The avarage sallary in the region is low, but the labor force is well-educated.
According to the Competitiveness of Regions of Ukraine, IF region ranked 4th place on the quality of primary education, 6th place - the availability of scientists and engineers, 9th place - the ratio of wages to productivity.
In the region there are 17 higher educational establishments of I-IV accreditation levels, which consist of more than 40,000 students. They get the professions in such spheres as law, business, engineering, medicine, education, arts, transportation, agriculture, tourism and services, construction and architecture, geodesy and land management, etc. The largest universities in IF region are the Carpathian National University named after V. Stefanik, Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ivano-Frankivsk State Medical University. In these universities there are students from all over the world.
In 2015, the higher education field entered 9 000 students and graduates - 10 000 students.