Kazakh Statistics Agency: Average salary reached about USD 640 in March
Apr 27. KAZINFORM. ASTANA
Kazakhstanis earned an average of KZT 116,768 (about USD 640) in March this year, the Kazakh Statistics Agency said. The index of nominal wages made 107,3% this March.
The highest salary is traditionally observed in the mining industry and working of quarries up to KZT 246,900 (2,1 times more than the average pay rate the countrywide), then comes earnings in professional, scientific and technological activities totaling KZT 224,500, financial and insurance fields up to KZT 211,500. The lowest-paying jobs are recorded in farming industry, forestry and fisheries bringing just KZT 53,900 that is 53,8% less than the average rate.