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Surgeon - Orthopedic Average Salary in Singapore 2020

How much money does a Surgeon - Orthopedic make in Singapore?

Average Monthly Salary
34,100 SGD
( 410,000 SGD yearly)


A person working as a Surgeon - Orthopedic in Singapore typically earns around 34,100 SGD per month. Salaries range from 16,700 SGD (lowest) to 49,900 SGD (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Distribution in Singapore

Median and salary distribution monthly Singapore Surgeon - Orthopedic

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

  • Salary Range

    Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries in Singapore range between 16,700 SGD per month (minimum salary) to 49,900 SGD per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 32,800 SGD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Surgeon - Orthopedic are earning less than 32,800 SGD while the other half are earning more than 32,800 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 as Surgeon - Orthopedic are earning less than 22,300 SGD while 75% of them are earning more than 22,300 SGD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Surgeon - Orthopedic are earning less than 38,000 SGD while 25% are earning more than 38,000 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

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Singapore Surgeon - Orthopedic

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries by experience level. A Surgeon - Orthopedic with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 19,700 SGD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 25,300 SGD per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 29,600 SGD per month, 17% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Surgeon - Orthopedic(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 34,000 SGD per month, 15% 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 41,200 SGD per month, 21% 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 47,700 SGD per month, 16% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

0 - 2 Years
19,700 SGD
2 - 5 Years+29%
25,300 SGD
5 - 10 Years+17%
29,600 SGD
10 - 15 Years+15%
34,000 SGD
15 - 20 Years+21%
41,200 SGD
20+ Years+16%
47,700 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Comparison By Education

Salary comparison by education level monthly Singapore Surgeon - Orthopedic

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 Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Highschool, the average salary of a Surgeon - Orthopedic is 19,700 SGD per month. While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 25,700 SGD per month, 30% more than someone with Highschool. A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 33,300 SGD per month, 30% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 41,600 SGD per month, 25% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree. Ph.d holders are compensated with wage equivelant to 48,000 SGD per month, 15% more than someone with Master's Degree.

19,700 SGD
Certificate or Diploma+30%
25,700 SGD
Bachelor's Degree+30%
33,300 SGD
Master's Degree+25%
41,600 SGD
48,000 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Singapore Surgeon - OrthopedicThough gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Surgeon - Orthopedic employees in Singapore earn 6% more than their female counterparts.
33,100 SGD
35,000 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Singapore Surgeon - OrthopedicWhere can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Surgeon - Orthopedic employees in Singapore earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts.
Private Sector
33,300 SGD
Public Sector+5%
34,900 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Trend and Forecast in Singapore

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Singapore Surgeon - Orthopedic
Average Salary 2016
31,400 SGD
Average Salary 2017+4%
32,600 SGD
Average Salary 2018+1%
33,000 SGD
Average Salary 2019+2%
33,500 SGD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Surgeon - Orthopedic 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 2% 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.

Surgeon - Orthopedic Average Hourly Wage in Singapore

200 SGD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Singapore for Surgeon - Orthopedic is 200 SGD. This means that the average Surgeon - Orthopedic in Singapore earns approximatly 200 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.

Surgeon - Orthopedic VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Surgeon - Orthopedic and Health and Medical monthly SingaporeWe compared Singapore salaries for Surgeon - Orthopedic, Surgery, and Health and Medical and we found that Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries are 46% more than those of Surgery. We also found out that Surgery salaries are 97% more than those of Health and Medical.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Chief of Surgery35,000 SGD+3%
Oral Surgeon23,600 SGD-31%
Perioperative Aide6,710 SGD-80%
Surgeon24,900 SGD-27%
Surgeon - Burn23,800 SGD-30%
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic32,600 SGD-5%
Surgeon - Heart Transplant35,400 SGD+4%
Surgeon - Neurology30,400 SGD-11%
Surgeon - Orthopedic34,100 SGD-0%
Surgeon - Pediatric27,200 SGD-20%
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive31,400 SGD-8%
Surgeon - Trauma25,100 SGD-26%
Surgical Assistant15,900 SGD-53%
Surgical Instrument Techncian6,350 SGD-81%
Surgical Technologist6,720 SGD-80%
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