Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Nigeria

Nigeria has been doing a good job in terms of job creation. With the influx of multinational companies coming to tap into our resources job creation went up by 53% from the private sector in 2013.

In 2014, Nigeria was named among the highest paying contract jobs worldwide in the oil and gas sector for the first time.

Here is a list of the top 10 highest paying jobs in Nigeria.

  1. Sales Engineer

A sales engineer basically sells/markets complex scientific and technological products to businesses.

He has to have an extreme knowledge of the parts of the product and functions.

Annual Salary: #14,400,000

  1. Human Resources Manager

They plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They also oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.

Annual salary: #15,390,000

  1. Senior insurance underwriter

Senior Insurance underwriters decide whether to provide insurance and under what terms. They evaluate insurance applications and determine coverage amounts and premiums. They also train new underwriters taken into the company. They determine the risks of taking on a new client for a company.

Annual salary: #17,400,000

  1. Logistics manager

Logistics managers organize the storage and distribution of goods. They ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost. They are also involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.

Annual salary: #17,400,000

  1. Electric & Gas operations manager

As an electric & gas operations manager you are responsible for directing operations in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electric and gas distribution systems. You also set policies and ensures adherence to company standards and procedures.

Annual Salary: #19,006,500

  1. Equipment engineer

An equipment engineer works with machinery used in manufacturing and other processes. These other processes can involve the design, installation, and maintenance of equipment, depending on the engineers level of skill and job focus.

Annual salary: #22,800,000

  1. Water treatment superintendent

A water superintendent is an employee, usually of a local government, who oversees and manages water processing, delivery, and treatment. The job entails a significant amount of clerical work, managerial work, and planning both long-term and daily operations.

Annual salary: #25,300,000

  1. CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

The CEO of a corporation or company typically reports to the board of directors and is charged with maximizing the value of the entity.

Annual salary: #32,400,000

  1. Legal services director

He/she basically serves as a lawyer that represents a company in any legal function or capacity. Draws up contract documents, stands as witness during business transactions among other things.

Annual salary: #36,000,000

  1. Company Vice President

The company VP is responsible for carrying out the strategic plans through overseeing operations, developing functional roles and assigning responsibilities to employees who report to them. In some organizations, the president is considered a figurehead, while the VP is the one who is directly involved in operational aspects of the corporation.

Annual salary: #60,000,000

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  1. milcah linus says:

    i need a job alert on Human Resource Management base on my field of study

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