Singapore’s employment rate and wages have improved, with low-income earners now taking home 31 per cent more compared to five years ago. Residents in full-time jobs also earned more – their median monthly income grew by 1.8 per cent over the year to S$3,770. SINGAPORE: A Manpower Ministry report released on Friday (Nov 28) showed Singapore’s employment rate rose to an all-time high of 79.7 per cent this year – up slightly from the 79 per cent in 2013. The labour market saw an increase in women and older workers. Employed residents, especially low-wage workers, also drew higher salaries. More Singapore residents aged between 25 and 64 were employed this year,
As voted by its labour force, Singapore is the best country to earn a living in Asia. Based on the Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum, besides the city’s standard of living, Singapore’s working conditions are the best in the region as employees are deemed to be better taken care of due to effective labour policies and a general employer mind-set that allows for employees to enjoy a balance in life. Post your resume and apply to work in Singapore today. Source: EDB Also see guide to working and living in Singapore.