Key statistics for MBA graduates in MalaysiaChen Wan Lim
An MBA is a career changing move for any junior, mid-level or senior level executive to embark upon. It is one of the most highly recognised qualifications throughout the world. To further assure that you are on the right track, here are some key statistics for MBA graduates in Malaysia.
Based on these statistics, having an MBA at the early stages of your career will help your salary progression as with the number of years of experience. For example, the average salary of individuals with 5-9 years of experience is higher by 71% than those with 1-4 years of experience. Besides that, the industry that you work in also plays a role. Industries such as Information Technology Consulting, Oil and Gas Field Services and Shipping, Transportation, Warehouse or Logistics industries have higher average yearly salaries compared to those in the other industries.
According to Insead MBA Graduate Employment Statistics 2015, Malaysia’s average compensation trend for the sign-on bonus and performance bonus was RM55,300 and RM133,500 respectively for MBA graduates. By looking at these statistics, MBA is certainly an attractive investment for your future. Do take note that the industry in which you are in also plays an important factor for you to fully reap the benefits of your MBA – this is where an MBA could help you in switching industries. Ultimately, whichever industry you are in, the benefits from studying for an MBA will not disappoint you.