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Sales Manager Average Salary in Singapore 2019

How much money does a Sales Manager make in Singapore?

11,944 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Sales Manager in Singapore typically earns around 11,944 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Sales Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Sales Manager Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Sales Manager

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Sales Manager salaries in Singapore range between 5,733 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 17,558 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 11,586 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Sales Manager are earning less than 11,586 SGD while the other half are earning more than 11,586 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 as Sales Manager are earning less than 7,794 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 7,794 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Sales Manager are earning less than 13,698 SGD while 25% are earning more than 13,698 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

Sales Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
6,679 SGD
2 - 5 Years    +25%  
8,335 SGD
5 - 10 Years    +28%  
10,700 SGD
10 - 15 Years    +12%  
12,000 SGD
15 - 20 Years    +20%  
14,365 SGD
20+ Years    +16%  
16,612 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Sales Manager salaries by experience level. A Sales Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 6,679 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 8,335 SGD per month, 25% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 10,700 SGD per month, 28% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Sales Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 12,000 SGD per month, 12% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 14,365 SGD per month, 20% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 16,612 SGD per month, 16% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Singapore Sales Manager

Sales Manager Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
8,571 SGD
Bachelor's Degree    +22%  
10,463 SGD
Master's Degree    +48%  
15,489 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Sales Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Sales Manager is 8,571 SGD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 10,463 SGD per month, 22% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 15,489 SGD per month, 48% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Singapore Sales Manager


Sales Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
10,869 SGD
Male    +18%  
12,780 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Sales Manager employees in Singapore earn 18% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Singapore Sales Manager

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
10,272 SGD
Public Sector    +30%  
13,377 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Sales Manager employees in Singapore earn 30% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Singapore Sales Manager

Sales Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Sales Manager
Average Salary 2016    =  
11,093 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
11,503 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
11,687 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
11,944 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Sales Manager salaries in Singapore are on the rise 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.

Sales Manager Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

69 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Sales Manager is 69 SGD. This means that the average Sales Manager in Singapore earns approximatly 69 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.

Sales Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Sales Manager and Sales Retail and Wholesale monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Sales Manager, Sales Retail and Wholesale, and All Jobs and we found that Sales Manager salaries are 31% more than those of Sales Retail and Wholesale. We also found out that Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Account Officer6,524 SGD-45%
Area Sales Manager13,096 SGD+10%
Assistant Department Manager4,858 SGD-59%
Assistant Retail Store Manager7,179 SGD-40%
Branch Manager9,795 SGD-18%
Cashier4,390 SGD-63%
Cashier Manager6,825 SGD-43%
Depot Manager10,243 SGD-14%
Deputy Sales Manager9,393 SGD-21%
Distribution Director11,486 SGD-4%
Global Wholesale Manager13,994 SGD+17%
Head Cashier7,081 SGD-41%
Head of Retail11,554 SGD-3%
Head Teller7,053 SGD-41%
Inside Sales Executive8,326 SGD-30%
Inside Sales Representative5,903 SGD-51%
Inventory Manager9,429 SGD-21%
Key Account Manager8,224 SGD-31%
Medical Device Sales7,209 SGD-40%
National Customer Solution Specialist11,348 SGD-5%
Parts Salesperson5,406 SGD-55%
Project Development Manager10,254 SGD-14%
Project Manager9,965 SGD-17%
Purchasing and Sales Executive12,796 SGD+7%
Quotation Engineer6,347 SGD-47%
Relationship Manager11,212 SGD-6%
Retail Operations Manager10,045 SGD-16%
Retail Sales Associate7,209 SGD-40%
Retail Store Manager8,355 SGD-30%
Revenue Manager9,496 SGD-20%
Sales Account Manager10,439 SGD-13%
Sales Admin Executive12,048 SGD+1%
Sales Assistant4,625 SGD-61%
Sales Associate5,755 SGD-52%
Sales Consultant6,237 SGD-48%
Sales Coordinator6,322 SGD-47%
Sales Development Representative6,315 SGD-47%
Sales Engineer6,797 SGD-43%
Sales Executive10,765 SGD-10%
Sales Manager11,944 SGD=
Sales Officer5,766 SGD-52%
Sales Planning Analyst8,731 SGD-27%
Sales Representative4,947 SGD-59%
Sales Specialist8,078 SGD-32%
Sales Support5,343 SGD-55%
Sales Team Leader7,728 SGD-35%
Sales Trainer7,475 SGD-37%
Securities Sales Agent8,831 SGD-26%
Shipper / Receiver5,219 SGD-56%
Shop Manager8,700 SGD-27%
Store Development Administrator6,237 SGD-48%
Trade Marketing Officer9,039 SGD-24%
Treasury Officer8,360 SGD-30%
Vice President Sales11,803 SGD-1%
Visual Merchandiser6,654 SGD-44%
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