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Entry Level Jobs With The Best Starting Salary In Malaysia

by on October 18, 2017 | Top Stories, Career Guide

Entry Level Jobs With The Best Starting Salary In Malaysia - StudyMalaysia.com

The 2017 Salary Report released by JobStreet.com aims to provide job seekers with a guide to the average salaries offered by companies. This is to help candidates understand the job market better when applying for jobs. So which jobs and which industries offered the highest salary for entry level jobs? Read on to find out!

You may have already decided the career or type of job you want to pursue, but in which industry should you seek employment? For example, if you want a career in accounting and/or finance, the highest entry level salary are in these industries: government/defence; semiconductor/wafer fabrication; and tobacco.

We’ve listed the top three industries that offer the highest entry level salary for each type of job. Read on!

Type of job Industry Salary range
(average min)
Salary range
(average max)
Accounting / Finance Government / Defence 2233 3867
Semiconductor / Wafer Fabrication 2480 3800
Tobacco 3050 3500
Admin / HR Sports 1767 2933
Aerospace / Aviation / Airline 1941 2688
Chemical / Fertilizers / Pesticides 1730 2643
Arts / Media / Comm Grooming / Beauty / Fitness 2000 3325
Property / Real Estate 2350 3225
Property / Real Estate 2170 3189
Building / Construction Exhibitions / Event management / MICE 2340 3580
Construction / Building / Engineering 2108 3185
Automobile / Automotive Ancillary / Vehicle 2200 3175
Computer / IT Telecommunication 2504 3852
Computer / Information Technology (Software) 2476 3722
Consulting (Business & Management) 2355 3717
Education / Training Banking / Financial Services 2333 4367
General & Wholesale Trading 2400 3675
Grooming / Beauty / Fitness 2433 3500
Engineering Oil / Gas / Petroleum 2543 3754
Consulting (IT, Science, Engineering & Technical) 2217 3413
Retail / Merchandise 2275 3356
Healthcare Healthcare / Medical 1886 2832
Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical / Clinical research 1900 2600
Grooming / Beauty / Fitness 1650 2550
Hotel / Restaurant Consulting (Business & Management) 3960 5100
Aerospace / Aviation / Airline 1930 2680
Travel / Tourism 1800 2624
Manufacturing Semiconductor / Wafer Fabrication 1600 2817
Aerospace / Aviation / Airline 1775 2750
Oil / Gas / Petroleum 2055 2725
Sales / Marketing Architectural Services / Interior Designing 2300 3860
Consulting (IT, Science, Engineering & Technical) 2337 3723
Advertising / Marketing / Promotion / PR 2304 3703
Sciences Banking / Financial Services 2467 3133
Consulting (Business & Management) 2167 3111
Science & Technology 2000 3075
Services Consulting (IT, Science, Engineering & Technical) 2128 3096
Call Centre / IT-Enabled Services / BPO 2258 3044
Advertising / Marketing / Promotion / PR 2096 3022

Want to find out more about the average salary of entry level jobs in Malaysia? Read it here.

How much you should expect to be paid when you graduate

How much you should expect to be paid when you graduate

If you’ve just graduated or will be graduating soon, you might be wondering which entry level jobs have the best starting salary. Or you might wonder how much salary to expect when applying for your first job. Here is a guide to the average salaries of entry level jobs in Malaysia according to JobStreet.com’s 2017 salary report.

Note:

  1. The list above is based on data for the Central Region. For data on other regions in Malaysia, please refer to JobStreet.com’s 2017 salary report.
  2. The highest entry level salary is listed based on the highest average maximum salary.

Source: JobStreet.com 2017 Salary Report

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