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Autocad Operator Average Salary in Singapore 2020

How much money does an Autocad Operator make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
6,030 SGD
( 72,400 SGD yearly)


A person working as an Autocad Operator in Singapore typically earns around 6,030 SGD per month. Salaries range from 2,950 SGD (lowest) to 9,410 SGD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Autocad Operator salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Autocad Operator Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Autocad Operator
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Autocad Operator salaries in Singapore range from 2,950 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,410 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 6,150 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Autocad Operator(s) are earning less than 6,150 SGD while the other half are earning more than 6,150 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Autocad Operator(s) are earning less than 4,100 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,100 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Autocad Operator(s) are earning less than 7,930 SGD while 25% are earning more than 7,930 SGD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Autocad Operator Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Autocad Operator salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Autocad Operator with less than two years of experience makes approximately 3,500 SGD per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,500 SGD per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,210 SGD per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Autocad Operator(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,700 SGD per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 8,250 SGD per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 8,790 SGD per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Autocad Operator average salary change by experience in Singapore

0 - 2 Years
3,500 SGD
2 - 5 Years+29%
4,500 SGD
5 - 10 Years+38%
6,210 SGD
10 - 15 Years+24%
7,700 SGD
15 - 20 Years+7%
8,250 SGD
20+ Years+7%
8,790 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Autocad Operator Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Autocad Operator(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Autocad Operator salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Autocad Operator is 4,950 SGD per month.

While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 7,600 SGD per month, 53% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.

Autocad Operator average salary difference by education level in Singapore

Certificate or Diploma
4,950 SGD
Bachelor's Degree+53%
7,600 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Autocad Operator Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Autocad Operator employees in Singapore earn 6% more than their female counterparts.

5,830 SGD
6,190 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Singapore for all Careers

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Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector Autocad Operator employees in Singapore earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
8,340 SGD
Public Sector+5%
8,740 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Autocad Operator Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

How are Autocad Operator salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

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Average Salary 2016
5,350 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
5,550 SGD
Average Salary 2018+3%
5,710 SGD
Average Salary 2019+2%
5,810 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Autocad Operator salaries in Singapore are on the rise in the year 2020 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 continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Autocad Operator Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

35 SGD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore is 35 SGD. This means that the average Autocad Operator in Singapore earns approximately 35 SGD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Autocad Operator VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Autocad Operator is 20% less than that of Engineering. Also, Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

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