A person working as an Architect in Singapore typically earns around 7,250 SGD per month. Salaries range from 3,050 SGD (lowest) to 11,100 SGD (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Architect salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Architect salaries in Singapore range between 3,050 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 11,100 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,470 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Architect are earning less than 7,470 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,470 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 Architect are earning less than 4,730 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,730 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Architect are earning less than 9,840 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,840 SGD.
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
Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Architect salaries by experience level. An Architect with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 3,570 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,060 SGD per month, 42% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,430 SGD per month, 27% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Architect(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,800 SGD per month, 21% 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 8,440 SGD per month, 8% 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 10,500 SGD per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+42%|
|5 - 10 Years||+27%|
|10 - 15 Years||+21%|
|15 - 20 Years||+8%|
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 Architect salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Highschool, the average salary of an Architect is 3,570 SGD per month. While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 4,620 SGD per month, 29% more than someone with Highschool. A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 6,870 SGD per month, 49% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 9,690 SGD per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree. Ph.d holders are compensated with wage equivelant to 10,800 SGD per month, 11% more than someone with Master's Degree.
|Certificate or Diploma||+29%|
|Average Salary 2016|
|Average Salary 2017||+4%|
|Average Salary 2018||+3%|
|Average Salary 2019||+3%|
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.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Architectural Designer||7,130 SGD||-2%|
|Architectural Drafter||5,800 SGD||-20%|
|Architectural Manager||8,860 SGD||+22%|
|Architectural Technician||7,530 SGD||+4%|
|Architecture Consultant||7,230 SGD||-0%|
|Architecture Estimating Manager||7,710 SGD||+6%|
|Architecture Specifications Writer||5,230 SGD||-28%|
|Assistant Architectural Manager||8,600 SGD||+19%|
|CAD Drafter||5,950 SGD||-18%|
|CAD Manager||7,470 SGD||+3%|
|Design and Decoration Assistant||6,120 SGD||-16%|
|Design Manager||8,460 SGD||+17%|
|Drafting Supervisor||6,370 SGD||-12%|
|Facilities and Project Manager||8,650 SGD||+19%|
|Facility Planner||7,350 SGD||+1%|
|Interior Design Assistant||5,510 SGD||-24%|
|Interior Designer||7,320 SGD||+1%|
|Kitchen Designer||6,810 SGD||-6%|
|Landscape Architect||7,100 SGD||-2%|
|Landscape Artist||7,090 SGD||-2%|
|Mapping Technician||6,020 SGD||-17%|
|Mechanical Drafter||6,110 SGD||-16%|