State salary different by region
Work of public servants is worth up to 16 percent more in Tallinn and Harju County than it is elsewhere in Estonia, the salary scale of the state support services center reveals.
27.10.2016, Anneli AmmasPM
«State should be stricter with handing out budget money»
Praised by the fresh National Audit Office report for management of Police and Border Guard Board (PPA), its director-general Elmar Vaher (40) says that distribution of money from state budget should be preceded by pointedly asking recipients what they have done to cut costs.
28.04.2016, Risto BerendsonPM
Weekend ahead smells like shopping spree brewing
Rapid wage rise and prices long level or even lowered have served to feed consuming boom for another year and in high likelihood the weekend to come features frenzied spending in malls and open air Christmas markets.
17.12.2015, Kadri HansaluPM
126 artists and authors eye the public payroll
The last day of November was deadline to apply for writer/artist state salary. The applications had to be filed to relevant professional associations.
02.12.2015, Hendrik AllaPM
Editorial: the Estonian excellency of equality
Potentially, Estonia might be the global showcase of equal opportunities and shrunken wage gap. For that to happen, we might just as well admit that the slogans and banners and the frighting with windmills have not done much good neither here nor anywhere.
Gallery and video: taxpayer fuels fancy cars for Riigikogu
As revealed by fresh report by Chancellery of the Riigikogu, many at parliament draw from compensations to sport costly cars. «Fair and just?» we asked them.
17.09.2015, Helen MihelsonPM
Cashier drought demands desperate measures
Estonia is hard pressed finding grocery store clerks – the land is lacking such individuals who would fit.
18.06.2015, Hanneli RudiPM
Govt counts money for public pay rise
A testing stone for the coalition, at its initial joint talks about next year budget today, will be allocation of public servant wage rises.
02.09.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Work capacity reform delayed
Yesterday, Riigikogu social commission received amendments to work capacity reform bill by coalition MPs whereby the latter desire to raise the income level triggering cuts to work capacity benefits and to postpone entry into force of the law by half a year till January 1st 2016.
12.08.2014, Anette ParkseppE24
Väikese palgatõusuga karjääri lõpuks miljonäriks
Töötajad, kes peavad tööandjaga läbirääkimisi palgakasvu teemal üle iga kolme aasta, saavutavad suure tõenäosusega rohkem, kui need, kes seda ei tee, vahendab Daily Worth. Uue uuringu põhjal on võimalik neil töötajatel teenida oma karjääri jooksul lisaks ligi 1 000 000 dollarit.
06.08.2014, Liina LaanemetsPM
Editorial: law changed, mess remained
Starting April last year, new Public Service Act entered into force. As envisioned by then interior minister Kristen Michal, the result should’ve been making pay more public, plain and clear in ministries. The endless benefits for diplomas, language skills, seniority and what not would have to go; instead, employees should get basic wages boosted.
Pay of Police and Border Guard chief performs powerful leap
Among director-generals of other state agencies, Elmar Vaher at helm of Police and Border Guard Board (PBGB) sees biggest twelve month wage rise and performance pay.
02.05.2014, Katariina KrjutškovaPM
Ministries speedy to raise wage
Bountiful bonuses persist even after law to curb them entered into force, as revealed by fresh data on salaries in ministries.
02.05.2014, Oliver KundPM
Estonian Air ex-CEO receives highest remuneration among state-owned firms' executives
Of the executives of Estonia's state-owned companies former chairman of the board of flag carrier Estonian Air Tero Taskila received the highest remuneration last year, with his salary exclusive of the social tax amounting to 431,964 euros including 99,684 euros in additional remuneration.
Estonian parlt speaker's pay was EUR 62,400 in 2012
The salary paid to Estonian parliamentary speaker Ene Ergma during 2012 was 62,400 euros, information made available by the Riigikogu on Thursday shows.
Estonian PM received EUR 48,054 in remuneration last year
Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip was paid 48,054 euros in remuneration during 2012, about 6,000 euros less than in the year before, it appears from payout statistics published by the State Chancellery on Thursday.
Real salary increase continued in the last months of the year
In the 4th quarter of last year, the average gross salary growth increased by 5.9 percent i.e. to the level of 916 euros and the real salary growth increased by 2.1 percent. Salaries increased in all fields of activity, showing the most uniform growth speed for the recent period.
13.03.2013, Pille Mihkelson, Ministry of Finance Analyst of the Fiscal P