Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Malaysia Salary Benchmark 2018 Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment www.michaelpage.com.my

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment www.michaelpage.com.my

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Digital www.michaelpage.com.my “2018 should be exciting for digital as the Digital Free Trade Zone opens.

With this rise of digital and e-commerce, expect high demand for digital roles such as product managers and UI/UX design.” e-Commerce Fintech/Financial Services Media and Entertainment Consulting
Data Scientists
UI/UX Leads
Product Leads increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 20% 26-30% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Digital Agency SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE SEO / SEM Executive 42 60 51 SEO / SEM Manager 96 144 120 Affiliates Manager 96 144 120 Advertising Operations Manager 84 96 90 Head of Search 216 300 258 In-house SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Web Designer 48 72 60 Online / Digital Marketing Manager 120 180 150 Digital Acquisition Manager 120 180 150 Content Production Manager 96 144 120 Online Product Manager 120 180 150 Digital Project Manager 120 180 150 Director / Head of Digital 240 360 300 Social Media Executive 48 72 60 Social Media Manager 96 144 96 Senior Social Strategist 96 144 96 SEO / SEM Executive 48 72 60 Web Analytics Specialist 60 96 78 User Experience Specialist 60 96 78 e-Commerce Executive 48 72 60 e-Commerce Manager 96 144 120 Director / Head of e-Commerce 180 300 240 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Engineering & Manufacturing www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, we’ll see an industry shift from labour-heavy operations to leaner set-ups that boast better costs savings and greater efficiencies with the adoption of technology, automation, and outsourcing.” Chemicals and Coatings Plastic and Rubber EMS/Electronics Heavy Equipment
Production Managers
Maintenance Managers
R&D Managers increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 9% 11-15% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Engineering & Manufacturing Research and Development SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Design Engineer 63 82 72 Application Engineer 63 82 72 Senior Design Engineer 88 101 95 Senior Application Engineer 88 101 95 Engineering Manager 126 189 158 Engineering Director 240 300 270 Production and Manufacturing SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Production Engineer 63 82 72 Production Engineering Manager 126 189 158 Production Manager 126 189 158 Factory / Plant Manager 246 308 277 General Manager 360 480 420 Engineering SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Project Management 101 126 113 Engineering (Manufacturing,Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic) 76 101 88 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Quality SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Quality Engineer 63 82 72 Senior Quality Engineer 88 101 95 Quality Manager 126 189 158 Quality Director 240 300 270 Process Improvement/Operations SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Senior Officer, Process Improvement 63 88 76 Assistant Manager, Process Improvement 108 144 126 Manager of Process Improvement / Operations Excellence 156 240 198 Director of Process Improvement / Operations Excellence 300 360 330 Quality Assurance and Compliance SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Quality Assurance Officer 38 63 50 Quality Assurance Senior Officer 50 76 63 Quality Assurance Assistant Manager 101 126 113 Quality Assurance Manager 126 189 158 Quality Assurance Director 240 300 270 Head of Quality Assurance 240 300 270 Senior Project Manager 132 198 165 Project/Program Director 198 264 231 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Engineering & Manufacturing www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Finance & Accounting www.michaelpage.com.my “Finance and accounting will remain one of the most in-demand functions in 2018.

