SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN MALAYSIA

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
MYR 87,216
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 24,416
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
MYR 73,593
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
MYR 55,114
  Updated: 26 Dec 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 15%
  Salary entries: 47

Average salary for Software Engineer in Malaysia is MYR 87,216.

Average take home earning is MYR 73,593 (Net).

The most typical salary is MYR 55,114 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
11 % MYR 172,200
23 % MYR 117,933
51 % MYR 94,027
96 % MYR 55,114
100 % MYR 27,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Kuala Lumpur MYR 87,913 US$ 24,447 36
Petaling Jaya MYR 74,850 US$ 23,569 04
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
65K US$ 64,920 MYR 260,000
01
55K US$ 55,614 MYR 172,200
01
45K US$ 47,587 MYR 175,200
03
35K US$ 35,441 MYR 117,933
06
25K US$ 25,742 MYR 94,027
13
15K US$ 15,196 MYR 55,114
21
8K US$ 8,931 MYR 27,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 27,047 MYR 97,364 32
Women US$ 20,108 MYR 77,043 08
N/A US$ 17,313 MYR 52,451 07

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 29,607 MYR 95,500 02
Masters Degree US$ 35,945 MYR 135,320 10
Bachelors Degree US$ 21,147 MYR 74,263 34
Some College US$ 9,902 MYR 30,000 01

Software Engineer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Malaysia. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses MYR 135,320. While Software Engineer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of MYR 30,000. This is 263.01% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
16-20 Years US$ 51,353 MYR 188,500 02
12-16 Years US$ 32,055 MYR 120,000 03
8-12 Years US$ 32,402 MYR 115,116 12
4-8 Years US$ 22,496 MYR 79,628 12
2-4 Years US$ 18,310 MYR 66,401 12
1-2 Years US$ 12,935 MYR 40,600 04
0-1 Year US$ 9,223 MYR 33,000 02

Software Engineer workers in Malaysia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of MYR 188,500 compared to MYR 33,000 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%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 49,938 MYR 200,000 01
39-44 US$ 51,353 MYR 188,500 02
33-38 US$ 30,780 MYR 107,371 07
27-32 US$ 24,573 MYR 92,444 19
22-26 US$ 17,398 MYR 58,815 11
N/A US$ 17,313 MYR 52,451 07
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 23,283 MYR 83,951 42
Contract US$ 33,939 MYR 114,640 05
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   MALAYSIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Kuala Lumpur Software Engineer in Kuala Lumpur US$ 24,447 MYR 87,913 36
2. Petaling Jaya Software Engineer in Petaling Jaya US$ 23,569 MYR 74,850 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,765 US$ 105,765 193
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 86,689 GBP 59,760 25
3. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
4. Germany Germany Software Engineer in Germany US$ 74,242 EUR 61,215 53
5. China China Software Engineer in China US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
6. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 28,717 RUB 1,362,206 14
7. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 24,416 MYR 87,216 47
8. Vietnam Vietnam Software Engineer in Vietnam US$ 15,198 VND 333,750,000 11
9. Indonesia Indonesia Software Engineer in Indonesia US$ 11,819 IDR 144,114,285 07

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(16/16)  SYSTEM ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Dec 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Linux systems admin. Network admin. Programming. Bash scripting. Operating system management. Systems and network security."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 200,000
US$ 49,938


(15/16)  R&D SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Dec 2019

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions. Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions. Develops software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, and studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes. Investigates problem areas. Follows the software development lifecycle. Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code. Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming. Improves operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures. Obtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors, recommending purchases, and testing and approving products. Protects operations by keeping information confidential. Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues. Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 50,400
US$ 12,584


(14/16)  FRONTEND DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Develop mobile banking app using Kony."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 67,200
US$ 16,779


(13/16)  SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2019

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


(12/16)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Build systems and softwars."
Individual GROSS salary:
MYR 84,000
US$ 20,974


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(11/16)  AUTOMATION TESTER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2019

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


(10/16)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

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


(9/16)  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


(8/16)  IMPLEMENTATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2018

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


(7/16)  TECHNICAL CONSULTANT


 Posted: 18 Sep 2018

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


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(6/16)  ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT


 Posted: 08 Jul 2018

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


(5/16)  TEST ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 May 2018

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


(4/16)  PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Apr 2018

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


(3/16)  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


(2/16)  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


(1/16)  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


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