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Average Monthly Salary by Occupation in Malaysia

Average Monthly Wages by Occupation

Average Monthly Wages in Malaysia indicate the nominal wages that is not adjusted for inflation. This chart is being extracted from ILMIA’s Wages Structure Study which analyses average monthly wages by occupation and NKEA using the 2010 Economic Census data. The chart shows the average monthly wages by major occupational group (MASCO) that includes:

(1) Manager

(2) Technical

(3) Clerical

(4) General Workers

(5) Part time work.

Field of Study Average Monthly Wages per Worker
ILMIA's Malaysia Wages Structure Study
ILMIA’s Malaysia Wages Structure Study
NKEA Average Monthly Salary/Wages per Worker
Manager Technical Clerical General Workers Part-time (FTE) All Employees
Agriculture 6,572 2,822 1,773 1,098 1,135 1,628
Palm Oil 5,832 1,903 1,712 822 1,069 1,088
E&E 7,772 3,188 2,330 1,377 1,768 2,307
CCI 5,435 2,615 2,924 1,607 2,414 3,393
Education 3,137 2,805 1,700 1,642 1,640 2,729
Healthcare 3,474 1,915 1,295 1,092 1,535 2,163
Fin. Services (Brokers)* 3,997 3,268 1,700 1,291 1,418 3,291
Business Services 4,745 2,696 1,620 1,076 1,292 2,504
Tourism 4,914 1,859 1,559 920 623 1,462
WRT 3,765 1,715 1,302 1,158 678 1,648
OGE 0 0 0 0 0 5,471
Source: Study On Wages Structure In The Major Economic Sector Particularly In NKEA’s Industries And Its Impact Towards Labour Productivity And Capital Intensity, 2012, PE Research

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