How much money does a person working in Automotive make in Malaysia?
5,473 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Automotive in Malaysia typically earns around 5,473 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Automotive jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|After Sales Automotive Manager||8,752 MYR|
|Alignment Technician||4,648 MYR|
|Auto Damage Adjuster||4,357 MYR|
|Auto Detailer||3,849 MYR|
|Auto Parts Manager||8,037 MYR|
|Automotive Assembler||3,942 MYR|
|Automotive Assembly Manager||7,410 MYR|
|Automotive Body Repairer||3,991 MYR|
|Automotive Branch Manager||7,747 MYR|
|Automotive Central Planner||4,792 MYR|
|Automotive Electrician||4,213 MYR|
|Automotive Estimating Manager||7,398 MYR|
|Automotive Estimator||7,784 MYR|
|Automotive General Manager||9,146 MYR|
|Automotive Inventory Officer||4,011 MYR|
|Automotive Parts Supplier||5,558 MYR|
|Automotive Project Engineer||5,906 MYR|
|Automotive Project Manager||7,415 MYR|
|Automotive Purchase Manager||7,415 MYR|
|Automotive Sales||6,916 MYR|
|Automotive Technician||4,316 MYR|
|Automotive Test Engineer||7,166 MYR|
|Automotive Warranty Administrator||5,597 MYR|
|Automotive Warranty Clerk||4,553 MYR|
|Car Parts and Accessories Fitter||3,868 MYR|
|Damage Appraiser||6,165 MYR|
|Diesel Engine Specialist||4,726 MYR|
|Job Card Opener||3,389 MYR|
|Lube Technician||3,619 MYR|
|Master File Maintenance||4,694 MYR|
|Materials Planner||6,230 MYR|
|Motor Vehicle Inspector||5,976 MYR|
|Service Advisor||6,100 MYR|
|Service Manager||7,784 MYR|
|Stock Controller||5,140 MYR|
|Technical Advisor||5,725 MYR|
|Tire Retreader||4,408 MYR|
|Used Car Manager||8,003 MYR|
|Vehicle Body Maker||4,376 MYR|
|Vehicle Examiner||5,035 MYR|
|Vehicle Painter||4,174 MYR|
|Vehicle Trimmer||4,598 MYR|
Automotive Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Automotive salaries in Malaysia range between 3,389 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 8,714 MYR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 5,419 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Automotive are earning less than 5,419 MYR while the other half are earning more than 5,419 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 Automotive are earning less than 3,964 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,964 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Automotive are earning less than 6,925 MYR while 25% are earning more than 6,925 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
Automotive Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia
How do Automotive salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Automotive 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.
Automotive Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia
32 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Automotive is 32 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 32 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.
Automotive VS Other Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Automotive and All Jobs and we found that Automotive salaries are 30% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Johor Bahru||5,514 MYR|
|Kota Kinabalu||5,434 MYR|
|Kuala Lumpur||5,928 MYR|
|Petaling Jaya||5,766 MYR|
|Shah Alam||5,646 MYR|
|Subang Jaya||5,179 MYR|
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