Military Medical Expert (Underwater)

Take your life-saving skills to new depths. Defend our everyday as a Military Medical Expert (Underwater).


With your life-saving skills, you are indispensable to every mission. Take your knowledge to the next level by learning to administer both preventive and curative medicine, and be trained in the domain of hyperbaric medicine.


The Military Medical Expert (Underwater) will receive a competitive salary, allowance and benefits package.

Starting Salary

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Military Domain Experts Scheme

Career until age 60 on full CPF terms​ 

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Flex Benefits

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Starting Salary

ME1 Trainee ME1-1
$3,010 (Diploma) $3,260 (Diploma)

Additional Allowances
Ship board $350-$450
Submarine $750-$850

Military Domain Experts Scheme

Career until age 60 on full CPF terms

Recruitment Bonus
Receive a lump sum bonus of $36,000 (Diploma) upon joining as a Military Medical Expert (Underwater)*.

*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please contact Navy Recruitment Centre for more details.

Expert Continuous Engagement and Learning (EXCEL) Bonus

Age 28 Up to 4 months' bonus
Age 32 Up to 8 months' bonus
Age 40 Up to 8 months' bonus
Age 50 Up to 8 months' bonus

28 months of Military Domain Experts Scheme (MDES) bonus in total, paid at four points in your career.

Flex Benefits

An annual lump sum allowance will be disbursed to you so that you have the flexibility in using the money as and when you need it.

First 6 years of service $600 per year
7th to 12th year of service $800 per year
13th year of service onwards $1000 per year

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Mid-careerists will be assigned a salary based on years of relevant experience and educational qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Academic Qualifications

Diploma in Nursing

Basic Requirements

  1. Singapore Citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship
  2. Medically fit (PES B1 and above)
  3. Normal colour perception