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Early jobbers specialising in science, engineering, hospitality and F&B industries receive higher salaries than their counterparts

In 2017, the entry-level specialisations with the highest salary increase as compared to 2016 are: Science (+11%), Engineering (+9%) and Hospitality and F&B (+8%). Conversely, entry-level salaries for the Healthcare and Accounting and Finance specialisations see a drastic decrease of -20% and -10%, respectively.

The data is based on the average salaries curated from full-time entry-level job advertisements posted on Singapore. The top three highest-paying specialisations are: Computer and IT, Building and Construction, and Engineering.

In terms of high demand jobs, the top 3 entry-level specialisations with highest growth in job postings are Accounting and Finance (+36%), Science (+10%) and Manufacturing (+9%).

These information provide great insights for fresh graduates who are searching for jobs in Singapore’s competitive workplace. Fresh graduates and early jobbers can check out the Early Jobbers eFair to explore opportunities and apply for job openings in the comfort of their own homes.

Held online from 1 to 31 August 2018, the eFair is specially designed to prepare and equip fresh graduates with the knowledge to kickstart their professional careers. It offers over 33,000 job leads, informative career tools and resources for easier navigation of the job search process. is one of Asia’s leading online employment marketplaces that helps to facilitate the matching and communication of job opportunities between jobseekers and employers in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam. currently services over 230,000 corporate hirers and over 15 million jobseekers in its database.

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