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Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Average Salaries in Singapore 2019

How much money does a person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense make in Singapore?

8,348 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense in Singapore typically earns around 8,348 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense 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
Aeronautical Engineer8,023 SGD
Aerospace Engineer8,731 SGD
Aerospace Technician7,183 SGD
Air Crew Officer6,524 SGD
Air Traffic Assistant7,296 SGD
Air Traffic Controller8,096 SGD
Aircraft Captain9,546 SGD
Aircraft Electrician7,069 SGD
Aircraft Engineer8,396 SGD
Aircraft Fueler5,751 SGD
Aircraft Maintenance Manager8,986 SGD
Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor8,360 SGD
Aircraft Maintenance Technician5,696 SGD
Aircraft Mechanic6,661 SGD
Aircraft Quality Assurance9,557 SGD
Airfield Management Specialist9,639 SGD
Airfield Operations Specialist9,110 SGD
Airline Cabin Crew8,356 SGD
Airline Copilot8,780 SGD
Airlines Sales Manager8,486 SGD
Airlines Structural Assembler5,484 SGD
Airport Services Agent6,814 SGD
Airport Services Manager10,313 SGD
Assistant Aircraft Mechanic6,341 SGD
Aviation Analyst9,230 SGD
Aviation Inspector7,805 SGD
Aviation Manager10,643 SGD
Aviation Operations Controller8,363 SGD
Aviation Resources Manager10,298 SGD
Aviation Safety Manager10,653 SGD
Aviation Safety Officer8,329 SGD
Aviation Technician5,588 SGD
Cargo Executive7,035 SGD
Chief Pilot8,886 SGD
First Officer7,110 SGD
Fleet Management Officer6,914 SGD
Flight Attendant6,565 SGD
Flight Scheduler8,172 SGD
Flight Simulation Engineer7,101 SGD
Freight and Cargo Inspector7,053 SGD
Helicopter Pilot9,080 SGD
Loading Bridge Operator5,658 SGD
Pilot9,801 SGD
Ramp Agent6,142 SGD
Reservations Sales Agent6,525 SGD
Safety and Quality Specialist6,937 SGD
Test Pilot8,598 SGD

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries in Singapore range between 5,657 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 11,524 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,097 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 8,097 SGD while the other half are earning more than 8,097 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 Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 6,189 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 6,189 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 9,222 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,222 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

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore

How do Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,752 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
8,039 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
8,168 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
8,348 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense 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.

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

48 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense is 48 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 48 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.

Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense and Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense and All Jobs and we found that Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries are 2% less than those of All Jobs.
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