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How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Engineering

by on October 13, 2017 | Career Guide

How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Engineering - 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 Engineering. Here is a guide to the average salary of entry level job in Malaysia for Engineering according to JobStreet.com’s 2017 salary report.

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

Industry Salary range
(average min)
Salary range
(average max)
Aerospace / Aviation / Airline 1936 2914
Automobile / Automotive Ancillary / Vehicle 1648 2399
Chemical / Fertilizers / Pesticides 1675 2550
Computer / Information Technology (Hardware) 1917 2833
Computer / Information Technology (Software) 1644 2289
Construction / Building / Engineering 1899 2924
Consulting (Business & Management) 2160 3100
Consulting (IT, Science, Engineering & Technical) 2217 3413
Consumer Products / FMCG 2244 3100
Education 1800 2700
Electrical & Electronics 1872 2674
Entertainment / Media 2175 3125
Environment / Health / Safety 1667 2350
Food & Beverage / Catering / Restaurant 1800 2450
General & Wholesale Trading 1845 2645
Government / Defence 1655 2244
Healthcare / Medical 1790 2470
Heavy Industrial / Machinery / Equipment 1825 2849
Hotel / Hospitality 1933 2467
Manufacturing / Production 1990 2830
Oil / Gas / Petroleum 2543 3754
Polymer / Plastic / Rubber / Tyres 2000 2700
R&D 2350 3150
Repair & Maintenance Services 1575 2375
Retail / Merchandise 2275 3356
Science & Technology 1750 2567
Semiconductor / Wafer Fabrication 2308 3042
Telecommunication 1948 2831
Transportation / Logistics 1855 2836
Utilities / Power 1961 3311

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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