Monthly wages increase to $1,177 in Yekaterinburg in first half of 2014
Vysokinsky attributes the increase in monthly wages for Yekaterinburg employees to the city's continued socio-economic development efforts which include the raising of minimum wages and the increase of municipal construction projects, Ekburg.ru reports.
Other factors which have assisted in Yekaterinburg's overall increase in socioeconomic development include employee turnover and a natural population growth.
Additionally, the unemployment rate in Yekaterinburg fell during the first half of the year to 0.49 percent-- one of the lowest unemployment rates in Russia, according to Ekburg.ru.
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