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Health and Medical Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Health and Medical make in Malaysia?

10,959 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Health and Medical in Malaysia typically earns around 10,959 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Health and Medical 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
Academic Clinician11,975 MYR
Acute Care Nurse6,786 MYR
Administrative Director12,844 MYR
Admitting Clerk5,495 MYR
Admitting Manager7,873 MYR
Admitting Officer5,888 MYR
Advanced Nutrition Aide8,398 MYR
Advanced Practice Provider9,770 MYR
Allergist14,969 MYR
Ambulance Dispatcher6,207 MYR
Ambulance Driver5,312 MYR
Ambulance Officer and Paramedic6,230 MYR
Ambulatory Services Director9,782 MYR
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor13,418 MYR
Anesthesia Technician8,650 MYR
Anesthesiologist23,465 MYR
Anesthesiology Assistant8,734 MYR
Assistant Director of Nursing8,520 MYR
Assistant Occupational Therapist5,976 MYR
Assistant Optometrist6,916 MYR
Assistant Physical Therapist5,342 MYR
Audiologist12,212 MYR
Behavioral Health Specialist9,189 MYR
Biomedical Engineering Director8,727 MYR
Biomedical Engineering Technician5,673 MYR
Breast Center Manager11,856 MYR
Cardiac Technician5,644 MYR
Cardiology Manager24,424 MYR
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Spcialist7,707 MYR
Cardiovascular Specialist29,710 MYR
Cardiovascular Technologist8,003 MYR
Care Assistant5,240 MYR
Care Coordinator8,650 MYR
Caregiver5,488 MYR
Case Manager8,201 MYR
Central Sterile Processing Technician6,652 MYR
Charge Entry Specialist7,484 MYR
Chief of Psychology25,194 MYR
Chief of Surgery34,236 MYR
Chiropractor8,714 MYR
Clinic Assistant5,257 MYR
Clinic Manager8,166 MYR
Clinic Navigator5,325 MYR
Clinical Application Specialist7,385 MYR
Clinical Biochemist9,865 MYR
Clinical Cytogeneticist9,968 MYR
Clinical Data Reviewer7,604 MYR
Clinical Development Specialist7,955 MYR
Clinical Director18,397 MYR
Clinical Field Associate7,312 MYR
Clinical Genetic Technologist7,734 MYR
Clinical Microbiologist8,003 MYR
Clinical Molecular Geneticist9,668 MYR
Clinical Neuropsychologist9,199 MYR
Clinical Policy Developer8,530 MYR
Clinical Psychologist23,712 MYR
Clinical Research Coordinator7,968 MYR
Clinical Scientist10,529 MYR
Clinical Social Worker5,928 MYR
CME Specialist9,189 MYR
Coding Practice Manager8,529 MYR
Community Relations Manager8,338 MYR
Company Nurse5,137 MYR
Correctional Treatment Specialist15,413 MYR
Counseling Psychologist19,335 MYR
Credentialing Analyst7,283 MYR
Critical Care Nurse6,450 MYR
CT Technologist7,458 MYR
Cytogenetic Technologist7,133 MYR
Data Coordinator5,750 MYR
Dental Assistant5,069 MYR
Dental Hygienist5,423 MYR
Dental Laboratory Technician5,597 MYR
Dental Receptionist5,501 MYR
Dental Technician5,688 MYR
Dental Therapist9,762 MYR
Dentist18,209 MYR
Dermatologist27,388 MYR
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer8,037 MYR
Dietetic Technician5,271 MYR
Dietitian17,607 MYR
Director of Medical Staff Services12,094 MYR
Discharge Coordinator6,162 MYR
Dispensing Optician7,256 MYR
District Nurse6,197 MYR
Doctor20,354 MYR
Dosimetrist10,582 MYR
EKG Technician6,758 MYR
Emergency Department Physician14,821 MYR
Emergency Management Director11,658 MYR
Emergency Response Specialist7,123 MYR
Emergency Services Director12,212 MYR
Endodontist21,589 MYR
Endoscopic Assistant6,294 MYR
Endoscopy Technician6,007 MYR
Enterostomal Therapist8,424 MYR
