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Information Technology Average Salaries in Myanmar 2020

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Myanmar?


Average Monthly Salary
547,000 MMK
( 6,560,000 MMK yearly)

LOW
284,000
MMK
AVERAGE
547,000
MMK
HIGH
892,000
MMK

A person working in Information Technology in Myanmar typically earns around 547,000 MMK per month. Salaries range from 284,000 MMK (lowest average) to 892,000 MMK (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Information Technology careers. 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
2nd Line Systems Engineer480,000 MMK
ABAP Developer452,000 MMK
Advertising Account Planner456,000 MMK
Android Developer521,000 MMK
Angular Developer451,000 MMK
Application Consultant632,000 MMK
Applications System Specialist441,000 MMK
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist637,000 MMK
Artificial Intelligence Developer604,000 MMK
AS400 Programmer558,000 MMK
Assistant Information Technology Manager635,000 MMK
Assistant Service Delivery Manager629,000 MMK
Avaloq Developer506,000 MMK
BizTalk Developer 571,000 MMK
Blockchain Associate495,000 MMK
Blockchain Developer485,000 MMK
Build and Release Engineer489,000 MMK
Business Intelligence Analyst537,000 MMK
Business Intelligence Developer554,000 MMK
Business Objects Developer489,000 MMK
Business Process Consultant536,000 MMK
Business Systems Analyst499,000 MMK
C# Developer586,000 MMK
C++ Developer561,000 MMK
Capacity Planning Manager704,000 MMK
Change Administrator456,000 MMK
Chief Information Security Officer736,000 MMK
Client Delivery Manager708,000 MMK
CMS Developer448,000 MMK
Computer Animator463,000 MMK
Computer Hardware Engineer448,000 MMK
Computer Networks Architect564,000 MMK
Computer Operator342,000 MMK
Computer Technician414,000 MMK
Copy Editor418,000 MMK
CRM Application Administrator491,000 MMK
Cross Platform Security Manager716,000 MMK
Curam Developer444,000 MMK
Data Analyst489,000 MMK
Data Architect548,000 MMK
Data Center Technician465,000 MMK
Data Entry Supervisor336,000 MMK
Data Manager674,000 MMK
Data Modeling Analyst546,000 MMK
Data Quality Analyst538,000 MMK
Data Security Analyst512,000 MMK
Data Security Manager694,000 MMK
Data Warehousing Manager675,000 MMK
Data Warehousing Specialist516,000 MMK
Database Administration Manager667,000 MMK
Database Administrator521,000 MMK
Database Analyst567,000 MMK
Database Developer525,000 MMK
Database Report Writer510,000 MMK
Delivery Manager566,000 MMK
Developer / Programmer546,000 MMK
Development Manager729,000 MMK
Director of Application Development767,000 MMK
Director of Technology856,000 MMK
Disaster Recovery Analyst494,000 MMK
Documentation Specialist459,000 MMK
E-Commerce Manager617,000 MMK
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst620,000 MMK
E-Commerce Marketing Manager641,000 MMK
E-Commerce Sales Manager700,000 MMK
E-Commerce Strategy Manager703,000 MMK
Enterprise Architecture Manager694,000 MMK
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect701,000 MMK
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager807,000 MMK
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant527,000 MMK
ERP Analyst552,000 MMK
ERP Project Manager740,000 MMK
Ethical Hacker478,000 MMK
Financial Systems Manager764,000 MMK
Flash Developer445,000 MMK
Front End Developer433,000 MMK
Full Stack Developer539,000 MMK
Functional Analyst523,000 MMK
Game Developer478,000 MMK
GIS Analyst484,000 MMK
GIS Developer494,000 MMK
Global BI Analyst572,000 MMK
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer474,000 MMK
Graphics Programmer461,000 MMK
Graphics Web Designer424,000 MMK
Hardware Design Engineer525,000 MMK
Hardware Engineering Manager794,000 MMK
Hardware Technician399,000 MMK
Head of Development729,000 MMK
Help Desk Analyst494,000 MMK
Help Desk Manager579,000 MMK
Help Desk Support371,000 MMK
Helpdesk Manager611,000 MMK
Imaging Programmer450,000 MMK
Informatics Optimization Specialist516,000 MMK
Information Assurance Analyst521,000 MMK
Information Program Director700,000 MMK
Information Security Administrator592,000 MMK
Information Security Analyst660,000 MMK
Information Security Engineer537,000 MMK
Information Security Manager807,000 MMK
Information Security Specialist630,000 MMK
Information Services Consultant636,000 MMK
Information Technology Administrator443,000 MMK
Information Technology Asset Manager669,000 MMK
Information Technology Consultant638,000 MMK
Information Technology Coordinator414,000 MMK
Information Technology Director888,000 MMK
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer450,000 MMK
Information Technology Manager924,000 MMK
Information Technology Operations Manager815,000 MMK
Information Technology Product Manager779,000 MMK
Information Technology Project Administrator439,000 MMK
Information Technology Project Coordinator565,000 MMK
Information Technology Project Leader619,000 MMK
Information Technology Project Manager833,000 MMK
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager606,000 MMK
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)565,000 MMK
Information Technology Quality Specialist525,000 MMK
Information Technology Support350,000 MMK
Information Technology Team Leader645,000 MMK
Information Technology Trainer532,000 MMK
Information Technology Training Analyst542,000 MMK
Interface Design Manager647,000 MMK
Interface Designer446,000 MMK
IOS Developer565,000 MMK
Java Developer583,000 MMK
Javascript Developer500,000 MMK
Lead Developer627,000 MMK
Linux Administrator512,000 MMK
Lotus Domino Administrator536,000 MMK
Lotus Notes Developer552,000 MMK
Mail Server Administrator489,000 MMK
Major Incident Manager613,000 MMK
Managed Service Specialist522,000 MMK
Microsystems Engineer497,000 MMK
Mobile Developer531,000 MMK
Multimedia Developer448,000 MMK
Multimedia Services Manager585,000 MMK
Network Administration Team Lead637,000 MMK
Network Administrator467,000 MMK
Network Analyst469,000 MMK
Network and Infrastructure Manager797,000 MMK
Network Engineer472,000 MMK
Network Engineering Manager583,000 MMK
Network Security Systems Manager654,000 MMK
Network Specialist491,000 MMK
Network Technician407,000 MMK
Nodejs Developer564,000 MMK
NT Systems Administrator458,000 MMK
Numerical Control Programmer436,000 MMK
Online Banking Manager861,000 MMK
Online Banking Specialist609,000 MMK
OPS Manager718,000 MMK
Oracle Database Administrator473,000 MMK
Oracle Developer575,000 MMK
Perl Developer456,000 MMK
PHP Developer453,000 MMK
Python Developer527,000 MMK
Records Manager427,000 MMK
Remedy Developer431,000 MMK
Reporting Analyst493,000 MMK
Ruby Developer459,000 MMK
Salesforce Administrator512,000 MMK
Salesforce Developer400,000 MMK
SAP Consultant574,000 MMK
SAS Programmer480,000 MMK
Scrum Master424,000 MMK
SEO Associate420,000 MMK
SEO Manager650,000 MMK
Service Delivery Manager705,000 MMK
Service Level Manager654,000 MMK
Service Support Lead535,000 MMK
SharePoint Administrator504,000 MMK
Sharepoint Consultant566,000 MMK
Sharepoint Developer560,000 MMK
Shift Leader554,000 MMK
SOA Analyst496,000 MMK
SOC Engineer510,000 MMK
Software Analyst517,000 MMK
Software Architect530,000 MMK
Software Development Manager686,000 MMK
Software Engineer510,000 MMK
Software QA Engineer501,000 MMK
Software Sales494,000 MMK
Software Specialist452,000 MMK
Software Support Engineer444,000 MMK
Software Test Engineer449,000 MMK
Solutions Architect740,000 MMK
Storage Engineer436,000 MMK
Supervisor366,000 MMK
Support Analyst479,000 MMK
Support Specialist544,000 MMK
System Administrator480,000 MMK
Systems Analyst521,000 MMK
Systems Architect508,000 MMK
Systems Consultant603,000 MMK
Systems Engineer432,000 MMK
Systems Integrator495,000 MMK
Technical Analyst447,000 MMK
Technical Consultant596,000 MMK
Technical Manager574,000 MMK
Technical Project Manager688,000 MMK
Technical Sales502,000 MMK
Technical Trainer555,000 MMK
Technical Writer460,000 MMK
Technology Business Analyst529,000 MMK
Technology Director849,000 MMK
Technology Specialist680,000 MMK
Teradata Developer446,000 MMK
Test Analyst513,000 MMK
Tester455,000 MMK
Testing Manager659,000 MMK
TIBCO Developer446,000 MMK
UNIX Administrator508,000 MMK
Usability Engineer492,000 MMK
User Experience Consultant567,000 MMK
User Experience Design Expert565,000 MMK
User Experience Designer476,000 MMK
User Experience Researcher540,000 MMK
User Interface Designer514,000 MMK
VB Developer413,000 MMK
VB.NET Developer518,000 MMK
Video Game Designer462,000 MMK
Visual Information Specialist462,000 MMK
Web Applications Manager619,000 MMK
Web Content Specialist561,000 MMK
Web Designer439,000 MMK
Web Developer468,000 MMK
Web Editor411,000 MMK
Web Project Manager616,000 MMK
Web Promotions Specialist513,000 MMK
Web Security Administrator559,000 MMK
Web Security Manager767,000 MMK
Web Support Analyst401,000 MMK
Web Writer437,000 MMK
Webmaster436,000 MMK
Windows System Administrator478,000 MMK
Wireless Consultant630,000 MMK
Writer and Documentor474,000 MMK

