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Marketing Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

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

9,225 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Marketing in Malaysia typically earns around 9,225 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Marketing 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 Handler7,239 MYR
Affiliate Manager8,328 MYR
Analytics Specialist7,256 MYR
Assistant Brand Manager8,721 MYR
Assistant Product Manager9,977 MYR
Brand Ambassador11,382 MYR
Brand Manager13,172 MYR
Campaign Specialist8,201 MYR
Chief Marketing Officer 13,401 MYR
Communications Officer6,197 MYR
Content Marketing Strategist8,413 MYR
Creative Marketing Lead8,682 MYR
Creative Writer7,090 MYR
Digital Marketing Manager10,325 MYR
Event Marketing10,890 MYR
Localization Manager9,775 MYR
Market Development Manager11,192 MYR
Market Research Analyst9,097 MYR
Market Research Manager10,179 MYR
Market Segmentation Director11,098 MYR
Marketing Advisor8,037 MYR
Marketing Analyst7,978 MYR
Marketing Assistant6,004 MYR
Marketing Associate5,913 MYR
Marketing Communications Manager9,481 MYR
Marketing Consultant10,582 MYR
Marketing Coordinator5,673 MYR
Marketing Distribution Executive11,165 MYR
Marketing Executive11,192 MYR
Marketing Manager13,472 MYR
Marketing Officer6,665 MYR
Marketing Specialist7,809 MYR
Marketing Writer6,423 MYR
Online Marketing Analyst7,553 MYR
Optimization Manager9,350 MYR
Outbound Sales7,633 MYR
Outreach Coordinator7,327 MYR
Outreach Specialist7,398 MYR
Product Development9,584 MYR
Product Marketing Manager10,671 MYR
Product Researcher6,101 MYR
Product Training Specialist7,531 MYR
Project Manager8,482 MYR
Publications Coordinator6,310 MYR
Research Executive9,979 MYR
Sales and Marketing Assistant5,575 MYR
Sales Management Support6,383 MYR
Search Marketing Strategist11,523 MYR
Social Media Specialist7,475 MYR
Spaceman Analyst6,423 MYR
Sponsorship Consultant6,946 MYR
Team Leader8,051 MYR
Telemarketer5,389 MYR
Trade Marketing Manager10,361 MYR
Trade Marketing Professional8,166 MYR
Web Analytics Manager8,354 MYR
Web Content Manager8,520 MYR

Marketing Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Marketing

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Marketing salaries in Malaysia range between 5,229 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 13,556 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 9,594 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Marketing are earning less than 9,594 MYR while the other half are earning more than 9,594 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 Marketing are earning less than 6,670 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 6,670 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Marketing are earning less than 12,501 MYR while 25% are earning more than 12,501 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

Marketing Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Marketing
Average Salary 2016    =  
8,272 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
8,578 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
8,895 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
9,225 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Marketing 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 4% 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.

Marketing Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

53 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Marketing is 53 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 53 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.

Marketing VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Marketing and Marketing monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Marketing and All Jobs and we found that Marketing salaries are 17% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang8,391 MYR
Ipoh9,861 MYR
Johor Bahru9,294 MYR
Klang8,556 MYR
Kota Kinabalu9,159 MYR
Kuala Lumpur9,992 MYR
Kuching8,957 MYR
Petaling Jaya9,718 MYR
Shah Alam9,515 MYR
Subang Jaya8,729 MYR
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