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Human Resources Average Salaries in Singapore 2020

How much money does a person working in Human Resources make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
8,690 SGD
( 104,000 SGD yearly)


A person working in Human Resources in Singapore typically earns around 8,690 SGD per month. Salaries range from 3,980 SGD (lowest) to 13,000 SGD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Human Resources 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
Benefits Administrator6,930 SGD
Benefits Analyst7,920 SGD
Benefits Manager9,310 SGD
Chief People Officer10,300 SGD
Compensation Analyst7,560 SGD
Compensation and Benefits Manager8,970 SGD
Compensation and Benefits Officer6,780 SGD
Compensation Manager8,930 SGD
Corporate Director of Human Resources11,600 SGD
Corporate Trainer8,260 SGD
Employee Benefits Administrator7,440 SGD
Employee Communications Manager7,860 SGD
Employee Development Specialist8,530 SGD
Employee Engagement Specialist8,260 SGD
Employee Health and Wellness Administrator8,450 SGD
Employee Performance Specialist8,100 SGD
Employee Relations Manager8,750 SGD
Employee Relations Practitioner8,320 SGD
Employee Services Manager8,420 SGD
Employment Advice Worker6,250 SGD
Employment Interviewer6,860 SGD
Employment Service Specialist7,020 SGD
Employment Services Coordinator7,220 SGD
Enrollment Counselor7,970 SGD
Equal Opportunity Representative7,950 SGD
Executive Human Capital Management11,700 SGD
Executive Recruiter8,800 SGD
Expatriate Administration Manager8,900 SGD
Expatriate Administration Supervisor7,320 SGD
Global Mobility Manager8,780 SGD
Headhunter8,730 SGD
Health Benefits Coordinator6,760 SGD
HRIS Analyst7,280 SGD
HRIS Manager8,640 SGD
HRIS Supervisor6,690 SGD
Human Resources Administration Specialist6,780 SGD
Human Resources Administrator7,190 SGD
Human Resources Advisor8,190 SGD
Human Resources Analyst7,560 SGD
Human Resources Assessor6,320 SGD
Human Resources Assistant Manager9,040 SGD
Human Resources Associate7,270 SGD
Human Resources Consultant8,530 SGD
Human Resources Data Analytics Manager8,940 SGD
Human Resources Generalist8,630 SGD
Human Resources Manager11,500 SGD
Human Resources Officer6,710 SGD
Human Resources Representative6,240 SGD
Human Resources Section Head8,500 SGD
Human Resources Superintendent6,420 SGD
Human Resources Training Executive8,500 SGD
Industrial Organizational Psychologist8,970 SGD
Job Evaluation Specialist8,290 SGD
Labor Relations Director9,910 SGD
Labor Relations Manager9,670 SGD
Labor Relations Specialist7,660 SGD
Learning and Development Manager8,860 SGD
Occupational Health and Safety Officer6,390 SGD
Organizational Development Consultant9,220 SGD
Organizational Development Manager9,180 SGD
Organizational Development Specialist7,070 SGD
Payroll Assistant5,140 SGD
Payroll Supervisor6,990 SGD
People Development Officer7,300 SGD
Personnel Officer6,250 SGD
Records Clerk3,890 SGD
Records Manager8,560 SGD
Recruiter8,650 SGD
Recruiting Coordinator6,550 SGD
Recruiting Manager11,300 SGD
Recruitment Consultant9,280 SGD
Recruitment Officer7,620 SGD
Recruitment Supervisor8,750 SGD
Research Associate8,590 SGD
SAP Resource Manager9,440 SGD
Talent Acquisition Specialist7,890 SGD
Talent Management Officer9,190 SGD
Training and Development Section Head8,300 SGD
Training Executive11,000 SGD
Training Officer6,000 SGD

Human Resources Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Human Resources

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

  • Salary Range

    The Human Resources salaries in Singapore range between 3,980 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 13,000 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 8,340 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 8,340 SGD while the other half are earning more than 8,340 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 Human Resources are earning less than 5,540 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,540 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 9,810 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,810 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

Human Resources Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Human Resources
Average Salary 2016
7,990 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
8,280 SGD
Average Salary 2018+1%
8,390 SGD
Average Salary 2019+2%
8,520 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Human Resources 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.

Human Resources Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

50 SGD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Human Resources is 50 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 50 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.

Human Resources VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Human Resources and Human Resources monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Human Resources and All Jobs and we found that Human Resources salaries are 2% more than those of All Jobs.
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