional experience can expect remuneration of around € 99,200. The average salary for IT managers at the top of their careers with over 20 years of professional experience is over € 120,000.

How do age and work experience affect the salary for IT managers?

at the end of the career▲ +67%
Senior▲ +38%
in the middle of the career▲ +1%
Average salary72,000 € / year
Junior▼ -11%


The salary data on this page is based on an estimate of the salary information in job advertisements for IT managers published on Jobted in the last 12 months, as well as on other publicly available sources (e.g. collective agreements, minimum wage law).

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