The authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district explained the leading position of the region in terms of wages

© RIA Novosti / Maria to Plotnikova in fotobanka Salekhard. Archival photoThe authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district explained the leading position of the region in terms of wages© RIA Novosti / Maria to Plotnikova the image Bank

High salaries in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district are closely associated with mining, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Governor of the region Dmitry Artyukhov.

Previously, the Agency RIA Rating carried out research of the level and distribution of wages in the Russian regions, having established that the leader of the rating by the share of high salaries became the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, where over 27% of the employees earn more than 100 thousand rubles per month. In addition, a range of typical wages in the region ranges from 45 thousand to 107 thousand rubles a month, which is the best indicator among the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

«The high average level of wages in the Autonomous region in the first place is associated with the specifics of the regional economy based on mining. Yes, the average wage in the extraction of crude oil and natural gas in the Autonomous Okrug is more than 100 thousand rubles. This is the highest figure not only in Yamal, but also in the whole Russia», — said the press service.

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the production of the enterprises of fuel and energy complex is more than 80% of the industrial sector of the region, in addition, at least a quarter of the employed in the economy of the region are employees of organizations in the energy industry. While oil and gas companies have a sufficient level of financial security in order to set higher salaries to their employees, explained in a press-service.

Wage growth in the region in 2018, authorities of the Autonomous district was also associated with increase in the minimum wage. So, for the first five months of the year the increase amounted to 8.1%, while over the same period last year, he was equal to 6.6%.

«In the past, and this year the growth sredneokruzhnyh wages was attributable to the favorable financial situation for energy companies and related industries, as well as the implementation of measures to increase public sector wages», — said the press service of the head region.

According to district authorities, the unemployment rate on the Yamal Peninsula is currently less than 2%. Thus, based on the analysis of the previous years, the government of YANAO emphasize that this indicator has no effect on the change in the average wage in the region.

The authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district explained the leading position of the region in terms of wages© Infographical and outsiders of the rating of Russian regions wage

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