Do you want to know the level of nurse salary in Nigeria. Keep reading and see the details of nurse wages in our country
Recent researches showed that over 50% of nurses in Nigeria have are paid between N100,000 and N300,000, and about 38% receive between N50,000 and N100,000. Only 10% of nurses earn N300,000.
Nurse salary in private hospitals on average is between N80,000 and N150,000. As for average salary level in government hospitals, it is around N80,000 – N150,000.
Some Experts also claim that this is an extremely low level of salary for such a hard work. In some cases one nurse can have over 30 patients under care, such situation happened because of a small number of professional nurses in the hospitals of the country.
One of the main reasons for such lack of personnel is low level of salary. As a result, we have a vicious circle, thus raising salaries for nurses can significantly improve health care system.