Survey: Wage gaps across Russian regions

The portal has published its July survey on the regional differences in salaries across Russia, RIA Novosti news agency reports.

In particular, in Moscow and the Moscow Region, drivers have an average monthly salary of about RUR 80K ($1.1K). At the same time, drivers in such large cities as Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Ufa, Nizhny Novgorod and Krasnodar receive about RUR 50K ($690).

Moscow doctors receive an average of RUR 100K, while in St Petersburg, their average monthly salary is less than RUR 50K. In Yekaterinburg, doctors have to settle for RUR 35K ($480).

The difference in salaries of security guards in Moscow and the regions is smaller: RUR 48K in Moscow and over RUR 30K in St Petersburg, Yaroslavl and Ufa.

According to the survey, Moscow teachers are falling behind with an average monthly salary of RUR 48K, while in the Moscow Region, they receive RUR 69K and RUR 59K in Omsk. However, Yekaterinburg teachers receive even less: just RUR 24K.

Thus, on average, people with popular jobs in Moscow are paid 50% more than in other Russian regions.

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