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Architecture Average Salaries in Singapore 2020

How much money does a person working in Architecture make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
7,230 SGD
( 86,700 SGD yearly)


A person working in Architecture in Singapore typically earns around 7,230 SGD per month. Salaries range from 5,660 SGD (lowest) to 9,320 SGD (highest).

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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Architect7,250 SGD
Architectural Designer7,130 SGD
Architectural Drafter5,800 SGD
Architectural Manager8,860 SGD
Architectural Technician7,530 SGD
Architecture Consultant7,230 SGD
Architecture Estimating Manager7,710 SGD
Architecture Specifications Writer5,230 SGD
Assistant Architectural Manager8,600 SGD
CAD Drafter5,950 SGD
CAD Manager7,470 SGD
Design and Decoration Assistant6,120 SGD
Design Manager8,460 SGD
Drafting Supervisor6,370 SGD
Facilities and Project Manager8,650 SGD
Facility Planner7,350 SGD
Interior Design Assistant5,510 SGD
Interior Designer7,320 SGD
Kitchen Designer6,810 SGD
Landscape Architect7,100 SGD
Landscape Artist7,090 SGD
Landscaper6,550 SGD
Mapping Technician6,020 SGD
Mechanical Drafter6,110 SGD
Photogrammetrist6,050 SGD

Architecture Jobs Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Architecture

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Architecture salaries in Singapore range between 5,660 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 9,320 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 7,510 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Architecture are earning less than 7,510 SGD while the other half are earning more than 7,510 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 5,930 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 5,930 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Architecture are earning less than 9,090 SGD while 25% are earning more than 9,090 SGD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Architecture
Average Salary 2016
6,250 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
6,480 SGD
Average Salary 2018+4%
6,720 SGD
Average Salary 2019+4%
6,970 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architecture salaries in Singapore are rising 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.

Architecture Hourly Average Wage in Singapore

42 SGD per hour

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

Salary Comparison Between Architecture and Architecture monthly SingaporeWe 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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