Compensation and social benefits for employees

The company operates a uniform employee incentive system to recruit, retain and develop talent, and support their career advancement and professional development. The objectives and principles of financial and non-financial incentives for employees are set out in the Unified Corporate Remuneration Policy.

Cumulative compensation model

The company’s compensation and social support programmes are based on a cumulative model, which includes a basic salary, performancebased compensation, opportunities for professional development, recognition of achievements, and workplace environment (including social guarantees and benefits, working conditions and corporate culture).

The company’s compensation and social support programmes are based on a cumulative model, which includes a basic salary, performancebased compensation, opportunities for professional development, recognition of achievements, and workplace environment (including social guarantees and benefits, working conditions and corporate culture).

In terms of financial compensation within the cumulative compensation model, a company-wide project was presented in 2020, which revised job grading, the basic salary review process and the system of contribution evaluation commissions.

The company analyses labour markets in its operating regions and regularly reviews wage levels to make sure its remuneration system is competitive. In 2020, the average monthly salary at Gazprom Neft was up 5% to ₽141,000, despite a difficult market situation.

Average monthly salary (₽ thousand)

The company offers the same basic salary to men and women.

The social benefits system in place at the company comprises mandatory (basic) and optional (additional) benefits. Social benefits include free and subsidised meals, voluntary health insurance, accident insurance, additional sick leave benefits, parental leave allowances, vacation packages, a housing programme, and sports and cultural events. Basic social benefits are provided to employees regardless of their employment type.

Employee costs (₽ million)
Item 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Payroll 79,316 86,600 97,865 117,776 135,905
Social benefits 3,260 3,177 3,596 3,743 4,140
Total employee costs 82,576 89,777 101,461 121,519 140,045
People of Progress corporate recognition programme

Our highest corporate recognition programme, People of Progress, was launched in the autumn of 2020.

The award is given for successful projects and personal contribution to the company’s development in line with its corporate values:

  • responsibility
  • innovation
  • collaboration
  • efficiency
  • determination
  • safety