Nigerian Air Force Salary Structure – 2024 Updated!

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is a para-military agency of the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that is commissioned to provide measures against threats and any form of attack on the air against the nation and its citizenry.

Nigerian Air Force salary structure is based on the Consolidated Naval Salary Structure (CONNESS) introduced in 2017. The salary structure is divided into two categories; they are non-commission officers and commission officers.

NAF officers are well paid and the salary structure is quite attractive when compared to other Forces in Nigeria.

The Commissioned officers are the high ranking officers who make strategic decisions and give commands. You must have graduated from an accredited polytechnic or university with a second-class lower degree or lower credit. They are thought to be in command of the leadership

Nigerian Air Force Salary & Ranks for Non – Commissioned Officers

Non-commissioned officers are the junior officer who receives orders from commissioned officers. They are primarily personnel recruited using secondary school certificates and have completed the mandated training program.

  • Air Warrant Officer – ₦171,793 per month
  • Master Warrant Officer – ₦165,697 per month
  • Warrant Officer – ₦101,974 per month
  • Flight Sergeant – ₦97,115 per month
  • Sergeant – ₦87,119 per month
  • Corporal – ₦65,261 per month
  • Lance Corporal – ₦59,261 per month
  • Aircraftman – ₦52,892 per month

Other Benefits and Allowance Packages for NAF Officers

The officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) are not only remunerated on a basic Civil Defence salary. They are also compensated with other benefits and welfare packages. Below are some of the benefits that accompany the service:

    • Transport Allowance
  • Medical Allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Operation Allowance
  • Special Force Allowance.

How much is Nigerian Air Force training allowance?

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer allowance is currently between N10,000 to 30,000 Naira every month, depending on the qualification.

  • Recruits are paid about N10,000 – N15,000 monthly.
  • Short Service Cadets are Paid about N16,000 – N20,000 Monthly.
  • Air Force Regular Cadets are Paid about N25,000 – N30,000 monthly

Note: This salary scale is an estimate based on research, not from Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Officers.