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The fresh level job scene in 2019

by StudyMalaysia.com on September 23, 2019 | Top Stories

The fresh level job scene in 2019 - StudyMalaysia.com

Calling all final year undergrads and new graduates… if you’re looking for a job or thinking of applying for one soon, have a look at JobStreet.com’s Malaysia Salary Report 2019.

The average salaries published in this report aim to help job seekers to understand the employment market better; however, the actual salaries for various positions of course varies based on many factors such as market demand and supply, the academic grades and acquired skills of the candidates and the compensation and benefit policies of the hiring company.

The table below shows the average minimum and maximum salary of entry-level jobs. The first column lists the type of job while the second column indicates the industry which hires for that position. The Salary Report by JobStreet.com is based on actual jobs advertised in JobStreet.com Malaysia.

Accounting / Finance
Accounting 1,924 2,603
Advertising 2,203 3,078
Agriculture /
Aquaculture
1,736 2,536
Banking & Financial Services 2,446 3,612
Biotech / Healthcare 1,832 2,616
Call Centre / BPO 2,341 2,932
Construction 1,998 2,920
Consulting 2,187 3,193
Education 1,923 2,606
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,848 2,402
Entertainment / Event 1,845 2,532
FMCG 1,796 2,497
Hospitality 1,965 2,682
Human Resources / RF 2,426 3,458
ICT 2,120 2,910
Logistic 1,818 2,569
Manufacturing - E&E 1,865 2,559
Manufacturing - Production 1,878 2,597
Manufacturing - SemiCon 3,730 3,930
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,903 2,540
NGO 1,565 2,283
Oil & Gas 1,789 2,556
Others 2,112 2,756
Printing / Arts 2,019 2,767
Professional Services 1,978 3,065
Sports 1,690 2,377
Wholesale and Retail 1,856 2,582
Admin / Human Resources
Accounting 1,634 2,244
Advertising 1,714 2,350
Agriculture /Aquaculture 1,719 2,493
Banking & Financial Services 1,690 2,369
Biotech / Healthcare 1,734 2,424
Call Centre / BPO 1,798 2,516
Construction 1,724 2,361
Consulting 1,986 2,740
Education 1,794 2,466
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,584 2,202
Entertainment / Event 1,861 2,543
FMCG 1,789 2,353
Government 2,500 3,000
Hospitality 1,818 2,454
Human Resources / RF 2,011 2,727
ICT 1,690 2,343
Logistic 1,653 2,346
Manufacturing - E&E 1,737 2,374
Manufacturing - Production 1,695 2,353
Manufacturing - SemiCon 1,744 2,263
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,753 2,541
NGO 2,088 2,679
Oil & Gas 2,476 3,401
Others 1,727 2,441
Printing / Arts 1,621 2,288
Professional Services 1,555 2,228
Sports 2,149 2,986
Wholesale and Retail 1,710 2,328
Arts / Media / Communications
Accounting 2,181 3,458
Advertising 2,164 3,142
Agriculture /Aquaculture 2,000 2,067
Banking & Financial Services 2,464 3,891
Biotech / Healthcare 1,825 2,700
Call Centre / BPO 3,676 4,256
Construction 2,179 2,798
Consulting 2,048 3,026
Education 1,636 2,237
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,483 1,896
Entertainment / Event 2,023 2,816
FMCG 1,711 2,643
Government 2,000 2,500
Hospitality 2,159 3,388
Human Resources / RF 2,315 2,920
ICT 2,050 2,832
Logistic 1,836 2,585
Manufacturing - E&E 2,462 3,313
Manufacturing - Production 1,768 2,628
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,917 2,698
NGO 1,981 2,675
Others 2,303 2,958
Printing / Arts 2,012 3,050
Sports 1,659 2,235
Wholesale and Retail 1,981 2,826
Building / Construction
Advertising 2,400 3,833
Banking & Financial Services 2,400 3,347
Construction 3,716 6,704
Consulting 2,374 3,774
Hospitality 2,500 4,333
Human Resources / RF 1,500 3,000
ICT 2,111 3,022
Manufacturing - Production 2,133 3,248
Others 2,492 2,985
Printing / Arts 2,219 3,000
Wholesale and Retail 2,618 2,855
Computer / Information Technology
Accounting 2,204 2,805
Advertising 2,173 3,282
