Salary Range per Month: SGD 1,025 – SGD 1,347 (USD 741 – USD 974) a month.
Most Singaporeans will not take this job, it pays less and the work itself is dirty. On average the income is USD 700 for half-days. They vacuum, sweep, mop, dust, and clean comfort rooms. Most Singaporeans would rather let the foreigners take this job.
1. Construction Worker
Salary Range per Month: SGD 450 to SGD 1500 (USD 325 – USD 1,084) a month
It is no fun to work under the scorching heat of the sun, especially if the pay is low. It is a manual labor that requires physical strength. A construction worker earns USD 450 to USD 1500 depending on the skills and experience.
It does not need a detective work to see why Singaporeans are not into these jobs. Job vacancies may be high, but working for low wages is not enticing at all.
Most In-Demand Jobs in Singapore for 2017
This year was welcomed with high demands on:
- Service and Sales Workers hold 23.5% of job vacancies in Singapore. Shop sales assistants, receptionists, customer service, information clerks, and security guards are the most in demand. People who are looking for this job must have lower to secondary education level. Most of service and sales workers are paid SGD 3,000 (USD 2,171.40) a month.