How much money does a person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense make in Malaysia?
7,715 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense in Malaysia typically earns around 7,715 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Aeronautical Engineer||7,571 MYR|
|Aerospace Engineer||8,682 MYR|
|Aerospace Technician||7,015 MYR|
|Air Crew Officer||6,038 MYR|
|Air Traffic Assistant||7,226 MYR|
|Air Traffic Controller||8,323 MYR|
|Aircraft Captain||9,473 MYR|
|Aircraft Electrician||6,805 MYR|
|Aircraft Engineer||8,217 MYR|
|Aircraft Fueler||5,730 MYR|
|Aircraft Maintenance Manager||9,260 MYR|
|Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor||8,062 MYR|
|Aircraft Maintenance Technician||5,542 MYR|
|Aircraft Mechanic||6,652 MYR|
|Aircraft Quality Assurance||9,201 MYR|
|Airfield Management Specialist||9,296 MYR|
|Airfield Operations Specialist||9,097 MYR|
|Airline Cabin Crew||8,003 MYR|
|Airline Copilot||9,070 MYR|
|Airlines Sales Manager||8,243 MYR|
|Airlines Structural Assembler||5,175 MYR|
|Airport Services Agent||7,022 MYR|
|Airport Services Manager||10,276 MYR|
|Assistant Aircraft Mechanic||6,551 MYR|
|Aviation Analyst||8,917 MYR|
|Aviation Inspector||8,063 MYR|
|Aviation Manager||10,651 MYR|
|Aviation Operations Controller||8,051 MYR|
|Aviation Resources Manager||9,949 MYR|
|Aviation Safety Manager||10,255 MYR|
|Aviation Safety Officer||8,299 MYR|
|Aviation Technician||5,788 MYR|
|Cargo Executive||7,090 MYR|
|Chief Pilot||8,913 MYR|
|First Officer||7,327 MYR|
|Fleet Management Officer||6,391 MYR|
|Flight Attendant||6,817 MYR|
|Flight Scheduler||7,938 MYR|
|Flight Simulation Engineer||7,604 MYR|
|Freight and Cargo Inspector||7,043 MYR|
|Helicopter Pilot||8,252 MYR|
|Loading Bridge Operator||5,845 MYR|
|Ramp Agent||5,987 MYR|
|Reservations Sales Agent||6,576 MYR|
|Safety and Quality Specialist||6,829 MYR|
|Test Pilot||8,398 MYR|
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Jobs Salary Distribution in Malaysia
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries in Malaysia range between 5,229 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 10,651 MYR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 7,715 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 7,715 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,715 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 Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 5,825 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 5,825 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense are earning less than 9,183 MYR while 25% are earning more than 9,183 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
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Salary Forecast and Trend in Malaysia
How do Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +3% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +1% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense 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.
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense Hourly Average Wage in Malaysia
45 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Malaysia for Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense 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.
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense VS Other Jobs
We compared Malaysia salaries for Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense and All Jobs and we found that Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense salaries are 2% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Johor Bahru||7,773 MYR|
|Kota Kinabalu||7,660 MYR|
|Kuala Lumpur||8,357 MYR|
|Petaling Jaya||8,128 MYR|
|Shah Alam||7,958 MYR|
|Subang Jaya||7,301 MYR|
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