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Purchasing and Inventory Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Purchasing and Inventory make in Singapore?

8,091 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Purchasing and Inventory in Singapore typically earns around 8,091 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Purchasing and Inventory 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
Asset Management Associate6,688 SGD
Asset Protection Associate6,756 SGD
Asset Protection Specialist7,857 SGD
Assistant Buyer6,397 SGD
Buyer7,779 SGD
Capacity Planner8,360 SGD
Category Manager8,031 SGD
Channel Services Representative7,677 SGD
Contracts Manager8,866 SGD
Contracts Specialist8,023 SGD
Demand Planner6,697 SGD
Demand Planning Manager8,278 SGD
Distribution Assistant6,196 SGD
Distribution Manager10,925 SGD
Inventory Control Clerk5,441 SGD
Inventory Control Manager8,731 SGD
Inventory Management Associate7,397 SGD
Inventory Specialist7,749 SGD
Logistics Engineer6,263 SGD
Master Planner6,961 SGD
Material Handler5,159 SGD
Material Planning Specialist6,146 SGD
Merchandise Manager8,164 SGD
Procurement Administrator8,870 SGD
Procurement Agent8,291 SGD
Procurement Analyst8,396 SGD
Procurement Clerk5,877 SGD
Procurement Engineer7,109 SGD
Production Planner6,654 SGD
Project Buyer6,912 SGD
Purchaser6,716 SGD
Purchasing Assistant5,973 SGD
Purchasing Manager11,794 SGD
Purchasing Supervisor9,113 SGD
Shipping and Receiving Clerk5,289 SGD
Shipping Coordinator7,070 SGD
Stock Clerk5,139 SGD
Stock Regulator5,709 SGD
Storage Manager8,866 SGD
Store Keeper6,123 SGD
Stores and Logistics Coordinator7,723 SGD
Supply Chain Analyst9,043 SGD
Supply Chain Coordinator7,931 SGD
Supply Chain Development Manager10,150 SGD
Supply Chain Manager11,507 SGD
Supply Planner7,053 SGD
Warehouse Assistant4,143 SGD
Warehouse Clerk4,346 SGD
Warehouse Executive9,019 SGD
Warehouse Lead9,080 SGD
Warehouse Manager9,639 SGD
Warehouse Supervisor8,690 SGD
Wholesale Buyer7,694 SGD

Purchasing and Inventory Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Purchasing and Inventory

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Purchasing and Inventory salaries in Singapore range between 4,504 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 13,200 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,414 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 8,414 SGD while the other half are earning more than 8,414 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 Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 5,813 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,813 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Purchasing and Inventory are earning less than 11,672 SGD while 25% are earning more than 11,672 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

Purchasing and Inventory Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Purchasing and Inventory
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,256 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,524 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
7,802 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
8,091 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Purchasing and Inventory 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 4% 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.

Purchasing and Inventory Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

47 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Purchasing and Inventory is 47 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 47 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.

Purchasing and Inventory VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Purchasing and Inventory and Purchasing and Inventory monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Purchasing and Inventory and All Jobs and we found that Purchasing and Inventory salaries are 5% less than those of All Jobs.
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