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Cleaning and Housekeeping Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Cleaning and Housekeeping make in Singapore?

4,483 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Cleaning and Housekeeping in Singapore typically earns around 4,483 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Cleaning and Housekeeping 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
Apartment Assistant Manager4,952 SGD
Assistant Director of Housekeeping6,628 SGD
Cleaner3,391 SGD
Cleaning and Housekeeping Manager5,614 SGD
Domestic Housekeeper3,173 SGD
Executive Housekeeper3,772 SGD
Groundskeeper4,181 SGD
Housekeeper3,351 SGD
Housekeeping Supervisor4,214 SGD
Laundry Worker3,541 SGD
Resident Manager4,836 SGD
Sanitation Worker2,771 SGD

Cleaning and Housekeeping Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Cleaning and Housekeeping

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Cleaning and Housekeeping salaries in Singapore range between 3,039 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 6,810 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 4,438 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Cleaning and Housekeeping are earning less than 4,438 SGD while the other half are earning more than 4,438 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 Cleaning and Housekeeping are earning less than 3,364 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,364 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Cleaning and Housekeeping are earning less than 5,512 SGD while 25% are earning more than 5,512 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

Cleaning and Housekeeping Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Cleaning and Housekeeping
Average Salary 2016    =  
4,091 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
4,242 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
4,335 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
4,483 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Cleaning and Housekeeping 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 3% 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.

Cleaning and Housekeeping Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

26 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Cleaning and Housekeeping is 26 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 26 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.

Cleaning and Housekeeping VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Cleaning and Housekeeping and Cleaning and Housekeeping monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Cleaning and Housekeeping and All Jobs and we found that Cleaning and Housekeeping salaries are 47% less than those of All Jobs.
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