Parliament No:6
Session No:1
Volume No:45
Sitting No:12
Sitting Date:1985-03-22

                                                             Appendix III



                                TABLE 1



          COMPARISON OF 1984 CABINET SALARIES WITH AVERAGE 1983

          INCOME OF THE TOP THREE EXECUTIVES IN A SELECTION OF

            LARGE SINGAPORE COMPANIES AND PROFESSIONAL FIRMS



                                  Average of All Companies       Highest

     Average Monthly                     Within Group            Within

        Salary $                                                  Group

                                  Top        2nd       3rd



Cabinet (1984)                   29,317     20,485    11,656      



Accountants                      40,254     38,463    31,991      51,667



Lawyers                         116,528    112,122    85,637     162,937



Sharebrokers                     70,811     51,578    28,157     105,000



Banks                           147,758     85,963    28,658     245,918



Architects                      125,585     59,129    34,076     198,766

     

Engineers                        88,066     64,765    57,002     144,386

     

Doctors & Surgeons               65,895     43,540    24,201      73,447



Oil Companies                    27,351     23,732    23,347      39,551



Multinational Manufacturers      43,953     16,886    14,007      60,875



Local Manufacturers              25,215     10,924    10,709      33,078



Car Dealers                      32,103     20,529    16,780      51,685

 



Notes

(a) For Cabinet, top refers to PM, 2nd to Ministers and 3rd to Ministers

    of State.

(b) For Companies and Professionals, salaries do not include side benefits

    which could add 15%.







                               TABLE 1 (i)



          AVERAGE 1982 INCOME OF THE TOP THREE EXECUTIVES IN A

      SELECTION OF LARGE SINGAPORE COMPANIES AND PROFESSIONAL FIRMS



                                  Average of All Companies       Highest

     Average Monthly                     Within Group            Within

        Salary $                                                  Group

                                  Top        2nd       3rd



Accountants                      34,994     34,285    29,934      45,473



Lawyers                         112,007    103,419    68,201     128,355



Sharebrokers                    172,350     67,533    49,941     442,849



Banks                           145,542     86,592    29,682     260,167



Architects                      147,055     54,585    39,368     235,567

     

Engineers                        73,430     51,271    41,197     100,381



Doctors & Surgeons               54,225     40,824    35,856      64,185



Oil Companies                    30,712     24,112    22,019      46,121



Multinational Manufacturers      39,339     14,966    12,470      48,110



Local Manufacturers              24,948      9,994     9,919      25,145



Car Dealers                      42,202     18,112    13,444      60,583





Notes

(a) For Companies and Professionals, salaries do not include side benefits

    which could add 15%.







                               TABLE 1 (ii)



        AVERAGE 1979 INCOME OF THE TOP THREE EXECUTIVES IN A

    SELECTION OF LARGE SINGAPORE COMPANIES AND PROFESSIONAL FIRMS



                                  Average of All Companies       Highest

     Average Monthly                     Within Group            Within

        Salary $                                                  Group

                                  Top        2nd       3rd



Accountants                      39,324     36,338    22,357      52,651



Lawyers                          70,252     54,775    40,366      73,244



Sharebrokers                    131,359     55,327    28,455     192,998



Banks                            58,151     34,433    16,997      79,167



Architects                       17,212     16,335    15,279      19,210

     

Engineers                        13,868     10,683     9,950      18,738



Doctors & Surgeons               40,947     25,341    24,904      54,319



Oil Companies                    30,985     24,128    18,352      38,008



Multinational Manufacturers      26,226     23,415    16,989      31,498



Local Manufacturers              24,220     11,750     8,032      31,022



Car Dealers                      17,092     11,370    10,177      20,747





Notes

(a) For Companies and Professionals, salaries do not include side benefits

    with could add 15%.







                                       TABLE 1A



                  NUMBER OF PERSONS WITH ASSESSABLE INCOMES, IN 1983,

                GREATER THAN THAT OF THE PRIME MINISTER OR THE MINISTERS





                      Greater than that of the PM        Greater than that of the Ministers



   Occupation                Sole-Proprietors/                     Sole-Proprietors/

                  Employees       Partners      Total    Employees      Partners      Total  



Company Director     112            39           151       257              81         338



Stockbroker           25             6            31        30              12          42

 

Contractor             8            12            20         8              24          32

  

Doctor                 4             3             7        10              19          29



Lawyer                --            55            55         1              80          81

 

Architect              1            24            25         1              37          38

 

Accountant             2            11            13         4              21          25

  

Engineer               2             6             8         7              13          20



Others                12             9            21        53              18          71



Total                166           165           331       371             305         676







                                          TABLE 2



                THE RESIGNATION RATE FOR DIVISION I OFFICERS IN THE CIVIL SERVICE

                                        1971 TO 1984



   Year        1971  1972  1973  1974  1975  1976  1977  1978  1979  1980  1981  1982  1983  1984  



