How much money does a person working in Photography make in Singapore?
7,019 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Photography in Singapore typically earns around 7,019 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Photography jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Assistant Photographer||5,133 SGD|
|Mini-Lab Operator||5,845 SGD|
|Photo Research Manager||8,941 SGD|
|Photo Retoucher||5,282 SGD|
|Photography Production Supervisor||8,181 SGD|
|Studio Manager||8,766 SGD|
Photography Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Photography salaries in Singapore range between 5,133 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,114 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 6,738 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Photography are earning less than 6,738 SGD while the other half are earning more than 6,738 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 Photography are earning less than 5,342 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,342 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Photography are earning less than 7,292 SGD while 25% are earning more than 7,292 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
Photography Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore
How do Photography 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|| +1% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Photography 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.
Photography Hourly Average Wage in Singapore
40 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Photography is 40 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 40 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.
Photography VS Other Jobs
We compared Singapore salaries for Photography and All Jobs and we found that Photography salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.
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