Salaries in education sector grow by 41% in Kazakhstan
The salary of teachers grew by 41 percent in Kazakhstan, Ranking.kz reported.
According to the published data, teachers in the capital earn an average of 260,000 tenge per month (approximately US$652) which is more than in other regions. This figure is almost 1.7 times higher than the national average.
Teachers in Almaty city and Almaty region earn a little less. According to the publication, teachers in West Kazakhstan region receive the lowest salaries. They earn an average of 134,600 tenge per month (US$337.4).
A little more than 1.1. million Kazakh citizens are working in the educational sector. 74 percent of them are women.
Turkistan region has the biggest number of teachers, followed by Almaty region and Almaty city.
A little over 212 billion tenge (US$531.5 million) was allocated to education in Kazakhstan in 2019.