Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) Salary Structure

So many Nigerians of working age would want to know the Federal Civil Service Commission Salary Structure.

Federal Civil Service Commission Salary Structure

In this article, we will show you what FCSC salary structure looks like. As a matter of fact, most Nigerian would love to work with the federal government, primarily because of the job security and other welfare packages.

However, due to the Nigerian Job market, many do not have the opportunity of working for the government.

You will also need great confidence and certain connection to do so.

But before we go to Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) Salary Structure, let look at what the civil service is all about.

About Federal Civil Service Commission in Nigeria

The FCSC is an executive body in Nigeria that makes appointments and transfers as well as executive disciplinary actions over the federal civil service and it is headed by the Chairman and commissioners, all other staffs are under the control of the office of the Head of Civil Service Federation.

However, to understand the salary scale of the FCSC, there is need to understand the Federal Civil Service Commission and how it operates as there are hundreds of Nigerians that apply for the commission’s conscription process each year. It is known that the Federal Civil Service Commission is one of the highest paying establishment in Nigeria.

The Federal Civil Service Commission has diverse obligations and accountability, which include;

  • Provide guidelines for appointments, discipline, and promotion
  • Recruit senior officers
  • Represent the Civil Service Commissioners at Senior Staff Committee meetings of Ministries
  • Endorse the advancement of officers to high-ranking positions, including conducting promotion exams and interviews.
  • Analysing the endorsements on Corrective cases of civil officers.


Having said that, workforgov.ng now brings you the full federal civil service commission salary structure


Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) Salary Structure

Before we go too deep, it is important to note that the Nigerian minimum wage is N18,000.

Grade level 04 Step (S) 1 receives a yearly wage that consists of N242,994.

School leavers, i.e people with only first school leaving certificate receives the minimum amount in the FCSC. They will get N20,249, whereas a manager in the FCSC will get N348,633 per month.

It is also worthy of note that, graduates from universities, who want to work with the federal civil service commission will do so on GL 07 – S 01 and will get N43163.75 per month.

Let’s look at the Federal Civil Service Commission and their salary structure.

Minimum Waged Staff

The minimal wage staff on Grade Level 01 Step 1 will get a yearly wage – N226,800 per annum. It turns out that you get N18,900 per one month which is N900 above the minimum wage

School Leaver

This category is for high school graduates on GL 04 who are going to receive N20,250 per month – N 243,000 per annum.

Workers on Grade Level 05 Step 01 take home N261,298 per annum but on attainment Step 15, such worker is entitled to a take-home pay of N401,637.


This is just a step above the high school graduates and that is Grade Level 06 Step 01. Officers of this rank receive an annual salary of N316, 229 i.e. N26, 350 per month. But on attainment of Step 15 on the same Grade Level, an officer is entitled to N487,295 per annum i.e. N44,300 per month

Diploma Certificate Holders

The diploma certificate holders on Grade Level 07 Step 01 are entitled to a monthly salary of N43,163 i.e. their yearly take home is N517,965



Graduates on Grade Level 08 Step 15 earn N81,555.26 per month. This sums up to a salary of a total of N978,663 per annum.

Executives on Grade Level 10 Step 01 earn N914,511 per annum and on attainment of Step 15 will have a take-home of N1,323,625 yearly.

Executives on Grade Level 12 Step 01 earn N1,052,2018 yearly and will get N1,506,593 after achieving Step 11.

Executives on Grade Level 13 Step 01 earn N1,174,233 per year and will get N1,653,453 per annum on getting to Step 11.

Executives on Grade Level 14 Step 01 earn N1,295,818 per year and will get a take-home pay of N1,811,724 per annum.

Executive Officers on Grade Level 15 Step 01 earn N1,778,616 per year but on achieving Step 9 will earn N2,363,140 yearly.

Executive Officers on Grade Level 16 Step 01 earn N2,197,677 per year and will earn N5,452,136 at Step 09.

Director of the Federal Civil Service

How much does a federal civil service director earn?

This is the most paid position at the FCSC. Directors on Grade Level 17 Step 9 gets a monthly salary of N454,344 and a yearly take home of N5,452,136. Isn’t that lovely?

Let’s Round Up

It is worthy of note that other allowances are not mentioned which means that officials enjoy other benefits, like marriage benefits, entertainment, fueling/transport allowance, impress and some others.

It is also worthy of mention that most at times, officers don’t get promoted to Step 15 before being promoted to the next Grade Level.


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