KDF Salary Structure 2022 | Kenya Defence Forces

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How much is the average salary of the Kenya Defence Forces? In this article, we share details of the basic KDF Salary Structure 2022

KDF Salary Structure

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are the armed forces of the Republic of Kenya. They are made up of the Kenya Army, Kenya Navy, and Kenya Air Force. The current KDF was established, and its composition is stipulated, in Article 241 of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya; it is governed by the KDF Act of 2012. Its main mission is the defence and protection of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Kenya, recruitment to the KDF is done on yearly basis. The President of Kenya is the commander-in-chief of the KDF, and the Chief of Defence Forces (Kenya) is the highest-ranking military officer and the principal military adviser to the President of Kenya and the National Security Council. The KDF has been regularly deployed in peacekeeping missions in Africa and further afield for example peacekeeping missions in Somalia since 2011.

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KDF Salary Structure 2022

The KDF pays a considerate salary to its staff. And this is with respect to their ranks in the commission. 

Here is KDF Salary Structure 2022.

No. Rank Pay per month Pay per year
1. Chief of Defence Forces Ksh 1,120,000 Ksh 13,440,000
8. Major Ksh 102,106 Ksh 1,225,272
7. Lieutenant- Colonel Ksh 130,735 Ksh 1,568,820
6. Colonel Ksh 153,317 Ksh 1,839,804
12. Private Ksh 19,941 Ksh 239,292
11. Lance Corporal Ksh 26,509 Ksh 318,108
10. Corporal Ksh 32,250 Ksh 387,000
5. Lieutenant-General Ksh 632,984 Ksh 7,595,808
9. Captain Ksh 73,182 Ksh 878,184
4. Commander of the Kenya Navy Ksh 902,432 Ksh 10,829,184
3. Commander of the Kenya Air Force Ksh 906,014 Ksh 10,872,168
2. Vice Chief of Defence Forces Ksh 927,500 Ksh 11,130,000

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