Human Resources

Human Resources

Almaty is the largest city in the country, the center of business and entrepreneurial activity. More than 1.8 million people live in the city.

The employed population is 408,424 people with an average salary of 138,760 tenge.

Employed population by main types of economic activity in Almaty

Kind of activity

Thousands
of people

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

3,2

Industry

  • Mining and quarrying
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning
  • Water supply; sewer system, control over the collection and distribution of waste

80,9

Building

3,3

Wholesale and retail trade; car and motorcycle repair

60,7

Transport and storage

10,7

Accommodation and food services

6,2

Information and Communication

70,9

Financial and insurance activities

230,4

Real estate operations

60,2

Professional, scientific and technical activities

24,9

Administrative and support services activities

35,7

Public administration and defense; compulsory social security

49,0

Education

35,3

Health and social services

65,8

Arts, entertainment and recreation

53,2

The provision of other types of services

27,4

Employed in the economy, total

936,7

Source: stat.gov.kz

The average monthly nominal wage of one employee in certain professions and positions in Almaty

Profession/position

Average
monthly
nominal
wage per
employee
(tenge)

Head of the organization

345 577

Head of Specialized Unit

173 706

Foreman

212 567

Energy Engineer

167 341

Engineer Occupational Health and Safety

113 439

Engineers

138 719

Техник (денсаулық сақтауды қоспағанда, экономикалық қызметтің барлық түрлерінде)

132 224

Doctor

135 115

Pharmacist

103 504

University teacher

160 219

Teacher in secondary education and elementary school

137 736

Chief Specialist

103 288

Leading Specialist

92 900

Lawyer

-

Economist

259 113

Accountant

151 164

Accountant (intermediate level)

110 432

Agronomist

232 083

Stonemason

87 607

Carpenter (joiner)

107 645

Plasterer

93 417

Locksmith plumber

55 711

Painter

240 980

Locksmith

97 953

Gas welder

150 241

Blacksmiths, blacksmiths on hammers and presses

-

Turner

91 837

Car driver

100 726

The machinist of the bulldozer, grader, scraper

178 269

Excavator machinist

179 542

The machinist of the crane (crane operator)

131 969

Stacker-packer

81 863

Ancillary worker

66 185

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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