How much money does a person working in Science and Technical Services make in Malaysia?
7,101 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Science and Technical Services in Malaysia typically earns around 7,101 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Science and Technical Services jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Food Scientist||1,200 MYR|
|Laboratory Manager||8,333 MYR|
|Laboratory Technician||2,150 MYR|
|Life Scientist||4,750 MYR|
|Medical Scientist||20,000 MYR|
|Technical Manager||11,850 MYR|
Science and Technical Services Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia
25% of people earn
50% of people earn
75% of people earn
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Science and Technical Services salaries in Malaysia range between 1,200 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 50,000 MYR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 3,500 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Science and Technical Services are earning less than 3,500 MYR while the other half are earning more than 3,500 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 Science and Technical Services are earning less than 2,486 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,486 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Science and Technical Services are earning less than 8,900 MYR while 25% are earning more than 8,900 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
Science and Technical Services Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia
How do Science and Technical Services salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Science and Technical Services 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.
Science and Technical Services Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia
36 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Science and Technical Services is 36 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 36 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 Science and Technical Services Jobs in Malaysia
Science and Technical Services
We compared Malaysia salaries for Science and Technical Services and All Jobs and we found that Science and Technical Services salaries are 4% less than those of All Jobs.
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