Pilots in the Armed Forces of Ukraine will also receive competitive payments from January 1
Until the end of the year, the salary of Ukrainian military pilots will increase by 10-16 thousand hryvnias. UAH 251 million will be allocated for this purpose.
From January 1, 2022, the salaries of military pilots of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been increased. The corresponding order was signed by Minister of Defense Alesey Reznikov, reported on Friday, January 14, the press service of the department.
“Last year, we managed to increase the budget of the Ministry of Defense by UAH 2.5 billion. And these funds will be used for the first stage of increasing salaries for a number of military categories. We have already increased payments for practicing doctors,” the minister said.
According to him, from January 1, pilots in the Armed Forces of Ukraine will also receive competitive payments not only on average in the economy, but also comparable with colleagues in other departments of the national security and defense sector.
“Our goal is to gradually prepare for the synchronous implementation in 2023 of the personnel reform and the reform of financial security within the framework of the tasks set by the President of Ukraine,” Reznikov added.
He clarified that by the end of the year the salary of military pilots will increase by 10-16 thousand hryvnias. UAH 251 million will be allocated for this purpose.
Earlier, in July, it was reported that pilots were leaving the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine en masse. So, in 2019-2020, about 140 pilots quit, and about 40 more were planned to leave in 2021. The reason is low wages.