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How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Accounting / Finance

by on October 27, 2017 | Career Guide

How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Accounting / Finance - StudyMalaysia.com

If you’ve just graduated or will be graduating soon, you might be wondering how much salary to expect when applying for your first job in Accounting / Finance. Here is a guide to the average salary of entry level job in Malaysia for Accounting / Finance according to JobStreet.com’s 2017 salary report.

Guide to the average minimum and maximum salaries of the various job positions for Accounting / Finance at entry level:

Industry Salary range
(average min)
Salary range
(average max)
Accounting / Audit / Tax Services 1838 2649
Advertising / Marketing / Promotion / PR 1856 2800
Aerospace / Aviation / Airline 1878 2689
Agricultural / Plantation / Poultry / Fisheries 1879 2595
Apparel 1700 2440
Architectural Services / Interior Designing 1896 2919
Arts / Design / Fashion 1857 2614
Automobile / Automotive Ancillary / Vehicle 1901 2655
Banking / Financial Services 2124 2966
Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical / Clinical research 1878 2711
Call Centre / IT-Enabled Services / BPO 2203 2833
Chemical / Fertilizers / Pesticides 2065 2918
Computer / Information Technology (Hardware) 2100 2763
Computer / Information Technology (Software) 1975 2859
Construction / Building / Engineering 1778 2566
Consulting (Business & Management) 2022 2919
Consulting (IT, Science, Engineering & Technical) 2068 2791
Consumer Products / FMCG 1856 2590
Education 1786 2515
Electrical & Electronics 1864 2693
Entertainment / Media 1842 2450
Environment / Health / Safety 1833 2600
Exhibitions / Event management / MICE 2046 2877
Food & Beverage / Catering / Restaurant 1726 2371
General & Wholesale Trading 1785 2497
Government / Defence 2233 3867
Grooming / Beauty / Fitness 2040 2800
Healthcare / Medical 1764 2607
Heavy Industrial / Machinery / Equipment 1748 2561
Hotel / Hospitality 1794 2418
Insurance 2037 3161
Law / Legal 1690 2620
Manufacturing / Production 1829 2596
Marine / Aquaculture 1525 2200
Non-Profit Organisation / Social Services / NGO 1690 2142
Oil / Gas / Petroleum 1873 2666
Polymer / Plastic / Rubber / Tyres 1500 2133
Printing / Publishing 1517 2067
Property / Real Estate 1850 2613
Repair & Maintenance Services 1775 2225
Retail / Merchandise 1728 2466
Science & Technology 2100 2700
Security / Law Enforcement 1767 2233
Semiconductor / Wafer Fabrication 2480 3800
Stockbroking / Securities 2130 2875
Telecommunication 1926 2809
Textiles / Garment 1533 2233
Tobacco 3050 3500
Transportation / Logistics 1659 2331
Travel / Tourism 1724 2524

Now that you have an idea about the average salary of entry level jobs in Malaysia, find out which jobs have the highest starting salary here.

Note: The list above is based on data for the Central Region. For data on other regions in Malaysia, please refer to JobStreet.com 2017 Salary Report.

Source: JobStreet.com 2017 Salary Report

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