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Electrical and Electronics Trades Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades make in Malaysia?

4,753 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades in Malaysia typically earns around 4,753 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Electrical and Electronics Trades 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
Electrical Engineering Manager6,460 MYR
Electrical Sales Engineer10,567 MYR
Electrician3,100 MYR
Electronics Technician1,900 MYR
Field Service Technician2,550 MYR
Senior Field Service Engineer6,850 MYR

Electrical and Electronics Trades Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

25% of people earn
2,700 MYR
or less
50% of people earn
3,500 MYR
or less
75% of people earn
8,200 MYR
or less
Minimum
1,500 MYR
Median
3,500 MYR
Maximum
10,567 MYR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries in Malaysia range between 1,500 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 10,567 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,500 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 3,500 MYR while the other half are earning more than 3,500 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 Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 2,700 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,700 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 8,200 MYR while 25% are earning more than 8,200 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

Electrical and Electronics Trades Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

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

2016201720182019
Average Salary 2016    =  
4,453 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
4,578 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
4,651 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
4,753 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical and Electronics Trades 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 2% 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

24 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Electrical and Electronics Trades is 24 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 24 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.

Salary Comparison of Electrical and Electronics Trades Jobs in Malaysia

4,753 MYR
7,344 MYR
Average Salary
Electrical and Electronics Trades
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Electrical and Electronics Trades and All Jobs and we found that Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 35% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Johor Bahru2,850 MYR
Kuala Lumpur6,522 MYR
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