Epidemiologist12,973 MYR
ER Registration Supervisor8,037 MYR
Exercise Physiologist19,335 MYR
Family Nurse Practitioner6,988 MYR
FGP Ultrasound Techncian6,230 MYR
Food Services Director8,981 MYR
Forensic Pathologist20,956 MYR
General Medical Practitioner15,117 MYR
Genetic Counselor12,587 MYR
Head Nurse6,985 MYR
Health Compliance Director10,967 MYR
Health Economist9,287 MYR
Health Information Manager9,090 MYR
Health Services Manager10,877 MYR
Health Systems Specialist8,323 MYR
Health Technologist8,243 MYR
Health Unit Coordinator5,533 MYR
Healthcare Assistant6,047 MYR
Healthcare Consultant8,260 MYR
Healthcare Data Analyst8,582 MYR
Hearing Aid Specialist8,020 MYR
Histotechnologist8,166 MYR
Home Health Aide5,750 MYR
Home Health Scheduler5,289 MYR
Home Nurse6,165 MYR
ICU Registered Nurse6,230 MYR
Immunologist13,610 MYR
Industrial Hygienist10,070 MYR
Infection Control Coordinator7,475 MYR
Infection Control Practitioner9,473 MYR
Infection Preventionist7,978 MYR
Informatics Nurse Specialist6,681 MYR
Informatics Practice Specialist9,146 MYR
Intake Coordinator6,165 MYR
Internist25,194 MYR
Interventional Radiographer10,578 MYR
Interventionist22,527 MYR
Invasive Cardiologist30,985 MYR
Lab Assistant5,750 MYR
Laboratory Manager10,374 MYR
Laboratory Technician6,106 MYR
Lead Patient Account Representative7,553 MYR
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)6,197 MYR
Low Vision Therapist9,556 MYR
Mammography Technician5,966 MYR
Managed Care Assistant5,673 MYR
Maternity Services Director13,358 MYR
MDS Coordinator7,054 MYR
Medical Administrator6,945 MYR
Medical Assistant5,442 MYR
Medical Biller4,932 MYR
Medical Billing Clerk4,881 MYR
Medical Billing Specialist6,652 MYR
Medical Coder5,542 MYR
Medical Courier4,036 MYR
Medical Director18,496 MYR
Medical Equipment Maintenance Manager7,923 MYR
Medical Equipment Preparer6,411 MYR
Medical Forms Designer4,983 MYR
Medical Insurance Manager11,362 MYR
Medical Office Administrator8,345 MYR
Medical Office Assistant5,446 MYR
Medical Office Manager8,821 MYR
Medical Policy Manager9,485 MYR
Medical Policy Specialist7,826 MYR
Medical Project Coordinator7,603 MYR
Medical Records Administrator7,760 MYR
Medical Records Clerk4,975 MYR
Medical Records Coding Manager8,328 MYR
Medical Records Director9,580 MYR
Medical Records Transcriptionist5,140 MYR
Medical Scribe5,928 MYR
Medical Secretary4,599 MYR
Medical Staff Services Specialist7,558 MYR
Medical Technologist6,585 MYR
Medication Aide5,946 MYR
Mental Health Aide5,820 MYR
Mental Health Nurse5,750 MYR
Mental Health Technician5,846 MYR
Mental Health Therapst13,556 MYR
Mental Health Worker6,386 MYR
Mobile Phlebotomist5,869 MYR
MRI Technologist6,349 MYR
Music Therapist8,063 MYR
Naturopathic Physician23,713 MYR
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner7,022 MYR
Neonatologist10,434 MYR
Neurodiagnostic Techncian6,260 MYR
Neurologist20,650 MYR
Neurophysiology Technologist8,916 MYR
Neuropsychology Testing Assistant5,519 MYR
Nuclear Medical Technician7,040 MYR
Nuclear Medicine Physician19,168 MYR
Nuclear Medicine Technolgoist7,410 MYR
Nurse6,225 MYR
Nurse Educator7,133 MYR
Nurse Midwife7,633 MYR
Nurse Practitioner6,070 MYR
Nursing Assistant5,575 MYR
Nursing Coordinator6,853 MYR
Nursing Director8,729 MYR
Nursing Services Instructor6,972 MYR
Nursing Supervisor7,584 MYR
Nutrition Assistant7,358 MYR
Nutrition Services Aide6,786 MYR
Obstetrician / Gynecologist20,126 MYR
Occupaitional Therapy Assistant7,608 MYR
Occupational Health Advisor8,837 MYR
