A doctoral degree will certainly only help you to become rich in an idealistic sense. The first contract for a PhD position should have a term of at least one year - after which, graduates are rewarded with their first salary increase.
Germany’s federal civil service offers attractive jobs for foreign academics – especially in the fields of research and teaching.
It comes as no surprise: Engineers in Germany have good salaries. But what exactly does that mean, and what are the main factors which influence an engineer's salary? academics.com reports on the current findings and facts.