Salary Structure In Nigeria Custom Officers

The Nigeria Customs officers are federal law enforcement professionals whose focus is on border security.

1). Currently the average salary of Nigerian customs service workers – N900,000 annually (N75,000 monthly).

2). The highest salary is received by the Controller-General of Customs, the second highest goes to the Deputy Controller Generals, and Assistant Controller Generals.

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3). Typically, the lowest ranked officer which is the Customs Inspector earns N29,779 per month but this could be higher if the additional N4,000 rent subsidy is included. This is applicable if the officer is not provided with housing or accomodation by the Federal Government.

4). It was stated that salary grade level 07 is automatically moved to salary grade level 08, so this means that Nigeria customs officers salaries are growing.

The Nigeria Customs Service, some years ago, announced a broad increase in the take-home pay for all cadres of Customs officers and men in line with the increase in salaries for public servants that were approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria and this had been since 2007.

The new salary structure is referred to as the Consolidated Para-military Salary Structure (CONPASS). This new salary structure provides a broad increase in basic salary and a range of allowances for Para-military personnel.

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The increment was implemented by the Federal Government since the Nigerian Custom Services is able to meet up to its annual financial expectations of the Federal Government.

The basic salary is also included with some allowances. The items consolidated with the basic salary are transport allowance and meal subsidy. Other allowances consolidated in it also include the following:

Utility allowance
Hazards allowance
House maintenance allowance
Uniform maintenance allowance G
General Services allowance
Torchlight allowance
Detective allowance.
Hardiness allowance
Plain-Cloth allowance
Furniture allowance
Personal Servant

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It must be noted, however, that not all members of staff can benefit from the allowances. Some of the allowances are only given to specific members of staff of the Nigerian custom services since not all of them are involved in the tasks and duties that attract some of those allowances. In the same vein, there are some allowances that all members of staff are entitled to.

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