Companies are realising its importance and shifting perceptions from seeing it as a backend support function to a value-added business division.” Retail/E-commerce Startup Fintech & Payments Infrastructure Manufacturing
Financial planning & analysis/ Commerical finance/Business finance
Regional finance positions
Finance process improvements decrease in number of positions in the last 12 months 12% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Finance & Accounting General SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Accounts Payable Accountant 48 84 66 Financial Accountant 60 144 102 Cost Accountant 60 96 78 Credit Analyst 60 120 90 Group Accountant – Consolidation 120 180 150 Financial/Business Analyst 72 180 126 Finance Manager (Small/Medium Organisation) 96 180 138 Finance Manager (Large Organisation) 96 216 156 Credit Manager 84 144 114 Costing Manager 96 168 132 Financial & Planning Analysis Manager 120 240 180 Financial Controller (Small/Medium Organisation) 144 240 192 Financial Controller (Large Organisation) 180 300 240 Credit Director 120 200 160 CFO/Finance Director (Large Organisation) 240 600 420 Specialist SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Pricing Analyst 84 144 114 Pricing Manager 144 264 204 Corporate Finance Manager 120 240 180 Corporate Finance Director 240 600 420 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Internal Audit SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Internal Auditor (Large Local Organizations) 36 60 48 Senior Internal Auditor (Large Local Organizations) 60 84 72 Internal Audit Manager (Large Local Organizations) 84 120 102 Internal Audit Senior Manager (Large Local Organizations) 120 180 150 Head of Internal Audit (Large Local Organizations) 240 300 270 Internal Auditor (Regional) 36 60 48 Senior Internal Auditor (Regional) 60 84 72 Internal Audit Manager (Regional) 144 180 162 Head of Internal Audit (Regional) 180 240 210 Risk SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Risk Associate (Large Local Organization) 36 60 48 Senior Risk Associate (Large Local Organization) 60 84 72 Risk Manager (Large Local Organization) 84 120 102 Senior Risk Manager (Large Local Organization) 120 180 150 Chief Risk Officer (Large Local Organization) 240 480 360 Risk Manager (MNC) 96 180 138 Compliance SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Compliance Manager (Large Local Organization) 84 108 96 Head of Compliance (Large Local Organization) 300 480 390 Compliance Manager - (Regional) 96 144 120 Financial Compliance Manager (Regional Shared Service Centres) 120 240 180 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Finance & Accounting www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Professional Services & Public Accounting - External Audit SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Associate 2 36 46 41 Senior Associate 2 54 66 60 Assistant Manager/Supervisor 74 78 76 Manager 96 108 102 Senior Manager 120 168 144 Director 216 240 228 Tax SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Tax Executive (MNC/Conglomerate) 36 54 45 Senior Tax Executive (MNC/Conglomerate) 54 84 69 Tax Manager (Conglomerate) 96 144 120 Senior Tax Manager (Conglomerate) 144 216 180 Head of Tax (Conglomerate) 180 300 240 Tax Manager (MNC Malaysia coverage) 120 240 180 Tax Manager (MNC Regional) 120 240 180 Head of Tax (MNC Regional) 180 300 240 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Finance & Accounting www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Healthcare & Life Sciences www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, we should see increased volume in regional roles in healthcare and life sciences based in Malaysia for cost reasons.

We should also expect to see startup projects in medical devices and biopharmaceuticals.” Pharmaceutical Device Manufacturing Hospitals/Medical Centers Research/Life Sciences
Medical Affairs
Regulatory Affairs
Clinical Research 6-10% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds $ average salary increase when moving jobs

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Healthcare & Life Sciences Clinical Research SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilence 60 108 84 Data Management 48 108 78 Clinical Operations 48 120 84 BioStatistician 48 108 78 SAS Programmer 48 120 84 Medical Affairs 60 144 102 Research and Development SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Scientists (non–PhDs) 84 120 102 Scientists (PhDs) 156 192 174 Qualtiy and Compliance SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Quality Control 36 144 90 Microbiology 36 144 90 Regulatory Affairs 42 144 93 Quality Assurance (GMP) 36 144 90 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Clinical Research SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Manufacturing 36 180 108 Process Engineering 36 180 108 Mechanical Engineering 36 180 108 Electrical Engineering 36 180 108 Controls/Automation 42 180 111 EHS 36 180 108 Validation 36 180 108 Commerical SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Sales/Medical Representative 36 60 48 Product Manager 60 84 72 Senior/Group Product Manager 60 120 90 Sales Manager 120 180 150 Marketing Manager 120 180 150 Sales Director 300 420 360 Marketing Director 300 420 360 General Manager 420 540 480 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Healthcare & Life Sciences www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Human Resources www.michaelpage.com.my “Small to Medium Enterprises will be at the forefront of demand for human resources candidates in 2018.

Larger companies will focus on filling senior and critical positions, with a trend to use agencies for other functions within HR.” Services Financial Industrial FMCG
Heads of HR/Senior HR managers
HR business partners/HR generalists
Junior HR executives increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 0% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Human Resources Banking and Financial Services SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Payroll Specialist 25 120 73 Mobility Specialist 38 150 94 HRIS Specialist 38 150 94 Learning and Development Specialist 60 300 180 Recruitment Specialist 36 150 93 HR Generalist/Business Partner 60 300 180 Organisational Development 70 350 210 Compensation and Benefits Specialist 60 250 155 Head of Human Resources/HR Director 170 400 285 Commerce and Industry SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Payroll Specialist 25 120 73 Mobility Specialist 38 150 94 HRIS Specialist 38 150 94 Learning and Development Specialist 60 250 155 Recruitment Specialist 30 150 90 HR Generalist/Business Partner 48 300 174 Organisational Development 70 350 210 Compensation and Benefits Specialist 60 200 130 Head of Human Resources/HR Director 170 300 235 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Human Resources www.michaelpage.com.my “Small to Medium Enterprises will be at the forefront of demand for human resources candidates in 2018.

