How much money does a person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment make in Malaysia?
4,796 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Malaysia typically earns around 4,796 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|3D Artist||3,000 MYR|
|Art Director||2,500 MYR|
|Broadcasting Journalist||2,700 MYR|
|Cartoonist / Animator||2,867 MYR|
|Event Manager||8,125 MYR|
|Makeup Artist||2,000 MYR|
|Media Operations Manager||8,000 MYR|
|Media Planner||9,000 MYR|
|Media Relations Manager||7,200 MYR|
|Multimedia Designer||5,200 MYR|
|Production Assistant||2,000 MYR|
|Sales Executive||2,600 MYR|
|Video Editor||2,800 MYR|
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia
25% of people earn
50% of people earn
75% of people earn
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries in Malaysia range between 2,000 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 13,500 MYR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 3,375 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 3,375 MYR while the other half are earning more than 3,375 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 Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 2,600 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,600 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 6,550 MYR while 25% are earning more than 6,550 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
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia
How do Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment 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.
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia
25 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is 25 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 25 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 Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs in Malaysia
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
We compared Malaysia salaries for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment and All Jobs and we found that Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries are 35% less than those of All Jobs.
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