Agriculture /Aquaculture 2,222 2,978
Banking & Financial Services 3,092 4,711
Biotech / Healthcare 2,069 2,858
Call Centre / BPO 2,896 3,958
Construction 2,055 2,769
Consulting 2,447 3,510
Education 1,713 2,367
Engineering / Industrial Services 2,238 3,210
Entertainment / Event 2,072 3,178
FMCG 2,781 3,729
Hospitality 2,375 2,880
Human Resources / RF 3,297 5,271
ICT 2,591 3,838
Logistic 1,878 2,622
Manufacturing - E&E 2,488 3,205
Manufacturing - Production 2,334 3,227
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,621 2,269
NGO 1,870 2,210
Oil & Gas 3,533 4,853
Others 2,256 3,186
Printing / Arts 2,340 3,755
Professional Services 2,095 2,958
Sports 1,900 2,900
Wholesale and Retail 1,957 2,763
E-commerce
Accounting 2,000 3,000
Advertising 2,188 2,918
Agriculture /Aquaculture 1,800 3,500
Banking & Financial Services 2,540 3,733
Biotech / Healthcare 1,917 2,728
Call Centre / BPO 2,700 4,088
Construction 1,691 2,452
Consulting 2,733 5,167
Education 1,754 2,515
Entertainment / Event 2,300 2,500
FMCG 1,773 2,487
Hospitality 1,800 3,600
Human Resources / RF 3,500 5,000
ICT 2,230 3,001
Logistic 2,033 2,500
Manufacturing - E&E 1,840 2,704
Manufacturing - Production 2,702 4,211
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 2,148 2,737
Others 1,808 2,680
Printing / Arts 1,933 2,676
Wholesale and Retail 1,986 2,724
Education / Training
Accounting 1,475 2,450
Banking & Financial Services 2,767 4,056
Biotech / Healthcare 1,960 2,972
Construction 3,029 3,712
Consulting 1,713 2,675
Education 1,781 2,704
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,511 3,018
Entertainment / Event 2,208 2,600
Hospitality 1,463 1,881
Human Resources / RF 1,795 2,711
ICT 2,402 3,202
Logistic 2,320 3,100
Manufacturing - E&E 2,000 2,500
Manufacturing - Production 2,205 3,613
Manufacturing - SemiCon 1,500 2,300
NGO 1,762 2,335
Others 1,467 1,778
Printing / Arts 1,160 1,301
Wholesale and Retail 1,958 2,740
Engineering
Advertising 2,777 3,804
Agriculture / Aquaculture 2,619 3,625
Banking & Financial Services 2,000 2,550
Biotech / Healthcare 2,160 3,117
Construction 2,043 2,976
Consulting 2,118 2,923
Education 1,772 2,572
Engineering / Industrial Services 2,061 2,820
Entertainment / Event 2,333 3,467
FMCG 1,910 2,733
Hospitality 1,687 2,003
Human Resources / RF 2,584 3,583
ICT 2,048 3,015
Logistic 1,721 2,790
Manufacturing - E&E 1,922 2,682
Manufacturing - Production 2,003 2,808
Manufacturing - SemiCon 2,884 3,188
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,938 2,700
Oil & Gas 2,059 2,908
Others 2,556 3,569
Printing / Arts 1,847 2,700
Professional Services 1,856 2,356
Wholesale and Retail 1,994 3,015
Healthcare
Accounting 1,605 2,340
Advertising 1,500 2,300
Agriculture / Aquaculture 2,000 2,700
Banking & Financial Services 1,667 2,700
Biotech / Healthcare 1,809 2,917
Education 1,967 2,492
Engineering / Industrial Services 2,400 3,563
FMCG 2,000 3,000
Hospitality 1,716 2,313
Human Resources / RF 2,256 3,318
ICT 1,500 2,300
Manufacturing - Production 2,104 3,568
NGO 1,242 2,090
Others 2,070 2,911
Printing / Arts 1,275 1,794
Sports 1,800 2,500
Wholesale and Retail 2,104 2,849
Hotel / Restaurant
Accounting 1,500 2,500
Agriculture / Aquaculture 2,000 3,000
Banking & Financial Services 1,600 2,200
Biotech / Healthcare 2,451 3,510
Call Centre / BPO 2,470 3,367
Construction 1,535 1,933
Consulting 2,344 3,570
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,794 2,118
Entertainment / Event 1,433 2,322
FMCG 1,477 2,037
Hospitality 1,586 2,071
Human Resources / RF 2,712 3,596
ICT 1,418 2,000
Logistic 1,461 1,983
Manufacturing - Production 1,687 2,270
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,300 2,000
Others 1,822 2,267
Printing / Arts 1,620 2,480
Wholesale and Retail 1,527 1,999
Manufacturing
Advertising 2,017 2,521
Agriculture / Aquaculture 1,421 1,809
Banking & Financial Services 1,625 2,688
Biotech / Healthcare 1,841 2,718
