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Best Paying Jobs in Singapore 2017

Salaries extracted from Kelly Service’s 2016 Singapore Salary Guide.

1. Software Developers

What the Job Entails: Developing software involves programming, testing and debugging. 

Salary range: $4,000 - $12,000 per month

Could be Your Calling if you are: Analytical and problem-solving. As a kid, you like puzzles and computer games that make you solve problems or mysteries.

2. IT Security Consultants

What the Job Entails: Vulnerability scanning, configuring assessment tools, implementing security controls.

Salary range: $7,000 - $10,000 per month 

Could be your calling if you: do not trust the internet. You insist on using the strongest passwords whenever you create an account. You make sure you build a firewall so strong no intruder can hack into your device.

3. Quality Lead Manager

What the Job Entails: Investigate, determine and manage quality non-conformances, maintain and ensure documentation and procedures meet ISO standards, as well as improve testing procedures of laboratory and management functions .

Salary range: $6,000 - $10,000 per month 

Could be your calling if you are: You can detect tiny differences with your quick mind and reflexesAlways alert, you pick out outliers in a split second and make sure all things run smooth according to plan.

4. Regulatory Affairs Specialist / Manager

What the job entails: Overseeing quality management system set up, implementation, and maintenance based on regulatory requirements so healthcare products are safe and effective. 

Salary range: $ 4,000 - $12,000 per month 

Could be your calling if you: are the pharmaceutical genius who can tell apart the long names of medication many your friends mix up.

5. Credit Control Manager

What the job entails: You oversee your firm’s incoming finance and make sure all incoming and outgoing payments are received promptly. 

Salary range: $6,500 - $8,000 per month

Could be your calling if you: are a Maths Whizz who can sort out the bills when you go out with friends for dinner. And you never fail to get back money people owe you.

6. Finance Manager

What the job entails: Strategically direct your company’s financial assets and predicting future expenditure plans.

Monthly salary range: $6,000 - $10,000 per month 

Could be your calling if you: are meticulous, adventurous and loves to read Wall Street Journal

7. Digital Marketing Manager

What the job entails:  Driving online traffic to your company’s website, manage digital marketing campaigns to raise brand awareness and help the company stay relevant with digital marketing developments. 

Salary range: $6,000 - $10,000 per month 

Could be your calling if you: are creative and have an eye for design. You can come up with catchy phrases to attract readers' attention.

8. FinTech Developer

What the job entails: You'll be designing and developing financial application tools that facilitate and streamline digital transaction processes.

Salary range: $7,500 - $12,000 per month 

Could be your calling if: you can leave home with only a card or a smartphone. You are the master of cashless living.

9. Finance Compliance Manager

What the job entails: Making sure what your company is doing is up to date with Singapore's changing laws and not accidentally becoming criminals because "nobody noticed when Parliament passed that new law".

Salary range: $5,000 - $10,000 per month 

Could be your calling if you: did ALL your readings in uni. You keep up with the latest news and keep yourself updated on everything that's happening.

10. Settlements Manager

What the job entails: Authorising payments, risk management and implementing procedures to limit risks.

Salary range: $5,000 - $8,300 per month 

Could be your calling if you are:  SWIFT savvy. No, you won't have to run as fast as Usain Bolt, but this job will require your brains to work no less quickly. SWIFT is an internationally-recognised code used for international wire transfers.

11. Business Analyst

What the job entails: Assessing and improving the company’s business model, implement cost-effective solutions, analysing requirements and even driving or overseeing projects 

Salary range: $4,000 - $10,835 per month 

Could be your calling if you are: the Sherlock Holmes wannabe in your biz cohort. You love looking at things from an eagle’s eye, magnifying every nook and cranny to develop technical solutions to business problems.

12. Cloud Support Engineer

What the job entails: Develop software with Java, C++ or Ruby, design and integrate other data providers, and work with Linux/UNIX systems.  

Salary range: $7,200 - $9,500 per month 

Could be your calling if you are: a tech pro who is paranoid about losing your files. You're the person your friends come crying to for help when their computer crashes, and you're an early adopter who's been telling everyone "the future's in the cloud" for years.