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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?

6,896 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events in Malaysia typically earns around 6,896 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
Advertising Account Executive8,163 MYR
Advertising Account Manager6,126 MYR
Advertising Account Planner6,027 MYR
Advertising Coordinator7,140 MYR
Advertising Manager9,775 MYR
Advertising Operations Manager8,424 MYR
Advertising Strategic Planner6,749 MYR
Advertising Team Leader6,988 MYR
Animator5,229 MYR
Art Director7,784 MYR
Artist6,916 MYR
Artworker5,282 MYR
Assistant Art Director6,576 MYR
Audiosual Technician5,902 MYR
Broadcast Administrator7,683 MYR
Catering Sales5,423 MYR
Catering Trainer7,883 MYR
Commercial and Industrial Designer5,725 MYR
Conference Organiser5,913 MYR
Content and Media Production Lead7,429 MYR
CopyWriter5,966 MYR
Creative Designer7,938 MYR
Creative Director8,163 MYR
Designer 4,174 MYR
Desktop Publisher5,229 MYR
Director of Graphic Design7,885 MYR
Events and Promotions Manager8,520 MYR
Exhibit Display Coordinator6,386 MYR
Exhibit Display Manager7,707 MYR
Finisher5,240 MYR
Graphic Artist7,734 MYR
Graphic Designer5,271 MYR
Graphics Design Supervisor6,665 MYR
Imagery Analyst5,312 MYR
Imaging Technologist5,478 MYR
Interaction Designer4,837 MYR
Media Planner6,817 MYR
Media Production Coordinator6,449 MYR
Media Production Manager6,477 MYR
Media Project Manager7,192 MYR
Media Relations Representative8,299 MYR
Media Sales Executive8,667 MYR
Multimedia Specialist5,575 MYR
Photographer5,495 MYR
PPC Campaign Manager7,684 MYR
Print Production Manager7,398 MYR
Product and Brand Manager9,390 MYR
Sales Promotion Manager8,811 MYR
Sketch Artist5,845 MYR
Social Media Executive8,682 MYR
Technical Typist6,294 MYR
User Experience UX Designer6,310 MYR
UX Designer5,350 MYR

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia

Median and salary distribution monthly Malaysia Advertising / Grapic Design / Events

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries in Malaysia range between 4,261 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 9,780 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,620 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 6,620 MYR while the other half are earning more than 6,620 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 4,896 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 4,896 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Advertising / Grapic Design / Events are earning less than 7,544 MYR while 25% are earning more than 7,544 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.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Malaysia Advertising / Grapic Design / Events
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,461 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,700 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
6,787 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
6,896 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 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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia

40 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events is 40 MYR. This means that the average person in Malaysia earns approximatly 40 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.

Advertising / Grapic Design / Events VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Advertising / Grapic Design / Events and Advertising / Grapic Design / Events monthly MalaysiaWe compared Malaysia salaries for Advertising / Grapic Design / Events and All Jobs and we found that Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang6,273 MYR
Ipoh7,372 MYR
Johor Bahru6,948 MYR
Klang6,396 MYR
Kota Kinabalu6,847 MYR
Kuala Lumpur7,469 MYR
Kuching6,696 MYR
Petaling Jaya7,265 MYR
Shah Alam7,113 MYR
Subang Jaya6,525 MYR
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