No of Div I     142   163   205   256   259   326   293   269   307   322   474   351   309   272  

officers

resigned



No of Div I    2826  3621  3874  4136  4633  5249  5479  6002  6430  6634  6912  7298  7754  8396  

officers in

the Civil

Service



Resignation    5.0%  4.5%  5.3%  6.2%  5.6%  6.2%  5.4%  4.5%  4.8%  4.9%  6.9%  4.8%  4.0%  3.2%  

Rate







                                        TABLE 3



                   QUALIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT/ASSEMBLYMEN



                                                 Election Year



Qualification         1955     1959     1963     1968     1972     1976     1980     1984



Tertiary                6       13       14       25       35       42       57       70



Upper Secondary         3        5        8        7        7        7        7        3

 

Secondary              14       21       20       18       20       17       10        6



Primary                 2       12        7        5        3        3        1       --



Not known              --       --        2        3       --       --       --       --



Total                  25       51       51       58       65       69       75       79







                                      TABLE 4



             EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF MINISTERS & MINISTERS-OF-STATE



   

                                                       Year



Qualification           1959      1963      1968*      1973      1977      1981      1985



Tertiary                



  Ph. D                   2         2         2          4         3         3         7



  Masters                 1        --        --          1         1         3         2



  Bachelors               4         5         6          8         8        11        10



Upper Secondary           1         1         4          2         2         3         1



Secondary                --         2         3          5         3        --        --



Primary                   1        --        --         --        --        --        --



Total                     9        10        15         20        17        20        20





(Based on situation at the first sitting of Parliament after the respective Elections.)



*Year in which Ministers-of-State were introduced.







                                     TABLE 5



                 AVERAGE DAILY WAGES OF WORKERS (EXCLUDING OVERTIME)



                                   Without Employers'              With Employers'

                                   CPF Contributions              CPF Contributions



       Skill Level             1959     1984                 1959     1984

                               $/day    $/day   Multiples    $/day    $/day   Multiples



(A) Skilled Workers



    (eg. boiler attendants,    6.80    36.67      5.4        7.14     45.84      6.4

    fitters and welders)





(B) Semi-skilled Workers



    (eg. machine operators     4.08    24.25      5.9        4.28     30.31      7.1

    and spray painters)





(C) Unskilled Workers



    (eg. general labourers)    3.12    21.65      6.9        3.28     27.06      8.3







                                                  TABLE 6



                          MONTHLY SALARIES OF POLITICAL AND STATUTORY APPOINTMENTS



                                                           Monthly Salaries (inclusive of NWC)

   

                                            (a)       (b)     (c)      (d)        (e)        (f)         (g)

              Appointment

                                            1959     1959     1961     1970       1973       1981        1984

      Political         Statutory         (before    (from    (from   (from      (from      (from       (average)  

                                          15 Jun)   15 Jun)  (1 Sep)  1 Jun)     20 Mar)    17 Mar)      



 (1) Prime Minister                       3,500      3,050    3,500   3,500      9,500      21,458       29,317

 

 (2) 1DPM                                 2,500      2,050    2,500   4,500      8,000      18,532       25,269



 (3) 2DPM                                   --          --      --      --         --       16,906 (II)  23,061 (II)  



                    (4) Chief Justice     2,375 (A)  2,375    2,375   3,500      7,000      16,906 (II)  23,061 (II)



                    (5) Speaker of        3,000      3,000    3,000   3,000      6,500      15,605       21,344

                        Parliament



 (6) Minister                             2,500      2,050    2,500   4,500      7,000      14,956       20,485



                    (7) Attorney-         2,075 (B)  2,075    2,075   3,000 (A)  6,500 (A)  14,306 (I)   19,504 (I)

                        General 

                   

                    (8) Chairman, PSC     1,740      2,000    2,000   3,000 (A)  6,500 (A)  14,306 (I)   19,504 (I)



                    (9) Judges            1,950 (C)  1,950    1,950   2,700      5,500 (B)  12,186 (A)   16,683 (A)



(10) Sr Minister                            --         --       --    2,500      4,500 (C)  10,313 (B)   14,106 (B)

     of State



(11) Minister of                            --         --       --    2,500      3,500 (D)   8,440 (C)   11,656 (C)

     State 



(12) Sr Parliamentary                       --         --       --    1,750      2,750 (F)   5,624 (E)    7,973 (E)

     Secretary



(13) Parliamentary                        1,500      1,250    1,500   1,750      2,500 (G)   5,156 (F)    7,359 (F)

     Secretary



(14) Political                            1,250      1,100    1,250   1,350      1,750       4,688 (G)    6,746 (G)

     Secretary



(15) Member of                              500        500      500   1,000      1,000       2,403        3,679

     Parliament



          Per capital GNP                       1,293         1,394   2,825      4,551      10,948       14,595

          at current market prices

          S$/year





Prevailing equivalent Civil Service Superscale grades are indicated in brackets.

(I) and (II) refer to Staff Grades I and II respectively.