Federal Government of Nigeria Salary 2021: Learn Salary Scale Update.
Federal Government Salary Scale: This page explains how the Federal Government of Nigeria pays its workers. Read carefully.
The Government has set up an agency saddled with the responsibility of deciding the best compensation system, for Government employees in Nigeria. Keep reading to find out more about the NSIWC Salary Plan for Government workers in Nigeria.
Before we get to it, let us understand that Salaries and Wages in Nigerian Public service are determined by the National Salaries, Incomes & Wages Commission (NSIWC).
This agency is saddled with the responsibility of deciding a realistic compensation system in the Nigerian economy.
It does annual reviews of wages and salaries in the NigerianCivil Service. Now we have made that clear, let’s get to the salary scale proper.
Federal Government of Nigeria Salary 2021
A circular released by the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) for the implementation of the new national minimum wage shows that school leavers who enter the Service on Grade Level (GL) 04 Step (S) 1 will receive an annual salary of N242,994 while officers at the peak of the Public Service on GL 17 – S1 will receive N4,183,600 annually.
A 12-month breakdown of the above shows that the school leaver will receive N20,249 while the director will receive N348,633.A diploma certificate holder who enters the Service on GL 07 – S 01 will receive an annual salary of N517,965 which translates to N43,163.75.
However, the table which did not carry details of emoluments of permanent secretaries and heads of parastatals shows officers from GL 12 – 14 will terminate on Step 11 while those on GL 15 – 17 will terminate on Step 9.
A further breakdown of the table shows that the least paid cadre, GL 01 S 1 will receive an annual salary of N226,800 which translates to N18,900 monthly.
For the school leaver on GL 04 who manages to get to S 15, the annual salary will be N363,794 which translates monthly to N30,316,167 while the diploma certificate holder who is on GL 07 – S15 will receive an annual salary of N780,501 which translates to a monthly pay of N65,041.75.
A graduate on GL 08 – S15 will receive an annual salary of N978,663 which when divided by 12 gives N81,555.25 while a director on GL 17 – S9 will receive an annual pay of N5,452,136 which translates to a monthly income of N454,344.67.
A breakdown of the cadres in between the ones mentioned above shows that officers on GL02 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N230,128 and receive N311,935 at the same GL on S15.
GL 03 – S1 officers will receive an annual salary of N232,970, to collect N333,522 on attaining S15 while officers on GL05 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N261,298 and on attaining S15 will receive N401,637.
Officers on GL06 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N316,229 and on attaining S15 will receive N487,295 while their counterparts on GL09 – S1 will receive N780,656 and on attaining S15 will receive N1,152,698.
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Those on GL10 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N914,511 and on reaching S15 will receive N1,323,635 while those on GL 12 – S1 will receive N1,053,208 to receive N1,506,493 on terminating at S11 where they stop, unlike their subordinates who reach S15.
Officers on GL 13 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N1,174,233 to receive N1,653,453 on attaining S11 while GL14 – S1 officers will receive an annual salary of N1,295,818 and on attaining S11 will receive N1,811,724.
On their part, officers on GL 15 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N1,778,616 and on terminating at S9 will receive N2,363,140 while their colleagues on GL 16 – S1 will receive an annual salary of N2,197,677 and also on terminating at S9 will receive N5,452,136.
According to the then Chairman of the NSIWC Chief Richard Egbule, the table which was approved by former President Goodluck Jonathan, will come into effect from the date the President signed the new minimum wage of N18,000 last March.
Introducing the table, he said the “President of the Federal Republic has approved the adjustment of the Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure (CONPSS), with effect from 23rd March 2011.”
However, allowances were not captured in the table, and also officers hardly get to Step 15 before they are promoted to the next GL.
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