HEALTHCARE | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Nurses in Singapore's public healthcare to see 5%-14% pay raise

Allied health professionals and pharmacists will also have a 3%-7% pay raise in 2021.

Nurses in Singapore’s public healthcare sector can look forward to a raise of 5% to 14% in their monthly base salaries, phased over the next two years, Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Kon announced in the Minstry of Health Committee of Supply debate.

At the same time, allied health professionals, pharmacists, and administrative and ancillary staff, including support care staff, in the public healthcare sector will see a 3% to 7% raise in their monthly base salaries in 2021.

The minstry also expressed plans to ramp up funding support to publicly funded community care organisations to ensure that salaries of their staff also remain competitive.

“MOH will regularly monitor the salary competitiveness of our public healthcare workforce. Aside from salaries, we will also work with healthcare providers and Union partners to make healthcare a progressive and fulfilling career,” Koh said.

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