Зарплаты в ГМК Украины в ноябре незначительно снизились(c) shutterstock.com

The worst decrease was recorded at coke plants

In November 2020, average salaries in Ukraine’s mining & metals sector decreased in all segments, though the decrease was mainly minor. Coke plants demonstrated the biggest decrease in salaries, 10.9% down to ₴17.6 thousand, according to the data provided by the Trade Union of Metallurgists and Miners of Ukraine (TUMMU).

In November, average salaries in the mining & metals sector were as follows:

  • mining industry — ₴17.4 thousand (-4.9%);
  • pipe industry — ₴13.2 thousand (-3.5%);
  • iron and steel industry — ₴16.7 thousand (-5.4%);
  • non-ferrous metals industry — ₴10.3 thousand (-0.1%).

In November, the average salary in industry was ₴12.9 thousand (-2.6%) against Ukraine’s average of ₴12.0 thousand (-1.5%).

As reported earlier, in October 2020, average salaries in Ukraine’s mining & metals sector increased in all segments. Coke plants demonstrated the biggest increase in salaries, 9.9% up to ₴19.4 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.