How much money does a person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology make in Singapore?
9,072 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology in Singapore typically earns around 9,072 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology 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 Pharmacist||6,770 SGD|
|Assistant Pharmacy Director||12,846 SGD|
|Associate Medical Affairs Director||11,817 SGD|
|Bioinformatics Scientist||11,070 SGD|
|Bioinformatics Technician||7,384 SGD|
|Biological Scientist||11,991 SGD|
|Biological Technician||7,226 SGD|
|Biomedical Engineer||6,961 SGD|
|Biomedical Engineering Director||10,094 SGD|
|Biotechnologist ||8,086 SGD|
|Biotechnology Lead Data Manager||7,312 SGD|
|Chemical Process Technician||7,081 SGD|
|Clinical Consultant||7,998 SGD|
|Clinical Data Manager||9,205 SGD|
|Clinical Data Specialist||7,959 SGD|
|Clinical Operations Manager||9,992 SGD|
|Clinical Pharmacist||9,032 SGD|
|Clinical Pharmacy Specialist||9,634 SGD|
|Clinical Programmer||5,463 SGD|
|Clinical Project Manager||8,061 SGD|
|Clinical Research Associate||8,096 SGD|
|Clinical Research Manager||10,032 SGD|
|Clinical Study Manager||10,495 SGD|
|Compliance Specialist||9,059 SGD|
|Cytology Laboratory Technologist||7,160 SGD|
|GCP Auditor||8,060 SGD|
|Hospital Pharmacy Technician||7,453 SGD|
|Manufacturing Engineer||7,505 SGD|
|Medical Affairs Director||12,173 SGD|
|Medical Representative ||6,449 SGD|
|Medical Science Liaison||8,769 SGD|
|Molecular and Cellular Biologist||9,847 SGD|
|Nuclear Pharmacist||1,082 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Lead||12,786 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Operations Excellence Manager||11,554 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Process Engineer||8,802 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Production Assistant Manager||8,836 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Quality Auditor||9,980 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Assistant||7,069 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Specialist||8,047 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Research Associate||9,418 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Research Scientist||10,646 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Researcher||11,541 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Manager||11,141 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Sales Manager||11,669 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Sales Representative||6,297 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Manager||9,929 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Team Leader||9,205 SGD|
|Pharmaceutical Technologist||6,797 SGD|
|Pharmacy Aide||6,879 SGD|
|Pharmacy Manager||12,681 SGD|
|Pharmacy Stock Controller||6,048 SGD|
|Pharmacy Technician||5,925 SGD|
|Records Management Coordinator||5,576 SGD|
|Shift Encapsulator||6,098 SGD|
|Staff Pharmacist||9,140 SGD|
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Singapore range between 1,153 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 13,619 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 9,344 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 9,344 SGD while the other half are earning more than 9,344 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 Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 4,724 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,724 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 12,170 SGD while 25% are earning more than 12,170 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
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore
How do Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology 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|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology 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.
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Hourly Average Wage in Singapore
52 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology is 52 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 52 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.
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology VS Other Jobs
We compared Singapore salaries for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology and All Jobs and we found that Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.
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