The Russians are ready to reduce salaries

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The Russians are ready to reduce salaries by 11 percent because of the crisis associated with the epidemic is coronavirus and the fall in oil prices. Write about this “Izvestia”, citing a survey of subsidiaries of Sberbank, “Sberbank life insurance”.

In 2019, the year in a similar survey Russians in the country’s average is called the fair wage of 66 thousand rubles. This year, however, the requests fell to 59 thousand roubles.

Most of all, more than 21 percent, decreased salary expectations in Moscow: with 99 thousand rubles to 78. Also less prepared to Tyumen residents (52 thousand to 67 thousand roubles a year earlier). In Vladivostok consider a fair salary is 64 thousand rubles, but in the past year, I would like to 77 thousand rubles.

Only in two Russian cities: Ryazan, Naberezhnye Chelny residents expect higher salaries. Last year it raised a request for one thousand ($61 thousand) and ten thousand (to 68), respectively.

The difference in salary was dependent on age. Young people under the age of 35 years, believes decent pay 61 thousand rubles, and people over the age of 35 — 56 thousand rubles.

Associate Professor of Department of chamber of Commerce and industry of the Russian Federation “Development of human capital” Lyudmila Ivanova-Shvets said that it is difficult to predict which scenario will happen with salaries. According to her, it is especially difficult to forecast in the field of small and medium business, which employs more than a quarter of the workforce. According to her, education, tourism, sports, beauty industry will be dealt a significant blow.

“In my opinion, if the situation remains unchanged, then a similar survey conducted in late may, would show the majority of the reduction in expectations to a minimum of 20 percent”, — suggested the expert.

Chief analyst “BCS Premier” Anton Pokatovich agreed with this opinion. “In this regard, for many, the pay at the same level is required, and the prospects of its possible reduction do not look so frightening. And the need to increase income pales into insignificance. In other words, people are willing to earn less, but earn on an ongoing basis. The main fear is job loss and the risk of a long search,” he concluded.

April 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed the details of the new anti-crisis plan to support the economy in the context of pandemic coronavirus.

The total amount of funds allocated for assistance to the Russian economy in conditions of the spread of coronavirus, has exceeded two trillion rubles.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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