Average salaries in Singapore

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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

Post by malcontent » Tue, 30 Mar 2021 10:13 am

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I just got an offer of roughly S$ 180,000 /annum gross salary with local package. I am married with 4 kids. Do you think the offer is good enough for me ?
You will need $180,000 per year just to put 4 kids through International School.

$70,000 per year is enough to put 4 kids through local secondary school (excluding tutor expenses) assuming non-ASEAN passport holders... provided they can even secure seats in local schools.
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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

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kumar0raja wrote:
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I just got an offer of roughly S$ 180,000 /annum gross salary with local package. I am married with 4 kids. Do you think the offer is good enough for me ?
Your biggest expense will be your children's education. For private schools, the fees range from 15K to 50K a year per child. Local schools are more affordable but it is difficult for foreigners to be admitted due to limited vacancies. Medical expenses are also expensive here so your family needs to be covered by insurance.

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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

Post by malcontent » Tue, 30 Mar 2021 12:51 pm

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Local schools are more affordable but it is difficult for foreigners to be admitted due to limited vacancies.
Local schools are not so affordable anymore. The 2021 cost of secondary school fees for a non-ASEAN child is $1450x12=$17,400 per child, plus most parents will feel compelled to engage tutors so their kids can more effectively cope in the local system... that can easily add up to 5 figures annually. This is the reality on the ground.
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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

Post by vi-leng.wong » Tue, 29 Jun 2021 1:20 pm

last time my salary in mdr pte ltd is around sgd2k

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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

Post by PrinceHeldun » Fri, 18 Feb 2022 8:42 pm

I went to the Ministry of Statistics (or something like that) and saw that median Database Administrator salary is only 3,000. Surely that is inaccurate?

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Post by malcontent » Fri, 18 Feb 2022 8:50 pm

Surely the Prince is about to be sent back to Ministry of frogdom? ](*,)
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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 19 Feb 2022 6:56 pm

Yep, the Prince is being dispatched when I finish this post. His IP address is 193.37.32.245 and a little sleuthing turned up the following.
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Re: Average salaries in Singapore

Post by ChaselLouisa » Tue, 26 Apr 2022 4:27 pm

SGD90K/pa is equal to roughly 42 lakh pa or 7.5K SGD/month

Not sure where the OP is getting his numbers from.

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