According to the data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, average wage in Ukraine in September amounted to UAH 9042, which exceeds 2.4 times the minimum wage and is 12.9% more than in September of 2017.
Workers of industrial enterprises, especially in pharmaceutical sector (UAH 16,000)б oil refining sector (UAH 11,400) metallurgy (UAH 11,200), transport, IT received salaries significantly higher than above-average pay. Average salary in education sphere almost twice exceeded the minimum and amounted to UAH 7,176 UAH. In medicine – UAH 5,730.
The Government projects an increase in the average wage in Ukraine up to UAH 10 thousand due to the economic growth. The Cabinet of Ministers includes the minimum salary to the tune of UAH 4170 in the draft state budget for 2019.