Candidates for cosmonauts in Russia get paid up to 100 thousand rubles a month, and having the experience of space flight can earn more than 200 thousand, said Russian cosmonaut Sergei the Code-Crickets.
“I can tell you the range. The newly arrived cosmonauts, the cosmonaut candidates, those people who joined the team receive up to 100 thousand rubles (per month. — Approx. ed.)”, — he said in the online of the Lectorium in the all-Russian contest “Big break”.
“The astronauts depending on the experience of flight, degrees and everything, from office positions are also different, get the same 100 thousand to 200 or more. The plug is about the same,” — said the astronaut.
The code-Crickets is a test-cosmonaut in 2012, but have not yet flown into space.