Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia

 
 
Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia
Malaysia
Salary Benchmark 2018




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Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia
Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
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Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia
SALARY
BENCHMARK
                           Malaysia
      2018                 Digital


       “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Data Scientists
                                                                                              e-Commerce                Media and Entertainment
                        • UI/UX Leads
                        • Product Leads

                                                                                        Fintech/Financial Services            Consulting



 By the numbers*


       20%                                                                                26-30%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                   $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                      3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                    of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                     by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                       before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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Salary Benchmark 2018 - Malaysia
SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Digital

      Salary Tables


    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


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                           Engineering &
      2018                 Manufacturing


  “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Production Managers
                                                                                         Chemicals and Coatings              EMS/Electronics
                        • Maintenance Managers
                        • R&D Managers

                                                                                           Plastic and Rubber               Heavy Equipment



 By the numbers*


       9%                                                                                 11-15%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                    $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                       3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                     of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                      by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                        before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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      2018        Engineering & Manufacturing

     Salary Tables


    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


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      2018         Engineering & Manufacturing

      Salary Tables


    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


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                           Malaysia
      2018                 Finance & Accounting

  “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries

                        • Financial planning & analysis/
                          Commerical finance/Business
                          finance                                                       Retail/E-commerce Startup             Infrastructure

                        • Regional finance positions
                        • Finance process improvements
                                                                                           Fintech & Payments                 Manufacturing



 By the numbers*


       12%                                                                                 16-20%
       decrease in number of                                                               average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                               when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                    $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                       3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                     of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                      by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                        before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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      2018            Finance & Accounting

      Salary Tables


    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


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      2018         Finance & Accounting

      Salary Tables


    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


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      2018        Finance & Accounting

     Salary Tables


    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


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                           Malaysia
      2018                 Healthcare & Life Sciences

          “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                         Top industries


                        • Medical Affairs
                                                                                              Pharmaceutical           Hospitals/Medical Centers
                        • Regulatory Affairs
                        • Clinical Research

                                                                                            Device Manufacturing         Research/Life Sciences



 By the numbers*
                                    $




                                                            6-10%                   average salary increase when moving jobs




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                      3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                    of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                     by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                       before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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      2018            Healthcare & Life Sciences

      Salary Tables


    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


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      2018           Healthcare & Life Sciences

      Salary Tables


    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


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                           Malaysia
      2018                 Human Resources

   “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries

                        • Heads of HR/Senior HR
                          managers
                                                                                               Services                     Industrial
                        • HR business partners/HR
                          generalists
                        • Junior HR executives
                                                                                               Financial                     FMCG



 By the numbers*


       0%                                                                                 16-20%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                   3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                 of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                  by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                    before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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SALARY
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      2018         Human Resources

      Salary Tables


    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


                                                                                                            Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
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SALARY
BENCHMARK
                           Malaysia
      2018                 Human Resources

   “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries

                        • Heads of HR/Senior HR
                          managers
                                                                                               Services                     Industrial
                        • HR business partners/HR
                          generalists
                        • Junior HR executives
                                                                                               Financial                     FMCG



 By the numbers*


       0%                                                                                 16-20%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                   3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                 of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                  by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                    before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


                                                                                             Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
                                                                                                                            www.michaelpage.com.my
SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Human Resources

      Salary Tables


    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


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                           Malaysia
      2018                 Legal

           “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Regional Legal Counsel
                                                                                           Financial Services          Conglomerates (PLCs/GLCs)
                        • Legal Operations Managers
                        • Heads of Legal

                                                                                              Legal Firms                 Regional Hubs (MNCs)



 By the numbers*


       15%                                                                                21-25%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                    $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                       3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                     of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                      by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                        before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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      2018          Legal

     Salary Tables


    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


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                           Malaysia
      2018                 Marketing


     “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Trade Marketing
                                                                                                FMCG                    Banking Services
                        • Brand Managers
                        • Marketing Directors

                                                                                               Start-up                 Business Services



 By the numbers*


       23%                                                                                16-20%
       decrease in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                   3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                 of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                  by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                    before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Marketing

      Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Marketing

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018        Marketing

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Marketing

      Salary Tables


    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


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                           Malaysia
      2018                 Property & Construction

   “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Planning and development
                          project managers                                               Property Development              Main Contractor
                        • Construction project managers
                        • Sales and marketing managers
                                                                                             Infrastructure               Leasing and Retail



 By the numbers*


       18%                                                                                6-10%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                  $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                     3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                   of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                    by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                      before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018            Property & Construction

      Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018            Property & Construction

      Salary Tables


    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


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Malaysia
    SALARY
BENCHMARK
                           Sales
      2018                 (Consumer & Services)

     “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Key Account/Sales Managers
                                                                                                FMCG                          F&B
                        • Regional Sales Managers, SEA
                        • Head of Sales/Sales Directors

                                                                                               Services                 IT & E-commerce



 By the numbers*


       10%                                                                                16-20%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                   3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                 of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                  by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                    before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Sales

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Sales

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Sales

     Salary Tables




    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
                           Malaysia
      2018                 Sales (Industrial)

     “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • National Sales Managers
                                                                                             Construction                       Chemicals
                        • Regional Sales Managers, SEA
                        • General Managers

                                                                                          Industrial Equipment               Automotive/Trucks



 By the numbers*


       10%                                                                                16-20%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                     $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                        3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                      of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                       by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                         before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Sales

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Sales

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Sales

     Salary Tables




    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


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BENCHMARK
                           Malaysia
      2018                 Shared Services

      “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • P2P/O2C/R2R
                                                                                            Manufacturing                Pharmaceutical
                        • Project Migration
                        • SSC Directors/Heads

                                                                                           FMCG/Consumer                    Services



 By the numbers*


       26%                                                                                16-20%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                   3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                 of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                  by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                    before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018        Shared Services

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018        Shared Services

     Salary Tables


    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


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SALARY
BENCHMARK
                           Malaysia
      2018                 Technology

    “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.”



