Nigerian Air Force Salary 2023, Ranks And Allowances

Nigerian Air Force Salary 2023, Ranks And Allowances. (NAF Salary 2023).

The Nigerian Air Force is part of the Nigerian Military which is in charge of protecting the Nigerian territory through Air Defence. They work together with the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Army. These there parts of the military are also regarded to as the Nigerian Armed Forces. In this post, we will be looking at the Nigerian AirForce Salary 2023, Ranks and Allowances.

Nigerian Air Force Salary 2023 And Ranks which some people refer to as NAF Salary, Allowances And Ranks is what we will be discussing in this article. The Nigerian Air Force is one of the Force which made up the Armed forces of Nigeria. The Nigerian Air Force Salary is one of the highest salary among other Forces which made up the Armed forces of Nigeria.

The Nigerian Air Force Salary is divided into two categories. The same way the Nigerian Army Salary and the Nigerian Navy Salary are divided into two. The commissioned officers and the Non Commissioned officers. Their salary is also divided into two categories just the same way The Nigerian Navy Salary is divided. The Commissioned officers’ salary and the Non Commissioned officers’ salary. Note that their salary is paid according to the rank they possess.

Nigerian air Force salary

The commissioned officers are paid more than the Non Commissioned officers. The commissioned officers are those who went to the Nigerian Defence Academy and Spend the period of 5 years doing both academic and military training and they always pass out with the rank of pilot officer or those who joined the Nigerian Air Force As A Graduate, it is also called the Nigerian Air Force DSSC. They also pass out to become officers in the Nigerian Air Force.

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We have already written an article on how to join the Nigerian Air Force As A Graduate.

The Non Commissioned officers are those who spend a minimum of 6 months doing the Nigerian Air Force basic training. They joined the Nigerian Air Force using SSCE certificate and they always pass out with the rank of Aircraft Man. Note that the Non Commissioned officers training are in two categories, the Nontradesmen, and the tradesman.

Nigerian Air Force Tradesmen

The Tradesman are those that joined the recruitment using trade certificate. This simply means that they already have work they do as a civilian before joining the Nigerian Air Force. They only need to provide their trade test before they can be accepted as tradesmen. They always pass out with the rank of Lance Corporal or corporal. You can read about the Tradesmen Ranks And Salary.

Nigerian Air Force Non-Tradesmen

The Non Tradesmen are those who possess only their SSCE certificate. we have already written an article about the difference between Tradesmen and Non-Tradesmen in the Nigerian Air Force. Now let’s go down to the Nigerian Air Force Salary 2023 and Ranks

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Nigerian Air Force Salary 2023 And Ranks

The Non commissioned officers
  • Trainee earns N10,707 monthly
  • Aircraft man/woman is paid N53,342 monthly
  • Lance Corporal is paid N57,902 monthly
  • Corporal collects N61,764 monthly
  • Sergeant collects N75,874 monthly
  • Flight Sergeant earns N96,896 monthly
  • Warrant Officer is paid N120,985 monthly
  • Master Warrant Officer collects N185,285
  • Cadet (Trainee) is paid N44,047 monthly
  • Air Warrant Officer salary is N191,098 monthly

The Commissioned Officers.

  • A Pilot Officer’s salary is N202,199 monthly
  • Flying Officer’s salary is N228,470 monthly
  • Flight Lieutenant earns N252,494 as monthly salary
  • Squadron Leader is paid N298,034 monthly
  • Wing Comdr earns N352,526 monthly salary
  • Group Captain earns N382,621 monthly
  • Air Commodore collects N697,825 as monthly salary
  • Air Vice-Marshal is paid N1,386,323 as a monthly salary
  • Air Marshal is paid N1,496,421 as a monthly salary
  • Air Chief Marshal earns N1,794,223 monthly

The figure above is the main salary and ranks of the Nigerian Air Force in 2023 according to ranks.

Nigerian Air Force Allowances

The Nigerian Air Force has a variety of Allowances which is paid to their men, Both Commissioned and the Non commissioned Officers. The Allowances sometimes depends on the Location or the department you are deployed in the Nigerian Air Force. Those who are deployed a the Nigerian Air Force Regiment are said to get much allowance than those who are just in the Base. Those that are in the NAF regiment are also known as special forces. They are always deployed in an area that is mostly for combat. Without going further, let’s look at the Allowances in the Nigerian Air Force.

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Nigerian Air Force Allowances 2023

  • Regiment Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Boot Allowance
  • Operation Allowance.

Nigerian Air Force Training Allowance

Many people also wants to know if there is any training allowance which is meant for the Nigerian Air Force. The Answer is Yes. The Recruits who are on the Nigerian Air Force training are Paid Some allowance which will help sustain them during their training in the Nigerian Air Force. Not Only recruits, even the cadets who are training to become a Commissioned officer is also paid training allowance in the Nigerian Air Force or those who are in the Nigerian Defence Academy. Below is the training allowances of the Nigerian Air Force.

Nigerian Air Force Training Allowances 2023

  • Recruits are paid about N10,000 – 12,000 monthly.
  • Short Service Cadets are Paid about 15,000 – 20,000 Monthly.
  • Air Force Regular Cadets are Paid about 25,000 – 30,000 monthly.

If you want to read more about the Nigerian AirForce Training allowance, we have previously written an post about the Nigerian AirForce Training allowance.

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