Nigerian Navy Salary Structure, Ranks And Allowance in 2024

 Here is the comprehensive details on the Nigerian Navy Salary Structure, Ranks And Allowance in 2024. 

Nigerian Navy Salary Structure 2024, Ranks And Allowance

The Nigerian Navy ranks and Nigeria Navy salary structure are of great interest to those aspiring to join the Navy. The ranks are structured based on education level and years of service. Here is an overview of the ranks and salary structure for commissioned and non-commissioned officers:

Nigerian Navy Ranks for Commissioned Officers:

  1. Admiral
  2. Vice Admiral
  3. Rear Admiral
  4. Commodore
  5. Captain
  6. Commander
  7. Lieutenant Commander
  8. Lieutenant
  9. Sub-Lieutenant
  10. Midshipman
Nigerian Navy Salary Structure 2024, Ranks And Allowance

Nigerian Navy Ranks for Non-Commissioned Officers:

  1. Navy Warrant Officer
  2. Master Warrant Officer
  3. Warrant Officer
  4. Petty Officer
  5. Leading Seaman
  6. Able Seaman
  7. Seaman
  8. Ordinary Seaman

Nigerian Navy Salary (Commissioned Officers):

  1. Admiral: ₦2,524,299 monthly
  2. Vice Admiral: ₦1,876,091 monthly
  3. Rear Admiral: ₦1,366,393 monthly
  4. Commodore: ₦744,570 monthly
  5. Captain: ₦458,074 monthly
  6. Lieutenant: ₦292,494 monthly
  7. Sub-Lieutenant: ₦217,459 monthly
  8. Midshipman: ₦200,199 monthly

Nigerian Navy Salary (Non-Commissioned Officers):

  1. Warrant Chief Petty Officer: ₦155,655 monthly
  2. Chief Petty Officer: ₦120,572 monthly
  3. Petty Officer: ₦90,254 monthly
  4. Leading Seaman: ₦72,659 monthly
  5. Able Seaman: ₦68,850 monthly
  6. Seaman: ₦58,005 monthly
  7. Ordinary Seaman: ₦53,851 monthly
  8. Trainee: ₦10,220 monthly

Nigerian Navy Allowances:

  • Clothing Allowance: ₦10,000 per year
  • House Rent Allowance: up to ₦30,000 per month
  • Transport Allowance: up to ₦10,000 per month
  • Operation Allowance: up to ₦75,000

Apart from salary, officers benefit from incentives such as educational opportunities, affordable loans, essential skills acquisition, health and dental care plans, and access to a pension scheme for retirement savings. The figures are subject to change by the government.

Nigerian Navy Salary and Ranks FAQs:

  1. What is the highest rank in the Nigerian Navy?
    • The highest rank is Admiral.
  2. How much is the monthly salary for an Ordinary Seaman in the Nigerian Navy?
    • An Ordinary Seaman earns a monthly salary of N53,851.
  3. Can someone with an SSCE certificate join the Nigerian Navy?
    • Yes, SSCE certificate holders can join and may start as Ordinary Seamen.
  4. Are there allowances in addition to the basic salary for Navy officers?
    • Yes, officers receive allowances such as clothing, house rent, transport, and operational allowances.
  5. How long is the validity period for standard passports in the Nigerian Navy?
    • Standard passports are valid for five years.

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