Source Pravda.Ru

Teachers' salary to be raised in Yakutia

The head of Yakutia Egor Borisov ordered the government of the republic to develop a mechanism for raising the salary for school teachers taking account of the quality and effectiveness of their work. The mechanism is to be prepared before September 15, 2012.

According to the decree "About the measures to support employees of educational institutions of general education", which was published on August 21, the government of Yakutia needs to bring the average salary of teachers of educational institutions of general education to the level of average salary in the republic.

According to the territorial body of the Federal Service for State Statistics, the average salary of teachers in Yakutia in January-June 2012 made up 25,814.7 rubles ($806). The average salary in the country made up 37 522 rubles ($1,200).