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Executive and Management Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Executive and Management make in Malaysia?

12,898 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Executive and Management in Malaysia typically earns around 12,898 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Executive and Management 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
Account Executive6,750 MYR
Account Manager7,800 MYR
Administration Manager22,100 MYR
Area Director14,500 MYR
Area Manager4,220 MYR
Assistant Director7,032 MYR
Assistant Manager5,620 MYR
Assistant Operations Manager4,000 MYR
Assistant Project Manager5,000 MYR
Assistant Vice President6,800 MYR
Associate Director9,900 MYR
Branch Manager2,200 MYR
Chief Executive Officer22,829 MYR
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)41,650 MYR
Chief Operating Officer26,388 MYR
Commercial Project Manager10,000 MYR
Corporate Director14,125 MYR
Country Manager13,275 MYR
Deputy Director19,921 MYR
Deputy General Manager11,733 MYR
Director30,267 MYR
Director Of Client Services19,000 MYR
Director of Revenue Management6,500 MYR
Director of Training Development1,400 MYR
Engagement Manager35,000 MYR
Executive Director13,500 MYR
General Manager16,820 MYR
General Manager Corporate Services18,267 MYR
Head Of Department4,650 MYR
Head Of Investment10,985 MYR
Junior Executive3,780 MYR
Key Account Manager7,667 MYR
Logistics Manager8,800 MYR
Management Consultant11,523 MYR
Managing Director20,956 MYR
Membership Administration Manager3,500 MYR
Operations Manager9,329 MYR
Operations Supervisor3,283 MYR
Production Executive3,210 MYR
Program Manager12,500 MYR
Project Manager9,385 MYR
Quality Manager6,300 MYR
Regional Director24,733 MYR
Relationship Manager4,000 MYR
Revenue Manager3,000 MYR
Section Head7,500 MYR
Senior Assistant Manager5,250 MYR
Senior Executive4,900 MYR
Senior Manager11,417 MYR
Senior MIS Executive3,600 MYR
Senior Operations Executive5,467 MYR
Service Manager6,608 MYR
Supervisor4,680 MYR
Technical Director10,000 MYR
Vice President23,768 MYR
Zone Manager4,225 MYR

Executive and Management Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

25% of people earn
4,900 MYR
or less
50% of people earn
9,000 MYR
or less
75% of people earn
18,000 MYR
or less
833 MYR
9,000 MYR
70,000 MYR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Executive and Management salaries in Malaysia range between 833 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 70,000 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 9,000 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 9,000 MYR while the other half are earning more than 9,000 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 Executive and Management are earning less than 4,900 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 4,900 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Executive and Management are earning less than 18,000 MYR while 25% are earning more than 18,000 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

Executive and Management Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

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

Average Salary 2016    =  
12,083 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
12,422 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
12,695 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
12,898 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Executive and Management 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.

Executive and Management Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

66 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Executive and Management is 66 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 66 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 Executive and Management Jobs in Malaysia

12,898 MYR
7,344 MYR
Average Salary
Executive and Management
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Executive and Management and All Jobs and we found that Executive and Management salaries are 76% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Johor Bahru10,568 MYR
Klang5,988 MYR
Kota Kinabalu4,056 MYR
Kuala Lumpur15,496 MYR
Kuching8,313 MYR
Petaling Jaya10,549 MYR
Shah Alam11,730 MYR
Subang Jaya8,200 MYR
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