The Nigerian Army Ranks and Salary 2023 is a question that most people always ask. How much a Soldier is paid depends on the rank that particular soldier possesses. A higher rank receives higher money while the lower rank receives lower money. The Nigerian Army is also into two categories which are the commissioned Officers and Non-Commissioned officers.
THE NIGERIAN ARMY COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
The Nigerian Army commissioned officers are the officers who spent 5 years in the Nigerian Defence Academy and passed out as a commissioned officer with BSC Certificate in any of the courses they studied during their training in the Nigerian Defence Academy.
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The Nigerian Army also has other means of becoming a commissioned officer which is the DSSC,SSC, And Executive Commission.
To join the Nigerian army DSSC or SSC, You have to be a graduate, To go for an Executive commission, you have to be serving personnel.
You can read about the difference between DSSC and SSC
You can also read how to join the Nigerian Army as a graduate
THE NIGERIAN ARMY NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
The Nigerian army’s non-commissioned officers are those officers who spent six months during their military training to become Officers in the Nigerian army.
You can read how to join the Nigerian Army recruitment
Now let’s go down to the Ranks and Salary.
NIGERIAN ARMY RANKS AND SALARY 2023
NIGERIAN ARMY NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS’ RANKS AND SALARY
- Private Soldier – #50,200
- Lance Corporal – #57,200
- Coporal – #65,200
- Sergeant – #72,200
- Staff Sergeant – #90,200
- Warrant Officer – #110,200
- Master Warrant Officer – #150,200
- Army Warrant Officer – #180,200
NIGERIAN ARMY COMMISSIONED OFFICER’S RANKS AND SALARY
- Second Lieutenant – #180,200
- Lieutenant – #220,200
- Captain – #240,200
- Major – #300,200
- Lieutenant Colonel – #350,200
- Colonel – #550,200
- Brigadier General (1 Star General) – #750,200
- Major General (2 Star General) – #950,200
- Lieutenant General (3 Star General) – 1 Million
- General(4 Star General) – 1.5 Million.
The figure above is the main salary of the Nigerian Army both commissioned officers and the Non commissioned officers. You can also read about the Nigerian Army DSSC ranks and Salary