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Environmental Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Environmental make in Malaysia?

7,646 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Environmental in Malaysia typically earns around 7,646 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Environmental 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
Environment Advisor7,826 MYR
Environmental and Agricultural Scientist9,070 MYR
Environmental Compliance Inspector7,043 MYR
Environmental Coordinator6,195 MYR
Environmental Economist8,566 MYR
Environmental Educator7,321 MYR
Environmental Engineer7,262 MYR
Environmental Health Practitioner8,338 MYR
Environmental Manager8,981 MYR
Environmental Officer6,230 MYR
Environmental Planner7,296 MYR
Environmental Protection Officer6,230 MYR
Environmental Restoration Planner7,553 MYR
Environmental Scientist9,387 MYR
Environmental Services Coordinator6,310 MYR
Environmental Specialist6,545 MYR
Environmental Superintendent6,719 MYR
Environmental Technician6,449 MYR
Forestry Consultant7,727 MYR
Forestry Supervisor7,484 MYR
Geologist9,877 MYR
Senor Environmental Health Practitioner9,488 MYR
Toxicologist6,852 MYR
Waste Management Manager9,101 MYR
Waste Tracking Specialist8,482 MYR
Water Treatment Superintendent7,501 MYR

Environmental Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Environmental

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Environmental salaries in Malaysia range between 5,810 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 10,070 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,417 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Environmental are earning less than 7,417 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,417 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 Environmental are earning less than 5,952 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,952 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Environmental are earning less than 8,219 MYR while 25% are earning more than 8,219 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

Environmental Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Environmental
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,101 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,364 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
7,482 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
7,646 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Environmental 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.

Environmental Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

44 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Environmental 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.

Environmental VS Other Jobs

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

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang6,956 MYR
Ipoh8,174 MYR
Johor Bahru7,704 MYR
Klang7,092 MYR
Kota Kinabalu7,592 MYR
Kuala Lumpur8,282 MYR
Kuching7,425 MYR
Petaling Jaya8,055 MYR
Shah Alam7,887 MYR
Subang Jaya7,236 MYR
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