Media (Malaysia) Salary

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info SALARY ENTRIES
44
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 25,039
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
MYR 84,151
info AVG. NET SALARY
MYR 65,157
  UPDATED: 17 Aug 2019   Difference gross vs. net: 22%

Salary for Media in Malaysia

Average salary for Media in Malaysia is MYR 84,151. All data are based on our survey (44 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is MYR 65,157. The most typical salary is MYR 50,891.

Earning percentages

Percentage Earn this or more
16 % MYR 158,600
23 % MYR 102,733
39 % MYR 83,657
82 % MYR 50,891
91 % MYR 29,125
95 % MYR 11,555
98 % MYR 7,330

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Media Manager MYR 86,200 US$ 27,592 06
Journalist MYR 76,600 US$ 21,908 06
Editor MYR 54,720 US$ 14,946 05
Digital Media MYR 120,000 US$ 38,080 03
Social Media MYR 30,833 US$ 8,242 03
TV Presenter MYR 122,500 US$ 38,090 02
TV Producer MYR 82,000 US$ 27,116 02
Interactive Media MYR 33,870 US$ 11,077 02
Media Coordinator MYR 36,000 US$ 10,848 01
Photographer MYR 30,000 US$ 9,949 01

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Kuala Lumpur MYR 98,052 US$ 29,263 31
Petaling Jaya MYR 53,331 US$ 15,490 10

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Salary profiles from individual employees for Media in Malaysia

Below is the list of 44 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(44/44) BUSINESS DIRECTOR


 Posted: 17 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Team leaderships."
Company: Ipg
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 200,000
US$ 49,938

(43/44) HEAD OF DESIGN STUDIO


 Posted: 25 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Managing 50 people and oversee creative projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 7,330
US$ 1,830

(42/44) ASSOCIATE EDITOR


 Posted: 24 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Content and presentation editor."
Company: ASTRO
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 53,000
US$ 13,234

(41/44) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 22 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Cover news and stories in Malaysia."
Company: Xmedia
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 100,000
US$ 24,969

(40/44) TRANSACTION PROCESS ANALYST


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am looking forward for new job."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 58,000
US$ 14,482

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(39/44) RIGGER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I prepare 3D models for use in animation."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 108,000
US$ 26,967

(38/44) COMPOSITOR


 Posted: 17 Apr 2018

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Vfx compositing."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 14,981

(37/44) TRANSLATOR


 Posted: 16 Sep 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Translating Tv shows and movies - English / Persian."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 34,000
US$ 7,680

(36/44) SENIOR ASSOCIATE, RESEARCH


 Posted: 13 Sep 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Conduct research on video related media."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 67,600
US$ 15,270

(35/44) INVESTIGATIVE VIDEOJOURNALIST


 Posted: 12 Sep 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Writing articles on social issues."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 50,000
US$ 11,294

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(34/44) ACTOR


 Posted: 10 Aug 2017

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Acting in films, tv, adverts. Comedy. the art or occupation of performing in plays, movies, or television productions. "she studied acting in New York" synonyms: drama, the theater, the stage, the performing arts, thespianism, dramatics, dramaturgy, stagecraft, theatricals; informaltreading the boards "the theory and practice of acting"."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 45,000
US$ 10,165

(33/44) SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Update social media, social media engagement, user engagement, social media strategy."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 2,000
US$ 452

(32/44) EDITOR


 Posted: 05 Nov 2016

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "I manage my company product's media platform as well as it's communications and branding straegies."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 79,600
US$ 19,155

(31/44) CAMERAMAN


 Posted: 20 Nov 2015

      

Some College education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 11,111
US$ 3,127

(30/44) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 04 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 20,000
US$ 5,630

(29/44) EDITOR


 Posted: 03 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 59,400
US$ 16,720

(28/44) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 25 Dec 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Monitoring malaysia's economy, stock exchange, money market, corporate scene."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 150,000
US$ 45,200

(27/44) MEDIA COORDINATOR


 Posted: 01 Oct 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 36,000
US$ 10,848

(26/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 29 Sep 2014

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 36,000
US$ 10,848

(25/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 700,000
US$ 210,932

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(24/44) SOCIAL MEDIA


 Posted: 07 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 32,500
US$ 9,793

(23/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 30 Apr 2014

      

High School education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 110,000
US$ 33,146

(22/44) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Apr 2014

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 18,080

(21/44) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 09 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 18,080

(20/44) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 18,080

(19/44) EDITOR


 Posted: 19 Feb 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 45,600
US$ 13,741

(18/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 78,000
US$ 23,504

(17/44) INTERACTIVE MEDIA


 Posted: 24 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 36,000
US$ 11,627

(16/44) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Sep 2013

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 98,200
US$ 31,715

(15/44) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 21 May 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 143,000
US$ 46,184

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(14/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 06 Feb 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 45,000
US$ 14,533

