There are hundreds of Nigerians thatapply for the commission’s recruitment process each year. It is known that the Federal Civil Service Commission is one of the highest paying establishment in Nigeria. But do you know the exact salary structure? Whether you are an employee, an applicant or just interested in this information, then continue reading!
Federal Civil Service Commission
In order to understand the salary structure of the FCSC, it is a very good idea to learn more about the FCSC itself. Basically, it is the executive body of Nigeria that can make appointments and transfers and can also exercise disciplinary control over the Federal Civil Servants. All staff is under control of the Office of the Head of Civil Service Federation, except the Chairman and Commissioners.
The Federal Civil Service Commission has different duties and responsibilities. They have to:
- Recruit senior officers;
- Provide guidelines on promotions, discipline, and appointments;
- Represent the Civil Service Commissioners at Senior Staff Committee meetings of Ministries;
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- Review and approve the recommendations on Disciplinary cases of senior officers;
- Ratify the promotion of officers to senior positions, including conducting promotion interviews and exams.
Even though work at the Federal Civil Service Commission may be difficult, a lot of Nigerians see it as an opportunity to have a stable employment in the country and have some great financial benefits. Now that you know the main points about the FCSC, it is time to discuss the salaries at this governmental structure.
Federal Civil Service Commission salaries
Before going deep into the salary structure, it is important to mention that the minimal wages at the Federal Civil Service Commission is N18,000. Surely, the salary will depend on your education and experience. Below you will find the list of earnings at the Federal Civil Service Commission.
- Least paid staff
The least paid staff on Grade Level 01 Step 01 will receive N18,900 per month that sums to an annual salary of N226,800. A little higher than the minimal wage at the FCSC.
- School leaver
The school graduate who is currently on Grade Level 04 and Step 1 will earn a little more than the least staff - N242,994 per year.
Having Grade Level 06 Step 01, the officer at the FCSC will receive an annual salary of N316, 229. After attaining Step 15 on the same Grade Level, he will receive N487,295.
- Diploma certificate holder
The diploma certificate holder on Grade Level 07 Step 01 will receive N43,163 per month at the Nigerian Federal Civil Service Commission. It sums up to an annual salary of N517,965
- Officers’ counterparts
On Grade Level 09 Step 01 they will receive N780,656 per year. After attaining Step 15, they will get N1,152,698. Just compare that to the Officer's’ salary!
Graduate on Level 08 Step 15 is between the Officers’ Level 09 Step 01 and Level 09 Step 15. They will receive N81,000 monthly working at the Federal Civil Service Commission. This sums up to a salary of N978,663 yearly.
- Director of the Federal Civil Service
No doubt, the director is the most paid position at the FCSC. On Grade Level 17 Step 9 he will get a monthly salary of N454,344 (more that the school leaver will receive per year!). It amounts to an annual salary of N5,452,136. Shocking, isn’t it?
Surely, these are not all the salaries at the Federal Civil Service Commission. They will rise for each staff as they attain new Grades and Levels at their position.
Now you know the Federal Civil Service Commission Salary Structure. Perhaps it will be useful for you in the future or if you are thinking about applying to the FCSC at the moment. And who knows, maybe one day you will become the Director of the Federal Civil Service!
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