The Federal Road Safety Commission is the government agency in Nigeria charged with the responsibility of road safety administration. The statutory functions of the Federal Road Safety Commission include: Making the highways safe for motorists and other road users as well as checking roadworthiness of vehicles, recommending works and infrastructures to eliminate or minimize accidents on the highways and educating motorists and members of the public on the importance of road discipline on the highways.
Looking at the bulk of responsibility that rests on the shoulders of Federal Road safety Commission workers, one would imagine how much they earn taking up such a huge task? Or if the salaries they get at the end of the month equates the risk and sacrifice they have to make?
Today, we have decided to give a break down on how much Federal Road Safety Commission officers earn in relation to their specific jobs.
Some Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Rank and Basic Annual Salaries
These salaries are basic net annual salaries, meaning that the figures given below are arrived at after all necessary annual deductions have been made.
|S/N||Rank||Basic Annual Salaries|
|1||Chief Inspector (CI)||₦1405449|
|2||Deputy Chief Inspector (DCI)||₦1325234|
|3||Assistant Chief Inspector (ACI)||₦1252038|
|4||Principal Marshal Inspector (PMI)||₦1143539|
|5||Senior Marshal Inspector (SMI)||₦1,058,416|
|6||Marshal Inspector I (MI-I)||₦777,876|
|7||Marshal Inspector II (MI-II)||₦548,387|
|8||Marshal Inspector III (MI-III)||₦393,442|
|9||Chief Road Marshal Assistant (CRMA)||₦966,761|
|10||Deputy Road Marshal Assistant (DRMA)||₦539,048|
|11||Senior Road Marshal Assistant (SRMA)||₦387,428|
|12||Road Marshal Assistant I (RMA I)||₦349,589|
|13||Road Marshal Assistant II (RMA II)||₦319,741|
|14||Road Marshal Assistant III (RMA III)||₦305,576|
Federal Road Safety Qualification and Rank Structure (Entry Level)
|Qualification||Grade Level||Basic Salary Range per annum||Possible Rank|
|SSCE||03||298506 - 330231||RMA-III|
|OND||05||329853 – 374259||MI-III|
|HND||07||483014 – 567065||MI|
|BSC||08||888956 – 988991||ARC|
It is important to note that the salaries given above are basic salaries exclusive of any benefit package.
Federal Road Safety Corps Staff Welfare
The federal road safety corps provides medical care and facilities to road accident victims and staff members. The Federal Road Safety Commission has provided a total of 20 roadside clinics, 12 zonal clinics and 1 clinic at the headquarters. There are 23 medical doctors, 121 nurses, 51 paramedics and 57 supporting staff who manage the clinic.
The Federal Road Safety commission provides housing benefits for staff members through the FRSC housing cooperative scheme that was inaugurated in June 2004. The concept of this scheme was born out of the burning desire to assist members who also contribute to the National Housing Fund to access the Federal Mortgage Bank Loan and become proud owners of their houses which they may retire to.
The objective of the scheme is;
- To procure, build, and allot empty lands to her members
- To manage the estates for serving and retiring/discharging service-personnel.
The Federal Road Safety Commission Cooperative society help members’ access loan, savings, and all buy goods at rate form trusted customers. An example of goods provided by the cooperative society on a subsidized rate to the member staff is the list of verified car brands for interested members.
Special Marshals welfare
Special marshals are covered by an insurance policy in case of death through road traffic accident. They are also protected by immunity provision in the Act. By this immunity clause, the special marshal is shielded from liability for any act validly done by him on the route to which he is assigned.
It is observed that the Federal Road Safety Corps officers’ salaries are calculated based on their ranks just like other government agencies like; The Nigerian Police, Navy, Air force, and The Nigerian Army.
We gathered that for those who joined the Federal Road Safety Corp with a secondary certificate, earn about N40, 000 per month. Graduates in FRSC are paid from N100, 000 and above while for high ranking officers, salary is from N250, 000 and above. It is important to note that the Federal Road Safety Corps officers also enjoy other benefits like rent, uniform, etc.
It is also important to note that the salary structure given above is gotten from the Consolidated Para-Military Salary Structure (CONPASS).