Having an idea about the entry level salaries of top companies in Nigeria, will positioned you to decide on which of the companies should you apply for, as a fresh staff, nevertheless, some high profile companies in Nigeria do pay well, beginning from those set of staff I may refer to as the entry-level staff, in other words, these set of staff are employed newly as fresh graduates into the these companies.
Be that as it may, some of the information in this article may not be constant or fixed, since it deals with figures and these figures are subject to change over time.
Entry Level Salaries of Top Companies in Nigeria
Having said that, the entry level salaries of top companies in Nigeria can be mouth-watering and these are financial institutions, oil and gas companies, manufacturing and production companies, electrical and electronic companies, telecommunication companies among others.
Now let us look at the entry salaries of these top companies in Nigeria.
Oil and Gas companies
1. Shell Petroleum Development company Salary (SPDC)
In Shell Nigeria, entry level salaries is quite delightful as permanent staff at this level received well over six hundred and fifty thousand to seven hundred thousand naira (N650, 000 – N700, 000), while contract staff received two hundred and sixty five thousand to three hundred thousand naira, (N265, 000 – 300, 000) per months.
2. ExxonMobil Salary
ExxonMobil and Total Oil pay their entry level staff as much as one million naira (N1, 000,000) per month.
3. Chevron Salary
Chevron is one of the oil companies that pay its entry level staff fabulously. Chevron pays well over seven hundred and sixty thousand to eight hundred thousand naira (N760, 000 – 800,000).
4. Schlumberger Salary
Schlumberger pays it entry level staff a good sum of money at the end of every month. Their salaries are about five hundred thousand to six or six hundred and fifty thousand naira (N500, 000 – 600,000 or N650, 000).
Financial institution Salaries
5. Diamond bank Salary
As a financial institution, Diamond bank paid its entry level staff excellently well, some of them received over two hundred and fifty thousand and above (N250, 000 & above), while those in training go home with eighty to hundred thousand naira (N80,000) on monthly basis.
6. Union Bank Salary
This is another financial institution that pays its entry level staff very well. The salaries are ranging from two hundred thousand naira to two hundred, and fifty thousand naira (N200, 000 – N250, 000) per month.
7. Guarantees Trust Bank Salary
Yet another bank that pays well is Guarantee trust bank, its entry level staff members go home with a minimum of two hundred thousand naira (N200, 000) every month.
8. United Bank for Africa Salary
United bank for Africa also pays it entry level staff beautifully well, staff members at this level go home with a minimum salaries of one hundred and fifty thousand or one hundred and sixty five thousand naira, (N150,000 or N165,000).
9. First Bank Salary
Salaries of First bank to its entry level staff is about one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000) per month.
Manufacturing / Production Companies
10. Guinness Nigeria Salary
Guinness Nigeria pays it entry level staff salaries worth of one hundred and thirty five thousand naira to one hundred and sixty five thousand naira (N135, 000 – N165, 000).
11. Dangote Salary – Sugar / cement
Dangote Nigeria is another high paid production and manufacturing company in Nigeria. Entry level in Dangote sugar received well over one hundred and fifty five thousand naira (N155, 000), while entry level staff in Dangote cement go home with a minimum of one hundred and forty thousand naira (N140,000) respectively.
12. Nigerian Bottling Company Salary
In Nigerian Bottling company, entry level staff are treated fairly particularly, when it come to monthly pay packages. This company salary to the entry level staff is between one hundred and fifty thousand naira, to one hundred and sixty thousand naira. (N150, 000 & N160, 000).
13. Cadbury Nigeria PLC Salary
Cadbury Nigeria, as well pays very well. It is one for the manufacturing company in Nigeria that pays excellently good, entry level staff in Cadbury Nigeria are faring well with a total of one hundred and forty thousand naira as their monthly salaries.
14. PZ Cussons Salary
P Z cussons is one of the leading manufacturing and production companies in Nigeria with branches in most cities in the country. Its entry level staff members are fairly treated, as they go home on monthly basis with a minimum of one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000).
Telecommunication Company Salaries
15. MTN Nigeria Salary
MTN Nigerian is one of the leading telecommunication companies in Nigeria, and as well one of the highly paid company in the country. Its entry level staff goes home every month with a minimum of one hundred and ninety five thousand naira (N195, 000, some others went home with two hundred and fifty naira (N250, 000) depending on the department
16. Globacom Salary
Globacom is one telecommunication companies that has made it big and has a strong base in Nigeria. Globacom pays its entry staff members about one hundred and thirty thousand naira (N130, 000).
17. Airtel Nigeria Salary
Airtel is competing favourably with other telecommunication companies and has made its mark in Nigeria, its entry level staff members are enjoying, every month they are going home with at least one hundred thousand naira (N100, 000).
However, the figures presented above represents entry level salaries paid by top companies in Nigeria. There are some figures above that represent net worth after all the taxes might have been deducted, while others are just without tax deduction.
Accordingly, in oil and gas companies, for example, there is a standard set globally, where staff received the same amount of money anywhere in the world, staff can be transferred to another station or country.
It is one of the reasons Oil and Gas Company pay their staff high. Again in banking industry, every staff member is not expected to earn the above figure. The figures listed above are for staff that are professional, and it is worthy of note that about eighty percent of staff working in bank are contract staff, that is why if you care to believe, most of the bankers do not collect the salaries listed above.
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