Larger companies will focus on filling senior and critical positions, with a trend to use agencies for other functions within HR.” Services Financial Industrial FMCG
Heads of HR/Senior HR managers
HR business partners/HR generalists
Junior HR executives increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 0% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Human Resources Banking and Financial Services SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Payroll Specialist 25 120 73 Mobility Specialist 38 150 94 HRIS Specialist 38 150 94 Learning and Development Specialist 60 300 180 Recruitment Specialist 36 150 93 HR Generalist/Business Partner 60 300 180 Organisational Development 70 350 210 Compensation and Benefits Specialist 60 250 155 Head of Human Resources/HR Director 170 400 285 Commerce and Industry SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Payroll Specialist 25 120 73 Mobility Specialist 38 150 94 HRIS Specialist 38 150 94 Learning and Development Specialist 60 250 155 Recruitment Specialist 30 150 90 HR Generalist/Business Partner 48 300 174 Organisational Development 70 350 210 Compensation and Benefits Specialist 60 200 130 Head of Human Resources/HR Director 170 300 235 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Legal www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, we will see high demand for in-house counsel roles, focused on compliance and risk management.

With the increase in international trade and investments, look for demand for legal professionals with regional and cross-border experience.” Financial Services Legal Firms Conglomerates (PLCs/GLCs) Regional Hubs (MNCs)
Regional Legal Counsel
Legal Operations Managers
Heads of Legal increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 15% 21-25% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Legal Private Practice SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE 3-5 years PQE 50 96 73 5-10 years PQE 70 144 107 10-15 years PQE 120 250 185 In-house Corporate (MNC) SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE 3-5 years PQE 60 96 78 5-10 years PQE 80 150 115 10-15 years PQE 120 280 200 Corporate Secretariat SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE 3-5 years PQE 42 72 57 5-10 years PQE 60 120 90 10-15 years PQE 102 240 171 Please note: 1. Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides.

Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Marketing www.michaelpage.com.my “Marketing will maintain steady demand across industries. In particular, sectors like FMCG are always looking for marketing candidates, due to the brand-driven aspect of the industry.” FMCG Start-up Banking Services Business Services
Trade Marketing
Brand Managers
Marketing Directors decrease in number of positions in the last 12 months 23% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Marketing Consumer Products and FMCG Brand and Product Development SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Brand Executive / Product Executive 36 48 42 Assistant Brand Manager / Assistant Product Manager 60 72 66 Brand Manager / Product Manager 72 96 84 Senior Brand Manager / Senior Product Manager 120 144 132 Research, Product Development and Planning Manager 96 144 120 Marketing SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Trade Marketing Executive 36 48 42 Trade Marketing Manager 84 120 102 Marketing Executive 36 48 42 Marketing Manager 144 216 180 Marketing Director 300 480 390 Public Relations SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Public Relations Executive 36 48 42 Public Relations Manager 72 108 90 Public Relations Director 180 400 290 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Financial Services Marketing, Public Relations and Communications SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Philanthropy / Corporate Social Responsibility 72 108 90 Marketing Communications Assistant / Executive 60 72 66 Marketing Communications Manager 96 144 120 Marketing Communications Director 180 30 105 Internal Communications Executive 36 48 42 Internal Communications Manager 120 180 150 Internal Communications Director 180 30 105 Public Relations / Corporate Communications Executive 36 48 42 Public Relations / Corporate Communications Manager 72 108 90 Public Relations / Corporate Communications Director 180 30 105 Event Management SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Event Coordinator 36 48 42 Event Planner 36 48 42 Events Manager 60 84 72 Head of Events 108 180 144 Research SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Market Research Executive 36 48 42 Market Research Manager 60 84 72 Market Research Director 216 300 258 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Marketing www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Media SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Media Relations Executive 36 48 42 Media Relations Manager 60 84 72 Media Relations Director 216 300 258 IT and Telecommunications Marketing, Public Relations and Communications SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Assistant Marketing Communications Manager 60 72 66 Marketing Communications/Regional Communications/Public Relations Manager 72 108 90 Marketing Communications/Public Relations Director 180 400 290 Manufacturing and Industrial Marketing SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Marketing Specialist 36 48 42 Product Marketing Manager 96 120 108 Marketing Manager 96 180 138 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Marketing www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Media and Enterainment Event Management and Marketing SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Assistant Marketing Manager 36 48 42 Circulation / Marketing Manager 84 120 102 Marketing Manager 84 120 102 Events Manager 60 84 72 Circulation / Marketing Director 216 300 258 Professional Services Marketing, Public Relations and Communications SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Marketing Executive 36 48 42 Marketing Manager 84 120 102 Marketing Director 180 216 198 Research Manager 60 96 78 Public Relations / Media Communications Manager 72 108 90 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.hk/salary-guide Marketing www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Property & Construction www.michaelpage.com.my “The property and construction industry will face challenges in 2018 due to lower demand in the housing market.

