How much money does a person working in Bilingual make in Singapore?
7,834 SGD
per month Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Bilingual in Singapore typically earns around 7,834 SGD per month.This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Bilingual jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
Bilingual Paraprofessional  7,485 SGD 
Interpreter  7,256 SGD 
Language Specialist  8,769 SGD 
Linguist  7,934 SGD 
Multilingual Host  7,130 SGD 

Teacher  5,853 SGD 
Translator  6,593 SGD 
Bilingual Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Bilingual salaries in Singapore range between 6,390 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,639 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,834 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Bilingual are earning less than 7,834 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,834 SGD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Bilingual are earning less than 6,401 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 6,401 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Bilingual are earning less than 8,736 SGD while 25% are earning more than 8,736 SGD.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios.
How to compare your salary
Bilingual Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore
How do Bilingual salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
Average Salary 2016  =  7,276 SGD 
Average Salary 2017  +4%  7,545 SGD 
Average Salary 2018  +3%  7,734 SGD 
Average Salary 2019  +1%  7,834 SGD 
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Bilingual salaries in Singapore are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Bilingual Hourly Average Wage in Singapore
45 SGD
per hour Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Bilingual is 45 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 45 SGD for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Bilingual VS Other Jobs
We compared Singapore salaries for Bilingual and All Jobs and we found that Bilingual salaries are 8% less than those of All Jobs.
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