Base pay rate for public sector employees increases

    From January 1, 2022, the base pay rate for employees of budgetary organizations and other subsidized organizations the employees of which are equal in wages to public sector employees will amount to BYN 207.

    The base pay rate was introduced from January 1, 2020 instead of the first category tariff rate as the basis for calculating the salaries of public sector employees. It was assumed that the base pay rate amount would change annually, taking into account the forecast of the main parameters of the social and economic development of the Republic of Belarus, and gradually be brought closer to the living wage budget in order to strengthen the tariff part of wages.

    From January 1, 2021, the base pay rate was BYN 195; from August 1, it was increased to BYN 198. From November 1, the average per capita living wage budget was set at BYN 288.01.