How much money does a person working in Saint Petersburg make?
185,844 RUB per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Saint Petersburg typically earns around 185,844 RUB per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Distribution of Salaries in Saint Petersburg | All Jobs
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
Salaries in Saint Petersburg range between 25,155 RUB per month (minimum salary) to 822,946 RUB per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 180,269 RUB per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 180,269 RUB while the other half are earning more than 180,269 RUB. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 92,441 RUB while 75% of them are earning more than 92,441 RUB. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 471,511 RUB while 25% are earning more than 471,511 RUB.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Salary Trend and Forecast in Saint Petersburg
How are Saint Petersburg salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +2% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +2% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Saint Petersburg are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Salaries for popular jobs
|Administrative Assistant||94,164 RUB|
|Biomedical Engineer||153,960 RUB|
|CAD Drafter||125,288 RUB|
|Chartered Accountant||153,181 RUB|
|Chief Executive Officer||379,821 RUB|
|Chief Financial Officer||359,050 RUB|
|Civil Engineer||155,094 RUB|
|Computer Technician||128,709 RUB|
|Creative Director||170,920 RUB|
|Developer / Programmer||156,931 RUB|
|Electrical Engineer||164,589 RUB|
|Elementary School Teacher||124,510 RUB|
|Executive Chef||158,470 RUB|
|Flight Attendant||151,665 RUB|
|General Manager||320,044 RUB|
|Graphic Designer||122,092 RUB|
|Hotel Manager||259,360 RUB|
|Human Resources Manager||251,465 RUB|
|Internal Auditor||178,428 RUB|
|Legal Assistant||126,541 RUB|
|Mechanical Engineer||169,733 RUB|
|Police Officer||139,861 RUB|
|Project Manager||195,845 RUB|
|Sales Manager||277,511 RUB|
|Sales Representative||114,289 RUB|
|Secondary School Teacher||145,739 RUB|
|Travel Agent||141,453 RUB|
|Waiter / Waitress||103,396 RUB|
Average Hourly Wage in Saint Petersburg | All Jobs
1,072 RUB per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saint Petersburg | All Jobs is 1,072 RUB. This means that the average person in Saint Petersburg earns approximatly 1,072 RUB for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Saint Petersburg VS Russia
We compared salaries in Saint Petersburg and Russia and we found that Saint Petersburg salaries are 17% more than those of Russia.
Salary Comparison By City
|Nizhny Novgorod||179,781 RUB|
|Saint Petersburg||185,844 RUB|
108485 - 33