We foresee improvement as the sentiment of consumers gets better, but government policy on GST plays a big part in recovery.” Property Development Infrastructure Main Contractor Leasing and Retail
Planning and development project managers
Construction project managers
Sales and marketing managers increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 18% 6-10% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Property & Construction Consultancy SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Property Officer 52 75 64 Property Manager 86 150 118 Project Engineer 56 86 71 Project Manager 90 132 111 Project Director 192 305 249 Leasing Officer 48 88 68 Leasing Manager 90 150 120 Design Manager 86 148 117 Facilities Officer 48 192 120 Facilities Manager 102 192 147 Facilities Director 185 305 245 Valuations Manager 50 100 75 Head of Valuations 130 190 160 Corporate Real Estate SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Building Services Engineer 40 65 53 Technical Services Manager 90 130 110 Facilities Officer 40 70 55 Facilities Manager 100 180 140 Project Manager 100 160 130 Construction Project Director 240 440 340 Head of Facilities 160 260 210 Head of Engineering 245 500 373 Head of Security 100 180 140 Regional Head of Facilities 190 500 345 Regional Head of Engineering 250 500 375 Regional Head of Security 140 220 180 Regional Head of Corporate Real Estate 250 490 370 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Projects SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Project Officer 45 70 58 Project Manager 110 160 135 Project Director 220 400 310 Interior Designer 100 190 145 Design Manager 90 150 120 Project Development Officer 50 85 68 Project Development Manager 95 160 128 Head of Development 200 330 265 Real Estate Investments SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Asset Management Manager 200 320 260 Portfolio Management Manager 160 320 240 Investment Management Manager 200 320 260 Head of Asset Management 200 380 290 Head of Portfolio Management 190 370 280 Head of Investment Management 230 450 340 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Property & Construction www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Sales (Consumer & Services) www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, we’ll see high demand for sales candidates in both replacement and new roles, as companies expand.

These companies are ready to offer top dollar to attract and retain the best candidates to fight international competition.” FMCG Services F&B IT & E-commerce
Key Account/Sales Managers
Regional Sales Managers, SEA
Head of Sales/Sales Directors increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 10% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Sales Advertising and Public Relations Agency SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Account Manager 42 54 48 Account Director 102 120 111 Group Account Director 114 144 129 Business Director 180 240 210 Managing Director / General Manager 264 336 300 Consumer Products and FMCG Account Management SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Key Account Executive 36 60 48 Assistant Key Account Manager 60 80 70 Key Account Manager 84 180 132 Sales SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Country Sales Manager 180 300 240 Business Manager 180 360 270 Sales Director 220 540 380 General Manager 300 720 510 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Financial Services SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Sales Executive 36 72 54 Sales Manager 72 156 114 Sales Director 180 240 210 IT & Telecommunications SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Channel Account Manager / Account Manager 72 180 126 Sales Manager / Global Account Director 144 240 192 Division Manager / Sales and Marketing Manager / General Sales Manager 180 288 234 Vice President/Sales and Marketing / Sales and Marketing Director / Marketing Director 240 420 330 Managing Director / General Manager 360 700 530 Sales Director / Business Development Director 240 420 330 Manufacturing and Industrial SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Sales Engineer / Senior Sales Engineer 42 78 60 Sales Manager / Business Development Manager 96 180 138 Regional Sales Manager 240 300 270 General Manager / Director 240 420 330 Professional Services SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Business Development Executive 48 72 60 Business Development Manager 84 108 96 Business Development Director 180 240 210 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Sales www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Media and Entertainment SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Assistant Sales Manager 60 72 66 Sales / Business Development Manager 60 96 78 Advertising / Media Sales Manager 72 120 96 Sales / Business Development Director 180 216 198 Advertising / Media Sales Director 180 216 198 General Manager 240 276 258 PR Agencies SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Account Executive 24 60 42 Account Manager 48 84 66 Account Director 96 156 126 Director 144 180 162 Executive Director 240 276 258 Managing Director / General Manager 300 420 360 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Sales www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Sales (Industrial) www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, we’ll see high demand for sales candidates in both replacement and new roles, as companies expand.

