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Science and Technical Services Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Science and Technical Services make in Singapore?

9,349 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Science and Technical Services in Singapore typically earns around 9,349 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Science and Technical Services 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 Lab Technologist7,414 SGD
Algorithm Developer8,417 SGD
Analytical Chemist9,865 SGD
Anthropologist9,059 SGD
Archeologist8,228 SGD
Assistant Breeder5,057 SGD
Astronomer13,359 SGD
Atmospheric and Space Scientist11,318 SGD
Behavior Analyst9,010 SGD
Behavior Intervention Specialist8,870 SGD
Biochemist10,267 SGD
Biofuels Processing Technician6,756 SGD
Biofuels Production Manager8,972 SGD
Biologist9,915 SGD
Biomedical Scientist11,803 SGD
Biophysicist11,356 SGD
Chemical Engineer8,181 SGD
Chemical Technologist7,857 SGD
Chemist10,916 SGD
Chief Technologist12,235 SGD
Climate Change Analyst8,981 SGD
Clinical Laboratory Scientist10,033 SGD
Computer Scientist8,981 SGD
Conservation Scientist10,867 SGD
Data Scientist9,497 SGD
DNA Analyst10,114 SGD
Ecologist10,555 SGD
Economic Development Specialist11,084 SGD
Flavourist6,828 SGD
Food Scientist8,663 SGD
Forensic Scientist9,075 SGD
Formulation Technologist6,472 SGD
Fraud Investigator7,805 SGD
Genomics Scientist11,642 SGD
Geographer8,803 SGD
Geographic Information Systems Technician6,423 SGD
Geological Data Technician6,373 SGD
Geological Technician6,997 SGD
Geologist10,356 SGD
Geomatics Scientist10,400 SGD
Geophysical Data Technician6,323 SGD
Geospatial Information Scientist and Technologist8,960 SGD
Hydrologist9,429 SGD
Industrial Ecologist9,750 SGD
Intelligence Analyst8,905 SGD
Knowledge Management Specialist8,629 SGD
Laboratory Manager10,019 SGD
Laboratory Researcher8,047 SGD
Laboratory Technician6,496 SGD
Life Sciences Analyst8,493 SGD
Life Scientist10,996 SGD
Marine Architect8,836 SGD
Marine Biologist9,915 SGD
Marine Superintendent6,912 SGD
Materials Analyst7,255 SGD
Materials Scientist9,827 SGD
Mathematician11,216 SGD
Medical Scientist11,374 SGD
Metallurgist9,509 SGD
Meteorologist9,370 SGD
Microbiologist10,839 SGD
Natural Language Processing Researcher8,734 SGD
Natural Resource Specialist8,905 SGD
Natural Sciences Manager11,578 SGD
Nuclear Engineer13,494 SGD
Physical Scientist10,073 SGD
Physicist11,449 SGD
Political Scientist11,317 SGD
Polygraph Examiner5,829 SGD
Polysomnographic Technologist7,547 SGD
Product Development Scientist8,790 SGD
Quantitative Research Analyst9,068 SGD
Quantitative Researcher9,032 SGD
Radiation Protection Specialist8,496 SGD
Refrigeration Technician5,658 SGD
Research Scientist9,763 SGD
Risk Safety Engineer7,316 SGD
Scientific Photographer7,516 SGD
Scientific Programmer8,598 SGD
Scientist9,555 SGD
Service Engineer7,437 SGD
Service Technician6,166 SGD
Social Science Research Assistant6,716 SGD
Social Scientist9,173 SGD
Sociologist9,325 SGD
Soil Scientist9,429 SGD
Statistical Analyst7,516 SGD
Statistical Assistant6,272 SGD
Statistician8,825 SGD
Survey Analyst7,110 SGD
Survey Researcher6,589 SGD
Surveying and Mapping Technician5,780 SGD
Team Leader8,564 SGD
Technical Manager9,387 SGD
Technical Officer5,900 SGD
Technical Service Director9,915 SGD
Technical Services Regulatory Affairs Specialist7,407 SGD
Technical Services Research and Development Manager11,418 SGD
Technical Services Research Coordinator8,492 SGD
Technician5,506 SGD
Water Ecologist10,276 SGD
Wildlife Biologist10,874 SGD

Science and Technical Services Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Science and Technical Services

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Science and Technical Services salaries in Singapore range between 5,343 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 14,143 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,975 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Science and Technical Services are earning less than 8,975 SGD while the other half are earning more than 8,975 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 Science and Technical Services are earning less than 6,443 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 6,443 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Science and Technical Services are earning less than 10,634 SGD while 25% are earning more than 10,634 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

Science and Technical Services Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Science and Technical Services
Average Salary 2016    =  
8,760 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
9,084 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
9,202 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
9,349 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Science and Technical Services 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.

Science and Technical Services Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

54 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Science and Technical Services is 54 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 54 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.

Science and Technical Services VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Science and Technical Services and Science and Technical Services monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Science and Technical Services and All Jobs and we found that Science and Technical Services salaries are 10% more than those of All Jobs.
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