IT sector among top payers [Business Times (Malaysia)]
(Business Times (Malaysia) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) KUALA LUMPUR: Information technology (IT) industry has some of the top 10 best-paying jobs in Malaysia, according to a survey by Jobstreet.com.
Jobstreet.com said senior managers in specialisations such as IT - hardware, quality control/assurance and geophysics - are the top highest paying jobs in this position.
"It takes years of experience and expertise before one becomes a senior manager, but all the hard work pays off," it said in a statement.
On average, senior managers can earn a salary ranging from RM5,555 to RM18,100 with the average being RM12,800 across all industries.
According to its report, it showed that most jobs in the top 10 list tend to be technical- or science-based.
Jobstreet.com said candidates at the executive level who specialises in medical, engineering, finance and IT, generally earns above-average salaries of RM2,800.
As for managerial levels and above, specialisations such as IT, science and engineering gave better compensations, it said.
Citing a recent Nielsen survey, JobStreet.com said for Malaysian job seekers, salary is the most important consideration when it comes to choosing a job.
This is why JobStreet.com introduced a salary-matching feature on its recruitment portal last December. It was the first job site in Southeast Asia to do so, it said.
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