CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS SALARY IN MALAYSIA

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Average gross salary for Construction & Labor Workers GROSS SALARY
MYR 85,476
Average gorss salary (USD) for Construction & Labor Workers GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 25,020
Average net salary for Construction & Labor Workers NET SALARY
MYR 71,384
The most typical salary for Construction & Labor Workers MOST TYPICAL GROSS
MYR 53,290
  Updated: 05 Apr 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 16%
  Salary entries: 125

Construction & Labor Workers Earnings in Malaysia

Average salary for Construction & Labor Workers in Malaysia is MYR 85,476.

Average take home earning is MYR 71,384 (Net).

The most typical salary is MYR 53,290 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (125 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % MYR 221,500
13 % MYR 156,000
25 % MYR 120,738
79 % MYR 53,290
98 % MYR 26,986
99 % MYR 17,000
100 % MYR 2,800
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Construction Project Manager MYR 105,600 US$ 30,901 27
Construction Engineer MYR 110,464 US$ 33,360 23
Construction Project Coordinator MYR 50,613 US$ 14,384 17
Construction Manager MYR 129,198 US$ 39,555 15
Construction Worker MYR 35,400 US$ 9,559 05
Construction Labor Worker MYR 18,950 US$ 5,768 04
Construction Foreman MYR 48,666 US$ 14,342 03
Construction Engineer Lead MYR 151,600 US$ 40,273 02
Construction Maintenance MYR 30,000 US$ 7,848 02
Construction Maintenance Lead MYR 200,000 US$ 66,015 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Kuala Lumpur MYR 100,492 US$ 29,281 59
Johor Bahru MYR 97,420 US$ 26,184 10
Kuching MYR 87,570 US$ 25,235 10
Petaling Jaya MYR 60,200 US$ 17,940 10
Subang Jaya MYR 74,061 US$ 22,772 09
Shah Alam MYR 57,266 US$ 18,280 06
Kota Kinabalu MYR 38,240 US$ 11,685 05
Ipoh MYR 64,776 US$ 21,031 03
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 180,382 MYR 543,900
01
125K US$ 126,748 MYR 384,000
01
95K US$ 99,022 MYR 300,000
01
85K US$ 82,518 MYR 250,000
01
75K US$ 75,654 MYR 240,000
02
65K US$ 63,345 MYR 221,500
02
55K US$ 50,382 MYR 156,000
01
45K US$ 44,988 MYR 157,000
07
35K US$ 34,928 MYR 120,738
15
25K US$ 25,218 MYR 90,748
25
15K US$ 15,246 MYR 53,290
43
8K US$ 7,636 MYR 26,986
23
4K US$ 4,633 MYR 17,000
02
Less US$ 699 MYR 2,800
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 24,304 MYR 87,021 79
Women US$ 15,515 MYR 53,438 24
N/A US$ 37,960 MYR 114,884 22

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 19,899 MYR 60,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 31,395 MYR 109,016 11
Bachelors Degree US$ 27,702 MYR 94,251 81
Some College US$ 18,463 MYR 61,726 20
High School US$ 13,048 MYR 50,718 08
Bellow H. School US$ 11,186 MYR 37,700 04

Construction & Labor Workers workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Malaysia. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses MYR 109,016. While Construction & Labor Workers workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of MYR 37,700. This is 180.66% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 29,129 MYR 93,808 09
16-20 Years US$ 28,981 MYR 103,196 16
12-16 Years US$ 41,895 MYR 140,684 16
8-12 Years US$ 25,264 MYR 91,934 22
4-8 Years US$ 19,554 MYR 67,690 23
2-4 Years US$ 20,071 MYR 65,514 16
1-2 Years US$ 26,973 MYR 85,890 11
0-1 Year US$ 8,995 MYR 30,483 12

Construction & Labor Workers workers in Malaysia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of MYR 140,684 compared to MYR 30,483 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 365.76%.


