Progressive Wage Model (PWM)

The PWM was introduced as a licensing condition for all security agencies operating in Singapore. Discussion led by the Union and NTUC, the Labour Movement pushed through the PWM framework at the Security Tripartite Cluster and was supported by the Government parties and Employers of the Security Industry.

All SAs must meet the following requirements in 2020.

Job level

Monthly basic salary (2020)

Responsibilities

Chief security officer

 

·         Supervision management

·         Form and lead security watch groups

·         Security and contingency planning for major or large events

At least 2 years as a senior security supervisor + 3 diploma modules

Senior security supervisor

≥ $1,985.00

·         In charge of security or fire command centre with more than 3 personnel

·         Conduct security audits and risk assessment

·         General supervision

At least 1 year 6 months as a security supervisor + 4 advanced modules (Full advanced certificate)

Security supervisor

≥ $1,785.00

·         In charge of security or fire command centre with 3 or fewer personnel

·         Incident management and reporting

·         Direct supervision

·         Execute evacuation plans and exercises

At least 1 year as a senior security officer + 1 Advanced Licensing Unit + 2 advanced modules

Senior security officer

≥ $1,585.00

·         Operate security and safety systems

·         Regulate traffic (Road Traffic Act)

·         Monitor security or fire command centre

·         Assist ministries, statutory boards or government departments in law enforcement duties

·         Key press management

At least 6 months as a security officer + 2 certificate modules

Security officer

≥ $1,400.00

·         Screening

·         Patrolling and guarding

·         Access and egress control

·         Incident response

·         Acting as a bodyguard or bouncer

2 Basic Licensing Units + “Recognise Terrorist Threats” (by 1 Jan 2020)

New applicant

Basic wage floor

Job level

2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

2024

Security officer

$1,175

$1,250

$1,400

$1,442

$1,485

$1,530

Senior security officer

$1,360

$1,420

$1,585

$1,633

$1,682

$1,732

Security supervisor

$1,560

$1,620

$1,785

$1,839

$1,894

$1,951

Senior security supervisor

$1,760

$1,820

$1,985

$2,045

$2,106

$2,169


 PWM with Job Description

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Media Release

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PWM Recommendation Paper

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