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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?

5,565 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Electrical and Electronics Trades in Malaysia typically earns around 5,565 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
Cable Installer and Locator3,942 MYR
Digital Design Engineer6,786 MYR
Electrical Designer6,576 MYR
Electrical Drafter4,837 MYR
Electrical Engineering Manager8,618 MYR
Electrical Planner6,027 MYR
Electrical Sales Engineer6,355 MYR
Electrical Service Technician4,213 MYR
Electrical Technician6,207 MYR
Electrical Worker4,121 MYR
Electrician4,743 MYR
Electromechanical Technician4,376 MYR
Electronic Engineer7,093 MYR
Electronics Instructor6,639 MYR
Electronics Technician4,402 MYR
Field Service Engineer7,984 MYR
Field Service Technician4,837 MYR
Hydroelectric Plant Technician4,696 MYR
Hydroelectric Production Manager8,299 MYR
Instrumentation Technician4,793 MYR
Journeyman Electrician4,418 MYR
Maintenance Electrician3,754 MYR
Mechatronics Technician4,644 MYR
Power Equipment Mechanic4,793 MYR
Power Line Technician4,648 MYR
Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanic5,132 MYR
Security Service Engineer7,913 MYR
Technical Manager8,768 MYR
Turbine Fitter3,930 MYR
Warehouse Attendant3,991 MYR
Warehouse Manager8,062 MYR
Watch Repairer4,983 MYR

Electrical and Electronics Trades Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Electrical and Electronics Trades

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries in Malaysia range between 3,873 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 8,618 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 5,454 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 5,454 MYR while the other half are earning more than 5,454 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 4,197 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 4,197 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Electrical and Electronics Trades are earning less than 6,755 MYR while 25% are earning more than 6,755 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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Electrical and Electronics Trades
Average Salary 2016    =  
5,123 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
5,313 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
5,414 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
5,565 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 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

32 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Electrical and Electronics Trades 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.

Electrical and Electronics Trades VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical and Electronics Trades and Electrical and Electronics Trades monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Electrical and Electronics Trades and All Jobs and we found that Electrical and Electronics Trades salaries are 29% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang5,062 MYR
Ipoh5,949 MYR
Johor Bahru5,607 MYR
Klang5,162 MYR
Kota Kinabalu5,525 MYR
Kuala Lumpur6,028 MYR
Kuching5,404 MYR
Petaling Jaya5,863 MYR
Shah Alam5,740 MYR
Subang Jaya5,266 MYR
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