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Fashion and Apparel Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Fashion and Apparel make in Singapore?

7,927 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Fashion and Apparel in Singapore typically earns around 7,927 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Fashion and Apparel 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
Alterations Specialist5,374 SGD
Barber4,873 SGD
Bench Jeweler6,732 SGD
Clothing and Textile Technologist7,896 SGD
Cosmetology Educator7,767 SGD
Diamond Setter5,281 SGD
Fabric Manager8,297 SGD
Fashion Design Manager9,839 SGD
Fashion Merchandiser5,975 SGD
Fashion Model8,194 SGD
Freelance Fashion Stylist9,572 SGD
Garment Technologist7,062 SGD
Hairstylist9,248 SGD
Jeweler7,126 SGD
Jewelry Mold Maker6,856 SGD
Jewelry Polisher5,197 SGD
Jewelry Sales7,467 SGD
Plating Manager8,230 SGD
Product Development Manager11,947 SGD
Sewing Machine Operator4,346 SGD
Shoe Sales6,063 SGD
Supply Chain Manager11,817 SGD
Tailor / Fitter6,491 SGD
Trend Forecaster8,941 SGD
Visual Merchandising Coordinator7,219 SGD
Visual Merchandising Projects Manager8,886 SGD

Fashion and Apparel Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Fashion and Apparel

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Fashion and Apparel salaries in Singapore range between 4,610 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 12,572 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,848 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Fashion and Apparel are earning less than 7,848 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,848 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 Fashion and Apparel are earning less than 5,606 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,606 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Fashion and Apparel are earning less than 10,006 SGD while 25% are earning more than 10,006 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

Fashion and Apparel Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Fashion and Apparel
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,234 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,502 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
7,667 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,927 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Fashion and Apparel 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.

Fashion and Apparel Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

46 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Fashion and Apparel is 46 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 46 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.

Fashion and Apparel VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Fashion and Apparel and Fashion and Apparel monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Fashion and Apparel and All Jobs and we found that Fashion and Apparel salaries are 7% less than those of All Jobs.
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