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Computer Technician Average Salary in Singapore 2019

How much money does a Computer Technician make in Singapore?

5,828 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Computer Technician in Singapore typically earns around 5,828 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Computer Technician salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Computer Technician Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Computer Technician

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Computer Technician salaries in Singapore range between 2,739 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 8,626 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 5,712 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Computer Technician are earning less than 5,712 SGD while the other half are earning more than 5,712 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 Computer Technician are earning less than 3,803 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,803 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Computer Technician are earning less than 6,882 SGD while 25% are earning more than 6,882 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

Computer Technician Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
3,151 SGD
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
4,328 SGD
5 - 10 Years    +12%  
4,858 SGD
10 - 15 Years    +22%  
5,918 SGD
15 - 20 Years    +18%  
6,978 SGD
20+ Years    +16%  
8,067 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 Computer Technician salaries by experience level. A Computer Technician with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 3,151 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,328 SGD per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 4,858 SGD per month, 12% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Computer Technician(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 5,918 SGD per month, 22% 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 6,978 SGD per month, 18% 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 8,067 SGD per month, 16% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Singapore Computer Technician

Computer Technician Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
3,975 SGD
Bachelor's Degree    +47%  
5,830 SGD
Master's Degree    +15%  
6,713 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 Computer Technician salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Computer Technician is 3,975 SGD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 5,830 SGD per month, 47% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 6,713 SGD per month, 15% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Singapore Computer Technician


Computer Technician Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
5,449 SGD
Male    +16%  
6,294 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 Computer Technician employees in Singapore earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Singapore Computer Technician

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
5,158 SGD
Public Sector    +28%  
6,586 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 Computer Technician employees in Singapore earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Singapore Computer Technician

Computer Technician Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Computer Technician
Average Salary 2016    =  
5,365 SGD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
5,563 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
5,669 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
5,828 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Computer Technician 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 3% 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.

Computer Technician Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

34 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Computer Technician is 34 SGD. This means that the average Computer Technician in Singapore earns approximatly 34 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.

Computer Technician VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Computer Technician and Information Technology monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Computer Technician, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that Computer Technician salaries are 29% less than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

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Computer Technician5,828 SGD=
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