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Telecommunication Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Telecommunication make in Malaysia?

7,763 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Telecommunication in Malaysia typically earns around 7,763 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Telecommunication 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
Access Operation Team Leader7,978 MYR
Audio Visual Installer5,651 MYR
Broadband Technician5,478 MYR
Chief Technology Officer11,738 MYR
Customer Implementation Support6,680 MYR
Fiber Optic Technician7,140 MYR
Mobile Data Coordinator6,782 MYR
OSP Site Supervisor7,054 MYR
Retention Executive10,063 MYR
RF Engineer7,156 MYR
Sales Director12,598 MYR
Sales Engineer7,826 MYR
Technical Support Engineer7,558 MYR
Telecom Chief Engineer7,668 MYR
Telecom Specialist8,062 MYR
Telecommunication Consultant9,762 MYR
Telecommunication Dispatcher5,869 MYR
Telecommunication Equipment Engineer6,708 MYR
Telecommunication Logistics Supervisor7,633 MYR
Telecommunication Product Manager8,566 MYR
Telecommunication Project Coordinator6,847 MYR
Telecommunication Project Manager8,892 MYR
Telecommunication Service Delivery Manager9,979 MYR
Telecommunication Service Management Coordinator7,683 MYR
Telecommunication Solution Architect9,481 MYR
Telecommunication Surveyor6,423 MYR
Telecommunication Team Leader7,760 MYR
Telecommunication Technical Manager8,607 MYR
Telecommunication Technician4,842 MYR
Telecommunications Analyst8,794 MYR
Telecommunications Assistant Manager9,101 MYR
Telecommunications Engineer7,633 MYR
Telecommunications Engineering Specialist7,434 MYR
Telecommunications Equipment Installer5,744 MYR
Telecommunications Facility Examiner6,288 MYR
Telecommunications Line Installer5,713 MYR
Telecommunications Manager12,330 MYR
Telecommunications Network Engineer7,938 MYR
Telecommunications Technician6,165 MYR

Telecommunication Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Telecommunication

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Telecommunication salaries in Malaysia range between 4,842 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 12,587 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,840 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 7,840 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,840 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 Telecommunication are earning less than 5,707 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,707 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Telecommunication are earning less than 10,418 MYR while 25% are earning more than 10,418 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

Telecommunication Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Telecommunication
Average Salary 2016    =  
7,147 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,411 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,618 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
7,763 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Telecommunication 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.

Telecommunication Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

45 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Telecommunication is 45 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 45 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.

Telecommunication VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Telecommunication and Telecommunication monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Telecommunication and All Jobs and we found that Telecommunication salaries are 1% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang7,062 MYR
Ipoh8,298 MYR
Johor Bahru7,821 MYR
Klang7,200 MYR
Kota Kinabalu7,707 MYR
Kuala Lumpur8,408 MYR
Kuching7,538 MYR
Petaling Jaya8,178 MYR
Shah Alam8,007 MYR
Subang Jaya7,346 MYR
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