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Information Technology Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Malaysia?

7,621 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Information Technology in Malaysia typically earns around 7,621 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Information Technology jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
2nd Line Systems Engineer7,166 MYR
ABAP Developer7,192 MYR
Advertising Account Planner6,665 MYR
Android Developer6,719 MYR
Angular Developer6,818 MYR
Application Consultant8,752 MYR
Applications System Specialist6,921 MYR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist8,158 MYR
Artificial Intelligence Developer7,727 MYR
AS400 Programmer7,734 MYR
Assistant Information Technology Manager9,566 MYR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager9,090 MYR
Avaloq Developer6,613 MYR
BizTalk Developer 7,707 MYR
Blockchain Associate7,283 MYR
Blockchain Developer7,015 MYR
Build and Release Engineer6,875 MYR
Business Intelligence Analyst8,283 MYR
Business Intelligence Developer8,345 MYR
Business Objects Developer7,212 MYR
Business Process Consultant7,777 MYR
Business Systems Analyst6,875 MYR
C# Developer6,972 MYR
C++ Developer7,784 MYR
Capacity Planning Manager10,582 MYR
Change Administrator6,719 MYR
Chief Information Security Officer11,200 MYR
Client Delivery Manager10,179 MYR
CMS Developer6,615 MYR
Computer Animator6,450 MYR
Computer Hardware Engineer6,615 MYR
Computer Networks Architect8,063 MYR
Computer Operator5,185 MYR
Computer Technician6,147 MYR
Copy Editor6,101 MYR
CRM Application Administrator7,156 MYR
Cross Platform Security Manager8,626 MYR
Curam Developer6,101 MYR
Data Analyst7,212 MYR
Data Architect7,938 MYR
Data Center Technician6,719 MYR
Data Entry Supervisor5,597 MYR
Data Manager8,243 MYR
Data Modeling Analyst7,630 MYR
Data Quality Analyst7,208 MYR
Data Security Analyst7,760 MYR
Data Security Manager9,387 MYR
Data Warehousing Manager8,328 MYR
Data Warehousing Specialist6,946 MYR
Database Administration Manager8,482 MYR
Database Administrator8,117 MYR
Database Analyst7,858 MYR
Database Developer7,905 MYR
Database Report Writer7,531 MYR
Delivery Manager7,984 MYR
Developer / Programmer7,192 MYR
Development Manager8,714 MYR
Director of Application Development9,684 MYR
Director of Technology11,135 MYR
Disaster Recovery Analyst7,385 MYR
Documentation Specialist6,585 MYR
E-Commerce Manager9,287 MYR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst9,159 MYR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager9,296 MYR
E-Commerce Sales Manager9,977 MYR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager10,884 MYR
Enterprise Architecture Manager9,780 MYR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect8,837 MYR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager11,508 MYR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant8,163 MYR
ERP Analyst7,955 MYR
ERP Project Manager10,063 MYR
Ethical Hacker6,916 MYR
Financial Systems Manager10,869 MYR
Flash Developer6,421 MYR
Front End Developer5,913 MYR
Full Stack Developer7,584 MYR
Functional Analyst7,984 MYR
Game Developer6,945 MYR
GIS Analyst6,708 MYR
GIS Developer7,185 MYR
Global BI Analyst8,447 MYR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer6,719 MYR
Graphics Programmer6,853 MYR
Graphics Web Designer6,195 MYR
Hardware Design Engineer7,336 MYR
Hardware Engineering Manager11,500 MYR
Hardware Technician6,047 MYR
Head of Development10,457 MYR
Help Desk Analyst7,385 MYR
Help Desk Manager7,415 MYR
Help Desk Support5,325 MYR
Helpdesk Manager8,706 MYR
Imaging Programmer6,921 MYR
Informatics Optimization Specialist7,883 MYR
Information Assurance Analyst7,668 MYR
Information Program Director9,392 MYR
Information Security Administrator7,734 MYR
Information Security Analyst8,163 MYR
Information Security Engineer6,945 MYR
Information Security Manager9,296 MYR
Information Security Specialist7,923 MYR
Information Services Consultant7,978 MYR
Information Technology Administrator6,100 MYR
Information Technology Asset Manager9,199 MYR
Information Technology Consultant7,826 MYR
Information Technology Coordinator5,881 MYR
Information Technology Director12,845 MYR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer6,585 MYR
Information Technology Manager11,248 MYR
Information Technology Operations Manager11,816 MYR
Information Technology Product Manager10,374 MYR
Information Technology Project Administrator6,294 MYR
Information Technology Project Coordinator7,603 MYR
Information Technology Project Leader8,811 MYR
Information Technology Project Manager9,481 MYR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager9,454 MYR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)8,566 MYR
Information Technology Quality Specialist8,015 MYR
Information Technology Support5,343 MYR
Information Technology Team Leader9,194 MYR
Information Technology Trainer8,063 MYR
Information Technology Training Analyst7,727 MYR
Interface Design Manager9,200 MYR
