Top Ten Well Paid Careers in Nigeria

There are careers in Nigeria that stand way high above the rest with mouthwatering take-home pay. Everyone wants to be successful, and knowing the right career path to take is very important. While some Nigerians earn just a little above the minimum wage, there are some jobs that pay far above the minimum wage on […]

How to Handle Salary Raise Objections

How to Handle Salary Raise Objections

Introduction You’ve worked hard, completed your projects, made the company more money. So why does asking for a raise feel so tough. Probably because getting told “no” is tougher. Let’s be honest. It’s a blow to your ego. And your pocketbook. But what if I told you that you could overcome your managers “no” and […]

Why You Need a Raise Instead of a Bonus

Why You Need a Raise Instead of a Bonus

Introduction Though it may be too soon to tell how the recent batch of tax changes affects working Americans, it’s pretty much the consensus that businesses nationwide will benefit from them. And the good news is that some companies are already paying it forward. There’s just one problem: Many businesses are sharing their newfound wealth with employees […]

salaries of accountants, auditors, and tax consultants

Types of Accounting Professionals in Nigeria and their Salary Structures

Introduction The accounting profession is arguably one of the few professions in Nigeria with an above average-salary structure. The reasons for this are numerous but chiefly of them is the fact that most accounting professional can work in any sector or industry in the country – as long as money is involved in the business. […]

tips for negotiating salary

The Best Four Tips for Salary Negotiation

Introduction Whether during a Job interview or when in actual employment already, being able to effectively negotiate one’s salary is fundamental. In Job interviews, many interviewees may have some difficulties in negotiating with the interviewer or employer when the salary question is being asked. For employees alike also, some even still find themselves puzzled when […]

salaries of Health. Safety and Environment Officers in nigeria

Salaries of Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Professionals

Introduction Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) is a discipline and specialty that studies and implements practical aspects of environmental protection and safety at work. In a simple term, it is what organizations must do to make sure that their activities do not cause harm to anyone. It is sometimes referred to in the reverse – […]

salaries of engineers in nigeria

7 Types of Engineers in Nigeria and their Salary Structures

Introduction This article is aimed at sharing insights on the salaries and salary structure of Engineers and various aspects of the Engineering Profession in Nigeria. First however, let’s consider what engineers really do and the various aspects of the profession. Generally, engineers use the laws of nature to create and refine the artifacts of modern […]

how to earn more money from your current job

5 Ways to Earn More Money in Your Current Job

Introduction Do you feel like you are not being paid enough money to meet all or most of your needs? If you do, you are not alone. Among the various building principles of Economics, is the insatiability of human wants. Earning a particular amount of money as monthly salary can initially be perceived as sufficient […]

salaries of ngos and npos in nigeria

Salaries of Non-Profits and Non-Governmental Organizations in Nigeria

Introduction Recently, you would have observed that Non-Profit Organizations in Nigeria tend to have lots of job openings, even more, when compared to most profit-making ones. Quite True! Secondly, you would have probably observed also that recently, most individuals are more attracted to working with NPO’s than they are to other organizations. This is true […]

salaries of marketers, sales and business developers

Salaries of Marketers, Sales Representatives and Business Developers in Nigeria

Introduction Marketing, Sales and Business Development is perhaps the most popular job field as long as the Nigerian Labour Workforce is concerned. Many graduates who studied other unrelated courses are sometimes pushed to take up a position in the field when they can’t get a job in the desired area of interest. This does not […]

salaries of pharmacist, nurses and other medical professionals in nigeria

Salaries of Pharmacists, Nurses and Other Medical Professionals in Nigeria

Introduction Professionals in the Medical Sector of most developing economies can indeed be referred to as part of the big fishes in the deepest part of the ocean. Generally, they tend to live on incomes higher than many other professionals and can be termed as good and above average. The respect also accorded to the […]

Nine reasons to take a lower paying job

Nine Reasons to Take a Lower Paying Job

Introduction After going through series of interviews, you have finally been offered the job you are pining for. Upon accepting the offer, your future boss discusses the salary offer but it is lower than expected. What do you do? Do you accept the job? Should you ever take a job that pays less salary than […]

salaris of fmcg companies in nigeria

Salaries of Companies in the Fast Moving Commodity Goods Industry

Introduction In some of our previous articles, we have been able to share some insights on the salaries and salary structures of some of the Fast Moving Commodity Goods (FCMG) companies in Nigeria such as the Nigerian Breweries and Nestle Nigeria folks. In this article, our focus will be on the salaries of some other […]

salaries of nestle nigeria and frieslandcampina wampco nigeria

Salaries of Nestle and FrieslandCampina

Introduction Peak Milk and Milo is arguably one of the most fundamental consumables that is found in probably every household in Nigeria. Both products seems to have complemented each other like a Siamese twins right from the time they were launched in Nigeria. However, as popular as both products may be in Nigeria, many individuals […]

salaries of nigerian bottling company, nigerian breweries and guinness nigeria

Salaries of Nigerian Bottling Company, Nigerian Breweries and Guinness Nigeria

Introduction The soft drink producers in Nigeria is dominated by the bottlers for some of the key global brands such as Coke, Fanta, Schweppes, Five Alive, Limca and Eva which are all products under the umbrella of Coca-Cola Hellenic Group. Nigerian Bottling Company, being the country producers. According to a released statistics in 2016, 38.68 […]

10 signs you are not getting a raise

10 Signs You Aren’t Getting a Raise

Introduction It’s the performance review season for most employees. Everyone is happy because a raise could be in store. But things might not go the way you planned. What happens if you do not get the raise? It will be helpful if you know why. You didn’t get the raise Before you start dreaming of […]

Comparing job offers: Employee benefit packages

Comparing Job Offers: Employee Benefit Packages

Introduction Job seekers and employees of today tend to overlook employer benefit packages. Everything pretty much ends after they get their dream jobs or dream salary. What happens if you get more than one job offer, or decide to leave your current job? Employee benefit packages can be used as a basis to compare and […]

Salaries of pilots and air hostess in Nigeria

Nigeria Aviation Industry: Salaries of Pilots and Air Hostesses

Introduction The aviation industry is one of the most lucrative industries to work in Nigeria and perhaps other countries of the world. The term “Civil Aviation” deals with all non-military aviation, both commercial and private. This thus excludes the Nigerian Air force officers. The Pilots are the fundamental personnel in the industry. Besides being a […]

Salary of oil and gas companies in nigeria

Oil and Gas Industry: Salary of Shell, Total, Mobil, Schlumberger, Chevron and NLNG

Introduction Without doubt, the oil and gas industry is perhaps the most lucrative industry in Nigeria to pursue a career in. Given the natural endowment of crude oil in Nigeria, specifically in the south-south region of the country, the reason for this lucrativeness is not farfetched. In addition, in an analysis carried out by MySalaryScale […]

Negotiate a lowball salary

How to Handle a Lowball Salary Offer

Introduction Most times, we expect an attractive compensation package from companies we want to work with. What do you do when the salary offer comes lower than expected? This article has been written to help you overcome the difficulties in negotiating a lower than expected salary offer. Negotiating the Salary Offer When a lower than […]