Comparison of pay

Discussion in 'The Quarterdeck' started by Crabman, Sep 11, 2007.

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  1. Whilst reading my copy of Stern (a German weekly magazine) my attention was attracted to rates of pay for various trades/jobs in Germany. I was a bit gobsmacked to see how much your Bundesmarine partners in crime don't earn. A Kapitänleutnant (Lt Cdr) as captain of a mine sweeper gets an average of € 3188 a month (national average is about € 3100.00) plus € 184 a month divers pay and € 35.00 per day at sea.
    A Stabsbootsman (somewhere between PO and Chief) gets € 2632 a month.
    Not a lot really, how does the RN compare?
     
  2. janner

    janner War Hero Book Reviewer

    Don't know, the UK Armed Forces get paid I £. This site should be an EU free zone :dwarf: :dwarf:
     
  3. On base salary that's about a third lower then here.

    A Lt Cdr I/C MCM would be about four or five years in as a Lt Cdr, needn't be a diver. So just equate that to a Sqn Ldr salary at the same seniority.
     

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