 Roles in demand                                                                        Top industries


                        • Software Engineers/Mobile
                          Developers                                                         eCommerce                     Software/IT
                        • SAP and project management
                        • Cybersecurity
                                                                                               Fintech                  Financial Services



 By the numbers*


       30%                                                                                26-30%
       increase in number of                                                              average salary increase
       positions in the last                                                              when moving jobs
                                                                                                                                $


       12 months




 Employment trends*




        3 professionals                                                   10 weeks                                   3 rounds
    average number of candidates                                     average time employers                 of interviews typically undergone
      employers interview before                                       take to secure talent                  by candidate with a company
          making a job offer                                                                                    before securing a position

 *These employment trends are based on Michael Page’s database in the last 12 months.


                                                                                             Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
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SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Technology

     Salary Tables


    Development, Design and Architecture
                                                                          SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                             MIN                     MAX                      AVERAGE

    Analyst Programmer                               72                      84                       78

    Lead Analyst Programmer                          108                     132                      120

    Enterprise Architect                             144                     180                      162

    Application Development Manager                  192                     264                      228




    Testing
                                                                          SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                             MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    Test Analyst                                     60                       72                      66

    Team Lead                                        96                       120                     108

    Test Manager                                     120                      144                     132




    Database Management
                                                                           SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                              MIN                     MAX                      AVERAGE

    Database Administrator                            42                      84                       63

    Senior Database Administrator / Data Analyst      60                      180                      120

    Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist             96                      120                      108

    Data Architect                                    96                      120                      108




    Infrastructure and Network
                                                                           SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                              MIN                     MAX                      AVERAGE

    Network Support                                   42                      72                       57

    Security Analyst/Consultant                       120                     144                      132

    Network Engineer                                  60                      120                      90

    Network Architect                                 60                      120                      90

    Security Manager                                  180                     240                      210

    Infrastructure Manager                            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


                                                                                                             Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
                                                                                                                                                          www.michaelpage.com.my
SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Technology

      Salary Tables


    Project and General Management
                                                                 SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                    MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    Project Co-ordinator                    84                       120                     102

    Project Manager                         96                       180                     138

    Project Director                        180                      264                     222

    Business Analyst                        72                       108                     90

    Senior Business Analyst                 108                      168                     138




    Support and Administration
                                                                 SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                    MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    1st Level Helpdesk Analyst              36                       84                      60

    2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst       48                       84                      66

    3rd Level Support Analyst               72                       120                     96

    Helpdesk Manager                        96                       144                     120




   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


                                                                                                            Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
                                                                                                                                                          www.michaelpage.com.my
SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018           Technology

     Salary Tables


    Commerce
    Development, Design and Architecture
                                                                           SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                              MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    1st Level Helpdesk Analyst                        36                       84                      60

    2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst                 48                       84                      66

    3rd Level Support Analyst                         72                       120                     96

    Helpdesk Manager                                  96                       144                     120




    Testing
                                                                            SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                               MIN                     MAX                      AVERAGE

    Test Analyst                                       60                      84                       72

    Team Lead – Testing                                96                      120                      108

    Test Manager                                       120                     144                      132




    Database Management
                                                                            SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                               MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    Database Administrator                             42                       84                      63

    Senior Database Administrator/Data Analyst         60                       180                     120

    Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist              96                       120                     108

    Data Architect                                     96                       120                     108




   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


                                                                                                              Worldwide leaders in specialist recruitment
                                                                                                                                                          www.michaelpage.com.my
SALARY
BENCHMARK
      2018         Technology

      Salary Tables


    Infrastructure and Network
                                                                 SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                    MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    Network Support – 1st/2nd Level         42                       72                      57

    Security Analyst/Consultant             120                      144                     132

    Network Engineer                        60                       120                     90

    Network Architect                       60                       120                     90

    Security Manager                        180                      240                     210

    Infrastructure Manager                  180                      240                     210




    Project and General Management
                                                                 SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                    MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE
    Project Co-ordinator                    60                       120                     90

    Project Manager                         120                      280                     200

    Project Director                        18                       360                     189

    Business Analyst                        72                       120                     96

    Senior Business Analyst                 108                      200                     154

    IT Director                             240                      480                     360

    Chief Information Officer               240                      480                     360




    Support and Administration
                                                                 SALARY RANGE (MYR IN ‘000)

    ROLE                                    MIN                      MAX                     AVERAGE

    1st Level Helpdesk Analyst              36                       84                      60

    2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst       48                       84                      66

    3rd Level Support Analyst               72                       120                     96

    Helpdesk Manager                        96                       144                     120




   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


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