Check Out The 5 Highest Paying Jobs In Malaysia!

When it comes to jobs, people must be asked about salaries. I mean, who doesn’t want a high salary that allows you to buy all kinds of things and can travel here and there, right? There may be many jobs listed near Malaysia and around the world, but what is the highest paying job in Malaysia? We list it down for you! 

But let’s not forget, this salary is based on work experience as well.

So, let’s take a look at 5 high-paying jobs in Malaysia! Who knows if anyone is interested in changing direction.


1. Real Estate Agent

2. Surgeon

3. Sales & Marketing Director 

4. Chief Information Officer 

5. Global Banking Manager 


1. Real Estate Agent / Real Estate Negotiator

We would like to stress that you DO NOT require a degree to be a real estate agent or negotiator. This career emphasizes more on communication and soft skills more than anything else – so anyone can do it, you just need the right training and direction! 

The income of a real estate agent can reach RM50,000 a month! Not including other commissions that they get through their sales. 

Additionally, a real estate agent’s job is to advertise the property and find prospects who are interested in buying. From there, come their commissions and income.

It is not difficult to start a career as a real estate agent. If you’re interested in taking this leap of faith, IQI can offer you the opportunity to start earning in this direction! Check it out here. 

2. Surgeon

If you can stand blood and love the arts of medicine, know that a Surgeon’s salary can reach RM70,000 a month!

However, do note that it will be a long journey. From high school, you have to start focusing on and then continue to medical school. The number of years to become a surgeon is probably 10 years and above.

Not including how complex it is to perform a surgery. Maybe that’s why their salaries are among the highest in Malaysia, and even in the world!

3. Sales & Marketing Director 

A marketing director is responsible for the overall management of the sales & marketing department. That responsibility includes planning, implementing, and reviewing a company’s marketing approach. In addition to that, they also need to set sales target set by superiors. This high-paying job is suitable for people who like to talk. 

Compared to the past, marketing is done traditionally through newspapers, television and radio. But in today’s modern age, marketing can be seen from digital aspects like social media and blogs. As they explore these modern concepts, they’re able to come up with new and innovative ways to reach their sales target. 

The salary of a sales & marketing director can reach RM35,000 a month!


4. Chief Information Officer 

A chief information officer is tasked with monitoring the implementation of the agency’s information technology strategic plan which contains IT deployment plans in support of the achievement of goals. The salary of a chief information officer can reach RM30,000 to RM60,000!

In addition, many other duties of a chief information officer are different from previous years. Such as creating business value through technology, strategically planning business growth objectives and ensuring technology systems and procedures lead to results in line with business goals.

This is because the digital age requires a technological and information approach.


5. Global Banking Manager

A Global Banking Manager directs and oversees the day to day of a financial institution. A Global Banking Manager’s job to maintain a deep and current knowledge of international variances in cultural, business, legal and regulatory issues that pertain to banking. 

Salaries of a Global Banking Manager goes for as much as a whopping RM14,700 per month! Their duties varies, ranging from managing subordinates and staff to ensuring that project milestones are met according to their approved budgets. 


If you’re looking to get the most out of your efforts, why not join IQI? You’ll be thriving with a team of people who work hard and play hard. 

Contact us now! 

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