How much money does a person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment make in Malaysia?
7,443 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Malaysia typically earns around 7,443 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||6,853 MYR|
|3D Designer||6,786 MYR|
|3D Generalist||6,652 MYR|
|3D Visualization Specialist||6,383 MYR|
|Acrobatic Rigger||5,632 MYR|
|Associate Media Director||8,003 MYR|
|Associate Producer||9,586 MYR|
|Broadcast Associate||5,725 MYR|
|Broadcast News Analyst||6,972 MYR|
|Broadcast Technician||5,039 MYR|
|Broadcasting Journalist||7,321 MYR|
|Broadcasting Presenter||9,473 MYR|
|Camera Equipment Repairer||4,842 MYR|
|Cartoonist / Animator||7,022 MYR|
|CAS Engineer||7,861 MYR|
|Censorship Executive||9,042 MYR|
|Communications Manager||9,856 MYR|
|Dance Director||7,458 MYR|
|Director of Photography||8,166 MYR|
|Disc Jockey||5,312 MYR|
|Editorial Assistant||5,549 MYR|
|Events Manager||7,239 MYR|
|Graphic Designer||5,039 MYR|
|Instructional Designer||6,027 MYR|
|Makeup Artist||6,162 MYR|
|Media Design Manager||11,086 MYR|
|Media Equipment Operator||5,069 MYR|
|Media Operations Manager||9,682 MYR|
|Media Producer||8,323 MYR|
|Media Product Development Manager||10,446 MYR|
|Media Program Director||12,111 MYR|
|Media Relations Manager||10,908 MYR|
|Media Sales Manager||11,572 MYR|
|Movement and Dance Coordinator||7,633 MYR|
|Multimedia Coordinator||6,652 MYR|
|Multimedia Designer||6,047 MYR|
|Music Consultant||6,355 MYR|
|News Associate||6,487 MYR|
|News Reporter||9,146 MYR|
|Product Designer||5,987 MYR|
|Production Artist||6,988 MYR|
|Production Assistant||5,538 MYR|
|Production Director||9,392 MYR|
|Production Technician||4,990 MYR|
|Program Researcher||7,668 MYR|
|Promotion Coordinator||6,474 MYR|
|Sound Engineer||7,531 MYR|
|Stage Technician||5,292 MYR|
|Sub Editor||5,691 MYR|
|Television Executive Producer||12,330 MYR|
|Transmission Engineer||6,639 MYR|
|Video Editor||6,065 MYR|
|Video Producer||7,043 MYR|
|Visual Designer||6,853 MYR|
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries in Malaysia range between 4,842 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 12,587 MYR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,666 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 7,666 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,666 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 5,628 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,628 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 10,734 MYR while 25% are earning more than 10,734 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|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +3% |
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 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.
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia
43 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is 43 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 43 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.
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment VS Other Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment and All Jobs and we found that Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment salaries are 5% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Johor Bahru||7,499 MYR|
|Kota Kinabalu||7,390 MYR|
|Kuala Lumpur||8,062 MYR|
|Petaling Jaya||7,841 MYR|
|Shah Alam||7,678 MYR|
|Subang Jaya||7,043 MYR|
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