(13/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 48,000
US$ 15,919

(12/44) DIGITAL MEDIA


 Posted: 23 Aug 2012

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 150,000
US$ 49,747

(11/44) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 03 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 30,000
US$ 9,949

(10/44) INTERACTIVE MEDIA


 Posted: 15 Apr 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 31,740
US$ 10,526

(9/44) TV PRODUCER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2012

      

High School education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 64,000
US$ 21,225

(8/44) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Nov 2011

      

Some College education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 90,000
US$ 29,707

(7/44) OTHER MEDIA CAREER


 Posted: 14 Oct 2011

      

Some College education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 12,000
US$ 3,961

(6/44) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 14 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 79,600
US$ 26,274

(5/44) EDITOR


 Posted: 11 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 36,000
US$ 11,883

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(4/44) TV PRODUCER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 100,000
US$ 33,007

(3/44) DIGITAL MEDIA


 Posted: 29 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 150,000
US$ 49,511

(2/44) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 66,000
US$ 21,785

(1/44) TV PRESENTER


 Posted: 18 Apr 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 200,000
US$ 66,015

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
More US$ 210,932 MYR 700,000
01
65K US$ 66,015 MYR 200,000
01
45K US$ 48,116 MYR 158,600
05
35K US$ 32,623 MYR 102,733
03
25K US$ 24,919 MYR 83,657
07
15K US$ 14,182 MYR 50,891
19
8K US$ 8,263 MYR 29,125
04
4K US$ 3,544 MYR 11,555
02
2K US$ 1,830 MYR 7,330
01
Less US$ 452 MYR 2,000
01
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  SALARY BY GENDER   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 31,876 MYR 111,233 18
Female US$ 15,563 MYR 53,110 17
N/A US$ 29,263 MYR 88,622 09
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  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 24,680 MYR 84,333 03
Bachelors Degree US$ 27,857 MYR 93,801 28
Some College US$ 17,574 MYR 59,021 11
High School US$ 27,186 MYR 87,000 02

Media workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Malaysia. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses MYR 93,801. While Media workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of MYR 59,021. This is 58.51% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.

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  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 57,987 MYR 195,920 05
12-16 Years US$ 27,228 MYR 101,500 04
8-12 Years US$ 28,866 MYR 97,233 06
4-8 Years US$ 23,993 MYR 77,033 14
2-4 Years US$ 16,054 MYR 55,066 09
1-2 Years US$ 9,523 MYR 29,555 02
0-1 Year US$ 7,558 MYR 25,125 04

Media 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 195,920 compared to MYR 25,125 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 667.23%.

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  SALARY BY AGE   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
51-56 US$ 210,932 MYR 700,000 01
45-50 US$ 45,200 MYR 150,000 01
39-44 US$ 18,080 MYR 60,000 01
33-38 US$ 23,425 MYR 89,301 07
27-32 US$ 19,119 MYR 64,698 17
22-26 US$ 9,392 MYR 33,762 08
N/A US$ 29,263 MYR 88,622 09
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. TV Presenter US$ 38,090 MYR 122,500 02
2. Digital Media US$ 38,080 MYR 120,000 03
3. Other Media Career US$ 34,544 MYR 120,494 12
4. Media Manager US$ 27,592 MYR 86,200 06
5. TV Producer US$ 27,116 MYR 82,000 02
6. Journalist US$ 21,908 MYR 76,600 06
7. Editor US$ 14,946 MYR 54,720 05
8. Interactive Media US$ 11,077 MYR 33,870 02
9. Media Coordinator US$ 10,848 MYR 36,000 01
10. Photographer US$ 9,949 MYR 30,000 01
11. Social Media US$ 8,242 MYR 30,833 03
12. Cameraman US$ 3,127 MYR 11,111 01

In Malaysia economy, TV Presenter is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of MYR 122,500. Digital Media and Other Media Career follow, earning MYR 120,000 and MYR 120,494, respectively. Cameraman earn a gross annual average of MYR 11,111, while Social Media earn MYR 30,833. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 1118.10%.

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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 25,916 MYR 85,435 36
Contract US$ 18,896 MYR 72,000 06
Self Employed US$ 27,682 MYR 97,500 02

  SALARY BY CITY   MEDIA   MALAYSIA

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Kuala Lumpur Media US$ 29,263 MYR 98,052 31
2. Petaling Jaya Media US$ 15,490 MYR 53,331 10

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MEDIA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia Media US$ 78,839 AU$ 87,092 45
2. United States United States Media US$ 65,830 US$ 65,830 217
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Media US$ 58,887 GBP 39,243 77
4. Germany Germany Media US$ 58,425 EUR 46,604 30
5. Russia Russia Media US$ 40,127 RUB 1,374,539 16
6. China China Media US$ 31,811 CNY 207,608 23
7. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 25,039 MYR 84,151 44
8. Vietnam Vietnam Media US$ 23,875 VND 499,089,526 11
9. Indonesia Indonesia Media US$ 17,138 IDR 215,422,422 27

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