It’s the dream of every Nigerian graduate to secure a good and well-paying job. But the reality is, only a few companies actually pay high remunerations.
The recent pandemic and protest have tremendously impacted several businesses in Nigeria, hence, created a dent in employees’ salaries.
Nevertheless, some firms still pay their staff a substantial amount as monthly salary.
These companies are referred to as the leading companies in Nigeria.
Interestingly, large oil and gas firms make up the majority of these companies.
Below is a compiled list of the 7 highest paying companies in Nigeria:
ExxonMobil Nigeria is the branch of ExxonMobil, an American multinational oil and gas corporation that specializes in energy production as well as crude oil and gas exploration.
It is not only among the leading brand, but also one of the highest paying companies in Nigeria.
However, it is not easy securing a job with this company. Entry-level and junior staff earns between 3.6 Million Naira yearly.
Chevron is another leading multinational company in the oil and gas sector. They are also considered as one of the highest paying companies in Nigeria.
Working with Chevron is the goal and desire of every Nigerian Youth.
As a staff in this reputed organization, be rest assured of a huge paycheck with attractive work benefits at the end of each month.
On average, Chevron staff receive about NGN 2-25 Million, depending on their level, experience and job description.
Just like ExxonMobil, Total is a subsidiary of one of the multi-national companies in the oil and gas industry.
Established in 1965, the company specializes in the marketing of petroleum products and petrochemical products and said to pay its staff well.
Their mid-level staff earns up to N12 million naira per annum.
Nestle is one of the leading Food Manufacturing companies in Africa. They also one of the top-paying companies providing its staff with a number of benefits.
Entry-level staff at Nestle are paid from NGN1 million to NGN2.5 million a year.
It is also reported that Nestle sales managers earn up to NGN 6.27 million in a year, while their production supervisor’s annual takehome is NGN5 million.
Besides, their staff enjoys numerous benefits such as Health Insurance, Vacation trips, etc.
This is the largest telecommunication company in Nigeria. With over 10 thousand centers all over the country, the organization is said to be one of the best-paying companies in Nigeria.
Another decent-paying company in Nigeria is the Nigerian Breweries. Nigerian Brewery produces and sells both alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic drinks.
Reports revealed that the salary structure of Nigerian Brewery is quite attractive.
Its entry-level staff receives about NGN800,000 and above alongside other benefits.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) popularly called Shell is another leading company in the oil and gas industry. The company has a joint venture with the Nigerian
National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),) Total Exploration, Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and the Petroleum Nigeria Limited (TEPNG).
Entry-level staff and junior staff in this organization receive approximately 1.6 Million Naira to 6 Million Naira a year depending on their position or level.
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