  SALARY BY AGE   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 10,848 MYR 36,000 01
51-56 US$ 36,753 MYR 133,750 02
45-50 US$ 30,585 MYR 104,993 04
39-44 US$ 29,504 MYR 103,093 23
33-38 US$ 29,680 MYR 108,569 22
27-32 US$ 17,249 MYR 61,216 30
22-26 US$ 11,412 MYR 40,126 20
16-21 US$ 8,423 MYR 35,000 01
N/A US$ 37,960 MYR 114,884 22
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  SALARY BY CAREER   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Construction Maintenance Lead US$ 66,015 MYR 200,000 01
2. Construction Engineer Lead US$ 40,273 MYR 151,600 02
3. Construction Manager US$ 39,555 MYR 129,198 15
4. Construction Engineer US$ 33,360 MYR 110,464 23
5. Construction Project Manager US$ 30,901 MYR 105,600 27
6. Miner US$ 24,786 MYR 103,000 01
7. Construction Electrician US$ 24,107 MYR 80,000 01
8. Other Constr. & Labor Career US$ 15,744 MYR 59,015 22
9. Construction Project Coordinator US$ 14,384 MYR 50,613 17
10. Construction Foreman US$ 14,342 MYR 48,666 03
11. Construction Electrician Lead US$ 11,627 MYR 36,000 01
12. Construction Worker US$ 9,559 MYR 35,400 05
13. Construction Maintenance US$ 7,848 MYR 30,000 02
14. Construction Labor Worker US$ 5,768 MYR 18,950 04
15. Construction Carpenter US$ 4,975 MYR 15,000 01

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In Malaysia economy, Construction Maintenance Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of MYR 200,000. Construction Engineer Lead and Construction Manager follow, earning MYR 151,600 and MYR 129,198, respectively. Construction Carpenter earn a gross annual average of MYR 15,000, while Construction Labor Worker earn MYR 18,950. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 1226.93%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 24,077 MYR 81,912 95
Contract US$ 30,026 MYR 103,958 26
Self Employed US$ 16,473 MYR 54,666 03
Part Time US$ 10,133 MYR 36,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS   MALAYSIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Kuala Lumpur Construction & Labor Workers in Kuala Lumpur US$ 29,281 MYR 100,492 59
2. Johor Bahru Construction & Labor Workers in Johor Bahru US$ 26,184 MYR 97,420 10
3. Kuching Construction & Labor Workers in Kuching US$ 25,235 MYR 87,570 10
4. Subang Jaya Construction & Labor Workers in Subang Jaya US$ 22,772 MYR 74,061 09
5. Ipoh Construction & Labor Workers in Ipoh US$ 21,031 MYR 64,776 03
6. Shah Alam Construction & Labor Workers in Shah Alam US$ 18,280 MYR 57,266 06
7. Petaling Jaya Construction & Labor Workers in Petaling Jaya US$ 17,940 MYR 60,200 10
8. Seremban Construction & Labor Workers in Seremban US$ 15,032 MYR 56,026 03
9. Kota Kinabalu Construction & Labor Workers in Kota Kinabalu US$ 11,685 MYR 38,240 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    CONSTRUCTION & LABOR WORKERS

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Construction & Labor Workers in Australia US$ 93,545 AU$ 107,053 105
2. Germany Germany Construction & Labor Workers in Germany US$ 80,745 EUR 62,333 09
3. United States United States Construction & Labor Workers US$ 75,159 US$ 75,159 588
4. China China Construction & Labor Workers in China US$ 70,963 CNY 454,322 11
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Construction & Labor Workers in United Kingdom US$ 63,871 GBP 43,897 104
6. Russia Russia Construction & Labor Workers in Russia US$ 40,843 RUB 1,323,968 17
7. Vietnam Vietnam Construction & Labor Workers in Vietnam US$ 28,171 VND 609,216,333 16
8. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 25,020 MYR 85,476 125
9. Indonesia Indonesia Construction & Labor Workers in Indonesia US$ 20,928 IDR 265,895,833 24

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(32/32)  ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Civil engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 100,000
US$ 24,175


(31/32)  MANAGER


 Posted: 06 Mar 2020

High School, 2-4 years: "Construction management."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 14,505


