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
|Activity Assistant||4,663 SGD|
|Advice Worker||6,158 SGD|
|Care Manager||7,453 SGD|
|Care Worker||4,316 SGD|
|Child Care Assistant Director||7,902 SGD|
|Child Care Specialist||7,547 SGD|
|Child Care Teacher||6,263 SGD|
|Child Development Center Assistant||6,195 SGD|
|Child Development Specialist||7,688 SGD|
|Child Life Specialist||8,666 SGD|
|Child Protection Officer||5,419 SGD|
|Child Psychotherapist||9,697 SGD|
|Clinical Care Coordinator||5,565 SGD|
|Day Care Director||8,408 SGD|
|Elderly Care Giver||5,571 SGD|
|Group Home Manager||9,509 SGD|
|Kids Activity Assistant||5,065 SGD|
|Live In Carer||6,182 SGD|
|Nursery Nurse||5,029 SGD|
|Nursery Teacher||5,949 SGD|
|Nursing Home Administrator||5,614 SGD|
|Personal Assistant||5,812 SGD|
|Physical Health and Wellness Specialist||7,734 SGD|
|Preschool Education Coordinator||7,070 SGD|
|Primary Therapist||7,870 SGD|
|Psychiatric Aide||6,870 SGD|
|Rehabilitation Counselor||7,898 SGD|
Care Giving and Child Care Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
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.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
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
We 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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