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Sales Retail and Wholesale Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Sales Retail and Wholesale make in Malaysia?

8,424 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Sales Retail and Wholesale in Malaysia typically earns around 8,424 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Sales Retail and Wholesale 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
Account Officer6,038 MYR
Area Sales Manager12,104 MYR
Assistant Department Manager4,694 MYR
Assistant Retail Store Manager6,924 MYR
Branch Manager9,781 MYR
Cashier4,535 MYR
Cashier Manager6,450 MYR
Depot Manager10,582 MYR
Deputy Sales Manager8,537 MYR
Distribution Director11,038 MYR
Global Wholesale Manager14,386 MYR
Head Cashier6,570 MYR
Head of Retail11,066 MYR
Head Teller6,778 MYR
Inside Sales Executive8,314 MYR
Inside Sales Representative5,463 MYR
Inventory Manager8,714 MYR
Key Account Manager8,650 MYR
Medical Device Sales7,068 MYR
National Customer Solution Specialist10,325 MYR
Parts Salesperson5,086 MYR
Project Development Manager9,871 MYR
Project Manager9,973 MYR
Purchasing and Sales Executive12,698 MYR
Quotation Engineer6,187 MYR
Relationship Manager10,813 MYR
Retail Operations Manager9,775 MYR
Retail Sales Associate7,068 MYR
Retail Store Manager8,073 MYR
Revenue Manager9,293 MYR
Sales Account Manager10,255 MYR
Sales Admin Executive12,416 MYR
Sales Assistant4,790 MYR
Sales Associate5,699 MYR
Sales Consultant6,680 MYR
Sales Coordinator6,065 MYR
Sales Development Representative6,423 MYR
Sales Engineer6,988 MYR
Sales Executive10,682 MYR
Sales Manager11,980 MYR
Sales Officer5,632 MYR
Sales Planning Analyst8,252 MYR
Sales Representative5,137 MYR
Sales Specialist7,475 MYR
Sales Support5,434 MYR
Sales Team Leader7,304 MYR
Sales Trainer7,584 MYR
Securities Sales Agent8,781 MYR
Shipper / Receiver4,743 MYR
Shop Manager8,482 MYR
Store Development Administrator6,680 MYR
Trade Marketing Officer8,530 MYR
Treasury Officer8,020 MYR
Vice President Sales11,382 MYR
Visual Merchandiser6,166 MYR

Sales Retail and Wholesale Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Sales Retail and Wholesale

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries in Malaysia range between 4,357 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 13,556 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 8,256 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Sales Retail and Wholesale are earning less than 8,256 MYR while the other half are earning more than 8,256 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 Sales Retail and Wholesale are earning less than 5,676 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,676 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Sales Retail and Wholesale are earning less than 10,470 MYR while 25% are earning more than 10,470 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

Sales Retail and Wholesale Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

How do Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Sales Retail and Wholesale
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,755 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
8,042 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
8,195 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
8,424 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Sales Retail and Wholesale 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.

Sales Retail and Wholesale Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

49 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Sales Retail and Wholesale is 49 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 49 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.

Sales Retail and Wholesale VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Sales Retail and Wholesale and Sales Retail and Wholesale monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Sales Retail and Wholesale and All Jobs and we found that Sales Retail and Wholesale salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang7,663 MYR
Ipoh9,005 MYR
Johor Bahru8,487 MYR
Klang7,814 MYR
Kota Kinabalu8,364 MYR
Kuala Lumpur9,125 MYR
Kuching8,180 MYR
Petaling Jaya8,875 MYR
Shah Alam8,689 MYR
Subang Jaya7,972 MYR
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