Malaysia  Minimum Wage, Labor Law, and Employment Data Sheet Malaysia Minimum Wage Rate 2023

Appx. Yearly Minimum Wage
$4,735.00 USD
Rank by Min. Wage
43 / 197
Gross National Product
$69,213.00 USD

Malaysia has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in Malaysia can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in Malaysia who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by Malaysia's government.

What is the Malaysia Minimum Wage?

Malaysia's Minimum Wage is the lowest amount a worker can be legally paid for his work. Most countries have a nation-wide minimum wage that all workers must be paid.

RM1000 per month or RM4.81 per hour on the peninsula,and RM920 per month or RM4.42 per hour for the states of Sabah,Sarawak,and Labuan. Malaysia's minimum wage was last changed in 1-Jul-2016.

How does Malaysia's minimum wage compare to the minimum wage in other countries?

Malaysia's yearly minimum wage is $4,735.00 in International Currency. International Currency is a measure of currency based on the value of the United States dollar in 2009. There are 43 countries with a higher Minimum Wage then Malaysia, and Malaysia is in the top 22 percent of all countries based on the yearly minimum wage rate.

Facts and statistics about Malaysia

Malaysia is a country located in the Southeast Asia region with a population of 22,244,000 and an average life span of 70.8 years.

Local Name Malaysia
Gross National Product $69,213.00
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy, Federation
Current Leader Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj
Independence Year 1957
Continent & Region Asia, Southeast Asia
Surface Area 329,758 square kilometers
ISO 3166 Country Code MY

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