If you are in Nigeria and you wish to apply for the ongoing Civil Defence recruitment exercise, it is also better for you to have an idea of the salary you will be earning on a monthly basis. This article will give you a clear insight of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Salary Structure according to various ranks and also a link to their recruitment portal.
A Brief Overview about the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) is a para-military agency of the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, that is commissioned to provide measures against threat and any form of attack or disaster against the nation and it citizenry.
The NSCDC was first introduced in May 1967 during the Nigerian Civil War within the then Federal Capital Territory of Lagos for the main purpose of sensitization and protection of the civil populace on enemy attacks and how to save themselves from danger, air raids, bomb attacks, identify bombs and how to dive into trenches diring bomb blasts.
Like I said earlier, this post is to help readers and people who wants to be recruited in the Nigeria Civil Defence to have an insight of the ranks and salary structure of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Check all the information you need below.
NSCDC Ranks and Salary Structure
The NSCDC has the same salary structure as military forces ad police in Nigeria because they all have the same chain of command. The NSCDC salary structure for officers is based on the certificate qualification of an individual. For instance, HND holders are placed on level 7, Degree Holders are placed on Level 8, while Masters Holders are placed on Level 9. So, this simply means the higher your level of education, the higher your rank.
Since the Civil Defence Corp is a paramilitary structure, the salary is determined by the Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure (CONPASS).
The table below shows the ranks, levels and annual basic salaries of civil servants in Nigeria from the lowest to the highest rank.
|Annual Basic Salary
|₦296,506 – ₦374,259
|Assistant Inspectorate Cadre
|₦357,385 – ₦411,454
|₦483,014 – ₦567,065
|Assistant Superintendent Cadre II
|₦858,956 – ₦986,991
|Assistant Superintendent Cadre I
|₦939,310 – ₦1,056,416
|Deputy Superintendent Cadre II
|₦1,012,562 – ₦1,143,539
|Superintendent Cadre II
|₦1,094,027 – ₦1,252,038
|Chief Superintendent Cadre II
|₦1,158,172 – ₦1,325,234
|₦1,225,584 – ₦1,405,449
|₦1,619,447 – ₦1,825,589
|₦1,759,921 – ₦1,966,281
|Assistant Commandant General
|₦2,272,288 – ₦2,464,560
So, if you want to know the Civil Defence Salary per month you will simply divide the above figures by 12. With that, we have come to an end of this insightful post which reveals the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Salary structure.