According to the results of 2021, the nominal salary will increase the most among residents of Moscow, the Tambov region, St. Petersburg, as well as in Kalmykia and the Trans-Baikal Territory. This is reported by Izvestia with reference to the forecast of socio-economic development of the Ministry of Energy for 2022 and the planning period of 2023 and 2024.

The highest growth rates are expected in Moscow and the Tambov region – they will reach 9.8 percent. According to Rosstat, in January of this year, the average salary in these regions was 93 thousand and 29 thousand rubles, respectively.

This is followed by St. Petersburg – the earnings of citizens will increase by 9.5 percent compared to January 66 thousand rubles, as well as Kalmykia and the Trans-Baikal Territory (plus 9.1 percent from 30.5 thousand and 45.3 thousand, respectively). Dagestan is on the third line: salaries there will increase by nine percent relative to 28 thousand rubles.

The worst dynamics of citizens’ earnings is observed in Komi: the increase will be below inflation and will amount to four percent.

At the same time, in absolute terms, the highest indicators of nominal wages (over 90 thousand rubles per month) are expected in the Nenets, Chukotka and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrugs, as well as in Moscow, Magadan and Sakhalin regions and in the Kamchatka Territory. The lowest (below 32 thousand rubles per month) are in Ingushetia, North Ossetia, Chechnya and the Ivanovo region.

Earlier it was reported that Russian pensioners on average expect a salary of 41.7 thousand rubles. The share of pensioners’ resumes in the total volume turned out to be only one percent. Most often, this category of Russians is looking for work in the fields of “Home staff”, “Science, education” and “Security”, HeadHunter said.