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Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Average Salaries in Malaysia 2019

How much money does a person working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events make in Malaysia?

5,839 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events in Malaysia typically earns around 5,839 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Advertising / Grapic Design / Events 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 Manager2,500 MYR
Advertising Coordinator3,155 MYR
Advertising Manager4,100 MYR
Advertising Sales Director14,000 MYR
Animator2,800 MYR
Art Director6,152 MYR
Art Manager15,000 MYR
Artist3,400 MYR
Associate Events Director6,500 MYR
CopyWriter3,500 MYR
Creative Director14,800 MYR
Events / Promotions Manager6,000 MYR
Exhibit Display Coordinator2,200 MYR
Graphic Designer2,425 MYR
Media Planner8,310 MYR
Operations Manager12,000 MYR
Senior Creative Designer3,500 MYR
Senior Graphic Artist10,000 MYR
Strategic Planner13,400 MYR

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

25% of people earn
2,500 MYR
or less
50% of people earn
3,500 MYR
or less
75% of people earn
7,250 MYR
or less
1,700 MYR
3,500 MYR
30,000 MYR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries in Malaysia range between 1,700 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 30,000 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,500 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events 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 Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 2,500 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,500 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events 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

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia

How do Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
5,535 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
5,690 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
5,758 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
5,839 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Advertising / Grapic Design / Events 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 1% 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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

30 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events is 30 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 30 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 Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Jobs in Malaysia

5,839 MYR
7,347 MYR
Average Salary
Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events and All Jobs and we found that Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 21% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kuala Lumpur7,335 MYR
Petaling Jaya2,765 MYR
Shah Alam2,133 MYR
Subang Jaya3,367 MYR
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