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Pet Care Average Salaries in Singapore 2020

How much money does a person working in Pet Care make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
6,680 SGD
( 80,200 SGD yearly)


A person working in Pet Care in Singapore typically earns around 6,680 SGD per month. Salaries range from 4,190 SGD (lowest) to 9,950 SGD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Pet Care 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
Animal Breeder7,590 SGD
Animal Caretaker4,840 SGD
Animal Control Officer6,120 SGD
Animal Health Technician5,900 SGD
Animal Scientist9,200 SGD
Kennel Attendant4,430 SGD
Kennel Technician4,410 SGD
Pet Sitter3,980 SGD
Veterinarian9,000 SGD
Veterinary Office Manager9,420 SGD
Veterinary Receptionist4,440 SGD
Veterinary Technician5,110 SGD
Zoo Keeper7,770 SGD
Zoo Veterinarian9,120 SGD

Pet Care Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Pet Care

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

  • Salary Range

    The Pet Care salaries in Singapore range between 4,190 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,950 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 6,810 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Pet Care are earning less than 6,810 SGD while the other half are earning more than 6,810 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 Pet Care are earning less than 4,950 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,950 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Pet Care are earning less than 8,720 SGD while 25% are earning more than 8,720 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

Pet Care Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Pet Care
Average Salary 2016
5,980 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
6,200 SGD
Average Salary 2018+3%
6,400 SGD
Average Salary 2019+3%
6,560 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Pet Care 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.

Pet Care Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

39 SGD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Pet Care is 39 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 39 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.

Pet Care VS Other Jobs

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