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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

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

8,053 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Singapore typically earns around 8,053 SGD per month.
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 Artist6,498 SGD
3D Designer6,552 SGD
3D Generalist6,661 SGD
3D Visualization Specialist6,607 SGD
Acrobatic Rigger6,070 SGD
Actor9,795 SGD
Associate Media Director8,356 SGD
Associate Producer9,404 SGD
Broadcast Associate5,804 SGD
Broadcast News Analyst7,543 SGD
Broadcast Technician4,955 SGD
Broadcasting Journalist7,890 SGD
Broadcasting Presenter9,170 SGD
Camera Equipment Repairer5,038 SGD
Cartoonist / Animator6,676 SGD
CAS Engineer8,078 SGD
Censorship Executive8,620 SGD
Choreographer7,190 SGD
Colorist4,758 SGD
Communications Manager10,832 SGD
Correspondent8,292 SGD
Dance Director7,368 SGD
Dancer6,445 SGD
Director of Photography8,278 SGD
Disc Jockey5,396 SGD
Editorial Assistant5,506 SGD
Events Manager7,101 SGD
Graphic Designer5,179 SGD
Illustrator5,999 SGD
Instructional Designer6,292 SGD
Journalist7,453 SGD
Makeup Artist6,550 SGD
Media Design Manager10,511 SGD
Media Equipment Operator5,138 SGD
Media Operations Manager10,476 SGD
Media Producer8,421 SGD
Media Product Development Manager11,288 SGD
Media Program Director12,229 SGD
Media Relations Manager11,771 SGD
Media Sales Manager12,000 SGD
Movement and Dance Coordinator7,857 SGD
Multimedia Coordinator6,934 SGD
Multimedia Designer6,094 SGD
Music Consultant6,858 SGD
Musician5,592 SGD
News Associate6,393 SGD
News Reporter8,718 SGD
Producer11,367 SGD
Product Designer5,781 SGD
Production Artist6,525 SGD
Production Assistant5,969 SGD
Production Director9,773 SGD
Production Technician5,018 SGD
Program Researcher7,805 SGD
Promotion Coordinator6,297 SGD
Sound Engineer7,605 SGD
Stage Technician5,135 SGD
Sub Editor6,021 SGD
Television Executive Producer12,786 SGD
Transmission Engineer6,884 SGD
Video Editor6,074 SGD
Video Producer7,197 SGD
Videographer6,472 SGD
Visual Designer6,770 SGD

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

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

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries in Singapore range between 5,239 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 13,619 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,053 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 8,053 SGD while the other half are earning more than 8,053 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 Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 5,981 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,981 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 10,836 SGD while 25% are earning more than 10,836 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

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    =  
7,479 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,756 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,950 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
8,053 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment 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 1% 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.

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

46 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

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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