Public employees’ wages under new uniform pay law
The minimum wage to which the pay is referenced has been set at RON 705 for 2010 under the same draft.
The coefficient for the President’s pay is 12; the speaker of the Chamber of Deputies and the chairman of the Senate have their pay set at 11.70 minimum wages, while their deputies have the pay pegged at 11.20 minimum wages.
The coefficient for the pay of the chairs of the standing committees of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies is 10.80.
The pay to the deputy prime minister has an 11.20 coefficient; a state minister has an 11 coefficient and a minister and minister delegate 10.80.
A governmental secretary of state would be paid 10.20 minimum wages and a deputy secretary of state 9.60 wages.
The pay to the chairman of the Court of Accounts is 11.70 minimum wages.
The secretary general of the Government will have a pay that is 10.80 times the minimum wage, while a state adviser will earn 9.80 minimum wages.
Within the Presidential Administration, a presidential adviser will be paid 10.80 minimum wages, while a state councilor will be paid 9.8 such wages.
The coefficient for the general secretaries of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate is set at 8.20 times the minimum wages.
Under the uniform pay law, the minimum wage payable to public employees who are university graduates will be 1.75 times the minimum industrial wage.
The base pay of the line personnel of self-financing public authorities and institutions operating under the authority or coordination of the Government, ministries and other specialist bodies of the central public administration as well as under the coordination of the prim minister or under Parliament’s control are differentiated according to the level of formal education attainment.
Thus, university graduates will be paid between 2 and 5.8 minimum wages, while undergraduates or high-school graduates will be paid between, 1.45 and 2.8 minimum wages.
Managerial staff working in the central public administration will qualify for a pay of between 5.25 and 6.45 minimum wages, according to grades and seniority.
The line personnel of the same bodies will be paid between 1.2 and 3.95 minimum wages.
In the case of self-regulating decentralised services of ministries and other specialist public administration bodies – prefectures, county councils, municipalities – the managerial staff may qualify for a pay of between 4.3 and 5.1 minimum wages. Their line personnel will be paid between 1.2 and 3.35 minimum wages.
In the local public administration – local councils, city halls and public services – the pay to the managerial staff has been set at between 4.3 and 5.1 minimum wages.
The chairman of the Supreme Court of Justice and Cassation, the chairman of the Supreme Council of Magistrates, the Prosecutor General with the Prosecution Office of the Supreme Court of Justice and Cassation have their pay set at 11.70 minimum wages, according to the annex to the uniform pay law, the heading for judges, prosecutors, magistrates, paralegals and specialist law staff assimilated to judges and prosecutors.
A judge with a courthouse, a prosecutor with a prosecution office of a courthouse (with at least three-year seniority), a military judge with a military tribunal or a military prosecutor with a prosecution office of a military tribunal will each be paid 4.5 minimum wages.
In the university education system, a professor with more than 40 years’ seniority will be paid 7.6 minimum wages, while a professor with ten years’ seniority will qualify for 5.85 minimum wages.
A university assistant with up to two years’ seniority will be paid 2.35 minimum wages.
In the pre-university education system, a tenured first grade teacher who is a cycle II Bologna university graduate will be paid at least 2.2 minimum wages. Tenured primary school teachers who are high-school graduates will be paid 1.4 minimum wages.
In the medical care facilities, social work facilities and combined medical and social work facility, a manager of a 400-bed hospital will be paid 6.8 minimum wages. Primary physicians with job seniority will be paid 5.25 minimum wages, while medical assistants who are high school graduates will be paid 2.4 such wages.