Teachers in Russia have a salary no less than the regional average, but their workload is one and a half time bigger

25 march 2014 | Rossiyskaya Gazeta

The statistics show that the promised salary increase for teachers up to “average” was accomplished. The Analytical Center conducted a survey among school principals to find out how this increase affected in reality the welfare of the teachers.

Alla Salmina
Alla Salmina
Department for Social Research Programs

Alla Salmina, Ph.D, Deputy Head of the Department for Social Research Programs of the Analytical Center, describes in details the conducted research in the Article “To the cash desk!” published in the “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”. The survey showed that that salary increase was followed by significant increase in teachers workload – up to 1,5 rate. The result is that teachers in Russia are paid no less than the regional average, but their workload is one and a half time bigger.