(30/32)  HEAD FABRICATION TECHNOLOGIES


 Posted: 02 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "According to my job, i have to manage a group of workers from company for a specific job, and arrange materials, tools for do the job."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 72,000
US$ 17,406


(29/32)  PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 23 Feb 2020

Some College, 8-12 years: "Diploma in Property Management Site inspection/report and quality assurance Assist in authority communication Assist in sales and marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 74,100
US$ 17,914


(28/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 12 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Tender, measurement, analysis, presentation, budget, teamwork."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 59,500
US$ 14,384


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(27/32)  GENERAL WORKER


 Posted: 29 Jan 2020

Bellow H. School, 1-2 years: "No certificate. Just do general works only."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 30,000
US$ 7,253


(26/32)  DRAUGHTSMAN


 Posted: 13 Dec 2019

High School, 16-20 years: "Drawing for any stage level, detailing drawing."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 37,050
US$ 9,251


(25/32)  HEATH AND SAFETY


 Posted: 25 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage HSE for construction-Projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 153,000
US$ 38,203


(24/32)  PLANNING ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing Project."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 73,190
US$ 18,275


(23/32)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I have been working in construction industry for more than 15 years and as project manager for about 10 years. My strength is in project management. I have completed numerous projects in Malaysia on time and within budget."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 180,000
US$ 44,944


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(22/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 06 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Quantity surveying."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 72,000
US$ 17,978


(21/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 17 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Quantify building materials, Bill of Quantities."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 36,000
US$ 8,989


(20/32)  TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 03 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Prepare drawings for temporary facilities, prepare as built drawing, cube test rebar test, progress report."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 108,000
US$ 26,967


(19/32)  SENIOR SITE SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 21 Jul 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "Site Work Arrangements,."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 70,000
US$ 17,478


(18/32)  SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jun 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 185,000
US$ 46,193


(17/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 17 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Prepare and verified payment certificate and workdone."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 65,000
US$ 16,230


(16/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 13 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Preparing Bills of Quantities, Estimates, Final Account settlement."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 59,000
US$ 14,732


(15/32)  MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "To coordinate workers, sub-contractors' work. to plan and scheduling of project timeframe."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 70,000
US$ 17,478


(14/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 27 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Quantity Surveyor."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 43,200
US$ 10,787


(13/32)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Coordinate and plan for project."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 48,000
US$ 11,985


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(12/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 12 Sep 2018

Some College, 2-4 years: "Price control of project."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 36,000
US$ 8,989


(11/32)  INSTALLATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Specific to offshore facilities installation i.e pipeline, soool riser plem jacket and topside."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 166,000
US$ 41,449


(10/32)  CIVIL ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Can managed and work independently with minimal supervision and like new challenges."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 137,500
US$ 34,332


(9/32)  ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Consulting engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 243,000
US$ 60,675


(8/32)  QUANTITY SURVEYOR


 Posted: 16 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Contract & Cost Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 96,000
US$ 23,970


(7/32)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project scheduling, delivering, complying."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 85,200
US$ 21,274


(6/32)  ACCOUNT


 Posted: 14 Apr 2018

High School, 4-8 years: "Key in Invoicing and filling. Admin task and prepare invoice. Account assistants. No full set account required."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 25,000
US$ 6,242


(5/32)  FIELD ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 2,800
US$ 699


(4/32)  ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER


 Posted: 27 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing Environmental Issue during construction. Most construction that requires Environmental Impact Assesment will be required to hired Environmental Officer to ensure compliance with environmental regulations during work execution."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 120,000
US$ 27,106


(3/32)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Manage project to deliver according to customer requirement quality, schedule and costing."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 120,000
US$ 27,106


(2/32)  PLANNING MANAGER


 Posted: 01 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Project control planning scheduling reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 150,000
US$ 33,883


(1/32)  SITE SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 07 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Allocation job to semi skill worker and supervise them and prevent problem occur with good management system or skill."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 34,000
US$ 7,680


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