Sociologists conducted an analysis of the officially declared income of the rectors of Russian universities in 2017. As it turned out, the highest income 370 times higher than the lowest. These are the results of the study “Laboratory of Olga kryshtanovsky”.
The maximum earnings specified by the rector of St. Petersburg mining University, where he defended his dissertation, Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Litvinenko, he declared 248.3 million roubles. Less of the rectors in 2017 earned acting rector of South Ural state humanitarian pedagogical University Tatiana Chumachenko, she declared 670 243 thousand rubles, reports “Kommersant”.
The study showed, the average annual income of the rectors of Russian universities have made 6,8 million roubles. The majority of rectors of high-income are concentrated in Moscow (66,7%) and St. Petersburg (20%). However, only four of the rector paid work in cities such as Samara, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk and Ekaterinburg.
The study showed that the average Russian rector — a man aged about 60 years, the doctor of Sciences, Professor, many years, worked at the University. The proportion of women among rectors — 19%.
“There is a noticeable difference between average and median income of the rectors indicates an uneven distribution of this quantity: the income of more than 90% of the rectors up to 10 million rubles,”— noted the authors of the study.
The study included 274 of the rector of state universities, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tomsk, Kazan, Voronezh, Samara, Tyumen, Rostov regions and the Republic of Bashkortostan.