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Publishing and Printing Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Publishing and Printing make in Singapore?

7,481 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Publishing and Printing in Singapore typically earns around 7,481 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Publishing and Printing 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
Art Director8,905 SGD
Art Supervisor7,305 SGD
Artist7,797 SGD
Assistant Editor6,053 SGD
Associate Content Management Specialist7,694 SGD
Associate Editor6,524 SGD
Binder and Finisher4,436 SGD
Bindery Supervisor5,241 SGD
Circulations Director9,110 SGD
Color Technician3,875 SGD
Commissioning Editor6,688 SGD
Communications Editor6,398 SGD
Content Management Assistant6,121 SGD
Content Writer7,183 SGD
CopyWriter7,255 SGD
Corporate Print Center Specialist6,419 SGD
Curator7,091 SGD
DTP Operator6,366 SGD
Editor7,025 SGD
Electronic Publisher7,296 SGD
Fashion Subeditor6,648 SGD
Media Design Manager9,856 SGD
Media Planner7,833 SGD
Photographer5,827 SGD
Planning and Supply Manager11,000 SGD
Print Production Coordinator6,786 SGD
Print Production Manager9,501 SGD
Printing Press Operator5,710 SGD
Production Editor6,341 SGD
Proofreader6,268 SGD
Publishing and Printing Coordinator6,525 SGD
Publishing and Printing Manager9,827 SGD
Publishing and Printing Supervisor9,533 SGD
Publishing Specialist7,964 SGD
Reporter8,611 SGD
Technical Writer6,841 SGD
Technical Writing Manager8,252 SGD

Publishing and Printing Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Publishing and Printing

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Publishing and Printing salaries in Singapore range between 3,981 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 11,000 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,406 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Publishing and Printing are earning less than 7,406 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,406 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 Publishing and Printing are earning less than 5,124 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,124 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Publishing and Printing are earning less than 9,019 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,019 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

Publishing and Printing Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Publishing and Printing
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,826 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,079 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
7,235 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,481 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Publishing and Printing 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.

Publishing and Printing Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

43 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Publishing and Printing is 43 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 43 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.

Publishing and Printing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Publishing and Printing and Publishing and Printing monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Publishing and Printing and All Jobs and we found that Publishing and Printing salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.
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