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Old 03-03-2011, 10:14 PM
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There is truth in the salary survey. I'm working in Financial Services 'governance' sector and earning a basic pay of $160K/annum. With bonus, I'm looking at around $200K/annum.

You can believe, or not, but IMO you should open your eyes/mind to what people are getting out there.

FYI, I'm in my early thirties, female local degree holder.
The ONLY way to settle all this is to post your payslip picture *minus ur name* for proof.

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I am a chemcial engineer with 20 year experience and have a offer from singaporean company of 10k sg$ per month plus 2 month bonus.please let me know if it is a comfortable salary in singapore.we have a family of four.

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I am a chemcial engineer with 20 year experience and have a offer from singaporean company of 10k sg$ per month plus 2 month bonus.please let me know if it is a comfortable salary in singapore.we have a family of four.
Low-balling you. Don't take it.

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IT in an IB.
89K basic + bonus of less than a month usually.
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Old 04-03-2011, 12:22 AM
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There is truth in the salary survey. I'm working in Financial Services 'governance' sector and earning a basic pay of $160K/annum. With bonus, I'm looking at around $200K/annum.

You can believe, or not, but IMO you should open your eyes/mind to what people are getting out there.

FYI, I'm in my early thirties, female local degree holder.
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The ONLY way to settle all this is to post your payslip picture *minus ur name* for proof.
Much as I am envious, this kind of salary indeed is possible, and actually quite "common" ... alas. There seem to be a lot more companies out there willing and able to hire many of these specialized or senior positions, especially in high revenue industries like financial services, real estate, oil/gas.

In fact, for 160k to 200k, I would say, is only mid-senior level.
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IT in an IB.
89K basic + bonus of less than a month usually.
Support/operations?

Or

App development/maintenance?

How many years of experience?
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I am a chemcial engineer with 20 year experience and have a offer from singaporean company of 10k sg$ per month plus 2 month bonus.please let me know if it is a comfortable salary in singapore.we have a family of four.
$10k for a local family is above average. The national median monthly family income is $5300. Young graduate couples in their 30's who are both working should be making about $8-$12k combined.

Obviously, comfortable or not depends on your lifestyle. As the previous poster commented, a $10k for a 20-year chemical engineer doesn't seem too high, but it is also not shabby by Singapore standards.

Renting a public 2 bedroom flat would cost you about $2000/mth at the low end. Private condominiums about $3000 (non-central locations). You should be asking for housing allowance.

Public transport is ard $2 per trip (including transfers). Taxis from $10-$20 per ride.

Cheap meals can be had for $3-$4. A MacDonalds meal costs about $8. Expect to pay from $12 and up (per person) at most restaurants.

Movie tickets are ard $10.

For expenditure on childcare or pre-school, the sky seems to be the limit.

I've given you the context, go figure.
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$10k for a local family is above average. The national median monthly family income is $5300. Young graduate couples in their 30's who are both working should be making about $8-$12k combined.

Obviously, comfortable or not depends on your lifestyle. As the previous poster commented, a $10k for a 20-year chemical engineer doesn't seem too high, but it is also not shabby by Singapore standards.

Renting a public 2 bedroom flat would cost you about $2000/mth at the low end. Private condominiums about $3000 (non-central locations). You should be asking for housing allowance.

Public transport is ard $2 per trip (including transfers). Taxis from $10-$20 per ride.

Cheap meals can be had for $3-$4. A MacDonalds meal costs about $8. Expect to pay from $12 and up (per person) at most restaurants.

Movie tickets are ard $10.

For expenditure on childcare or pre-school, the sky seems to be the limit.

I've given you the context, go figure.
Thanks for the reply.By the way what is the best possible gross salary for Chemcial Engineer with 20years experience
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Support/operations?

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App development/maintenance?

How many years of experience?

App dev and support.
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$97,500 annual (included AWS excluding bonus)
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stays in private apartment no maid
drives a jap small car fully paid
supports parent $1,050 monthly
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