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Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering make in Singapore?

7,017 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Singapore typically earns around 7,017 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering 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
All Rounder5,757 SGD
Assistant Executive Housekeeper4,818 SGD
Assistant Food and Beverage Director9,192 SGD
Assistant Hospitality Manager9,992 SGD
Assistant Storekeeper3,918 SGD
Assistant Tour Manager6,841 SGD
Baker and Pastrycook5,282 SGD
Bakery Manager7,377 SGD
Bakery Superintendent6,396 SGD
Banquet Manager6,474 SGD
Banquet Server5,199 SGD
Bar Attendant5,322 SGD
Bar Manager7,611 SGD
Bar Supervisor5,853 SGD
Barista5,065 SGD
Bartender5,404 SGD
Bellman3,996 SGD
Beverage Manager7,718 SGD
Bistro Attendant4,819 SGD
Buffet Chef6,814 SGD
Buffet Host4,552 SGD
Buffet Manager7,456 SGD
Butcher and Slaughterer4,616 SGD
Cafeteria Manager6,997 SGD
Cake Decorator5,385 SGD
Casino Shift Manager8,861 SGD
Chain Store Customer Support6,575 SGD
Chef6,445 SGD
Club Manager8,390 SGD
Cluster Director9,856 SGD
Cluster Revenue Manager9,320 SGD
Cocktail Server4,887 SGD
Coffee Shop Manager8,493 SGD
Concierge4,702 SGD
Confectionery Baker5,065 SGD
Conference Services Manager6,814 SGD
Cook5,926 SGD
Corporate Sous Chef7,516 SGD
Corporate Travel Consultant7,333 SGD
Croupier5,901 SGD
Culinary Assistant5,200 SGD
Culinary Associate5,585 SGD
Dietary Aide5,828 SGD
Dining Room Supervisor6,716 SGD
Dishwasher3,058 SGD
Duty Manager7,767 SGD
Events Coordinator6,243 SGD
Executive Chef6,884 SGD
Executive Pastry Chef5,994 SGD
Fast Food Cook5,901 SGD
Fast Food Shift Supervisor6,525 SGD
Fine Dining Cook7,033 SGD
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef7,347 SGD
Fleet Manager7,933 SGD
Food and Beverage Manager8,870 SGD
Food Consultant9,253 SGD
Food Safety Coordinator7,560 SGD
Food Server4,819 SGD
Food Service Director8,663 SGD
Food Service Manager8,493 SGD
Food Service Sales7,589 SGD
Food Service Worker4,819 SGD
Front Desk Agent5,704 SGD
Front Office Manager7,870 SGD
Guest Service Executive8,620 SGD
Guest Service Representative6,421 SGD
Head Concierge6,244 SGD
Hospitality Director11,995 SGD
Hostess / Host6,421 SGD
Hotel Desk Clerk4,740 SGD
Hotel Maid3,235 SGD
Hotel Manager12,173 SGD
Hotel Sales Manager9,346 SGD
Hotel Service Supervisor8,426 SGD
Hotel Staff5,780 SGD
Inventory Coordinator5,246 SGD
Kitchen Manager7,165 SGD
Kitchen Staff5,506 SGD
Kitchen Supervisor6,679 SGD
Line Cook6,509 SGD
Luggage Porter3,212 SGD
Motel Manager8,226 SGD
Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant4,249 SGD
Production Operator4,436 SGD
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator5,845 SGD
Receptionist5,565 SGD
Regional Restaurant Manager10,378 SGD
Restaurant Manager9,534 SGD
Room Reservations Manager8,597 SGD
Room Service Manager8,562 SGD
Sous Chef5,975 SGD
Supervisor of Food Services7,535 SGD
Tour Consultant7,296 SGD
Travel Agent6,419 SGD
Travel Consultant6,784 SGD
Waiter / Waitress4,721 SGD

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Singapore range between 3,353 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 12,572 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,158 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 7,158 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,158 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 Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 4,730 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,730 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 10,259 SGD while 25% are earning more than 10,259 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

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

How do Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,403 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,640 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
6,846 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,017 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering 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.

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

40 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering 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.

Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering and Food  /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering and All Jobs and we found that Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.
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