Monday, December 11, 2017

Study: Highest salaries in Russia are not in Moscow

From Fort Russ:
December 7 , 2017 - FRN - 
SVPressa - translated by Inessa Sinchougova
A study has been published on regions of Russia with the highest and lowest salaries.

The leaders, in terms of the share of highest wages, were the northern regions of the country, as well as the Far East and Moscow.

Almost 24% of the working population of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District earn more than 100 thousand rubles a month (USD 1,700). At the same time, the share of low-paid vacancies is only 0.6%. Nominal figures don't quite paint the whole picture without taking into account living costs in each specific geographic area. The Yamal- Nenets region can boast more purchasing power than for residents of Moscow, for example.
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The second place is Chukotka, 24% of its residents also earn 100 thousand rubles and more. The three leaders are completed by Moscow - 17% of the working population of the Russian capital receive a salary of at least 100 thousand rubles.
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The next six regions of Russia with the highest salaires are the Nenets Autonomous District, the Magadan Region, the Sakhalin Region, Khanty-Mansiisk Autonomous Area, the Kamchatka Territory and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The Murmansk region closes the top ten (8.1%)....MORE