Occupational Health Safety Specialist10,686 MYR
Occupational Therapist9,104 MYR
Oncology Specialty Representative6,570 MYR
Operating Room Scheduler5,616 MYR
Operating Room Services Director17,962 MYR
Ophthalmic Assistant6,421 MYR
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician6,619 MYR
Ophthalmologist16,461 MYR
Optician13,971 MYR
Optometrist16,293 MYR
Oral Surgeon24,449 MYR
Orthodontic Assistant7,192 MYR
Orthodontist22,754 MYR
Orthopedic Technician6,884 MYR
Orthoptist17,251 MYR
Orthotist17,785 MYR
Pathology Assistant6,038 MYR
Patient Account Represenatative7,861 MYR
Patient Care Coordinator7,312 MYR
Patient Care Manager8,854 MYR
Patient Care Services Executive8,821 MYR
Patient Care Technician5,845 MYR
Patient Management Coordinator6,652 MYR
Patient Registrar5,342 MYR
Patient Relations Manager8,354 MYR
Patient Representative6,585 MYR
Patient Safety Manager9,580 MYR
Patient Safety Specialist7,296 MYR
Patient Services Coordinator6,852 MYR
Patient Services Director10,830 MYR
Patient Sitter4,842 MYR
Pediatrician18,021 MYR
Perfusionist18,773 MYR
Periodontist21,342 MYR
Perioperative Aide6,101 MYR
Personal Support Worker4,694 MYR
Phlebotomist12,330 MYR
Physical Therapist12,330 MYR
Physical Therapy Aide5,237 MYR
Physical Therapy Assistant5,394 MYR
Physical Therapy Director14,672 MYR
Physician18,971 MYR
Physician - Anesthesiology28,218 MYR
Physician - Cardiology28,159 MYR
Physician - CCU16,461 MYR
Physician - Dermatology23,950 MYR
Physician - Emergency Room18,496 MYR
Physician - Endocrinology22,043 MYR
Physician - Family Practice15,808 MYR
Physician - Gastroenterology22,083 MYR
Physician - Generalist16,599 MYR
Physician - Geriatrics14,672 MYR
Physician - Hematology / Oncology21,164 MYR
Physician - Immunology / Allergy23,239 MYR
Physician - Infectious Disease20,457 MYR
Physician - Internal Medicine25,689 MYR
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine19,168 MYR
Physician - Nephrology18,279 MYR
Physician - Neurology24,933 MYR
Physician - Nuclear Medicine19,729 MYR
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology20,541 MYR
Physician - Occupational Medicine17,133 MYR
Physician - Ophthalmology15,018 MYR
Physician - Otolaryngology14,524 MYR
Physician - Pain Medicine13,971 MYR
Physician - Pathology18,290 MYR
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology21,084 MYR
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology20,749 MYR
Physician - Pediatrics19,335 MYR
Physician - Physiatry19,634 MYR
Physician - Podiatry18,585 MYR
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine15,117 MYR
Physician - Radiation Therapy23,465 MYR
Physician - Radiology24,206 MYR
Physician - Rheumatology21,654 MYR
Physician - Sports Medicine22,093 MYR
Physician - Urology26,835 MYR
Physician Assistant12,844 MYR
Physiotherapist14,756 MYR
Podiatrist14,969 MYR
Practice Manager10,275 MYR
Pre Authorization Case Manager8,548 MYR
Preventive Medicine Physician18,209 MYR
Program Coordinator7,043 MYR
Project Manager9,159 MYR
Prosthetist15,117 MYR
Prosthodontist21,589 MYR
Psychiatric Nurse6,287 MYR
Psychiatric Technician6,249 MYR
Psychiatrist19,711 MYR
Psychololgist19,168 MYR
Psychometrician17,785 MYR
Psychometrist9,979 MYR
Public Health Analyst7,968 MYR
Public Health Social Worker5,282 MYR
Public Health Specialist7,357 MYR
Quality Assurance Manager9,201 MYR
Radiation Therapist21,736 MYR
Radiation Therapy Technologist7,760 MYR
Radiographer13,896 MYR
Radiography Technologist7,885 MYR
Radiologic Technologist7,968 MYR
