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Ultrasound Technologist Average Salary in Singapore 2020

How much money does an Ultrasound Technologist make in Singapore?

6,925 SGD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Ultrasound Technologist in Singapore typically earns around 6,925 SGD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Ultrasound Technologist salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Ultrasound Technologist Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Ultrasound Technologist

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Ultrasound Technologist salaries in Singapore range between 3,047 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 10,456 SGD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,994 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Ultrasound Technologist are earning less than 6,994 SGD while the other half are earning more than 6,994 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 Ultrasound Technologist are earning less than 4,518 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,518 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Ultrasound Technologist are earning less than 8,900 SGD while 25% are earning more than 8,900 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

Ultrasound Technologist Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
3,677 SGD
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
4,825 SGD
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
5,714 SGD
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
7,270 SGD
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
8,159 SGD
20+ Years    +20%  
9,752 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 Ultrasound Technologist salaries by experience level. An Ultrasound Technologist with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 3,677 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 4,825 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 5,714 SGD per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Ultrasound Technologist(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,270 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 8,159 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 9,752 SGD per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Singapore Ultrasound Technologist

Ultrasound Technologist Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
4,936 SGD
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
6,381 SGD
Master's Degree    +26%  
8,048 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 Ultrasound Technologist salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Ultrasound Technologist is 4,936 SGD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 6,381 SGD per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 8,048 SGD per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Singapore Ultrasound Technologist


Ultrasound Technologist Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
6,371 SGD
Male    +16%  
7,375 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 Ultrasound Technologist employees in Singapore earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Singapore Ultrasound Technologist

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
6,024 SGD
Public Sector    +28%  
7,721 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 Ultrasound Technologist employees in Singapore earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Singapore Ultrasound Technologist

Ultrasound Technologist Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Ultrasound Technologist
Average Salary 2017    =  
6,375 SGD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
6,553 SGD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
6,678 SGD
Average Salary 2020    +4%  
6,925 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Ultrasound Technologist 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.

Ultrasound Technologist Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

40 SGD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Ultrasound Technologist is 40 SGD. This means that the average Ultrasound Technologist in Singapore earns approximatly 40 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.

Ultrasound Technologist VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Ultrasound Technologist and Health and Medical monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Ultrasound Technologist, Health and Medical, and All Jobs and we found that Ultrasound Technologist salaries are 42% 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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Ultrasound Technologist6,925 SGD=
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