These companies are ready to offer top dollar to attract and retain the best candidates to fight international competition.” Construction Industrial Equipment Chemicals Automotive/Trucks
National Sales Managers
Regional Sales Managers, SEA
General Managers increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 10% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Sales Advertising and Public Relations Agency SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Account Manager 42 54 48 Account Director 102 120 111 Group Account Director 114 144 129 Business Director 180 240 210 Managing Director / General Manager 264 336 300 Consumer Products and FMCG Account Management SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Key Account Executive 36 60 48 Assistant Key Account Manager 60 80 70 Key Account Manager 84 180 132 Sales SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Country Sales Manager 180 300 240 Business Manager 180 360 270 Sales Director 220 540 380 General Manager 300 720 510 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Financial Services SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Sales Executive 36 72 54 Sales Manager 72 156 114 Sales Director 180 240 210 IT & Telecommunications SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Channel Account Manager / Account Manager 72 180 126 Sales Manager / Global Account Director 144 240 192 Division Manager / Sales and Marketing Manager / General Sales Manager 180 288 234 Vice President/Sales and Marketing / Sales and Marketing Director / Marketing Director 240 420 330 Managing Director / General Manager 360 700 530 Sales Director / Business Development Director 240 420 330 Manufacturing and Industrial SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Sales Engineer / Senior Sales Engineer 42 78 60 Sales Manager / Business Development Manager 96 180 138 Regional Sales Manager 240 300 270 General Manager / Director 240 420 330 Professional Services SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Business Development Executive 48 72 60 Business Development Manager 84 108 96 Business Development Director 180 240 210 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Sales www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Media and Entertainment SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Assistant Sales Manager 60 72 66 Sales / Business Development Manager 60 96 78 Advertising / Media Sales Manager 72 120 96 Sales / Business Development Director 180 216 198 Advertising / Media Sales Director 180 216 198 General Manager 240 276 258 PR Agencies SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Account Executive 24 60 42 Account Manager 48 84 66 Account Director 96 156 126 Director 144 180 162 Executive Director 240 276 258 Managing Director / General Manager 300 420 360 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Sales www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Shared Services www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, we’ll see an increase in demand for finance shared service professionals across a variety of functions.

We’ll also see Shared Services Centres bringing in more functions and more complex work, creating demand for finance talent.” Manufacturing FMCG/Consumer Pharmaceutical Services
P2P/O2C/R2R
Project Migration
SSC Directors/Heads increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 26% 16-20% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Shared Services PTP SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE PTP Executive/Analyst/Senior Executive 36 78 57 PTP Team Lead 78 120 99 PTP Manager 120 240 180 OTC SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE OTC Executive/Analyst/Senior Executive 36 78 57 OTC Team Lead 78 120 99 OTC Manager 120 240 180 RTR SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE RTR Executive/Analyst/Senior Executive 38 84 61 RTR Team Lead 84 132 108 RTR Manager 132 240 186 Sales Support and Billing SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE Sales Support/Billing Executive/Analyst/Senior Executive 36 72 54 Sales Support/Billing Team Lead 78 100 89 Sales Support/Billing Manager 110 144 127 Please note: 1.

Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides. Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Salary Tables SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Others SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE General Account & Reporting 60 96 78 Business Reporting Analyst/Data Analyst 60 180 120 General Management SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE SSC Director / General Manager , SSC / Managing Director, SSC 420 840 630 PMO/Continuous Improvement/Transition/Migration SALARY RANGE (MYR IN‘000) ROLE MIN MAX AVERAGE PMO Manager 180 300 240 Continuous Improvement Manager 156 240 198 Transition / Migration Manager 144 216 180 Please note: 1. Market rates are becoming much less homogeneous; while we have taken great care, these salary ranges can only be approximate guides.

Since there are often specific circumstances relating to individual companies, please call us for additional information. 2. These figures are generally the total remuneration (i.e. cash), excluding bonus / incentive schemes. 3. Variable and incentive schemes are becoming more common through the different levels of management and are not included in these figures. Refer to our online version at https://www.michaelpage.com.my/salary-guide Shared Services www.michaelpage.com.my Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment

Roles in demand Top industries *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months. $ average salary increase when moving jobs By the numbers* Employment trends* average number of candidates employers interview before making a job offer average time employers take to secure talent of interviews typically undergone by candidate with a company before securing a position Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment SALARY BENCHMARK 2018 Malaysia Technology www.michaelpage.com.my “In 2018, demand for cybersecurity, mobile developers and software engineers will skyrocket.

With the Digital Free Trade Zone, and as MNCs move regional IT support hubs to Malaysia, we’ll see high demand across functions.” eCommerce Fintech Software/IT Financial Services
Software Engineers/Mobile Developers
SAP and project management
Cybersecurity increase in number of positions in the last 12 months 30% 26-30% 3 professionals 10 weeks 3 rounds

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