FRSC Salary Structure; How Much Is Federal Road Safety Corps Salary?

FRSC is an acronym for the Federal Road Safety Corps, an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria. One of its function is regulating the highways for motorists and other road users for optimum safety.

This article outlines the salary scale of various positions held in the FRSC staff. Officers in the FRSC are paid according to their ranks and levels just as it is done in the Nigerian armed forces and police.

In a 2007 report, it was stated that the staff salary of FRSC officers was raised under a new salary structure known as Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure  (CONPASS).

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FRSC Salary Structure; How Much Is Federal Road Safety Corps Salary?
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Under this structure, 5000 Naira has topped up the salary of the least staff while 15,000 Naira has been added to the take home of most senior ranking officers.

Here is a list of the basic annual salaries in the FRSC:

  1. Chief Inspector (CI)          1,405,449 Naira
  2. Deputy Chief Inspector (DCI) 1,325,234 Naira
  3. Assistant Chief Inspector (ACI) 1,252,038 Naira
  4. Principal Marshal Inspector (PMI) 1,143,539 Naira
  5. Senior Marshal Inspector (SMI) 1,058,416 Naira
  6. Marshal Inspector I (MI-I) 777,876 Naira
  7. Marshal Inspector II (MI-II) 548,387 Naira
  8. Marshal Inspector III (MI-III) 393,442 Naira
  9. Chief Road Marshal Assistant (CRMA) 966,761 Naira
  10. Deputy Road Marshal Assistant (DRMA) 539,048 Naira

FRSC officers who entered service with a Secondary School Certificate get a starting monthly salary of about 40,000 Naira; graduates are paid from 100,000 Naira and above while high ranking officers earn from 250,000 Naira and above monthly. Officers also enjoy rent, uniform and so on benefits.

NOTE: It is quite impossible to get the exact figures of salaries earned by FRSC officers as attempts to ask from officers themselves has failed. It is even alleged that salaries fluctuate from month to month.

Below is a table showing the FRSC Qualifications and Rank Structure for Entry Level.

Qualification   –  Grade Level  –  Basic Salary Range per annum(Naira)

SSCE (RMA-III) –      3                –               298,506 – 330,231

OND (MI-III)     –       5                –               329,853 – 374,259

HND (MI-I)       –       7                –               483,014 – 567,065

BSC  (ARC)       –        8               –                888,956 – 988,991

The above salaries are basic net salaries; meaning that the figures were arrived at after all necessary annual deductions have been made.

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FRSC Ranks

The ranking system is divided into Commissioned and Non-Commissioned officers.

a. ARC Assistant Route Commander (Entry Point)

b. DRC Deputy Route Commander

c. RC Route Commander

d. SRC Superintendent Route Commander

e. CRC Chief Route Commander

f. ACC Assistant Corps Commander

g. DCC Deputy Corps Commander

h. CC Corps Commander

i. ACM Assistant Corps Marshal

j. DCM Deputy Corps Marshal

k. CM Corps Marshal

FRSC Marshals Ranks/Structure

Junior Marshals:

a. RMA III Road Marshal Assistant III (Entry Point)

b.  RMA II Road Marshal Assistant II

c.  RMA I Road Marshal  Assistant I

Senior Marshals:

a. SRMA Senior Road Marshal Assistant

b. DCRMA Deputy Chief Road Marshal Assistant

c. CRMA Chief Road Marshal Assistant

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Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs):

a. MI-III Marshal Inspector III

b. MI-II Marshal Inspector II

c. MI-I Marshal Inspector I

Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs)

a. SMI Senior Marshal Inspector

b. PMI Principal Marshal Inspector

c. ACI Assistant Chief Inspector

d. DCI Deputy Chief Inspector

e. CI Chief Inspector

FRSC Recruitment

Recruitment into the FRSC is a yearly exercise which is sometimes advertised on the pages of National Newspapers and popular online news media outlets.

How To Get A Job In Frsc

To apply for FRSC Recruitment 2018:

a. Visit the FRSC registration portal at

b. Begin search for available job positions.

c. Begin submission of requests.

Please note that the recruitment will be for officers, marshal inspectorate and road marshal assistant cadres. JAMB will conduct the examination as at when due.

Requirements- FRSC Recruitment 2018 Required Documents

a. All applicants should possess bachelor’s degree from accredited universities;

b. Preference will be given to candidates with first class and second class grades;

c. Computer knowledge will be an additional benefit.

You can visit for registration guidance.

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Functions Of The FRSC

Since the establishment of the FRSC in 1988, their functions has since been spelled out through  Decree No. 45 of 1988 as amended by Decree 35 of 1992 which includes:

  1. Controlling the activities of vehicles on the highways for road users to avoid accidents.
  2. Help recommend strategies and tech devices to help curb the risk of accident on the roads.
  3. Advise both Federal and States Governments on traffic related issues.
  4. Orientating the public and motor users on highway discipline.

Furthermore, as an FRSC officer, your duties should include the following:

a.  You’ll help reduce highways accident to minimal level.

b.  You’ll ensure there is no obstruction blocking the highways you are posted to.

c.  You’ll educate drivers, motorists,  and other members of the general public on the proper use of the highways.

d.  Designing and producing the driver’s license to be used by various categories of vehicle operators.

e.  You will also give drivers all the  necessary guidance about safe driving.

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