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Factory and Manufacturing Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Factory and Manufacturing make in Singapore?

6,669 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Factory and Manufacturing in Singapore typically earns around 6,669 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Factory and Manufacturing 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
Assembly Foreman3,418 SGD
Assembly Line Worker2,903 SGD
Assembly Supervisor5,055 SGD
Assistance Maintenance Manager7,890 SGD
Assistant Shipping Manager7,737 SGD
Chemical Equipment Controller6,525 SGD
Chemical Technican Apprentice5,900 SGD
CNC Machinist6,286 SGD
CNC Operator5,740 SGD
CNC Programmer6,474 SGD
Colour Technologist5,177 SGD
Contracts Manager7,596 SGD
Data Collection Coordinator5,289 SGD
Demand Planner5,018 SGD
Derrick Operator4,246 SGD
Director of Manufacturing8,252 SGD
Dock Worker4,282 SGD
Drying Technician4,296 SGD
Equipment Operator4,030 SGD
Export Sales Coordinator6,934 SGD
Factory Superintendent5,277 SGD
Factory Worker5,135 SGD
Failure Analysis Technician5,311 SGD
Fiberglass Laminator4,177 SGD
Food Technologist5,926 SGD
Forklift Driver4,349 SGD
Forming Machine Operator4,498 SGD
Furnace Operator3,838 SGD
Gas Appliance Repairer4,400 SGD
General Warehouse Associate6,600 SGD
Heavy Equipment Operator5,343 SGD
HSE Manager8,598 SGD
Industrial Engineer7,809 SGD
Industrial Machinery Mechanic6,146 SGD
Industrial Production Manager11,040 SGD
Industrial Safety and Health Engineer7,797 SGD
Intake Operator5,261 SGD
Key Account Manager8,975 SGD
Lift Truck Operator4,616 SGD
Loading Supervisor6,053 SGD
Logistic Coordinator6,341 SGD
Logistics Clerk5,484 SGD
Machine Operator4,281 SGD
Machinist3,996 SGD
Maintenance Manager7,467 SGD
Maintenance Store Clerk3,984 SGD
Manufacturing Engineer7,268 SGD
Manufacturing Engineering Manager9,096 SGD
Manufacturing Engineering Technologist8,324 SGD
Manufacturing Manager9,687 SGD
Manufacturing Operative7,283 SGD
Manufacturing Production Technician5,426 SGD
Manufacturing Supervisor6,732 SGD
Manufacturing Technician4,978 SGD
Materials Supervisor6,906 SGD
Mechanical Fitter Engineer6,786 SGD
Mechanical Foreman4,310 SGD
Merchandise Planner5,718 SGD
Metrology Engineer6,969 SGD
Operations Engineer6,743 SGD
Operations Manager8,683 SGD
Order Management Coordinator7,226 SGD
Order Processing Manager8,065 SGD
Order Selector5,219 SGD
Package Handler4,142 SGD
Packaging Manager7,640 SGD
Packer3,302 SGD
Packing Deputy Supervisor5,756 SGD
Planning Manager8,596 SGD
Plant Manager9,967 SGD
Precision Instrument Repairer5,657 SGD
Process Technician5,447 SGD
Product Manager9,387 SGD
Production Analyst8,258 SGD
Production Director10,511 SGD
Production Engineer7,688 SGD
Production Engineering Supervisor8,666 SGD
Production Inspector7,965 SGD
Production Laborer4,165 SGD
Production Manager9,634 SGD
Production Scheduler6,423 SGD
Production Supervisor7,545 SGD
Quality Control Analyst8,396 SGD
Quality Control Inspector7,437 SGD
Quality Control Manager8,960 SGD
Service Technician4,934 SGD
SHEQ Officer5,043 SGD
Shipping Manager9,010 SGD
Small Engine Mechanic5,418 SGD
Spray Painter4,099 SGD
Sterile Processing Technician4,552 SGD
Structural Welder4,014 SGD
Supply Chain Operative6,906 SGD
Technical Operator5,239 SGD
Technology Development Manager10,236 SGD
Testing Technician7,209 SGD
Toolmaker5,696 SGD
Warehouse Operative4,205 SGD
Warehouse Worker4,282 SGD
Warranty Handler6,134 SGD
Welder4,585 SGD
Workshop Manager8,023 SGD

Factory and Manufacturing Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Factory and Manufacturing

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Factory and Manufacturing salaries in Singapore range between 3,143 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 12,572 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,736 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 6,736 SGD while the other half are earning more than 6,736 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 Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 4,446 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,446 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Factory and Manufacturing are earning less than 9,847 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,847 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

Factory and Manufacturing Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Factory and Manufacturing
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,140 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,367 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
6,545 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
6,669 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Factory and Manufacturing 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 2% 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.

Factory and Manufacturing Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

38 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Factory and Manufacturing is 38 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 38 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.

Factory and Manufacturing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Factory and Manufacturing and Factory and Manufacturing monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Factory and Manufacturing and All Jobs and we found that Factory and Manufacturing salaries are 22% less than those of All Jobs.
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