Nigerian Air Force Ranks & Salary Structure for Commissioned/Non Commissioned Officers (2022) Updated

If you have been searching for Nigerian Air force Ranks and Salary Structure you are actually in the right direction do well to stay focused and read up what we have. Most persons know that they are been paid massively while some believe that so long you are in the Air you are entitled to some pay.

It is therefore good and cool if you get to know the various Nigerian Air Force Ranks and Salary that will be cool you to get in a month. Do well to note the ranks and salary below.

Nigerian Air force Ranks and Salary Structure

We will be looking at the Nigerian Air Force Ranks then beneath we are gonna look at the Salary Structure.

Although what prompted me to write this article was that I just applied for Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment and I was able to research and come up with this update so as to help those who may also be thinking the way I thought as regards the salary Range for different ranks.

It may even interest you to note that after the Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment and training one will be giving the rank of a Flying officer not pilot officer. Let me not bore you that much go through the list of Nigerian Air Force Ranks below;

Nigerian Air Force Commissioned Officers

  1. Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force
  2. Air Chief Marshal
  3. Air Marshal
  4. Air Vice-Marshal
  5. Air Commodore
  6. Group Captain
  7. Wing Commander
  8. Squadron Leader
  9. Flight Lieutenant
  10. Flying Officer
  11. Pilot Officer

Nigerian Air Force Non- Commissioned Officers

  1. Air Warrant Officer
  2. Master Warrant Officer
  3. Warrant Officer
  4. Flight Sergeant
  5. Sergeant
  6. Corporal
  7. Lance – Corporal
  8. Air Craftman
  9. Recruit

Nigerian Air Force Salary Structure



1 Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force – Yet to be attained
2 Air Chief Marshal – N1,724,283
3 Air Marshal – N1,486,451
4 Air Vice-Marshal- N1,376,343
5 Air Commodore N677,895
6 Group Captain – N352,631
7 Wing Commander N342,586
8 Squadron Leader N248,004
9 Flight Lieutenant – N232,484
10 Flying Officer – N218,400
11 Pilot Officer – N187,159


1 Air Warrant Officer- N171,793
2 Master Warrant Officer – N165,697
3 Warrant Officer- N101,974
4 Flight Sergeant- N87,119
5 Sergeant -N69,261
6 Corporal – N55,832
7 Air Craftman – N53,892
8 Recruit – N10,237

This Nigerian Air Force Salary Structure is as at 2017


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