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Electrical and Electronics Trades Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades make in Singapore?

6,021 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades in Singapore typically earns around 6,021 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Electrical and Electronics Trades 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
Cable Installer and Locator4,165 SGD
Digital Design Engineer6,688 SGD
Electrical Designer6,397 SGD
Electrical Drafter5,220 SGD
Electrical Engineering Manager8,790 SGD
Electrical Planner6,292 SGD
Electrical Sales Engineer6,455 SGD
Electrical Service Technician4,016 SGD
Electrical Technician6,146 SGD
Electrical Worker4,194 SGD
Electrician4,663 SGD
Electromechanical Technician4,160 SGD
Electronic Engineer7,219 SGD
Electronics Instructor6,744 SGD
Electronics Technician4,318 SGD
Field Service Engineer8,350 SGD
Field Service Technician4,586 SGD
Hydroelectric Plant Technician4,682 SGD
Hydroelectric Production Manager7,993 SGD
Instrumentation Technician5,094 SGD
Journeyman Electrician4,298 SGD
Maintenance Electrician3,806 SGD
Mechatronics Technician4,567 SGD
Power Equipment Mechanic4,701 SGD
Power Line Technician4,740 SGD
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic5,553 SGD
Security Service Engineer7,389 SGD
Technical Manager8,313 SGD
Turbine Fitter4,246 SGD
Warehouse Attendant3,854 SGD
Warehouse Manager8,189 SGD
Watch Repairer4,968 SGD

Electrical and Electronics Trades Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Electrical and Electronics Trades

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries in Singapore range between 4,190 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,324 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 5,901 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 5,901 SGD while the other half are earning more than 5,901 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 Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 4,541 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,541 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 7,308 SGD while 25% are earning more than 7,308 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

Electrical and Electronics Trades Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Electrical and Electronics Trades
Average Salary 2016    =  
5,543 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
5,748 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
5,857 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
6,021 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical and Electronics Trades 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

35 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Electrical and Electronics Trades is 35 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 35 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical and Electronics Trades and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Electrical and Electronics Trades and All Jobs and we found that Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.
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