Human Resources

Almaty is the largest city in the country, the center of business and entrepreneurial activity. The city is home to more than 1.9 million people.

The employed population is 954.8 thousand people. In the 2nd quarter of 2020, the average monthly nominal salary of one employee, taking into account small businesses engaged in entrepreneurial activities, was 224.458 tenge.

Average monthly nominal salary of employees by type of economic activity in Q2 2020

Type of activity

Average monthly nominal salary per employee

(tenge)

For all types of economic activity

224458

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

155 819

Industry

170 462

Mining and quarrying

433 445

Manufacturing industry

152 819

Supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air conditioning

238 108

Water supply; waste collection, treatment and disposal, pollution elimination activities

126 978

Construction

163 028

Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

236 292

Transport and warehousing

252 970

Provision of accommodation and food services

93 177

Information and communication

306 717

Financial and insurance activities

486 475

Real estate transactions

181 285

Professional, scientific and technical activities

271 502

Administrative and support services

148 104

Public administration and defense; mandatory social security

206 068

Education

209 898

Public health and social services

174 532

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

160 437

Provision of other types of services

202 292

Source: stat.gov.kz

Number of employees by type of economic activity for the 3rd quarter of 2020

Type of activity

List of employees of enterprises

Total

500 762

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

1 421

Industry

43 872

Mining and quarrying

544

Manufacturing industry

29 881

Supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air conditioning

8 973

Water supply; waste collection, treatment and disposal, pollution elimination activities

4 474

Construction

20 522

Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

68 423

Transport and warehousing

36 013

Provision of accommodation and food services

12 157

Information and communication

19 373

Financial and insurance activities

39 841

Real estate transactions

4 230

Professional, scientific and technical activities

28 662

Administrative and support services

24 533

Public administration and defense; mandatory social security

27 395

Education

91 530

Public health and social services

61 729

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

8 203

Provision of other types of services

12 858

Source: stat.gov.kz

Number of higher education institutions: 41

Number of university students: 143 860 (of which women – 76 723)

Number of graduates of higher educational institutions: 31 052 (of which women – 17 078)

Universities of Almaty:

KIMEP University - private-state university located in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. It carries out activities in the field of higher education in accordance with the American credit system of education. Classes are mainly held in English. KIMEP has three faculties:

  • Faculty of Business named after Benga - specialties: bachelor's degree in finance, accounting and audit, marketing, management, information systems in business; Master in Business Administration, Accounting and Auditing, Finance, Marketing;
  • Faculty of Social Sciences - specialties: bachelor's degree in state and local government, journalism, international relations, economics; Master's degree in public and local government, international journalism, international relations, economics;
  • Faculty of Law - Specialties: Bachelor in International Law, Jurisprudence;
  • Language Center - conducts basic English courses for applicants to KIMEP, as well as training in the following specialties: Bachelor of Translation, Bachelor of Foreign Languages, Master of Teaching a Foreign Language.

Address: Kazakhstan, Almaty region, Almaty, Abay 2

Phone: +7 (727) 270 43 80

Email: astnedop@kimep.kz, erayeva@kimep.kz

Website: www.kimep.kz

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University – Leading multidisciplinary higher educational institution of Kazakhstan. The multi-level education system of KazNU includes: higher basic education (bachelor's degree), higher specialized education, master's and doctoral programs. Admission to KazNU is carried out on state educational grants and on a contractual basis. Specialists are trained in more than 180 specialties.

KazNU includes 15 faculties, a college, a continuing education institution, 7 research institutes, 25 specialized dissertation councils for the defense of doctoral dissertations in 67 specialties, more than 20 thousand students, undergraduates and doctors are trained at the university. The scientific infrastructure also includes 11 centers.

According to the results of a study by the international rating agency QS World University Rankings, in the academic year 2018, KazNU took 220th place among the 800 best universities in the world. In the QS University Rankings rating for countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (QS University Rankings EECA 2016), KazNU took 11th place out of 200. In both ratings, KazNU received the highest rating among all universities in Kazakhstan.

Address: Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, 050040 Al-Farabi Ave., 71

Phone: 8 (727) 377-33-33

Email: info@kaznu.kz  

Website: www.kaznu.kz

Kazakh-British Technical University – a scientific and educational cluster uniting a university, research and development institutes; was created to ensure the interconnection of innovation, research and educational blocks, as well as the real integration of science, education and production.

Over the past 9 years (2010–2018), KBTU is recognized as the best technical university in Kazakhstan according to the General rating of IKAQAE (Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education)

According to QS World University rankings, KBTU entered the list of the best 600 universities in 2012, thereby joining a group of rapidly developing technical universities in the world. According to the results of the study, KBTU scored the highest score among universities in Kazakhstan in terms of the “academic reputation index” and “employer reputation index”, leaving KazNTU named after K.I. Satpayev, AIEC, KazNU named after Al-Farabi and other universities in Kazakhstan.

The best programs in Kazakhstan Oil and gas business, Chemical engineering, Information technology (IKAQAE).

The only Kazakhstan university that has received international accreditation from the ABET Agency (Council on Accreditation in the Field of Engineering and Technology) of the United States for all computer majors.

The only Kazakhstan university that has received international accreditation of engineering programs of the British Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), which has a royal diploma and a license from the UK Engineering Council.

The KBTU Master in Financial Analysis program is the only officially recognized CFA Institute program in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

KBTU Business School passes accreditation procedures of the International Council for accreditation of business schools and business education programs (ACBSP — Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).

KBTU Business School received international accreditation ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the "Association of Chartered Certified Accountants".

Address: Almaty, Astana Square, Tole bi street, 59

Phone: +7 (727) 357-42-42

Email: info@kbtu.kz, kense@kbtu.kz

Website: www.kbtu.kz

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