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Nigerian Air Force DSSC Ranks & Salary Structure (Updated)

Nigerian Air Force DSSC Ranks & Salary Structure (Updated)

As much as the Nigerian Air Force has announced the employment opportunity to anyone interested in joining, it is important that applicants to the NAF rank, and know the exact position to apply for. Also, the Nigerian Air Force’s salary structure will be discussed here.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announces the commencement of the 2024 enlistment process for all qualified graduates and post-graduates as Direct Short Service (DSSC) cadets in various professions.

This statement was made known to us by the Director of NAF Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet stated that “Interested applicants must be Nigerian citizens, single, and between the ages of 20 and 30 years”.

Based on this, all information regarding the Nigerian Air Force DSSC Ranks and their salary scale will be duly detailed here. Kindly read through for more information.

Applicants have been clamoring for the Nigerian Air Force ranks when they get recruited. Attaining this height can only occur through hard work and determination. Also, note that the NAF rank has a set salary structure that is reviewed periodically by the authorities.

Nigerian Air Force DSSC Ranks & Salary Structure

There are various Nigerian Air Force DSSC ranks. They are broadly categorized into commissioned and non-commissioned cadre.

All officers who have enrolled through the Short Service Commission, Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA), or the Direct Short Service Commission are considered to be in the commissioned ranks (DSSC).

These officers typically hold diplomas or degrees from reputable universities. Below, we examine each of the 11 commissioned rank categories of the Nigerian Air Force. They are arranged in ascending order.

Commissioned NAF ranks and their salaries

Rank Monthly salary
Pilot Officer ₦187,159
Flying Officer ₦218,400
Flight Lieutenant ₦232,484
Squadron Leader ₦248,004
Wing Commander ₦342,586
Group Captain ₦352,631
Air Commodore ₦677,895
Air Vice-Marshal ₦1,376,343
Air Marshal ₦1,486,451
Air Chief Marshal ₦1,724,283
Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force Undisclosed

Non-commissioned NAF ranks & salaries

Rank Monthly salary
Recruit ₦10,237
Aircraftman ₦53,892
Lance Corporal ₦55,832
Corporal ₦58,634
Sergeant ₦69,261
Flight Sergeant ₦87,119
Warrant Officer ₦101,974
Master Warrant Officer ₦165,697
Air Warrant Officer ₦171,793

Having gone thus far, we will continue to update this page as soon as there is changes in the salaries for both commissioned and non-commissioned Nigerian Air Force officers. For more information and updates, bookmark this page.