Radiologist21,302 MYR
Radiology Manager18,772 MYR
Radiology Technologist8,465 MYR
Registered Nurse5,913 MYR
Registered Nurse Case Manager7,410 MYR
Registered Respiratory Therapist12,973 MYR
Rehabilitation Director14,969 MYR
Rehabilitation Services Manager12,022 MYR
Respiratory Care Practitioner12,125 MYR
Respiratory Manager9,659 MYR
Respiratory Therapist11,192 MYR
Respiratory Therapy Technician7,093 MYR
School Nurse6,063 MYR
Skin Care Specialist11,264 MYR
Sonographer9,159 MYR
Sonography Technologist8,714 MYR
Speech and Language Pathologist13,739 MYR
Staff Nurse6,133 MYR
Surgeon25,194 MYR
Surgeon - Burn22,527 MYR
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic31,953 MYR
Surgeon - Heart Transplant35,925 MYR
Surgeon - Neurology31,854 MYR
Surgeon - Orthopedic33,544 MYR
Surgeon - Pediatric27,665 MYR
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive33,074 MYR
Surgeon - Trauma24,662 MYR
Surgical Assistant16,124 MYR
Surgical Instrument Techncian6,007 MYR
Surgical Technologist7,192 MYR
Telephonic Nurse Case Manager6,805 MYR
Theatre Manager7,668 MYR
Treatment Services Director11,975 MYR
Ultrasonographer7,327 MYR
Ultrasound Technologist6,545 MYR
Urologist28,495 MYR
Utilization Review Nurse6,165 MYR
Vascular Technologist6,038 MYR
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist12,330 MYR
Ward Manager8,909 MYR
Wellness Coordinator8,221 MYR
X-Ray Technologist8,626 MYR

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Health and Medical

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Health and Medical salaries in Malaysia range between 3,389 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 34,858 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 11,287 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 11,287 MYR while the other half are earning more than 11,287 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 Health and Medical are earning less than 6,604 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 6,604 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 24,457 MYR while 25% are earning more than 24,457 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

Salaries for specific divisions

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Health and Medical Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Health and Medical
Average Salary 2016    =  
9,912 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
10,279 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
10,629 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
10,959 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Health and Medical 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.

Health and Medical Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

63 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Health and Medical is 63 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 63 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.

Health and Medical VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Health and Medical and Health and Medical monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Health and Medical and All Jobs and we found that Health and Medical salaries are 39% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang9,969 MYR
Ipoh11,715 MYR
Johor Bahru11,041 MYR
Klang10,165 MYR
Kota Kinabalu10,880 MYR
Kuala Lumpur11,870 MYR
Kuching10,641 MYR
Petaling Jaya11,545 MYR
Shah Alam11,304 MYR
Subang Jaya10,370 MYR
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