5 Highest Paying Companies In Malaysia According To Glassdoor & LinkedIn

Spoiler alert: Oil & gas take the top spots.

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Here's a rundown of the highest paying companies in Malaysia, based on data from Glassdoor and LinkedIn.

1. Shell Malaysia - average salary RM10,675

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Average salary: RM10,675 (based on 335 salaries from 201 job titles)
Number of employees: Over 6,000 people in Malaysia
Industry: Oil & Gas
Location: Cyberjaya, Kuala Lumpur, Sarawak

Shell is a global energy company with around 87,000 employees in more than 70 countries. They serve more than 30 million customers at almost 46,000 retail service stations every day.

Their strategy is to accelerate the transition of the business to net-zero emissions, purposefully and profitably.

Currently hiring:
- Shell Graduate Programme
- Reporting & Insights Consultant
- Accountant
- Commercial Lead
- Engineer
- Payroll Advisor
- Data Scientist
- Emergency Response Advisor
- Reservoir Engineer
- Senior Tax Advisor
- Refinery Planner
- Data Specialist
- And more

2. PETRONAS - average salary RM6,900

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Average salary: RM6,900 (based on 1,250 salaries from 455 job titles)
Number of employees: Over 47,700 people globally
Industry: Oil & Gas
Location: Sabah, Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) is Malaysia's national oil and gas company, committed to powering society's progress in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Currently hiring:
- Technical Trainer
- Marketing Manager
- Customer Service Manager
- Risk & Governance Manager
- Admin Clerk
- Accounts Clerk
- Strategic Planner
- Business Planner
- Software Engineer
- Data Scientist
- Business Analyst
- Graphic Designer
- And more

3. Nestlé Malaysia - average salary RM6,300

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Average salary: RM6,300 (based on 225 salaries from 120 job titles)
Number of employees: Over 5,000 people in Malaysia
Industry: Food & Beverage Services
Location: Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Sabah, Sarawak

Founded in 1866, Nestlé is the world's largest food and beverage company. With headquarters based in Switzerland, the brand offers products and services for all stages of life, from infant milk to snacks, meals, and more.

Currently hiring:
- Media Manager
- Brand Manager
- Procurement Manager
- Channel Manager
- Business Development Executive
- Nutrition Executive
- Quality Assurance Executive
- Commercial Analyst
- Operations Executive
- Legal Counsel
- Strategic Buyer
- IT Buyer
- And more

4. CIMB Group Holdings - average salary RM6,100

Average salary: RM6,100 (based on 575 salaries from 570 job titles)
Number of employees: Over 17,000 people in Malaysia
Industry: Banking & Financial Services
Location: Branches throughout Malaysia, HQ in Kuala Lumpur

CIMB Group is a leading ASEAN universal bank, one of the largest Asian investment banks and one of the world's largest Islamic banks.

Currently hiring:
- Investment Officer
- Preferred Relationship Manager
- Data Analyst
- Fraud Manager
- Virtual Relationship Manager
- Financial Planner Advisor
- Cash Solution Manager
- Branch Manager
- Admin Assistant
- Trading & Marketing Representative
- Commercial Manager
- And more

5. Maybank - average salary RM5,650

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Average salary: RM5,650 (based on 780 salaries from 300 job titles)
Number of employees: Over 46,000 people in Malaysia
Industry: Banking & Financial Services
Location: Branches throughout Malaysia, HQ in Kuala Lumpur

Maybank Group is the leading financial services provider in Malaysia, catering to the needs of consumers, investors, entrepreneurs, non-profit organisations, and corporations. The group, which has expanded internationally, has the largest network among Malaysian banks of over 2,400 branches and offices in 20 countries.

Currently hiring:
- Product Manager
- Human Resources Business Manager
- Loans, Reporting & Analytics Executive
- Talent Manager
- Strategy Manager
- Digital Insights Specialist
- Business Analyst
- Group Investor Relationship Executive
- Risk Management & Compliance Executive
- Maybank Internship Programme
- And more

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