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Malaysia’s 10 highest paying jobs



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I always wanted to be pilot when I was a kid, and after seeing this list, I regret not pursuing my dream.

If you are rethinking your career, here is where the big bucks are according to SalaryExplorer.com.

1) Pilot

A pilot earns RM35,000 on average per month, on top of travelling around the world.

2) Senior accountant 

You probably spend the extra off-work hours crunching numbers to manage your huge paycheck of RM30,000 a month.

3) Materials engineer

A materials engineer earns about RM28,000 a month. That’s a lot for just testing materials used to create products.

4) Government affairs director

Being in the public sector not only gives you great benefits, but also a high salary at RM27,000 a month.

5) Team Leader in oil & gas, energy or mining industry

You will be compensated for being in a high-risk job, with team leaders in these industries earning about RM26,500 a month.

6) Recruiting manager

Bring in human resources, particularly in recruiting, can rake in the big bucks. The average pay for a recruiting manager stands at around RM25,500 a month.

7) Regional manager in banking

The banking industry has always been known for its perks. A regional manager for any bank in Malaysia can earn an average of RM25,000 a month.

8) Chief operating officer

A COO of a company earns an average of RM24,722 a month.

9) Regional director

Being the regional director is the next best thing after COO, as this position rakes in about RM24,583 a month.

10) Geotechnical engineer

And last but not least, traipsing around in dirt as a geotechnical engineer brings in about RM22,833 a month.



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