Today, steel workers get UAH 13,298 on average
According to the State Statistics Service, in the first 8 months of the current year, the average monthly salary in the mining industry and quarrying grew by 27.7% to UAH 15,360 compared to the same period in 2018. In the steel industry, salaries rose by 25.3% on average, to UAH 13,298.
As a comparison, in January to August, salaries in the industrial sector in general grew by 24.2% higher than in the same period in 2018, and reached UAH 11,456.
In August 2019, however, salaries of steel workers decreased by 1.5%, or UAH 219, compared to July. Similar drops were recorded in February and April, followed by another increase until July.