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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?

12,911 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Malaysia typically earns around 12,911 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
Associate Analyst4,000 MYR
Electric and Gas Operations Manager27,000 MYR
Fluids Engineer2,000 MYR
Geologist11,000 MYR
Geophysicist14,000 MYR
HSEQ Administrator8,000 MYR
Laboratory Analyst1,100 MYR
NDT Technician5,467 MYR
Petroleum Engineer 15,186 MYR
Petroleum Geologist13,233 MYR
Pipeline Technician2,800 MYR
Process Technician3,300 MYR
Production Technician4,667 MYR
Project Engineer4,550 MYR
Project Manager31,250 MYR
Reservoir Engineer15,013 MYR
Team Leader16,022 MYR
Technical Assistant5,200 MYR

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

25% of people earn
5,000 MYR
or less
50% of people earn
10,000 MYR
or less
75% of people earn
18,031 MYR
or less
1,100 MYR
10,000 MYR
55,000 MYR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Malaysia range between 1,100 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 55,000 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 10,000 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 10,000 MYR while the other half are earning more than 10,000 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 Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 5,000 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,000 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 18,031 MYR while 25% are earning more than 18,031 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.

Average Salary 2016    =  
12,096 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
12,434 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
12,633 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
12,911 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 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.

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

66 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining is 66 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 66 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 Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Jobs in Malaysia

12,911 MYR
7,348 MYR
Average Salary
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining and All Jobs and we found that Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 76% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ipoh12,333 MYR
Johor Bahru18,667 MYR
Kuala Lumpur14,511 MYR
Kuching17,000 MYR
Petaling Jaya5,675 MYR
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