Call Centre / BPO 2,500 3,333
Construction 1,872 2,702
Consulting 2,084 3,465
Education 1,912 2,817
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,540 2,126
Entertainment / Event 1,800 2,000
FMCG 1,479 2,107
Hospitality 1,799 2,522
Human Resources / RF 2,160 2,961
ICT 1,723 2,313
Logistic 2,097 3,297
Manufacturing - E&E 1,495 2,228
Manufacturing - Production 1,744 2,434
Manufacturing - SemiCon 1,730 2,510
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,652 2,445
NGO 1,611 2,322
Oil & Gas 1,788 2,669
Others 1,935 2,625
Printing / Arts 1,659 2,515
Professional Services 1,500 1,700
Sports 1,100 1,400
Wholesale and Retail 1,723 2,358
Others
Accounting 1,400 1,800
Advertising 1,879 2,447
Agriculture / Aquaculture 2,440 2,720
Banking & Financial Services 2,067 2,786
Biotech / Healthcare 1,663 2,805
Call Centre / BPO 3,133 4,176
Construction 1,533 2,181
Consulting 1,938 2,362
Education 1,256 1,760
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,744 2,459
Entertainment / Event 1,979 2,660
FMCG 2,708 3,372
Government 1,400 1,800
Hospitality 1,858 2,593
Human Resources / RF 3,081 3,728
ICT 1,790 2,383
Logistic 2,152 2,783
Manufacturing - E&E 1,581 1,931
Manufacturing - Production 1,591 2,272
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,533 2,344
NGO 1,591 2,023
Oil & Gas 1,500 2,400
Others 1,797 2,559
Printing / Arts 1,785 2,647
Professional Services 1,600 2,167
Wholesale and Retail 1,833 2,449
Sales / Marketing
Accounting 2,112 3,599
Advertising 2,204 3,415
Agriculture / Aquaculture 2,461 3,686
Banking & Financial Services 2,619 4,384
Biotech / Healthcare 2,375 3,803
Call Centre / BPO 2,201 3,178
Construction 2,294 3,845
Consulting 2,340 3,564
Education 1,952 3,001
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,903 2,947
Entertainment / Event 2,184 3,538
FMCG 2,003 2,773
Hospitality 1,697 2,572
Human Resources / RF 2,338 3,432
ICT 2,229 3,631
Logistic 2,140 2,991
Manufacturing - E&E 2,095 3,080
Manufacturing - Production 2,273 3,296
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,962 2,770
NGO 2,033 2,456
Oil & Gas 2,269 3,301
Others 1,970 3,238
Printing / Arts 2,029 3,183
Professional Services 2,678 4,094
Sports 1,797 2,788
Wholesale and Retail 1,824 2,655
Sciences
Accounting 1,000 1,000
Agriculture / Aquaculture 2,364 3,562
Banking & Financial Services 2,017 2,676
Biotech / Healthcare 1,880 2,542
Construction 1,749 2,607
Consulting 2,626 3,931
Education 1,450 2,350
Engineering / Industrial Services 1,843 2,642
FMCG 1,913 2,608
Hospitality 2,500 2,800
Human Resources / RF 2,010 2,477
ICT 2,422 4,044
Manufacturing - Production 1,831 2,504
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 2,500 4,000
Oil & Gas 1,829 2,486
Others 2,145 2,700
Professional Services 1,000 1,500
Wholesale and Retail 1,595 2,695
Services
Accounting 2,651 3,179
Advertising 2,123 3,500
Agriculture / Aquaculture 1,321 1,857
Banking & Financial Services 1,859 2,616
Biotech / Healthcare 1,944 2,840
Call Centre / BPO 2,502 3,263
Construction 1,770 2,621
Consulting 2,301 3,298
Education 2,047 2,815
Engineering / Industrial Services 2,058 2,822
Entertainment / Event 1,861 2,753
FMCG 1,654 2,273
Hospitality 2,551 3,344
Human Resources / RF 2,783 3,742
ICT 2,163 3,153
Logistic 1,880 2,688
Manufacturing - E&E 1,957 2,908
Manufacturing - Production 1,799 2,512
Manufacturing - Textile/Wood/Plastic 1,757 2,493
NGO 2,411 3,619
Oil & Gas 1,917 2,751
Others 1,995 2,718
Printing / Arts 2,540 3,777
Professional Services 1,945 2,785
Sports 2,007 2,617
Wholesale and Retail 1,842 2,547

*Note: denotes monthly salary in RM and may include bonuses and commission. The salaries listed here are based on data for the Central Region of Malaysia. Data on the northern and southern regions, as well as the East coast and East Malaysia are available in the full report.

JobStreet.com, Malaysia Salary Report 2019

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