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Doctor / Physician Average Salaries in Singapore 2020

How much money does a person working in Doctor / Physician make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
19,700 SGD
( 237,000 SGD yearly)


A person working in Doctor / Physician in Singapore typically earns around 19,700 SGD per month. Salaries range from 8,900 SGD (lowest) to 33,500 SGD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Doctor / Physician jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advanced Nutrition Aide8,260 SGD
Advanced Practice Provider9,290 SGD
Allergist14,500 SGD
Behavioral Health Specialist9,590 SGD
Chiropractor9,250 SGD
Clinical Psychologist25,100 SGD
Correctional Treatment Specialist14,700 SGD
Counseling Psychologist18,400 SGD
Dermatologist29,100 SGD
Dietitian17,600 SGD
Doctor19,800 SGD
Emergency Department Physician14,300 SGD
Exercise Physiologist19,900 SGD
Forensic Pathologist21,500 SGD
General Medical Practitioner14,600 SGD
Genetic Counselor13,400 SGD
Internist25,400 SGD
Interventionist24,300 SGD
Invasive Cardiologist32,200 SGD
Mental Health Therapst13,500 SGD
Naturopathic Physician24,300 SGD
Neurologist21,800 SGD
Neurophysiology Technologist9,430 SGD
Nuclear Medicine Physician19,500 SGD
Obstetrician / Gynecologist21,700 SGD
Occupational Health Safety Specialist10,800 SGD
Ophthalmologist17,500 SGD
Optometrist17,300 SGD
Pediatrician18,700 SGD
Physical Therapist13,600 SGD
Physical Therapy Director15,600 SGD
Physician - Anesthesiology29,000 SGD
Physician - Cardiology30,900 SGD
Physician - CCU17,500 SGD
Physician - Dermatology24,600 SGD
Physician - Emergency Room18,400 SGD
Physician - Endocrinology23,400 SGD
Physician - Family Practice16,200 SGD
Physician - Gastroenterology21,900 SGD
Physician - Generalist17,600 SGD
Physician - Geriatrics15,000 SGD
Physician - Hematology / Oncology20,900 SGD
Physician - Immunology / Allergy23,700 SGD
Physician - Infectious Disease20,200 SGD
Physician - Internal Medicine24,500 SGD
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine19,500 SGD
Physician - Nephrology18,000 SGD
Physician - Neurology23,700 SGD
Physician - Nuclear Medicine20,000 SGD
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology20,100 SGD
Physician - Occupational Medicine16,200 SGD
Physician - Ophthalmology15,200 SGD
Physician - Otolaryngology15,700 SGD
Physician - Pain Medicine14,600 SGD
Physician - Pathology18,500 SGD
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology22,800 SGD
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology21,700 SGD
Physician - Pediatrics19,500 SGD
Physician - Physiatry21,200 SGD
Physician - Podiatry19,400 SGD
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine15,200 SGD
Physician - Radiation Therapy25,300 SGD
Physician - Radiology25,200 SGD
Physician - Rheumatology21,800 SGD
Physician - Sports Medicine21,500 SGD
Physician - Urology27,900 SGD
Physician Assistant12,900 SGD
Physiotherapist14,300 SGD
Podiatrist14,800 SGD
Preventive Medicine Physician19,700 SGD
Psychiatrist20,800 SGD
Psychololgist19,100 SGD
Psychometrician17,100 SGD
Radiologist21,700 SGD
Registered Respiratory Therapist13,000 SGD
Skin Care Specialist11,700 SGD
Urologist28,800 SGD
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist12,800 SGD

Doctor / Physician Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Doctor / Physician

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Doctor / Physician salaries in Singapore range between 8,900 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 33,500 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 19,000 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 19,000 SGD while the other half are earning more than 19,000 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 Doctor / Physician are earning less than 12,500 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 12,500 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 24,100 SGD while 25% are earning more than 24,100 SGD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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

Doctor / Physician Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

How do Doctor / Physician salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Doctor / Physician
Average Salary 2016
18,200 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
18,800 SGD
Average Salary 2018+1%
19,100 SGD
Average Salary 2019+2%
19,400 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Doctor / Physician salaries in Singapore are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 2% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Doctor / Physician Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

110 SGD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Doctor / Physician is 110 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 110 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.

Doctor / Physician VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Doctor / Physician and Health and Medical monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Doctor / Physician, Health and Medical, and All Jobs and we found that Doctor / Physician salaries are 67% more than those of Health and Medical. We also found out that Health and Medical salaries are 39% more than those of All Jobs.
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