Nigerian Air Force Salary 2021/2022 | Current Salary Structure

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Have you ever wondered how much the Nigerian Air Force officers are earning? This article contains the current salary structure of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

Nigerian Air Force Salary

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is one of the largest in Africa, consisting of about 15,000 personnel and aircraft including 8 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, 13 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, 3 JF-17 Thunder Block II, and 12 Super Tucano aircraft, 24 M-346 FAs on order, Helicopter gunships, armed attack drones, and military transport aircraft.

Nigerian Air Force Ranks

The NAF ranks are divided into two categories:

  • The commissioned officers and,
  • The non-commissioned officers

The NAF ranks for commissioned officers are as follows:

  • Air Chief Marshal
  • Air Marshal
  • Air Vice-Marshal
  • Air Commodore
  • Group Captain
  • Wing Comdr
  • Squadron Leader
  • Flight Lieutenant
  • Flying Officer
  • Pilot Officer

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The NAF ranks for non-commissioned officers are as follows:

  • Air Warrant Officer
  • Master Warrant Officer
  • Warrant Officer
  • Flight Sergeant
  • Sergeant
  • Corporal
  • Lance Corporal
  • Aircraftman/woman
  • Cadet (Trainee)
  • Trainee

Nigerian Air Force Salary Structure

The Nigerian Air Force salary structure depends on the rank. A NAF officer is paid according to his or her rank and years of service.

So how much is the Nigerian Air Force monthly salary? Below is the current salary structure of the Nigerian Air Force.

  • Trainee earns N10,237 monthly
  • Cadet (Trainee) earns N44,564 per month
  • Aircraftman/woman take home N53,892 monthly
  • Lance Corporal receives N55,832 as monthly salary
  • Corporal earns N58,634 monthly
  • Sergeant earns N69,261 as monthly salary
  • Flight Sergeant receives N87,119 every month
  • Warrant Officer earns N101,974 monthly
  • Master Warrant Officer receives N165,697 as monthly salary
  • Air Warrant Officer receives N171,793 every month
  • Pilot Officer receives N187,159 as monthly salary
  • Flying Officer receives N218,400 every month
  • Flight Lieutenant receives N232,484 as monthly salary
  • Squadron Leader receives N248,004 every month
  • Wing Comdr earns N342,586 as a monthly salary
  • Group Captain receives N352,631 every month
  • Air Commodore receives N677,895 as monthly salary
  • Air Vice-Marshal receives N1,376,343 per month
  • Air Marshal take home a monthly salary of N1,486,451
  • Air Chief Marshal take home a monthly salary of N1,724,283

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