There are hundreds of companies in Nigeria that pay huge salaries to their workers. These companies have over the years built a solid reputation in their various industries and sector. Although to get a high paying job in Nigeria is difficult for some class of people and also maintaining these large salary structures might seem a herculean task for most Nigerian companies, it is still achievable.
If you have always wondered how much top companies in Nigeria pay their workers for a start, you are about to get an answer. This article contains the entry salary for the top best-paying companies in Nigeria for starters.
These figures are sometimes affected by your bargaining power. This article however gives you the average salary for fresh employees.
Below are the list of Companies in Nigeria that Pay Highest Salaries in 2021
- 1 Exxon Mobil
- 2 Total
- 3 Chevron
- 4 Shell
- 5 Slumberger
- 6 Halliburton
- 7 Nigerian Breweries Plc.
- 8 EEDC Eastern Electric Distribution Company
- 9 General Electric
- 10 Addax
- 11 MTN Nigeria
- 12 Arik Air
- 13 Enterprise Bank
- 14 Diamond Bank
- 15 GT Bank
- 16 Huawei Technology
- 17 Oando
- 18 Conoil
- 19 PPPRA
- 20 DPR
- 21 NNPC
Exxon Mobil is a multinational firm with its head office in Texas. It is an oil and gas firm and is one of the most prestigious firms in Nigeria.
Exxon Mobil workers in Nigeria earn much more than their contemporaries in other sectors and a little more than their contemporaries in the oil and gas sector. For a start, Exxon Mobil workers earn 1,000,000. This is quite mouthwatering for a fresh graduate and can almost not be turned down.
Exxon Mobil’s work environment is very flexible and considerably free of discrimination
Total is a French multinational company and also the fourth-largest oil and gas firm in the world. Apart from being one of the most prestigious oil and gas firms in Nigeria, it is also one of the highest paying g firms in Nigeria with a monthly salary of about ₦1,000,000 for beginners.
Total’s head office in Nigeria is located at Total House 4, Church gate Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Total provides a very comfortable environment for her workers and is also very concerned with the advancement of her host community
Chevron is one of the highest paying oil and gas companies in Nigeria. It is an American multinational firm with its Nigerian headquarters located in Lekki, Lagos. For a start, Chevron staff are paid ₦750,000 and above. This is in addition to a conducive working environment and lots of opportunities.
With its Nigerian head office located in Marina, Lagos, Shell is an oil and gas firm and one of the most preferred firms to work in by most Nigerian graduates of engineering. This is because of her juicy salary and other benefits. Starters at shell earn ₦667,000.
Slumberger is an oil servicing firm with a Nigerian head office located in Victoria Island, Lagos. It pays its fresh workers a salary of ₦500,000
Halliburton is a multinational firm that deals in oil and gas in addition to energy. It offers fresh workers a monthly salary of ₦350,000. This is in addition to several other benefits.
Its head office is located in Victoria Island, Lagos, Halliburton offers a very suitable working environment for its workers.
Nigerian Breweries Plc.
Nigerian breweries have its head office in Surulere, Lagos, and is the first and most successful brewing company in Nigeria. For a start, Nigerian breweries offer a salary of ₦350,000.
EEDC Eastern Electric Distribution Company
This company is in charge of providing electricity to eastern Nigeria. It pays its staff ₦350,000 for a start.
This is a multinational company with roots in the United States, as its name suggests, it is an electricity-related company. Fresh employees of General Electric are paid ₦300,000.
Addax is a company involved in oil and gas exploration. Its headquarters is located in Victoria Island, Lagos. For a start, Addax pays its employees 300,000. This comes with multiple benefits.
MTN Nigeria is a telecommunication company with roots in South Africa. It is one of the biggest in the country and on the continent. Its head office is located in for a start, MTN Nigeria pays its employees ₦250,000.
This is an indigenous airline with head office at Ikeja, Lagos. It pays its new workers ₦250,000 and is one of the most established airlines in the country.
This bank with its head office in Victoria Island, Lagos, and Enterprise bank is not one of Nigeria’s biggest banks. It is however one of Nigeria’s highest paying banks. ₦249,000 is the average monthly salary for its new workers.
With its head office located in Victoria Island, Lagos. Diamond bank is one of Nigeria’s most stable banks. It pays its newly employed staff ₦240,000.
Guaranty Trust Bank is one of Nigeria’s leading new generation banks. Its head office is located at Victoria Island, Lagos. It pays its new employees ₦209,000, thus making it one of the highest paying banks in Nigeria.
This phone manufacturing company pays its new staff ₦200,000 monthly. Its head office is at Ikoyi, Lagos.
Oando is an indigenous company with its headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos. It deals in the marketing, supply, and production of petroleum products.
For a start, Oando plc. pays its employees 200,000. This improves after a while.
Conoil is a household name in Nigeria. It is Nigeria’s first indigenous oil marketing company and has its head office in Marina, Lagos.
Starters at Conoil earn about ₦200,000.
This is an oil and gas firm with head office in Abuja. ₦190,000 is paid to its new workers monthly.
With its head office located at Victoria Island, Lagos. DPR pays ₦190,000 to new staff and offers regulatory services to the oil and gas sector in Nigeria.
NNPC is in charge of managing Nigeria’s interest in oil and gas. It pays ₦190,000 to its new workers and has its head office in Garki, Abuja.