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Care Giving and Child Care Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Care Giving and Child Care make in Singapore?

6,895 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Care Giving and Child Care in Singapore typically earns around 6,895 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Care Giving and Child Care 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
Activity Assistant4,663 SGD
Advice Worker6,158 SGD
Care Manager7,453 SGD
Care Worker4,316 SGD
Child Care Assistant Director7,902 SGD
Child Care Specialist7,547 SGD
Child Care Teacher6,263 SGD
Child Development Center Assistant6,195 SGD
Child Development Specialist7,688 SGD
Child Life Specialist8,666 SGD
Child Protection Officer5,419 SGD
Child Psychotherapist9,697 SGD
Clinical Care Coordinator5,565 SGD
Custodian6,196 SGD
Day Care Director8,408 SGD
Elderly Care Giver5,571 SGD
Group Home Manager9,509 SGD
Kids Activity Assistant5,065 SGD
Live In Carer6,182 SGD
Nanny4,853 SGD
Nursery Nurse5,029 SGD
Nursery Teacher5,949 SGD
Nursing Home Administrator5,614 SGD
Personal Assistant5,812 SGD
Physical Health and Wellness Specialist7,734 SGD
Preschool Education Coordinator7,070 SGD
Primary Therapist7,870 SGD
Psychiatric Aide6,870 SGD
Rehabilitation Counselor7,898 SGD

Care Giving and Child Care Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Care Giving and Child Care

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Care Giving and Child Care salaries in Singapore range between 4,400 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,847 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,964 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Care Giving and Child Care are earning less than 6,964 SGD while the other half are earning more than 6,964 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 Care Giving and Child Care are earning less than 5,114 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,114 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Care Giving and Child Care are earning less than 8,574 SGD while 25% are earning more than 8,574 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

Care Giving and Child Care Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

How do Care Giving and Child Care salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Care Giving and Child Care
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,348 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,583 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
6,767 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
6,895 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Care Giving and Child Care 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 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.

Care Giving and Child Care Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

40 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Care Giving and Child Care is 40 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 40 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.

Care Giving and Child Care VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Care Giving and Child Care and Care Giving and Child Care monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Care Giving and Child Care and All Jobs and we found that Care Giving and Child Care salaries are 19% less than those of All Jobs.
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