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Average wages of Malaysians on the rise


Higher pay: Uzir says the increase of mean monthly salaries and wages in 2017 was in line with Malaysia’s economic performance.

Higher pay: Uzir says the increase of mean monthly salaries and wages in 2017 was in line with Malaysia’s economic performance.

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians on average took back RM2,880 a month last year, an increase of 8.1% as compared to 2016.

According to data from the Statistics Department, the average monthly salary was RM2,657 in 2016, which was higher by 6.6% compared to 2015.

   

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