How much money does a person working in Architecture make in Singapore?
7,225 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Architecture in Singapore typically earns around 7,225 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Architecture jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Architectural Designer||7,126 SGD|
|Architectural Drafter||5,797 SGD|
|Architectural Manager||8,861 SGD|
|Architectural Technician||7,527 SGD|
|Architecture Consultant||7,231 SGD|
|Architecture Estimating Manager||7,706 SGD|
|Architecture Specifications Writer||5,233 SGD|
|Assistant Architectural Manager||8,598 SGD|
|CAD Drafter||5,949 SGD|
|CAD Manager||7,467 SGD|
|Design and Decoration Assistant||6,123 SGD|
|Design Manager||8,459 SGD|
|Drafting Supervisor||6,367 SGD|
|Facilities and Project Manager||8,647 SGD|
|Facility Planner||7,353 SGD|
|Interior Design Assistant||5,506 SGD|
|Interior Designer||7,322 SGD|
|Kitchen Designer||6,810 SGD|
|Landscape Architect||7,101 SGD|
|Landscape Artist||7,091 SGD|
|Mapping Technician||6,016 SGD|
|Mechanical Drafter||6,115 SGD|
Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Architecture salaries in Singapore range between 5,657 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,324 SGD per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,514 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 7,514 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,514 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 Architecture are earning less than 5,927 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,927 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 9,093 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,093 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
Architecture Salary Forecast and Trend in Singapore
How do Architecture salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architecture 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 4% 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.
Architecture Hourly Average Wage in Singapore
42 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Architecture is 42 SGD. This means that the average person in Singapore earns approximatly 42 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.
Architecture VS Other Jobs
We compared Singapore salaries for Architecture and All Jobs and we found that Architecture salaries are 15% less than those of All Jobs.
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