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Real Estate Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Real Estate make in Malaysia?

8,660 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Real Estate in Malaysia typically earns around 8,660 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Real Estate 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
Acquisition Associate6,551 MYR
Assistant Leasing Manager8,158 MYR
Assistant Property Manager8,520 MYR
Brokerage7,809 MYR
Commercial Leasing Manager11,788 MYR
Commercial Real Estate Manager12,647 MYR
Community Development Manager10,991 MYR
Compliance Specialist6,924 MYR
Development Coordinator6,358 MYR
Lease Administrator8,548 MYR
Leasing Agent6,916 MYR
Leasing Consultant8,163 MYR
Leasing Manager8,823 MYR
Lettings Assistant4,889 MYR
Portfolio Analyst 10,890 MYR
Portfolio Manager11,288 MYR
Property Acquisition Agent7,633 MYR
Property and Claims Specialist7,777 MYR
Property Manager10,176 MYR
Property Operations Manager12,125 MYR
Property Tax Assistant6,553 MYR
Real Estate Administrator8,142 MYR
Real Estate Agent6,778 MYR
Real Estate Analyst8,354 MYR
Real Estate Appraiser9,296 MYR
Real Estate Assistant6,294 MYR
Real Estate Association Manager9,454 MYR
Real Estate Broker7,584 MYR
Real Estate General Manager12,227 MYR
Real Estate Project Manager10,380 MYR
Real Estate Sales Agent6,708 MYR
Real Estate Valuer8,537 MYR
Research Analyst7,604 MYR
Residential Advisor8,083 MYR
Residential Property Manager9,201 MYR
Shopping Center Manager12,022 MYR
Town Planner12,845 MYR

Real Estate Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Real Estate

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Real Estate salaries in Malaysia range between 4,744 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 13,556 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,574 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Real Estate are earning less than 8,574 MYR while the other half are earning more than 8,574 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 Real Estate are earning less than 5,993 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,993 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Real Estate are earning less than 10,844 MYR while 25% are earning more than 10,844 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

Real Estate Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

How do Real Estate salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Real Estate
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,904 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
8,196 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
8,376 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
8,660 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Real Estate 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.

Real Estate Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

50 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Real Estate is 50 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 50 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.

Real Estate VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Real Estate and Real Estate monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Real Estate and All Jobs and we found that Real Estate salaries are 10% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang7,878 MYR
Ipoh9,258 MYR
Johor Bahru8,725 MYR
Klang8,033 MYR
Kota Kinabalu8,599 MYR
Kuala Lumpur9,381 MYR
Kuching8,409 MYR
Petaling Jaya9,124 MYR
Shah Alam8,933 MYR
Subang Jaya8,195 MYR
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