How much money does a person working in Teaching / Education make in Malaysia?
6,741 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Teaching / Education in Malaysia typically earns around 6,741 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Teaching / Education jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Academic Advisor||3,500 MYR|
|Administrative Director||17,833 MYR|
|Art Teacher||3,150 MYR|
|Assistant School Principal||4,650 MYR|
|Biology Teacher||33,500 MYR|
|Chemistry Teacher||3,450 MYR|
|Child Care Coordinator||2,000 MYR|
|Child Care Worker||1,900 MYR|
|Computer Teacher||4,844 MYR|
|Economics Lecturer||4,500 MYR|
|Elementary School Teacher||2,908 MYR|
|English Teacher||3,350 MYR|
|Head of School||9,028 MYR|
|History Teacher||3,100 MYR|
|Math Lecturer||7,500 MYR|
|Mathematics Teacher||2,000 MYR|
|Professor - Accounting||5,850 MYR|
|Professor - Communication||3,000 MYR|
|Professor - Education||10,000 MYR|
|Professor - Electrical Engineering||9,000 MYR|
|Professor - Geological Sciences||9,000 MYR|
|Professor - Mathematics||4,800 MYR|
|Professor - Mechanical Engineering||5,100 MYR|
|Professor - Medicine||6,800 MYR|
|Professor - Physics||8,000 MYR|
|Professor - Psychology||5,500 MYR|
|Secondary Mathematics Teacher||5,500 MYR|
|Secondary School Teacher||1,200 MYR|
|Senior Lecturer||4,000 MYR|
|Special Education Teacher||8,000 MYR|
|Student Services||2,000 MYR|
Teaching / Education 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 Teaching / Education salaries in Malaysia range between 1,200 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 80,000 MYR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 4,000 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 4,000 MYR while the other half are earning more than 4,000 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 Teaching / Education are earning less than 3,000 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,000 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Teaching / Education are earning less than 7,250 MYR while 25% are earning more than 7,250 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
Teaching / Education Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia
How do Teaching / Education 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|| +1% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Teaching / Education 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.
Teaching / Education Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia
35 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Teaching / Education is 35 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 35 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 Teaching / Education Jobs in Malaysia
Teaching / Education
We compared Malaysia salaries for Teaching / Education and All Jobs and we found that Teaching / Education salaries are 8% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City