Nigerian Airforce Salaries

Nigerian Air force Structure updated

This article contains all the Nigerian Air force structure for all suitable and qualified candidates interested in joining the force.

Brief Description

The Nigerian Air force is a major part of the air-focused military force, which was formally established in January 1964 with technical assistance from West Germany.

The Nigerian air force started life as a transport unit with aircrew being trained in countries such as Canada, Ethiopia and Pakistan.

The Nigerian air force did not get a combat capability until several MiG-17 aircraft were presented by the Soviet Union in 1966. The Nigerian Airforce flies transport, trainer, helicopter, and fighter aircraft.

The Nigerian Air Force salaries are usually categorised based on their ranks and educational qualification.

The commissioned officers for the Nigerian Air force with their respective salaries are thus as follows;:

  1. Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force
  2. Air Chief Marshal
  3. Air Marshal
  4. Air Vice-Marshal
  5. Air Commodore
  6. Group Captain
  7. Wing Commander
  8. Squadron Leader
  9. Flight Lieutenant
  10. Flying Officer
  11. Pilot Officer
1Marshal of the Nigerian Air ForceYet to be attained
2Air Chief Marshal1,724,283
3Air Marshal1,486,451
4Air Vice-Marshal1,376,343
5Air Commodore677,895
6Group Captain352,631
7Wing Commander342,586
8Squadron Leader248,004
9Flight Lieutenant232,484
10Flying Officer218,400
11Pilot Officer187,159

There are nine ranks of the non-commissioned officers in the Nigerian Air force with their respective salaries are thus as follows;

  1. Air Warrant Officer
  2. Master Warrant Officer
  3. Warrant Officer
  4. Flight Sergeant
  5. Sergeant
  6. Corporal
  7. Lance – Corporal
  8. Air Craftman
  9. Recruit
1Air Warrant Officer171,793
2Master Warrant Officer165,697
3Warrant Officer101,974
4Flight Sergeant87,119
7Air Craftman53,892

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