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Top 10 Paying Jobs in Malaysia

Published by on Feb 27, 2020, 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 compiled a list of just that! However, do take the list with a grain of salt, and these salaries reflect the very top professionals in their field, and are not an average. With that said, do take a look below!

1. Surgeon

Field: Health & Medical

Minimum qualification: Doctoral Degree (M.B.B.S / M.D.)

Highest monthly Salary: RM70,000

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

 2.Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Field: Finance 

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

Highest monthly salary: RM70,000

3. Marketing Director


Field: Marketing 

Minimum qualification: Master’s Degree in Marketing or Business Administration

Highest monthly salary: RM55,000

4. Clinical Research Associate

Field: Pharmacy & Biotechnology

Minimum qualification: Postgraduate in nursing, life sciences or medical sciences.

Highest monthly salary: RM52,917

5. Real Estate Brokers

Field: Sales

Minimum qualification: Diploma in any discipline

Highest monthly salary: RM50,000

6. Risk Management Director

Field: Insurance

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

Highest monthly salary: RM40,111

7. Strategy Director

Field: Business

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Marketing

Highest monthly salary: RM30,000

8. Pilot

Field: Aviation

Minimum qualification: SPM with 5 credits

Highest monthly salary: RM29,375

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9. Legal Services Director

Field: Legal

Minimum qualification: Master’s Degree of Law

Highest monthly salary: RM 29,083

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10. Electric & Gas Operations Manager


Field: Oil & Gas

Minimum qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

Highest monthly salary: RM27,000

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electronic & Electrical Engineering (Dual Award)

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