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Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment make in Malaysia?

4,776 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment in Malaysia typically earns around 4,776 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

Job TitleAverage Salary
3D Artist3,667 MYR
3D Designer4,200 MYR
3D Visualization Specialist5,600 MYR
Art Director2,500 MYR
Broadcasting Journalist2,700 MYR
Cartoonist / Animator2,867 MYR
Event Manager8,125 MYR
Journalist5,450 MYR
Makeup Artist2,000 MYR
Media Operations Manager8,000 MYR
Media Planner9,000 MYR
Media Relations Manager7,200 MYR
Multimedia Designer5,200 MYR
Production Assistant2,000 MYR
Sales Executive2,600 MYR
Video Editor2,800 MYR
Videographer3,100 MYR

Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

25% of people earn
2,750 MYR
or less
50% of people earn
4,000 MYR
or less
75% of people earn
7,000 MYR
or less
Minimum
2,000 MYR
Median
4,000 MYR
Maximum
13,500 MYR

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 4,000 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 4,000 MYR while the other half are earning more than 4,000 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 Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 2,750 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,750 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment are earning less than 7,000 MYR while 25% are earning more than 7,000 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

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.

2016201720182019
Average Salary 2016    =  
4,422 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
4,546 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
4,664 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
4,776 MYR
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

24 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment is 24 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 24 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

4,776 MYR
7,347 MYR
Average Salary
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment
Average Salary
All Jobs
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.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kuala Lumpur5,214 MYR
Petaling Jaya3,720 MYR
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