We are pleased to inform that MBAM and CIDB Malaysia are jointly conducting the “Malaysian Construction Labour Wages Rates Survey” twice-a-year. The objective of this survey is to gather data on average wages rate of construction workers in Malaysia on a regular basis. These data would serve as information/reference to assist industry players by using up-to date data for estimation of tender cost, policies reference, etc. as well as for the benefit of the construction industry as a whole.

We would like to invite your company to participate representing the states of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang, Perak, Melaka, Johor and Pahang for Phase 1/2021 (as of January 2021) wages survey. Enclosed is a set of the survey forms to be completed by your company. All information provided will be treated strictly as private and confidential.

All participants will be awarded a certificate of appreciation and 5 CCD Points. In addition, for the first 58 participants (on a first come first serve basis) who provide 100% complete data will be rewarded with:

  1. RM100 Training Voucher, OR
  2. RM100 AEON/KFC Voucher

Participant can provide data/information based on:

  1. Rate of wages paid to workers currently under your employment or,
  2. Rate of wages paid by your sub-contractors / suppliers / machine rental or,
  3. Based on your knowledge on the current market rate paid or,
  4. Based on the rate that you are willing / ready to pay.

Besides, we would also like to collect the following information from your company:

  1. Problems faced in the construction industry
  2. Shortage/Surplus of construction labour, which state?

MBAM and CIDB appreciate your support and commitment to help further our quest for excellence in the construction industry. Kindly submit the related information by completing the enclosed forms and returning it to MBAM Secretariat on or before 30th April 2021 (Friday). Should you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Sung Suet Yee at 03-79810388 or email

Note :    Summary survey can be viewed at CIDB Malaysia website:

Thank you for your co-operation and support.

Download MBAM Circular click here

Download Wages Survey Form click here

Download Notice of Phase 1, January 2021 click here



Wages Survey brochure Phase I 2021

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