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Average Salary in Ampang 2019

How much money does a person working in Ampang make?

7,161 MYR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Ampang typically earns around 7,161 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 Ampang | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Ampang

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Ampang range between 969 MYR per month (minimum salary) to 31,709 MYR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,304 MYR per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 7,304 MYR while the other half are earning more than 7,304 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 3,723 MYR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,723 MYR. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 20,287 MYR while 25% are earning more than 20,287 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 Ampang

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Ampang
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,534 MYR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,776 MYR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
6,986 MYR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
7,161 MYR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Ampang are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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
Accountant4,967 MYR
Administrative Assistant3,806 MYR
Architect6,440 MYR
Attorney10,422 MYR
Biomedical Engineer6,231 MYR
CAD Drafter5,236 MYR
Cashier3,931 MYR
Chartered Accountant6,310 MYR
Chef5,672 MYR
Chief Executive Officer16,705 MYR
Chief Financial Officer15,208 MYR
Civil Engineer6,695 MYR
Computer Technician5,439 MYR
Creative Director7,223 MYR
Dentist17,374 MYR
Developer / Programmer6,534 MYR
Electrical Engineer6,885 MYR
Elementary School Teacher4,889 MYR
Engineer6,604 MYR
Executive Chef6,350 MYR
Flight Attendant6,115 MYR
General Manager13,350 MYR
Graphic Designer4,879 MYR
Hotel Manager11,208 MYR
Human Resources Manager10,189 MYR
Internal Auditor7,111 MYR
Journalist7,310 MYR
Legal Assistant5,264 MYR
Mechanical Engineer7,048 MYR
Nurse5,641 MYR
Pharmacist8,320 MYR
Photographer4,977 MYR
Pilot8,377 MYR
Police Officer5,876 MYR
Project Manager8,541 MYR
Receptionist4,004 MYR
Sales Manager10,863 MYR
Sales Representative4,608 MYR
Secondary School Teacher5,714 MYR
Secretary3,986 MYR
Teacher5,472 MYR
Teller5,125 MYR
Travel Agent5,637 MYR
Waiter / Waitress4,245 MYR

Average Hourly Wage in Ampang | All Jobs

41 MYR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ampang | All Jobs is 41 MYR. This means that the average person in Ampang earns approximatly 41 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.

Ampang VS Malaysia

Salary Comparison Between Ampang and Malaysia monthlyWe compared salaries in Ampang and Malaysia and we found that Ampang salaries are 9% 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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