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Malaysia’s top 10 highest paying jobs

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Want to know your worth in Malaysia’s job market?

Jobstreet.com has published a list of the top 10 highest paying jobs in Malaysia to help jobseekers gauge whether their salaries are competitive to the market.

The list was determined by the highest average salaries across all position levels, based on the salaries posted by employers on Jobstreet.com in 2013.

Fresh graduates

1.      Pharmacy – RM3,640

2.      Corporate strategy – RM3,200

3.      Sales – financial services – RM3,054

4.      Doctor – RM2,719

5.      Sales – Engineering/IT – RM2,612

6.      Geophysics – RM2,600

7.      Aviation – RM2,533

8.      Actuarial Science – RM2,475

9.      Sales – Corporate – RM2,456

10.    IT – Software – RM2,452

 

Junior executives

1.      Doctor – RM3,899

2.      Process design and control – RM3,898

3.      Corporate strategy – RM3,800

4.      Sales – financial services – RM3,729

5.      Engineering – oil/gas – RM3,606

6.      Finance – corporate finance – RM3,500

7.      Aviation – RM3,475

8.      Pharmacy – RM3,470

9.      IT – software – RM3,398

10.    Legal services – RM3,396

 

Senior executives

1.      Geophysics – RM7,514

2.      Doctor – RM6,903

3.      Engineering – oil/gas – RM6,353

4.      IT – software – RM5,269

5.      Process design and control – RM5,086

6.      Training and development – RM4,964

7.      Pharmacy – RM4,935

8.      Engineering – electronics – RM4,928

9.      Engineering – mechanical – RM4,745

10.    Audit/taxation – RM4,721

 

Managers

 

1.      Doctor – RM9,530

2.      Engineering – oil/gas – RM9,462

3.      Aviation – RM9,406

4.      Audit/taxation – RM9,226

5.      Banking/financial services – RM9,100

6.      Geophysics – RM8,938

7.      Publishing/printing – RM8,650

8.      Engineering – chemical – RM8545

9.      Engineering – electronics – RM8,146

10.    IT – software – RM8,112

 

Senior managers

 

1.      IT – hardware – RM18,100

2.      Quality control/assurance – RM17,768

3.      Geophysics – RM17,500

4.      Property/real estate – RM16,917

5.      Engineering – electrical – RM16,503

6.      Publishing/printing – RM16,500

7.      Corporate strategy – RM15,608

8.      Engineering – oil/gas – RM15,307

9.      Sales – corporate – RM14,815

10.    Engineering – civil – RM14,768

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