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Physician - Geriatrics Average Salary in Singapore 2020

How much money does a Physician - Geriatrics make in Singapore?

14,994 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Physician - Geriatrics in Singapore typically earns around 14,994 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Physician - Geriatrics salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Physician - Geriatrics Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Physician - Geriatrics

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Physician - Geriatrics salaries in Singapore range between 6,597 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 22,640 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 15,143 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Physician - Geriatrics are earning less than 15,143 SGD while the other half are earning more than 15,143 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 Physician - Geriatrics are earning less than 9,783 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 9,783 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Physician - Geriatrics are earning less than 19,269 SGD while 25% are earning more than 19,269 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

Physician - Geriatrics Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
7,961 SGD
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
10,447 SGD
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
12,372 SGD
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
15,742 SGD
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
17,667 SGD
20+ Years    +20%  
21,116 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 Physician - Geriatrics salaries by experience level. A Physician - Geriatrics with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 7,961 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 10,447 SGD per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 12,372 SGD per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Physician - Geriatrics(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 15,742 SGD per month, 27% 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 17,667 SGD per month, 12% 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 21,116 SGD per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Singapore Physician - Geriatrics

Physician - Geriatrics Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
10,688 SGD
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
13,816 SGD
Master's Degree    +26%  
17,426 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 Physician - Geriatrics salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Physician - Geriatrics is 10,688 SGD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 13,816 SGD per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 17,426 SGD per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Singapore Physician - Geriatrics


Physician - Geriatrics Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
13,794 SGD
Male    +16%  
15,968 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 Physician - Geriatrics employees in Singapore earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Singapore Physician - Geriatrics

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
13,044 SGD
Public Sector    +28%  
16,718 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 Physician - Geriatrics employees in Singapore earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Singapore Physician - Geriatrics

Physician - Geriatrics Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Physician - Geriatrics
Average Salary 2017    =  
13,803 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
14,189 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
14,459 SGD
Average Salary 2020    +4%  
14,994 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Physician - Geriatrics 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 4% 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.

Physician - Geriatrics Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

87 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Physician - Geriatrics is 87 SGD. This means that the average Physician - Geriatrics in Singapore earns approximatly 87 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.

Physician - Geriatrics VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Physician - Geriatrics and Health and Medical monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Physician - Geriatrics, Health and Medical, and All Jobs and we found that Physician - Geriatrics salaries are 26% more 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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Physician - Geriatrics14,994 SGD=
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