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Nurse Midwife Average Salary in Singapore 2020

How much money does a Nurse Midwife make in Singapore?

7,407 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Nurse Midwife in Singapore typically earns around 7,407 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Nurse Midwife salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Nurse Midwife Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Nurse Midwife

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Nurse Midwife salaries in Singapore range between 3,333 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 11,110 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,407 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Nurse Midwife are earning less than 7,407 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,407 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 Nurse Midwife are earning less than 4,833 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,833 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Nurse Midwife are earning less than 9,259 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,259 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

Nurse Midwife Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
4,072 SGD
2 - 5 Years    +35%  
5,511 SGD
5 - 10 Years    +20%  
6,599 SGD
10 - 15 Years    +17%  
7,688 SGD
15 - 20 Years    +14%  
8,777 SGD
20+ Years    +19%  
10,488 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 Nurse Midwife salaries by experience level. A Nurse Midwife with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 4,072 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,511 SGD per month, 35% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,599 SGD per month, 20% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Nurse Midwife(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,688 SGD per month, 17% 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 8,777 SGD per month, 14% 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 10,488 SGD per month, 19% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Singapore Nurse Midwife

Nurse Midwife Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
5,549 SGD
Bachelor's Degree    +37%  
7,610 SGD
Master's Degree    +28%  
9,749 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 Nurse Midwife salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Nurse Midwife is 5,549 SGD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 7,610 SGD per month, 37% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 9,749 SGD per month, 28% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Singapore Nurse Midwife


Nurse Midwife Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
6,962 SGD
Male    +12%  
7,814 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 Nurse Midwife employees in Singapore earn 12% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Singapore Nurse Midwife

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
6,592 SGD
Public Sector    +24%  
8,184 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 Nurse Midwife employees in Singapore earn 24% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Singapore Nurse Midwife

Nurse Midwife Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Nurse Midwife
Average Salary 2017    =  
6,940 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
7,113 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
7,205 SGD
Average Salary 2020    +3%  
7,407 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Nurse Midwife 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 2020 are 3% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Nurse Midwife Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

43 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Nurse Midwife is 43 SGD. This means that the average Nurse Midwife in Singapore earns approximatly 43 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.

Nurse Midwife VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Nurse Midwife and Health and Medical monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Nurse Midwife, Health and Medical, and All Jobs and we found that Nurse Midwife salaries are 38% less than those of Health and Medical. We also found out that Health and Medical salaries are 39% more than those of All Jobs.

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District Nurse6,576 SGD-11%
Head Nurse7,025 SGD-5%
Home Nurse5,997 SGD-19%
ICU Registered Nurse6,732 SGD-9%
Informatics Nurse Specialist6,814 SGD-8%
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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner6,952 SGD-6%
Nurse6,247 SGD-16%
Nurse Midwife7,407 SGD=
Nurse Practitioner6,294 SGD-15%
Nursing Assistant5,583 SGD-25%
Nursing Coordinator6,634 SGD-10%
Nursing Director9,035 SGD+22%
Nursing Services Instructor6,966 SGD-6%
Nursing Supervisor7,322 SGD-1%
Occupational Health Advisor8,424 SGD+14%
Occupational Therapist9,812 SGD+32%
Personal Support Worker5,058 SGD-32%
Psychiatric Nurse6,070 SGD-18%
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