How much money does a person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire make in Singapore?
7,465 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire in Singapore typically earns around 7,465 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Law Enforcement / Security / Fire jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Accreditation Coordinator||6,988 SGD|
|Accreditation Manager||8,905 SGD|
|Control Room Operator||5,036 SGD|
|Criminal Investigator||8,596 SGD|
|Facility Monitor||6,661 SGD|
|Fire Chief||9,184 SGD|
|Fire Dispatcher||6,653 SGD|
|Fire Education Specialist||7,664 SGD|
|Fire Extinguisher Technician||5,268 SGD|
|Fire Fighter||6,217 SGD|
|Fire Inspector||7,933 SGD|
|Fire Investigator||7,900 SGD|
|Fire Prevention Engineer||7,428 SGD|
|Forensic Investigator||7,991 SGD|
|Forensic Science Technician||8,262 SGD|
|Fraud and Forensic Specialist||8,197 SGD|
|Fraud Examiner||8,655 SGD|
|Grants Specialist||9,289 SGD|
|Intellectual Property Associate||7,809 SGD|
|Intelligence Research Specialist||9,314 SGD|
|Jail Officer||5,255 SGD|
|Juvenile Probation Officer||6,412 SGD|
|Juvenile Supervision Officer||6,386 SGD|
|Parole Officer||6,182 SGD|
|Police Captain||8,140 SGD|
|Police Communications Officer||7,277 SGD|
|Police Officer||6,524 SGD|
|Police Patrol Officer||6,396 SGD|
|Prison Officer||5,651 SGD|
|Prisoner Custody Officer||5,845 SGD|
|Private Detective / Investigator||8,872 SGD|
|Security Adviser||8,598 SGD|
|Security Guard||4,793 SGD|
|Security Management Specialist||8,897 SGD|
|Security Manager||9,039 SGD|
|Security Officer||5,563 SGD|
|Security Supervisor||6,804 SGD|
|Security Systems Installer||6,472 SGD|
|Security Technician||5,506 SGD|
|Surveillance Operator||6,952 SGD|
|Traffic Controller||6,524 SGD|
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries in Singapore range between 4,924 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 11,524 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,391 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 7,391 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,391 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 Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 5,542 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,542 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire are earning less than 9,269 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,269 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
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore
How do Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire 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.
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire Hourly Average Wage in Singapore
43 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Law Enforcement / Security / Fire is 43 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 43 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.
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire VS Other Jobs
We compared Singapore salaries for Law Enforcement / Security / Fire and All Jobs and we found that Law Enforcement / Security / Fire salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.
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