Software Engineer (Malaysia)

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info SALARY PROFILES
43
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 24,356
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
MYR 85,989
info AVG. NET SALARY
MYR 73,239
  UPDATED: 04 Oct 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 14%

What is average salary for Software Engineer in Malaysia?

Based on our survey (43 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Software Engineer in Malaysia is MYR 85,989. Average NET salary is MYR 73,239. The most frequent GROSS salary is MYR 54,726. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 8-12 Years.

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Kuala Lumpur MYR 89,796 US$ 25,144 33
Petaling Jaya MYR 74,850 US$ 23,569 04

Salary profiles from individual employees for Software Engineer in Malaysia

Below is the list of 43 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(43/43) SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Backend developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 78,000
US$ 19,476

(42/43) AUTOMATION TESTER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Validation through automated tests."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 71,500
US$ 17,853

(41/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Back End Software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 61,817
US$ 15,435

(40/43) PROJECT LEADER


 Posted: 15 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Project Leader to lead team."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 125,000
US$ 31,211

(39/43) IMPLEMENTATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Implementation of patches."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 45,600
US$ 11,386

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(38/43) TECHNICAL CONSULTANT


 Posted: 18 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Do system for customers."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 42,000
US$ 10,487

(37/43) ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT


 Posted: 08 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Senior software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 120,000
US$ 29,963

(36/43) TEST ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 May 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Automation,mobile testing."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 52,248
US$ 13,046

(35/43) PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Apr 2018

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 260,000
US$ 64,920

(34/43) SENIOR PS CONSULTANT


 Posted: 12 Apr 2018

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Working as Technical lead on Teradata MDM."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 185,000
US$ 46,193

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(33/43) INFORMATION SYSTEM ANALYST


 Posted: 06 Mar 2018

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing project within the asia pacific region for the new system implementation in sales and marketing domain."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 100,000
US$ 24,969

(32/43) APPLICATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Escalation point for complex issue . L3 Support."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 120,000
US$ 27,106

(31/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Jun 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Application consultant software."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 77,000
US$ 17,393

(30/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2017

   

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Automation Software Engineer with PLC Background."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 50,000
US$ 11,294

(29/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 May 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz1234567890."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 112,800
US$ 27,145

(28/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Feb 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software Consultant in various clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 122,400
US$ 29,455

(27/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2015

   

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 100,000
US$ 28,148

(26/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 59,436
US$ 16,730

(25/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 58,000
US$ 16,326

(24/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Jan 2015

   

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Automation Software Engineer responsible for develop and maintaining software of automated machinaries."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 40,000
US$ 11,259

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(23/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Dec 2014

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Worked in major technologies and premier clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 130,000
US$ 39,173

(22/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 98,000
US$ 29,530

(21/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 18,080

(20/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 72,000
US$ 21,696

(19/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 May 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 55,200
US$ 16,633

(18/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 May 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 110,000
US$ 33,146

(17/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Apr 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 115,200
US$ 34,713

(16/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 38,600
US$ 11,631

(15/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Nov 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 78,000
US$ 25,191

(14/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Nov 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 78,000
US$ 25,191

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(13/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 117,000
US$ 37,787

(12/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 172,200
US$ 55,614

(11/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 24,000
US$ 7,959

(10/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 50,400
US$ 16,715

(9/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 22 Apr 2012

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 140,600
US$ 46,629

(8/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 110,400
US$ 36,614

(7/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 50,000
US$ 16,504

(6/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 42,000
US$ 13,863

(5/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Aug 2011

   

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 67,860
US$ 22,399

(4/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 69,300
US$ 22,874

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(3/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2011

      

Some College education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 30,000
US$ 9,902

(2/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 48,000
US$ 15,844

(1/43) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Apr 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 60,000
US$ 19,804

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
65K US$ 64,920 MYR 260,000
01
55K US$ 55,614 MYR 172,200
01
45K US$ 46,411 MYR 162,800
02
35K US$ 35,441 MYR 117,933
06
25K US$ 26,139 MYR 94,863
12
15K US$ 15,250 MYR 54,726
19
8K US$ 8,931 MYR 27,000
02
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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 26,966 MYR 95,905 29
Female US$ 20,583 MYR 78,449 07
N/A US$ 17,313 MYR 52,451 07
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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 46,629 MYR 140,600 01
Masters Degree US$ 34,390 MYR 128,133 09
Bachelors Degree US$ 21,289 MYR 74,180 32
Some College US$ 9,902 MYR 30,000 01

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Malaysia. The typical trends in the Malaysia workforce indicate that the higher the degree earned, the higher the average gross income. A Malaysia employees with an earned Doctorate Degree grosses US$ 46,629, while a worker with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 9,902. This is 370.90% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
16-20 Years US$ 51,353 MYR 188,500 02
12-16 Years US$ 23,114 MYR 80,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 32,402 MYR 115,116 12
4-8 Years US$ 22,496 MYR 79,628 12
2-4 Years US$ 18,821 MYR 66,135 09
1-2 Years US$ 12,935 MYR 40,600 04
0-1 Year US$ 9,223 MYR 33,000 02

It may come as no surprise, but Malaysia workers with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 51,353 compared to US$ 9,223 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 456.79%.

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
39-44 US$ 51,353 MYR 188,500 02
33-38 US$ 30,780 MYR 107,371 07
27-32 US$ 26,035 MYR 97,177 16
22-26 US$ 17,398 MYR 58,815 11
N/A US$ 17,313 MYR 52,451 07
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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 23,095 MYR 82,220 38
Contract US$ 33,939 MYR 114,640 05

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Kuala Lumpur Software Engineer US$ 25,144 MYR 89,796 33
2. Petaling Jaya Software Engineer US$ 23,569 MYR 74,850 04

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 104,934 US$ 104,934 189
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 76,784 GBP 51,363 22
4. Germany Germany Software Engineer US$ 73,802 EUR 60,164 37
5. China China Software Engineer US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
6. Russia Russia Software Engineer US$ 25,783 RUB 1,110,657 12
7. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 24,356 MYR 85,989 43
8. Vietnam Vietnam Software Engineer US$ 15,444 VND 335,694,444 09
9. Indonesia Indonesia Software Engineer US$ 12,775 IDR 153,966,666 06

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