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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Average Salaries in Singapore 2020

How much money does a person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
8,050 SGD
( 96,600 SGD yearly)


A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Singapore typically earns around 8,050 SGD per month. Salaries range from 5,240 SGD (lowest) to 13,600 SGD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment 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
3D Artist6,500 SGD
3D Designer6,550 SGD
3D Generalist6,660 SGD
3D Visualization Specialist6,610 SGD
Acrobatic Rigger6,070 SGD
Actor9,790 SGD
Associate Media Director8,360 SGD
Associate Producer9,400 SGD
Broadcast Associate5,800 SGD
Broadcast News Analyst7,540 SGD
Broadcast Technician4,950 SGD
Broadcasting Journalist7,890 SGD
Broadcasting Presenter9,170 SGD
Camera Equipment Repairer5,040 SGD
Cartoonist / Animator6,680 SGD
CAS Engineer8,080 SGD
Censorship Executive8,620 SGD
Choreographer7,190 SGD
Colorist4,760 SGD
Communications Manager10,800 SGD
Correspondent8,290 SGD
Dance Director7,370 SGD
Dancer6,450 SGD
Director of Photography8,280 SGD
Disc Jockey5,400 SGD
Editorial Assistant5,510 SGD
Events Manager7,100 SGD
Graphic Designer5,180 SGD
Illustrator6,000 SGD
Instructional Designer6,290 SGD
Journalist7,450 SGD
Makeup Artist6,550 SGD
Media Design Manager10,500 SGD
Media Equipment Operator5,140 SGD
Media Operations Manager10,500 SGD
Media Producer8,420 SGD
Media Product Development Manager11,300 SGD
Media Program Director12,200 SGD
Media Relations Manager11,800 SGD
Media Sales Manager12,000 SGD
Movement and Dance Coordinator7,860 SGD
Multimedia Coordinator6,930 SGD
Multimedia Designer6,090 SGD
Music Consultant6,860 SGD
Musician5,590 SGD
News Associate6,390 SGD
News Reporter8,720 SGD
Producer11,400 SGD
Product Designer5,780 SGD
Production Artist6,530 SGD
Production Assistant5,970 SGD
Production Director9,770 SGD
Production Technician5,020 SGD
Program Researcher7,800 SGD
Promotion Coordinator6,300 SGD
Sound Engineer7,600 SGD
Stage Technician5,130 SGD
Sub Editor6,020 SGD
Television Executive Producer12,800 SGD
Transmission Engineer6,880 SGD
Video Editor6,070 SGD
Video Producer7,200 SGD
Videographer6,470 SGD
Visual Designer6,770 SGD

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment

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

  • Salary Range

    The Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries in Singapore range between 5,240 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 13,600 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 8,050 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 8,050 SGD while the other half are earning more than 8,050 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 Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 5,980 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,980 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 10,800 SGD while 25% are earning more than 10,800 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

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

How do Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
Average Salary 2016
7,280 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
7,540 SGD
Average Salary 2018+3%
7,730 SGD
Average Salary 2019+1%
7,830 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment 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 3% 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.

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

46 SGD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is 46 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 46 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.

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment and Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment and All Jobs and we found that Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries are 5% less than those of All Jobs.
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