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Malaysia salary trends: HR, accounting, BFS and tech sectors

According to Kelly Services 2018 Malaysia Salary Guide, the residents can expect a 5.1% rise in nominal gross national income from RM40,713 in 2017 to RM42,777 per capita in 2018. Additionally, a stronger currency is in the works with the ringgit charting 9.5% against the US Dollar in 2017.

These factors could result to a continuing rise in income for Malaysia, encouraging further investment into research, education and innovation. In turn, increasing labour productivity and inclusive, sustainable economic development.

Human resources and administrative salary trends

Jobs that are in demand in the HR sector currently are HR manager and office manager. A HR manager can earn between RM8,000 to RM12,000 while an office manager can expect between RM6,200 to RM7,900 monthly.

Meanwhile, a CHRO with upto 20 years of experience can look forward to earning a salary in the range of RM40,000 to RM50,000 per month this year.

As a reminder, by end-2018, all government-linked investment companies, government-linked companies and statutory bodies would be required to set aside 30% of their board seats to women.

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The data was compiled from salaries and job titles recorded in the database of Capita Global and Kelly Services Malaysia.

Lead Photo / Kelly Services

Photo / Kelly Services

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