I was looking at my salary over the years since graduation and comparing them with the median salary of Singapore residents from MOM (Ministry of Manpower)’s statistics. You can take a look at the chart below for a graphic representation.
The first three years of the working career was spent at a place that gave just 3% increment per year. I’m glad I left after 3 years. While there, I was slightly above median salary initially, soon the median salary caught up with me. I was also feeling that my current pay was insufficient, and did a job hop in 2012 in hope for better prospect, gaining more skills and better pay.
I then left for my consultant job which I talked about in the previous post. The first few years of my consultant job was great. I had 2 promotions in the first 3 years. After which, I never got promoted. It could be I’ve plateaued