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Top 10 Highest-Paying Jobs in Malaysia

Published by Afterschool.my on Feb 17, 2021, 12:16 pm

As the ever-increasing prices of just about anything and everything continue to play on the minds of students, have you ever stopped to think about which jobs pay the best? Which careers eventually lead to the highest salaries? Well, the folks over at imoney.com.my compiled a list of just that! However, do take the list with a grain of salt, as these salaries reflect the monthly average salary of the highest paying jobs in Malaysia. With that said, do take a look below!

1. Chief Financial Officer 

Chief financial officer

Field: Finance and Accounting

Minimum qualification: Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

Average salary: RM40,000- RM60,000

2. Construction Director

construction director

Field: Property and Construction

Minimum qualification: Degree in Civil Engineering & Chartership of a recognized professional Body

Average salary: RM30,000- RM42,000

3.Chief Information Officer 

chief information officer

Field: Information Technology

Minimum qualification: Bachelor's Degree in computer science or engineering

Average salary: RM30,000-RM60,000

4.Finance Director

finance director

Field: Finance and Accounting

Minimum qualification: Professional Qualification (ACCA/CPA/ICAEW/MICPA)

Average salary: RM30,000-RM40,000

5. Chief HR Officer

chief hr officer

Field: Human Resource and Administrative

Minimum qualification: Degree in Business Admin/Human Resources Management

Average salary: RM25,000- RM50,000

6. Sales Director

sales director

Field: Sales and Marketing

Minimum qualification: Degree in Business Administration (Economics, Marketing or relevant)

Average salary: RM20,000-RM35,000

7. Relationship Manager

relationship manager

Field: Banking and Financial Service

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's Degree in any field

Average salary: RM24,000-RM35,000

8. Plant Manager

plant manager

Field: Engineering

Minimum qualification: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Average salary: RM15,000-RM20,000

9. Director of Supply Chain

director of supply chain

Field: Supply Chain and Logistics

Minimum qualification: Bachelors Degree in any field

Average salary: RM 15,000-RM35,000

10.  Surgeonssurgeons

Field: Medicine

Minimum qualification: MBBS (Medical Degree)

Average salary: RM12,500-RM37,700

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