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Average Salary in Klang 2019

How much money does a person working in Klang make?

7,301 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Klang typically earns around 7,301 MYR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Klang | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Klang

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Klang range between 988 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 32,332 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,301 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 7,301 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,301 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 the population are earning less than 3,730 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,730 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 19,816 MYR while 25% are earning more than 19,816 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

Salary Trend and Forecast in Klang

How are Klang salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Klang
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,781 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,032 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,208 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
7,301 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Klang are on the rise 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.

Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant5,096 MYR
Administrative Assistant3,788 MYR
Architect6,767 MYR
Attorney10,371 MYR
Biomedical Engineer6,594 MYR
CAD Drafter5,461 MYR
Cashier4,276 MYR
Chartered Accountant6,139 MYR
Chef5,917 MYR
Chief Executive Officer16,768 MYR
Chief Financial Officer15,355 MYR
Civil Engineer6,613 MYR
Computer Technician5,569 MYR
Creative Director7,395 MYR
Dentist16,905 MYR
Developer / Programmer6,247 MYR
Electrical Engineer6,904 MYR
Elementary School Teacher4,873 MYR
Engineer6,600 MYR
Executive Chef6,592 MYR
Flight Attendant6,569 MYR
General Manager13,094 MYR
Graphic Designer4,944 MYR
Hotel Manager11,342 MYR
Human Resources Manager10,390 MYR
Internal Auditor7,783 MYR
Journalist7,483 MYR
Legal Assistant5,230 MYR
Mechanical Engineer7,549 MYR
Nurse5,588 MYR
Pharmacist8,618 MYR
Photographer5,025 MYR
Pilot8,912 MYR
Police Officer5,956 MYR
Project Manager8,292 MYR
Receptionist4,263 MYR
Sales Manager11,703 MYR
Sales Representative4,950 MYR
Secondary School Teacher5,923 MYR
Secretary3,834 MYR
Teacher5,897 MYR
Teller4,975 MYR
Travel Agent6,170 MYR
Waiter / Waitress4,632 MYR

Average Hourly Wage in Klang | All Jobs

42 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Klang | All Jobs is 42 MYR. This means that the average person in Klang earns approximatly 42 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.

Klang VS Malaysia

Salary Comparison Between Klang and Malaysia monthlyWe compared salaries in Klang and Malaysia and we found that Klang salaries are 7% less than those of Malaysia.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Ampang7,161 MYR
Ipoh8,415 MYR
Johor Bahru7,931 MYR
Klang7,301 MYR
Kota Kinabalu7,816 MYR
Kuala Lumpur8,527 MYR
Kuching7,644 MYR
Petaling Jaya8,293 MYR
Shah Alam8,120 MYR
Subang Jaya7,449 MYR
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