5,853 SGD per month

Average Monthly Salary

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Teacher salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

The median salary is 5,911 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Teacher are earning less than 5,911 SGD while the other half are earning more than 5,911 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 as Teacher are earning less than 3,819 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,819 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Teacher are earning less than 7,521 SGD while 25% are earning more than 7,521 SGD.

0 - 2 Years | = | 3,107 SGD |

2 - 5 Years | +31% | 4,078 SGD |

5 - 10 Years | +18% | 4,829 SGD |

10 - 15 Years | +27% | 6,144 SGD |

15 - 20 Years | +12% | 6,896 SGD |

20+ Years | +20% | 8,242 SGD |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Teacher salaries by experience level. A Teacher with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 3,107 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,078 SGD per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 4,829 SGD per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Teacher(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 6,144 SGD per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 6,896 SGD per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 8,242 SGD per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Certificate or Diploma | = | 4,172 SGD |

Bachelor's Degree | +29% | 5,393 SGD |

Master's Degree | +26% | 6,802 SGD |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Teacher salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Teacher is 4,172 SGD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 5,393 SGD per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 6,802 SGD per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Female | = | 5,384 SGD |

Male | +16% | 6,233 SGD |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Teacher employees in Singapore earn 16% more than their female counterparts.Private Sector | = | 5,092 SGD |

Public Sector | +28% | 6,526 SGD |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Teacher employees in Singapore earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.Average Salary 2016 | = | 5,388 SGD |

Average Salary 2017 | +4% | 5,587 SGD |

Average Salary 2018 | +3% | 5,743 SGD |

Average Salary 2019 | +2% | 5,853 SGD |

Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Teacher salaries in Singapore are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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. 34 SGD per hour

Average Hourly Wage

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.

Job Title | Average Salary |

Bilingual Paraprofessional | 7,485 SGD | +28% |

Interpreter | 7,256 SGD | +24% |

Language Specialist | 8,769 SGD | +50% |

Linguist | 7,934 SGD | +36% |

Multilingual Host | 7,130 SGD | +22% |

Teacher | 5,853 SGD | = |

Translator | 6,593 SGD | +13% |

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