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Top popular professions in Germany

Top popular professions in Germany

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Germany is one of those countries in Europe with a highly developed economy and wages. If you decide to come and work in Germany, you need to consider some nuances of employment in this country.


The first nuance is to have good knowledge and skills in your profession, because the competition in the country is quite high. The second nuance is the presence of a diploma of education that meets German standards. German employers often choose specialists with a master's degree. However, this does not mean that with a bachelor's degree you have no chance of finding a job. If you are a good specialist with a diploma, there will be vacancies in Germany for you. Germany is a country where a higher education diploma is highly valued. Note the third nuance, if necessary, you may need to undergo additional training and pass the exam. The fourth nuance is knowledge of German or English.


The greatest demand in Germany is for the following professions:


1. Doctors. Doctors in private medical institutions have a high salary. Dentists, surgeons and anesthesiologists have the highest salaries. In order to work in the medical field, you need to study for a long time, speak German, as well as undergo additional training to prove your qualifications. Doctors in Germany receive between 35,000 and 180,000 euros a year.


2. IT specialists. Today, IT professionals are popular in almost all European countries. In Germany, popular areas in the IT field are software development (€ 43,000 to € 57,000 per year), IT consultants (€ 40,000 to € 63,000 per year), database and administrative network specialists (from € 30,000 to € 47,000 euros per year).


3. Engineers. The shortage of engineers is in the southern part of Germany, as it has the largest number of industrial facilities. Engineers are popular in the field of energy, construction, mechanical engineering, mechanics, electrical engineering, electronics. Young engineers can earn between € 42,000 and € 53,000 a year, and with more than 10 years of experience, a good specialist can earn between € 70,000 and € 80,000 a year.


4. Lawyers. Professional lawyers in Germany also receive high salaries. There is a high demand for lawyers in automotive companies. The average salary of such a lawyer can be about 63,000 euros a year, but it all depends on the company, enterprise and regional land.


5. Economists and top managers. Bank employees, tax consultants, marketers and good economists are quite popular in Germany. In addition, rapid career growth is possible in these areas. However, this is quite a difficult job with a busy schedule and requires constant relocation. The position of top manager in Germany is mainly held by men with economic education. In this area, top executives in the banking industry receive the most, with an average of 186,000 euros per year for a regional bank director.


6. Handymen. Simple physical work is always in greatest demand. Handymen are needed almost everywhere: for production, construction or even small businesses. Vacancies for handymen appear throughout the year, so seasonality does not matter here. It is worth noting that additional qualifications in such vacancies are not required, and knowledge of German - as well. Salaries range from 1,200 to 1,900 euros per month.


7. Cleaning. Cleaning can also be considered a popular profession for foreigners in Germany. Vacancies for such work are relevant throughout the year. Also, there is no question of any qualifications. Work experience requirement is possible. Wages in this area range from 1,000 to 1,200 euros per month.


8. Care for the elderly. Here you can no longer do without knowledge of German, at least on a conversational level, to somehow get along with the person you will take care of. In most cases, a person lives directly in the house. And in addition to care, one must clean or cook. Also in the case of such work they may require additional qualifications: a diploma of a nurse (completion of first aid courses) or a diploma of a psychologist (social worker). Those who care for people receive between 1,000 and 1,200 euros a month.


9. Hotel business. Work in the hotel business is seasonal. Although hotels and restaurants are open all year round, high and low seasons are important in this business. Foreigners are hired just in high seasons (mostly summer, but if it is a ski resort, then winter). And in the low seasons there are permanent workers, mostly local ones. The work requires: waiters, cooks, cleaners, dish washers, receptionists. Please note that the salary will be different because different skills or experience will be required in each case. In this area you can count on tips, and accommodation will be at the expense of the employer (in a hotel or near a restaurant). Salaries in the hotel business range from 1,500 to 3,000 euros per month, and require knowledge of German and English.


10. Freiberrufflers. Freiberrufflers are people who can work for someone and do business on their own. Without a diploma and relevant skills and experience, such people cannot do business as "free workers". Freiberrufflers do not have the right to trade products not of their labor at the same time with their main activity . Please note that freelancers are not freelancers. The list of professions of "free workers" is not exhaustive. Such highly qualified specialists provide professional services in the field of medicine, law, consulting, creativity, creativity, engineering and a number of other areas.


As we can see, there are a lot of vacancies in Germany in different areas at different wages. If you decide to work in Germany, you will definitely find a job for any diploma, skills, experience, knowledge of German or a job where knowledge of German is not always necessary at all.