Industry Guide
Industry Guide


Despite the initial setback during the pandemic, the construction sector has been thoroughly revived this year. In fact, in 2023 alone, the industry is expected to grow by 2.1% in revenue. Even with near-term obstacles such as labour shortages and increased pricing on materials, mid-term and long-term growth appears to be in good standing.
Industry Guide: Construction
Fast Facts
$27 - 32 B
In 2023, the demand for construction has been evaluated to be between S$27 and S$32 billion
The public sector contributes to around 60% of the total construction demand
The construction sector contributes to 2.9% of Singapore’s total GDP
Industry Guide: Construction
Industry Outlook
Labour shortages still plague the construction industry despite multiple projects being underway. While the sector is growing, many initiatives have been put into motion to attract more local talent in order to further transform businesses in this essential industry.
Relevant Jobs


  • Senior-Level (6 years of experience)
  • $10,000 - 12,000
  • A Construction Coordinator plans construction activities and ensures completion of construction deliverables by ensuring adherence to specifications, timelines, and other regulated requirements


  • Mid-Level (3 years of experience)
  • $3,000-5,000
  • A Site Engineer supervises, manages and executes construction work on site, monitors work progress, manages vendors and contractors, and ensures management targets and client expectations are met


  • Mid-Level (2 years of experience)
  • $3,000-5,000
  • A Quantity Surveyor sources sub-contractors and vendors during tendering, evaluates quotations and costing summaries, and prepares relevant documents including cash flow statements, contract schedules, and payment claims


  • Mid-Level (3 years of experience)
  • $3,000-4,000
  • A Construction Technical Designer plans concept designs according to construction specifications and materials, prepares the 2D and 3D concept drawings, and works with clients during the ideation process