Highest Paid Military in Nigeria 2021
When we talk about the military,we are talking about the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Air Force.
The Nigerian Military works like one body because sometimes you cannot be able to differentiate between them.
The Nigerian Army are the branch of the military which normally fights on the ground. They help in securing the Country boarders from any external Forces through the Land.
The Nigerian Navy in the other hand is the branch of the military which specializes in Water.
They are always sailing protecting the Nigerian territory through the see.
The Nigerian Air Force as the Name sounds, they fight in the air, They are the ones in charge of the fighting Jets and all flying fighting equipment in Nigeria.
In this Article we are going to break down how they are paid and which one is being paid most.
Let’s Start with the Nigerian Army.
Highest Paid Military in Nigeria (Salary Structures)
Salary Structure of Non – commissioned officers in the Nigerian Army.
Private Soldier is paid about N48-49,000
Lance Corporal is paid about N54-55,000
Corporal is paid N60,000
Sergeant is paid N63,000
Staff Sergeant is paid N80,000
Warrant Officer is paid N120,000
Master Warrant Officer is paid N150,000
Salary Structure of commissioned officers in the Nigerian Army.
Second Lieutenant- N160,000
Lt. Colonel- N360,000
Brigadier General- N760,000
Major General- N980,000
Lt. General- N1 million
General- N1.5 million
Now let’s go down to the Nigerian Navy.
Salary Structure of commissioned officers in the Nigerian Navy.
Admiral of the Fleet – not disclosed
Admiral monthly salary is paid N1,358,535
Vice Admiral monthly salary is N1,113,002
Rear Admiral monthly salary is N1,003,265
Commodore monthly salary is N615,448
Captain monthly salary is N309,644
Commander monthly salary is N281,643
Lieutenant Commander monthly salary is N230,672
Lieutenant monthly salary is N195,675
Sub-Lieutenant monthly salary is N150,695
Acting Sub-Lieutenant monthly salary is N130,952
Mid-Shipman monthly salary is N118,875
Salary Structure for Non-commissioned officers in the Nigerian Navy.
Warrant Chief Petty Officer monthly salary is N170,853
Chief Petty Officer monthly salary is N155,825
Petty Officer monthly salary is N130,.852
Leading Rating monthly salary is N100,855
Able Rating monthly salary is N80, 855
Seaman Rating Monthly Salary is N65,000
Ordinary Rating monthly salary is N55,854
Now let’s Talk about the Nigerian Air Force Salary.
Salary Structure of Non – commissioned officers in the Nigerian Air Force.
Trainee is paid N10,237 as monthly salary.
Aircraftman is paid N53,892 as monthly salary.
Lance Corporal is paid N55,832 as monthly salary.
Corporal is paid N58,634 as monthly salary.
Sergeant is paid N69,261 as monthly salary.
Flight Sergeant is Paid N87,119 as monthly salary.
Warrant Officer is paid N101,974 as monthly salary.
Master Warrant Officer is paid N165,697 as monthly salary.
Air Warrant Officer is paid N171,793 as monthly salary.
Salary Structure of commissioned officers in the Nigerian Air Force.
Cadet (Trainee) is paid N44,564 as monthly salary.
Pilot Officer is paid N187,159 as monthly salary.
Flying Officer is paid N218,400 as monthly salary.
Flight Lieutenant is paid N232,484 as monthly salary.
Squadron Leader is paid N248,004 as monthly salary.
Wing Comdr is paid N342,586 as monthly salary.
Group Captain is paid N352,631 as monthly salary.
Air Commodore is paid N677,895 as monthly salary.
Air Vice-Marshal is paid N1,376,343 as monthly salary.
Air Marshal is paid N1,486,451 as monthly salary.
Air Chief Marshal is paid N1,724,283 as monthly salary.
Now we are done reading how much each rank in Army Navy and Air force is paid.
From the Table Above, You will see that the Nigerian Navy is the Highest Paid Military in Nigeria Following by the Nigerian Air Force and Lastly the Army.