A recent Nielsen survey based on the jobseekers in Malaysia showed that when it came to choosing a job, salary is their most
important consideration. Well, this is no surprise as we do not that would not pay well after putting so much effort and money into the studies. Of course it should match our interest, skills and passion as well.
It is important to so that you do not end up with a job that does not pay well after your studies or even worse, no job.
study, the first job site in Southeast Asia to have introduced the list of top paying jobs for fresh graduates and experienced personnel, was based on salaries posted by employers on from Jan 1 to Aug 31 2013. Job Street came up with a list of jobs with the highest average salaries across all position levels based on the salaries posted by employers on from 1 January to 31 August 2013.
To further help candidates gauge whether their salaries are competitive to the market recently did a study to find out the Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Malaysia. The Study Showed That Most Jobs In The Top 10 List Tend To Be Technical Or Science Based.
The study shows the top paying salaries for Fresh Graduates, Junior Executives, Senior Executives, Managers, and Senior Managers. For students who do not understand the difference, upon graduation, your first position is as an Executive level (degree). After that, you will be promoted to Junior Executive, then Senior Exec, Assistant Manager, Manager, and then Senior
Manager. The time taken from Fresh Graduate to Senior Manager level could take from 6-10 years depending on your skills.
It is important to note that if you have a , , leadership skills and initiative, you will be promoted faster.
Fresh graduates can expect to get an average salary of RM2,100 per month. On Average, JUNIOR EXECUTIVES Can Earn A Salary Range From RM2,100 To RM3,900, With The Average Being RM2,800 Across All Industries
5. Sales – Engineering and IT RM2,612
2. Process Design and Control RM3,898
3. Corporate Strategy RM3,800
Although young doctors can achieve a figure of RM2,700 as a houseman, their salary can quickly increase to about RM3,900 with 3-4 years of experience. Most specializations in the list of Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for junior level are in the technical field.
This includes Process Design& Control, Engineering- Oil/Gas, Aviation, and IT- Software.
Those in Pharmacy can earn RM3,600 as their starting wage. Executives doing corporate strategy come in second, earning a basic pay of RM3,200. Take note that these are just basic salaries, and do not include any other forms of compensation such as leave credits, medical benefits, insurance and incentives.
For senior executives, the engineering sector pays well for employees. Out of the top 10, they take up three slots in the best paying jobs
2. Doctor RM6,903
5. Process Design & Control RM5,086
Candidates At The EXECUTIVE Level who specialised in Medical, and generally earned an above average salary of RM2,800. As for managerial levels and above, specializations such as IT,, and were compensated better.
Doctors, engineers and managers in the aviation specializations draw the highest pay with doctors earning the highest, with an average salary of RM9,500 per month.
a. Doctor RM9,530
g. Publishing or Printing RM8,650
The Average Salary Of SENIOR MANAGERS Is RM12,800 Across All Industries.
It takes years of experience and expertise before one becomes a senior manager, but all that hard work pays off. Overall, senior managers in specializations such as IT- Hardware, Quality Control/Assurance and Geophysics are the top highest paying job in this position.
2. Quality Control/Assurance RM17,768
4. Property/Real Estate RM16,917
6. Publishing/Printing RM16,500
7. Corporate Strategy RM15,606
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