Interface Designer6,287 MYR
IOS Developer7,501 MYR
Java Developer6,829 MYR
Javascript Developer7,054 MYR
Lead Developer7,509 MYR
Linux Administrator7,321 MYR
Lotus Domino Administrator7,509 MYR
Lotus Notes Developer7,784 MYR
Mail Server Administrator6,875 MYR
Major Incident Manager8,537 MYR
Managed Service Specialist7,760 MYR
Microsystems Engineer7,913 MYR
Mobile Developer7,284 MYR
Multimedia Developer6,652 MYR
Multimedia Services Manager8,868 MYR
Network Administration Team Lead9,350 MYR
Network Administrator6,988 MYR
Network Analyst6,900 MYR
Network and Infrastructure Manager10,638 MYR
Network Engineer6,817 MYR
Network Engineering Manager8,447 MYR
Network Security Systems Manager8,442 MYR
Network Specialist7,434 MYR
Network Technician6,047 MYR
Nodejs Developer7,961 MYR
NT Systems Administrator6,985 MYR
Numerical Control Programmer6,070 MYR
Online Banking Manager11,076 MYR
Online Banking Specialist9,101 MYR
OPS Manager9,070 MYR
Oracle Database Administrator7,068 MYR
Oracle Developer8,365 MYR
Perl Developer6,651 MYR
PHP Developer6,383 MYR
Python Developer7,913 MYR
Records Manager6,101 MYR
Remedy Developer5,913 MYR
Reporting Analyst7,358 MYR
Ruby Developer6,921 MYR
Salesforce Administrator7,458 MYR
Salesforce Developer5,725 MYR
SAP Consultant8,426 MYR
SAS Programmer7,192 MYR
Scrum Master6,474 MYR
SEO Associate6,323 MYR
SEO Manager9,473 MYR
Service Delivery Manager10,078 MYR
Service Level Manager9,979 MYR
Service Support Lead8,015 MYR
SharePoint Administrator7,385 MYR
Sharepoint Consultant7,984 MYR
Sharepoint Developer7,043 MYR
Shift Leader8,345 MYR
SOA Analyst8,201 MYR
SOC Engineer7,166 MYR
Software Analyst7,208 MYR
Software Architect7,509 MYR
Software Development Manager8,837 MYR
Software Engineer7,837 MYR
Software QA Engineer6,805 MYR
Software Sales6,708 MYR
Software Specialist6,853 MYR
Software Support Engineer6,038 MYR
Software Test Engineer6,619 MYR
Solutions Architect8,433 MYR
Storage Engineer6,386 MYR
Supervisor6,708 MYR
Support Analyst6,886 MYR
Support Specialist7,649 MYR
System Administrator7,192 MYR
Systems Analyst7,114 MYR
Systems Architect7,532 MYR
Systems Consultant8,037 MYR
Systems Engineer6,162 MYR
Systems Integrator7,659 MYR
Technical Analyst6,355 MYR
Technical Consultant8,283 MYR
Technical Manager7,955 MYR
Technical Project Manager10,044 MYR
Technical Sales7,410 MYR
Technical Trainer8,039 MYR
Technical Writer6,545 MYR
Technology Business Analyst7,415 MYR
Technology Director9,584 MYR
Technology Specialist8,283 MYR
Teradata Developer6,007 MYR
Test Analyst7,040 MYR
Tester6,358 MYR
Testing Manager9,350 MYR
TIBCO Developer6,717 MYR
UNIX Administrator7,475 MYR
Usability Engineer7,458 MYR
User Experience Consultant8,582 MYR
User Experience Design Expert7,603 MYR
User Experience Designer6,988 MYR
User Experience Researcher8,520 MYR
User Interface Designer7,385 MYR
VB Developer5,810 MYR
VB.NET Developer6,886 MYR
Video Game Designer6,818 MYR
Visual Information Specialist7,156 MYR
Web Applications Manager9,081 MYR
Web Content Specialist8,447 MYR
Web Designer6,988 MYR
Web Developer6,613 MYR
Web Editor6,323 MYR
Web Project Manager8,252 MYR
Web Promotions Specialist7,734 MYR
Web Security Administrator7,493 MYR
Web Security Manager9,488 MYR
Web Support Analyst5,558 MYR
Web Writer6,249 MYR
Webmaster6,101 MYR
Windows System Administrator6,916 MYR
Wireless Consultant8,426 MYR
Writer and Documentor6,383 MYR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Information Technology

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Information Technology salaries in Malaysia range between 1,113 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 12,104 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,545 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 7,545 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,545 MYR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 3,896 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,896 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 9,628 MYR while 25% are earning more than 9,628 MYR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

How do Information Technology salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Information Technology
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,955 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,212 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
7,371 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,621 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Information Technology salaries in Malaysia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

44 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Information Technology is 44 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 44 MYR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang6,933 MYR
Ipoh8,147 MYR
Johor Bahru7,679 MYR
Klang7,069 MYR
Kota Kinabalu7,567 MYR
Kuala Lumpur8,255 MYR
Kuching7,400 MYR
Petaling Jaya8,029 MYR
Shah Alam7,862 MYR
Subang Jaya7,212 MYR
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