Analysts found out what minimum wage would be desirable for residents of various regions of Russia.
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So, according to a survey by SuperJob, a service for finding highly paid jobs (the information is at the disposal of RT), Muscovites would like the amount of 43,500 rubles a month. According to analysts, the capital traditionally ranks first among megacities in terms of expectations.
The top 3 also included Vladivostok (40,900 rubles) and Khabarovsk (40,700 rubles).
“The latter ousted St. Petersburg from the top three, where the wishes for the minimum wage amounted to 39,900 rubles,” the study says.
In fifth place is Krasnoyarsk, where the minimum wage is expected to be 39,500 rubles.
The most modest requests for the minimum wage, according to analysts, are from residents of Penza (33,700 rubles) and Orenburg (33,900 rubles).
“Moreover, over the seven months, the expectations of economically active residents of Penza increased by 2%, while those of Orenburg residents decreased by 2%,” the company’s analysts noted.
The survey of the service involved 31,700 economically active respondents living in cities with a population of 500,000 or more.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to submit proposals for an accelerated increase in the minimum wage (minimum wage) and increase its gap from the subsistence minimum.