Kyrgyzstan

Last Update by Katie, 10 Jun 2024

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Exchange Rate

13 Jun 2024

 

Cost of Living

Indicative value for a working adult in a city: Bishkek

Publicly available data (Numbeo, etc..), verified by Marco’s in-country staff

Living Requirement Indicative Amount (KGS)
McDonalds Set Meal 490
Monthly Train and Bus Tickets 547
3 Bedrooms Rental (City Center) 76,168
3 Bedrooms Rental (Outskirt) 50,569

Current Inflation Rate

8.57%

Wage

Minimum Wages

  • 2,460 KGS per month

Median Salary

Estimated based on general positions such as HR, Accounting, Admin roles, in tier one cities.

Job Level Monthly Salary (KGS)
Entry-Level
Fresh Graduate
10,000
Mid-Level
5 Years
25,000
Experienced & Managerial Level
10 Years
55,000
Specialized & Senior-Level
15 Years
120,000

Annual Salary Growth

5%

Statutory Contribution

Country Level

Type Employer Rates Employee Rates Notes
Medical Insurance Fund 2% - All staff
Workers' Health Improvement Fund 0.25% - All staff
Pension 15% (Locals)
3% (Foreigners)
8% All staff
State Cumulative Pension Fund - 2% All staff

Income Tax

Residents

  • Tax period: 1st January - 31st December
    Tax filing start date: January / February the following year
    Tax filing due date: April the following year
  • Flat rate 10%.

Non-residents

  • Flat rate of 10%

Working Hours

Statutory

40 hours
8 hours a day, 5 days a week

Typical practice

40 hours
Monday - Friday

Overtime

  • First 2 hours: 150% of regular pay
  • From 3rd hours onwards: 200% of regular pay
  • Public Holiday: 200% of regular pay

Employment Contract

Fixed-Term

Not exceeding 5 years

Probation

Up to 3 months

Termination

1 month notice in writing stating reasons for termination

Public Holiday

14 days

Leave

Leave Type Entitlement Notes
Annual Leave 28 calendar days All staff with 11 months' service
Sick Leave -Entitlement decided by employers All staff
Maternity leave 136 calendar days
76 calendar days before birth, 56 after
All expectant mothers
Paternity Leave 5 working days All expectant fathers
Most of employers will provide after birth of child.

Reference

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