The tariff structure for academics' salaries is very transparent in Germany. This is a good approach in light of the many different payment models in academia. It is important to note that this career will not make you rich!
The term trainee has long ceased to be a synonym for long-term interns or low-paid career starters. Although trainees lag behind direct career entrants in terms of earnings, they often gain experience that pays off in their future careers.
There's no doubt: Product managing directors are in demand. For graduates, this is an advantage, as opportunities for entry and career opportunities in the field are good – as is the salary.