Revealed: The 7 Highest Paying Jobs In Nigeria


When choosing a career, it’s important to seek out jobs that are meaningful and challenging, but a high salary doesn’t hurt, either.

Read on, the Top 7 highest paying jobs in Nigeria

7. Hackers/Software Programmers/IT Security Analysts

The demand for programmers well versed in Javascript, PHP, Java and JQuery is on the increase and we predict a more lucrative atmosphere for highly skilled ethical hackers and programmers. Ethical Hackers are rarer to find in Nigeria and the situation will not likely improve much in 2014. Ethical Hackers work to improve cyber security, prevent security breaches and maintain security of web and online platforms. As more and more big business starts to get conducted online corporations and companies are getting to ensure low risk of security breach on online operations thus IT security Analyst and Hacking careers are looking more lucrative.

6. IT/Telecom Engineers

IT engineers are responsible for the implementation of all software and hardware solutions in an organisation and the position may include training, hardware/software, administration duties and support. As the IT and telecom industries are becoming fiercer in 2014 skilled IT and Telecom engineers will be more in demand and earn more.

5. Project Managers

Project Managers most time plan, lead a team and execute on varied projects within their organisations. While Project managers’ salaries vary depending on the prestige of the company Senior Project Managers are expected to be well experienced managers who most time carry out and supervise ambitious projects ranging from setup up new manufacturing plants to roll out of telecom products and so on. Project Manager jobs in Telecom, big Manufacturing firms, oil & gas, banking, FCMG earn big pay packets

4. Commercial Airline Pilots

Dominated by expatriates, pilots in the country are still among top earners. Indications are that as more airlines join the airspace in Nigeria to make things even more interesting and competitive well trained and skilled pilots will command more pay as they will be in more demand.

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