Teachers’ salaries in Nigeria are not much in public domain but we would like to reveal shocking details about the pay. While Federal government pays peanuts, private schools especially in Abuja pay as high as N600,000 per month, which is more than double what some doctors earn.
Primary school teachers earn the least amount of money, followed by high school teachers. Latest figures, according to salary scale, reveal that the average salary of a primary teacher is N 15,000 while that of a high school teacher is N37,000.
When it comes to private schools, the average salary is slightly higher than for public schools, but the pay depends on geographical location and the type of school an individual works for. The median pay of a teacher in these schools is N 67,000.
If you are a graduate teacher and would like to earn the best pay, these are the best paying schools in Nigeria you should seek employment from: