Lawyer Salary in Malaysia

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Average gross salary for Lawyer GROSS SALARY
MYR 99,081
Average gorss salary (USD) for Lawyer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 28,434
Average net salary for Lawyer NET SALARY
MYR 78,148
The most typical salary for Lawyer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
MYR 51,863
  Updated: 19 Jan 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 21%
  Salary entries: 69

Lawyer Earnings in Malaysia

Average salary for Lawyer in Malaysia is MYR 99,081 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (69 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is MYR 78,148 (Net). The most typical salary is MYR 51,863 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
6 % MYR 265,000
10 % MYR 184,533
28 % MYR 117,163
94 % MYR 51,863
100 % MYR 33,897

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Kuala Lumpur MYR 108,162 US$ 30,972 51
Kuching MYR 73,811 US$ 21,822 06
Petaling Jaya MYR 93,200 US$ 28,700 03

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LEGAL ASSISTANT


 Posted: 19 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Conveyancing. preparing sale and purchase agreement and loan agreement."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 75,000
US$ 18,131

PARTNER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Litigation matters."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 150,000
US$ 37,454

LAWYER


 Posted: 28 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Due diligence, conveyancing, drafting contract, attending court matters."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 42,000
US$ 10,487

LEGAL COUNSEL


 Posted: 23 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Legal advisory general."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 96,000
US$ 23,970

SALARIED PARTNER


 Posted: 01 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Conveyancing, Civil litigation Work."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 57,850
US$ 14,445

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LEGAL MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Contract, Company secretarial matter, regulatory affairs and general administrative management."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 120,000
US$ 29,963

ADVOCATES


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Providing advocacy for those who needs."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 35,988
US$ 8,986

LEGAL ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 26 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Attending trials, advising client etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 85,000
US$ 21,224

LEGAL ASSISTANT


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Real estate, conveyancing, commercial contracts and occasionally some corporate works."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 91,200
US$ 22,772

SENIOR LEGAL ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Attending court for trials and hearing, preparing cause papers, legal research, liaising with client and legal advice."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 90,200
US$ 22,522

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 225,999 MYR 750,000
01
155K US$ 155,022 MYR 480,000
01
65K US$ 66,168 MYR 265,000
02
55K US$ 55,622 MYR 184,533
03
45K US$ 42,825 MYR 156,000
02
35K US$ 34,755 MYR 117,163
10
25K US$ 23,573 MYR 86,399
15
15K US$ 14,804 MYR 51,863
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8K US$ 8,999 MYR 33,897
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  SALARY BY GENDER   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 36,006 MYR 123,350 29
Women US$ 23,576 MYR 85,111 35
N/A US$ 18,518 MYR 56,104 05

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 32,296 MYR 100,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 26,298 MYR 96,760 10
Bachelors Degree US$ 28,736 MYR 99,465 58

Lawyer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Malaysia. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses MYR 100,000. While Lawyer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of MYR 96,760. This is 22.81% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 130,854 MYR 438,434 02
16-20 Years US$ 38,277 MYR 137,000 06
12-16 Years US$ 96,889 MYR 300,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 34,602 MYR 128,266 06
4-8 Years US$ 31,161 MYR 112,001 15
2-4 Years US$ 17,757 MYR 62,443 16
1-2 Years US$ 12,969 MYR 44,236 08
0-1 Year US$ 15,280 MYR 52,508 14

Lawyer workers in Malaysia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of MYR 438,434 compared to MYR 44,236 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 908.98%.


  SALARY BY AGE   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
51-56 US$ 15,067 MYR 50,000 01
45-50 US$ 105,316 MYR 352,289 03
39-44 US$ 55,406 MYR 188,333 06
33-38 US$ 32,523 MYR 119,635 07
27-32 US$ 25,262 MYR 90,725 26
22-26 US$ 15,091 MYR 52,894 20
16-21 US$ 19,587 MYR 65,000 01
N/A US$ 18,518 MYR 56,104 05
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 30,192 MYR 104,234 56
Contract US$ 17,608 MYR 68,664 06
Self Employed US$ 27,187 MYR 97,366 04
Part Time US$ 18,939 MYR 66,000 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   LAWYER   MALAYSIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Kuala Lumpur Lawyer in Kuala Lumpur US$ 30,972 MYR 108,162 51
2. Petaling Jaya Lawyer in Petaling Jaya US$ 28,700 MYR 93,200 03
3. Kuching Lawyer in Kuching US$ 21,822 MYR 73,811 06

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    LAWYER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Lawyer US$ 115,558 US$ 115,558 154
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Lawyer in United Kingdom US$ 94,607 GBP 63,243 39
3. Australia Australia Lawyer in Australia US$ 86,386 AU$ 102,880 25
4. Germany Germany Lawyer in Germany US$ 79,881 EUR 62,985 07
5. China China Lawyer in China US$ 54,370 CNY 356,286 13
6. Russia Russia Lawyer in Russia US$ 40,320 RUB 1,749,333 15
7. Indonesia Indonesia Lawyer in Indonesia US$ 36,708 IDR 469,250,000 08
8. Vietnam Vietnam Lawyer in Vietnam US$ 30,797 VND 662,590,909 11
9. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 28,434 MYR 99,081 69

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