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Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining make in Malaysia?

7,426 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Malaysia typically earns around 7,426 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining 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
Assistant Yard Manager6,945 MYR
Associate Analyst7,905 MYR
Associate Landman5,434 MYR
Auxiliary Equipment Operator3,984 MYR
Biomass Plant Technician4,793 MYR
Biomass Power Plant Manager8,264 MYR
Chemical Plant Operator9,201 MYR
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer7,784 MYR
Completions Engineer6,847 MYR
Cost Controller6,162 MYR
Crude Oil Marketing Representative7,727 MYR
Dispatcher4,418 MYR
Distribution Manager9,668 MYR
Dragline Operator4,590 MYR
Driller Offsider3,952 MYR
Dump Truck Driver3,930 MYR
Electric and Gas Operations Manager10,869 MYR
Energy Advisor9,780 MYR
Energy Analyst9,780 MYR
Energy Auditor9,454 MYR
Energy Dispatch Director10,380 MYR
Energy Technical Assistant6,680 MYR
Energy Technical Manager8,314 MYR
Energy Technical Trainer6,921 MYR
Exploration Manager10,908 MYR
Field Safety Auditor8,037 MYR
Fluids Engineer7,226 MYR
Fuel Cell Engineer7,321 MYR
Fuel Cell Technician5,229 MYR
Fuels Handler4,989 MYR
Gas Compressor Operator4,174 MYR
Gas Distribution Plant Operator5,966 MYR
Gas Supply Manager9,877 MYR
Geologist10,137 MYR
Geophysicist11,296 MYR
Geothermal Production Manager10,794 MYR
Geothermal Technician6,100 MYR
HSE Engineer7,166 MYR
HSE Officer5,688 MYR
HSEQ Administrator6,325 MYR
Inspector6,570 MYR
Instructor7,633 MYR
Instrument Designer6,371 MYR
Lead Technical Field Advisor9,481 MYR
Logistics and Tool Coordinator7,093 MYR
Maintenance Engineer7,262 MYR
Maintenance Superintendent7,938 MYR
Material Controller6,038 MYR
Mine Engineer6,875 MYR
Mine Surveyor8,083 MYR
Mining Project Administrator6,988 MYR
Mining Project Assistant6,513 MYR
Mining Project Controls Consultant7,114 MYR
Mining Project Coordinator7,296 MYR
Mining Project Engineer6,735 MYR
Mining Project Manager8,823 MYR
Mining Site Manager8,667 MYR
Mining Team Leader7,630 MYR
NDT Technician6,358 MYR
Oil Service Unit Operator5,845 MYR
Oil Trader9,199 MYR
Oilwell Pumper4,092 MYR
Petroleum Engineer 8,529 MYR
Petroleum Geologist11,816 MYR
Petroleum Pump System Operator5,750 MYR
Pipeline Technician5,271 MYR
Power Coordinator5,632 MYR
Power Plant Operations Manager11,856 MYR
Power Plant Operator8,465 MYR
Radio Operator5,039 MYR
Reliability Engineer7,256 MYR
Reservoir Engineer6,652 MYR
Risk Analyst8,714 MYR
Roughneck7,410 MYR
Scaffolder5,750 MYR
Shutdown Engineer6,230 MYR
Solar Energy Installation Manager9,390 MYR
Solar Energy Systems Engineer7,434 MYR
Solar Photovoltaic Installer6,752 MYR
Solar Thermal Technician6,288 MYR
Supply Operations Manager12,228 MYR
Sustainability Specialist10,063 MYR
System Development Advisor7,968 MYR
Tanker Truck Driver4,837 MYR
Utility Operator5,673 MYR
Wind Energy Project Manager8,183 MYR

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Malaysia range between 3,873 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 11,619 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,277 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 7,277 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,277 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 Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 5,017 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,017 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 9,070 MYR while 25% are earning more than 9,070 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

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

How do Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,836 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,089 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
7,224 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,426 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining 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.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

43 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining 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.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining and All Jobs and we found that Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang6,755 MYR
Ipoh7,938 MYR
Johor Bahru7,482 MYR
Klang6,888 MYR
Kota Kinabalu7,373 MYR
Kuala Lumpur8,043 MYR
Kuching7,210 MYR
Petaling Jaya7,823 MYR
Shah Alam7,660 MYR
Subang Jaya7,027 MYR
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