A lot of people in the Nigerian labor market tend to ask questions about the Nigeria salary structures and their meaning.
I hear people ask, what is the meaning of CONTISS, CONUASS, CONRAISS, CONTOPSAL, CONPSS, CONMESS, CONHESS, CONJUSS, COMPASS etc.
To address this, workforgov.ng have compiled a list of some of them here for you to learn from.
Nigeria Salary Structures and their Meanings
Consolidated Top Federal Public Office Holders’ Salary Structure (CONTOPSAL): Salary Structure for top government officials.
Consolidated Research and Allied Institutions Salary Structure (CONRAISS): A salary structure for Research, Training and Allied Institutions in the Federal Public Service.
Consolidated Tertiary Institutions Salary Structure II (CONTISS II): Salary structure for Non-Academic Staff of Federal Universities.
Consolidated University Academic Salary Structure (CONUASS): Salary structure for the academic staff of federal universities.
Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS): Salary structure for Medical and Dental Officers in the Federal Public Service.
Consolidated Health Salary Structure(CONHESS): Salary Structure for pharmacists, medical laboratory, nurses and other health workers in the health sector of the Federal Public Service.
Consolidated Judicial Salary Structure (CONJUSS): Salary Structure for Judiciary workers in the Federal Public Service.
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