After four meetings and despite not having reached a total agreement, the Government closed on Monday afternoon the path of salary increases for officials for the next three years. Finally, the Treasury will pay a ‘paguilla’ of up to almost 900 euros for public employees before the end of 2022 to compensate for the sharp rise in inflation suffered this year, and the consequent loss of purchasing power. In short, the group will have an accumulated rise of 3.5% this year -the additional 1.5% that they will charge in a single payment (the aforementioned ‘paguilla’), which is added to the 2% already applied in January-. In addition, the agreement that one of the majority unions of Civil Service workers, CSIF, did not sign, but which the UGT and CC.OO. , also includes a 2.5% base rise for 2023, to which two bonuses of 0.5% each would be added depending on the advance of the GDP and the CPI in the coming years. Therefore, the increase, if the variables are completed, would also amount to 3.5% next year. Desktop code Image for mobile, amp and app Mobile code AMP 1800 code APP code Finally, the agreement that has seen the green light in the general table of Public Function stipulates a rise of 2% for 2024, at least. Since a plus of 0.5% is also included if the inflationary spiral persists, reaching the revaluation in this case up to 2.5%. Specifically, the bonuses for 2023 are activated if the accumulated average CPI for 2022 and 2023 exceeds 6% and if the GDP exceeds 5.9% next year. While the 2024 plus would be activated if the average CPI accumulated between 2022, 2023 and 2024 exceeds 8%. How much will each official receive from ‘paguilla’? The 1.5% that the unions have scratched from the representatives of the Ministry of Finance as a single payment that must be paid before the end of the year will mean an amount that will rise, in the case of public workers with a higher salary range, to almost 900 euros (853.7 euros exactly). And that will start from 256.1 euros for officials with the lowest salary range. Specifically, according to the analysis that emerges from the different salary scales of the 3.4 million workers with payroll dependent on the Administration in Spain, this would be the amount of the ‘paguilla’ for seven different salary profiles. It should be remembered that among the 3.4 million remunerations that emanate from the public treasury are both administrative salaries, in a medium range, and directors of public companies, whose payrolls rise to 60,000 euros on average. Average salary of 17,079 euros gross per year. Specifically, according to Statistics, in Spain there are 116,800 public employees with this average annual salary (1,423.3 euros per month). The 1.5% payment for these workers will be 256.1 euros on average. Average salary of 19,374 euros gross per year. Up to 178,500 Administration jobs have this annual payroll, that is, 1,614.5 euros per month gross. The pay for these employees will be around 290.6 euros. Average salary of 21,865.2 euros gross per year. The records put at 290,500 public workers who receive this annual payroll (1,822.1 euros per month). For this group, the ‘paguilla’ of 1.5% will rise to 327.9 euros that they will receive in a single installment. Average salary of 25,464 euros gross per year. According to the salary structure of public employees, a total of 402,800 workers of the Public Administrations receive annual remuneration worth this amount (2,122 euros per month). For this group, the ‘paguilla’ before the end of the year amounts to 381.9 euros. Average salary of 30,813.6 euros gross per year. Specifically, 573,800 civil servants and labor personnel receive annual payroll at this level, which represents 2,567.8 euros per month. For them, the amount of the single payment they will receive before the end of the year amounts to 462.2 euros. Average salary of 38,040 euros gross per year. According to the INE, our country pays this annual salary to a total of 802,200 workers. It is the salary scale that registers more public employees. So it is the most common salary in the group, 3,170 euros per month. Each of them will receive a ‘paguilla’ of 570.6 euros. Average land of 56,917.2 euros gross per year. It is the highest pay scale. Here are the highest-ranking officials and jobs dependent on the public treasury of senior positions, a total of 740,300 people who receive monthly payrolls of 4,743.1 euros on average. This single payment before the end of the year will amount to 853.7 euros. Average number of public employees (36,400 euros gross per year) . On average, the 3.4 million payrolls dependent on the different levels of the Public Administrations amount to 2,884 euros per month. The average payment for the group thus rises to 519 euros. Loss of purchasing power All in all, officials will assume a considerable loss of purchasing power for this year, when the CPI will average between 8% and 9%, despite the moderation in the rise in prices experienced in the month September, 9% after months with rates above 10%. For this year alone, a drop in purchasing power of between 4.5 and 5.5 percentage points is expected for Administration workers, which would be added to the almost 20 points less purchasing power that the group drags from the year 2010, when the Government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero cut the payroll of public employees by 5% in the midst of the financial crisis. This hack was followed by a payroll freeze between the years 2011 and 2015. Related News standard Yes The public salary is 58% higher than that of the private sector and records the largest gap in 15 years Gonzalo D. Velarde The payrolls dependent on the Administration grew 34% in the last three decades against 25.9% of the rest of wage earners Although despite this deterioration in the purchasing power of public employees, the gap between public and private salaries continues to widen. As this newspaper already reported, public sector workers earn an average of 58% more per month than those in the private sector, according to the latest official figures, from 2020. INE data put the average public salary at 2,884 euros gross per month. compared to 1,818 euros gross in the private sector.
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