From January 1, doctors in Ukraine will receive higher salaries. In particular, doctors will earn at least 20,000 hryvnias a month (728,4 USD). The relevant resolution was adopted today, January 12, at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
As indicated in the explanatory note, the adoption of this document will solve the problem of remuneration of physicians.
In particular, the document proposes to provide the number of accrued wages within the wage fund for 2022:
- not less than UAH 20,000 (728.4 USD) – for doctors (except interns) and specialists with higher non-medical education admitted to medical activity in hospitals;
- not less than UAH 13,500 (491.7 USD) – for specialists with basic higher and incomplete higher medical education.
As it was reported on January 11, Ukrainian law enforcement officers will receive a salary increase from February 2022. Thus, the State Budget for 2022 provides for an additional UAH 2.8 billion to increase the salaries of law enforcement officers. Of these, an additional UAH 1 billion was allocated for police salaries.