NURSES’ SALARY SCALE IN NIGERIA
A nurse is a person who is trained to give care to people who are sick or injured in simple English. We can also say that nurses are licensed healthcare professionals who practice independently or are supervised by a physician, surgeon and who are skilled in promoting and maintaining health.
Nurses are constantly coming and going all over the country in huge numbers. Nurses play so many different roles that it’s impossible to fathom it all in one title such as:
1. EDUCATOR: Nurses educate people on how to apply a dressing to a wound, live well and stay safe.
2. COUNSELOR: Nurses counsel people on the right things to do to live healthily
3. ADVOCATE: They impact their patient and allow them to get a good grasp on their condition.
4. CONFIDANT: Nurses are always there to listen and understand and they do everything possible to keep the secrets of their patients.
NURSES SALARY SCALE
1.0_2 years experience #96,400
2.2_5 years experience #128,000
3.5_10 years experience #171,000
4.10_15 years experience ##203,000
5.15_20 years experience #219,000
6.20+ years #236,000
One Interesting thing about nursing work is that salary structure in Nigeria can also be affected by gender differences, for example:
If a female is earning #153,000 per month, the male will be earning #166,000