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Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering Average Salaries in Singapore 2020

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

Average Monthly Salary
7,020 SGD
( 84,200 SGD yearly)


A person working in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering in Singapore typically earns around 7,020 SGD per month. Salaries range from 3,350 SGD (lowest) to 12,600 SGD (highest).

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 Rounder5,760 SGD
Assistant Executive Housekeeper4,820 SGD
Assistant Food and Beverage Director9,190 SGD
Assistant Hospitality Manager9,990 SGD
Assistant Storekeeper3,920 SGD
Assistant Tour Manager6,840 SGD
Baker and Pastrycook5,280 SGD
Bakery Manager7,380 SGD
Bakery Superintendent6,400 SGD
Banquet Manager6,470 SGD
Banquet Server5,200 SGD
Bar Attendant5,320 SGD
Bar Manager7,610 SGD
Bar Supervisor5,850 SGD
Barista5,060 SGD
Bartender5,400 SGD
Bellman4,000 SGD
Beverage Manager7,720 SGD
Bistro Attendant4,820 SGD
Buffet Chef6,810 SGD
Buffet Host4,550 SGD
Buffet Manager7,460 SGD
Butcher and Slaughterer4,620 SGD
Cafeteria Manager7,000 SGD
Cake Decorator5,380 SGD
Casino Shift Manager8,860 SGD
Chain Store Customer Support6,570 SGD
Chef6,450 SGD
Club Manager8,390 SGD
Cluster Director9,860 SGD
Cluster Revenue Manager9,320 SGD
Cocktail Server4,890 SGD
Coffee Shop Manager8,490 SGD
Concierge4,700 SGD
Confectionery Baker5,060 SGD
Conference Services Manager6,810 SGD
Cook5,930 SGD
Corporate Sous Chef7,520 SGD
Corporate Travel Consultant7,330 SGD
Croupier5,900 SGD
Culinary Assistant5,200 SGD
Culinary Associate5,590 SGD
Dietary Aide5,830 SGD
Dining Room Supervisor6,720 SGD
Dishwasher3,060 SGD
Duty Manager7,770 SGD
Events Coordinator6,240 SGD
Executive Chef6,880 SGD
Executive Pastry Chef5,990 SGD
Fast Food Cook5,900 SGD
Fast Food Shift Supervisor6,530 SGD
Fine Dining Cook7,030 SGD
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef7,350 SGD
Fleet Manager7,930 SGD
Food and Beverage Manager8,870 SGD
Food Consultant9,250 SGD
Food Safety Coordinator7,560 SGD
Food Server4,820 SGD
Food Service Director8,660 SGD
Food Service Manager8,490 SGD
Food Service Sales7,590 SGD
Food Service Worker4,820 SGD
Front Desk Agent5,700 SGD
Front Office Manager7,870 SGD
Guest Service Executive8,620 SGD
Guest Service Representative6,420 SGD
Head Concierge6,240 SGD
Hospitality Director12,000 SGD
Hostess / Host6,420 SGD
Hotel Desk Clerk4,740 SGD
Hotel Maid3,230 SGD
Hotel Manager12,200 SGD
Hotel Sales Manager9,350 SGD
Hotel Service Supervisor8,430 SGD
Hotel Staff5,780 SGD
Inventory Coordinator5,250 SGD
Kitchen Manager7,160 SGD
Kitchen Staff5,510 SGD
Kitchen Supervisor6,680 SGD
Line Cook6,510 SGD
Luggage Porter3,210 SGD
Motel Manager8,230 SGD
Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant4,250 SGD
Production Operator4,440 SGD
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator5,840 SGD
Receptionist5,560 SGD
Regional Restaurant Manager10,400 SGD
Restaurant Manager9,530 SGD
Room Reservations Manager8,600 SGD
Room Service Manager8,560 SGD
Sous Chef5,970 SGD
Supervisor of Food Services7,540 SGD
Tour Consultant7,300 SGD
Travel Agent6,420 SGD
Travel Consultant6,780 SGD
Waiter / Waitress4,720 SGD

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

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

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Singapore range between 3,350 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 12,600 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 7,160 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering are earning less than 7,160 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,160 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 10,300 SGD while 25% are earning more than 10,300 SGD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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
6,280 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
6,520 SGD
Average Salary 2018+3%
6,720 SGD
Average Salary 2019+3%
6,890 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries in Singapore are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 2% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

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

40 SGD per hour

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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