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Myanmar

Median and salary distribution monthly Myanmar Information Technology
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Information Technology salaries in Myanmar range from 284,000 MMK per month (minimum average salary) to 892,000 MMK per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 536,000 MMK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 536,000 MMK while the other half are earning more than 536,000 MMK. 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 Information Technology are earning less than 369,000 MMK while 75% of them are earning more than 369,000 MMK. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 699,000 MMK while 25% are earning more than 699,000 MMK.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Myanmar costs anywhere from 2,720,000 Kyat(s) to 8,170,000 Kyat(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Information Technology Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Myanmar Information Technology
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Myanmar who work in Information Technology earn 19% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
597,000 MMK
Female-16%
502,000 MMK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Myanmar for all Careers

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Information Technology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Myanmar

How much are annual salary increments in Myanmar for Information Technology professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Information Technology

Information Technology professionals in Myanmar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Myanmar Information Technology
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Myanmar / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Myanmar is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
4%
Energy
8%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
7%
Travel
2%
Construction
6%
Education
1%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Myanmar for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Information Technology Bonus and Incentive Rates in Myanmar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Myanmar Information Technology
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Information Technology is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

51% of surveyed staff in Information Technology reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 49% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
49%
No Bonus
51%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Myanmar


3,160 MMK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Myanmar is 3,160 MMK. This means that the average person in Myanmar earns approximately 3,160 MMK for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly Myanmar
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The average salary for Information Technology is 0% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Yangon578,000 MMK

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Myanmar earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
515,000 MMK
Public Sector+12%
577,000 MMK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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