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Singapore Skill Shortage Jobs 2023 With Work VISA – Salary $7,650/month

I have seen a large number of international job seekers who underestimate Singapore job market by searching for high paying jobs in US, UK, Europe, & Canada which then becomes the reason for less competition in finding a job in Singapore and you will be surprised to know that the average salary in Singapore is around SGD $7650/month which is much higher as compared to most countries.

This is why personally speaking i highly recommend my job seeker audience to tap on this Singaporean skills shortage jobs market because you will not find high competition there and if you have got right qualifications then you will get selected for a permanent employment in Singapore with Singaporean work visa/permit henceforth in this article i have described all of this in detail so lets explore these details together.

List of Skill Shortage Jobs in Singapore in 2023

This is highly important to first find out which occupations are in super high demand in Singapore and how much salaries are being paid for those professions in order to decide if you should apply for jobs in Singapore or some other country so for that reason i researched and found out that the following jobs are in very high demand in Singapore in 2023 and comes under skill shortage occupation list for which Singaporean government fast track work visa immigration process as well.

List of Healthcare Sector skill shortage occupations in Singapore 2023:

  • Dietician
  • Physiotherapists
  • Clinical audiologist
  • Medical social staff
  • Nursing staff
  • Medical diagnostic radiographer
  • Doctor
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Dentist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Medical laboratory technologist
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Podiatrist

List of Construction Sector skill shortage occupations in Singapore 2023:

  • Geotechnical and design engineers
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Aircon engineers
  • structural engineers
  • Civil engineers
  • Architectural engineers
  • Resident technical officer
  • Soil testing & commissioning engineers
  • Building and construction project managers
  • Jet grouting staff
  • Hoist operators
  • Crane operators

Manufacturing Industries skill shortage occupations list in Singapore 2023:

  • Reservoir engineers
  • Automation or process engineers
  • Chemist or process development chemist
  • Wafer fabrication process engineers
  • QA/QC experts
  • Firmware R&D engineers
  • Media process engineer
  • Environment (Water) engineer
  • Nano engineers
  • HDD-related R&D engineer
  • Electrical technicians
  • Design engineers
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Well engineers
  • Project engineer
  • Network storage engineer

List of Singaporean IT Sector skill shortage occupations 2023:

  • Animators
  • Computer graphics (CG) artists
  • Matchmove artist
  • Producer (film/TV, animation & games)
  • AI project manager
  • Character artist
  • Riggers
  • Director (TV/Film, animation & games)
  • Technical artists
  • Games designer or level designer
  • Analyst programmers
  • Production assistant (animation & games)
  • Gaffers
  • Database/network and computer systems administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Rotoscope artists
  • Game programmer
  • Screenwriter and scriptwriter
  • Systems analyst
  • Lighting and rendering artist
  • 2D and 3D artists
  • Environment artist
  • Chief information officer
  • Storyboard artist
  • Line producer
  • Visual effects (VFX) supervisors
  • Modeler and texture artist
  • Software engineer
  • Game producer
  • Visual Effects (VFX) artists
  • Character designer
  • Concept Artists
  • Solution or software architects

With these important occupations Singapore is also facing skilled worker shortages in tourism, finance, digital media, and retail sectors as per the report issued by Singapore ministry of manpower (MOM) if you have qualifications and expertise in any of these sectors then you can also find a high paying job in Singapore in 2023.

Singapore Work VISA / Work Pass 2023 – Explanation

Upon receiving an employment offer from Singapore you will have to apply for work visa which is actually known as Singporean ‘S pass’ and that actually comes in four types so you have to check which work pass of Singapore suites your work type and in this section i am going to help you with that.

  1. Skilled or Unskilled Staff Workers pass (S Pass & Others)
  2. Employment Pass
  3. Short term S pass
  4. Training pass of Singapore

1-  Unskilled or Skilled staff worker pass

If you are going to Singapore to start a semi skilled or skilled worker job then you can apply for S Pass which has sub types such as work permit for performing artists, work permit for domestic workers, work permit for nannies, and work permit for migrant workers.

2-  Singapore Employment Pass

You can apply for employment pass of Singapore in case your employment offer is of executive or manager level or if you are going to work in Singapore as business owner/entrepreneur so for these purposes you will opt for Singaporean employment pass which is further uncategorized into overseas expertise pass, entrePass, and personalized employment pass.

3- Short term S Pass

You will have to apply for short term pass for Singapore if your employment comes under seasonal staff requirements and based on that you will apply for miscellaneous work pass of Singapore in which you will be allowed to stay in Singapore for up to six months to take part in public speaking, workshops, research work, or attending conferences.

4- Training Pass of Singapore

We have another visa option available for Singapore for the purpose of taking part in trainings, graduate programmes, trainee employment, probatory employments and work during holiday purposes and if you obtain this training pass for Singapore then you can stay up to six months for above mentioned purposes.


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