In Nigeria, employees in the NGO sector earn better salaries compared to 60 % of employees in other sectors. The lowest paid employee, a casual worker pockets monthly pay in excess of N30, 000, several other professionals earn upwards N70, 000.
There are many ways of joining NGO sector; the first and most obvious way is to join as an intern. The second and common way is by joining as a professional employee.
As you know, professionals in this sector earn varying amount of money, which depend on the course you pursued in college and the job title you hold in the institution, but our work is to research on the average employee pay across the NGOs in this country, and below is the pay for each profession.
|Profession/Job Title||Salary (NGN) Per Month|
|Business Development Officer||75,000-130,000|
The highest paying NGOs in Nigeria are those affiliated with the United Nations, USAID and World Bank. These NGOs pay in excess of NGN 100,000 per month.
Some of the most popular degree programs for NGO sector include HIV and Aids related programs, Statistics, Public Health, Nursing, Law, journalism, Public Relations, Marketing and International relations.