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Wages and Salaries of Public Officials: How Much and How to Pay

Elena I. Dobrolyubova – Leading Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vladimir N. Yuzhakov – Director of Center for Public Management Technologies, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A recent Federal Treasury Board announced a reduction in the number of federal employees. The task is to bring the remuneration of public officials to a competitive level among other things. This task can be solved, but in order to do it the system of salaries and wages should become more predictable, simple and transparent.

Key words: salary, state employees, officials.