Only pipe producing companies increased salaries by 1.3% on average
In June 2020, companies of the mining & metals sector of Ukraine reduced their average salary by 1.4–9.0% against the previous month. A positive trend was recorded only at pipe companies, where employees’ income increased by 1.3% to ₴13.2 thousand on average,
according to the Trade Union of Metallurgists and Miners of Ukraine (TUMMU).
In June 2020, average salaries in the mining & metals sector were as follows:
- mining industry — ₴17.4 thousand (-1.4%);
- coke industry — ₴18.8 thousand (-9.0%);
- iron and steel industry — ₴17.2 thousand (-2.2%);
- non-ferrous metals industry — ₴10.2 thousand (-3.5%).
In June, the average salary in industry was ₴12.4 thousand (+5.4%) against Ukraine’s average of ₴11.6 thousand (+9.8%).
As reported earlier, in May 2020, average salaries at steelmaking companies increased by 3.5% to ₴15.7 thousand against April. The highest dynamics was recorded at non-ferrous companies, an 8.1% increase to ₴10.6 thousand.
In 2019, salaries in the mining & metals sector were up by an average of 25–30%. Salaries of employees of coke plants were the highest last year, whereas those of employees of pipe and ferroalloy companies were the lowest.