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 major companies in the FMCG industry, such as the following below;

  • Dangote Group Salaries
  • Unilever Nigeria Salaries
  • Procter and Gamble Salaries
  • PZ Cussons Salaries
  • Flour Mills in Nigeria Salaries
  • CHI Nigeria Limited Salaries

Overview of the Industry

Fast Moving Commodity Goods often referred to as FMCG is one of the fastest growing industries in Nigeria or arguably the fastest in recent times. FMCG companies on a daily basis worldwide keep gaining more popularity and breaking new grounds. Nigeria has not taken an exception to this. The reason for this is not farfetched. No individual can do without the Basic Human Necessities (BHN) of life. Food and Health products being primary of these. Among the FMCG products are

  • Durable Goods
  • Products for Cleaning and Washing
  • Beauty Aids
  • Plates and Dishes
  • Light Bulbs and Batteries
  • Tobacco and Beverages
  • Medicines and etc.

Goods such as these, are less likely to have a decline in demand and sales during crisis periods, even during recessions and violence periods. The reason is simple, you cannot do without them. No wonder, companies in this industry keep growing despite the hardship in present times that have befallen Nigeria as a country.

No wonder also, that most graduates in Nigeria would probably want to work with firms in this industry as the risk of job insecurities due to declining sales is drastically reduced or totally eliminated. This also reflects in the number of workers the firms in this industry employ and the salaries they are paid as greatly commensurate.

The salaries paid by firms in the Nigeria FMCG Industry are thus as follows;

Dangote Group Nigeria

The Dangote Group is the hugest manufacturing group of businesses in Nigeria, having a range of brands and products cutting across different sectors of businesses in Nigeria.  The Group is always evolving and considering new ways to strengthen its operations. Particularly, they pride themselves in having a vast array of brands and are dedicated to providing the highest quality products, so their customers will always find the product that truly expresses their taste. The major of these their brands are; Dangote Sugar, Dangote Cement, Dangote Flour, Dangote Spaghetti, Dangote Salts and a host of other brands.

The average salary of an entry level staff in Dangote Sugar is #150,000 monthly

The average salary of an entry level staff in Dangote Cement is #140,000 monthly

Those in Transportation Division have an average salary of #70,000 for entry level workers

Specifically however, the salary of various job positions in Dangote Group are as follows;

  • Auto Mechanical Engineers earn around #400,000 monthly
  • Area Managers earn around #400,000 monthly
  • Human Asset Management Officers earn around #260,000 monthly
  • Warehouse Managers earn around 250,000 monthly
  • Senior Laboratory Analysts earn around #200,000 monthly
  • Community Affairs Officers earn around #160,000 monthly
  • Mechanical Engineers earn around #150,000 monthly
  • Area Sales Managers earn around #150,000 monthly
  • Safety Officers earn around #150,000 monthly
  • Inventory Officers earn around #134,000 monthly
  • Fleet Managers earn around #120,000 monthly
  • Facility Managers earn around #120,000 monthly
  • Logistics Officers earn around #100,000 monthly
  • Accountants earn between #100,000 to #300,000 monthly
  • Technicians earn around #70,000 monthly
  • Procurement Officers earn around #70,000 monthly
  • Drivers earn between #50,000 to #100,000 monthly

See other salaries of Dangote Group

Unilever Nigeria

Unilever Nigeria is engaged in manufacturing and marketing foods and food ingredients, and home and personal care products. Its Foods Products segment includes sale of tea, savory and spreads. Its brands in Nigeria include Close-Up toothpaste, Pepsodent toothpaste, LUX beauty soap, Lifebuoy soap, Rexona, Vaseline lotion and Vaseline Petroleum Jelly in the Personal Care Unit of the business; Blue Band Margarine, Lipton Yellow Label Tea and Knorr bouillon cubes in the Foods Unit; and OMO Multi-Active Detergent, Sunlight washing powder and Sunlight Dish washing liquid in the Home Care Unit.

The salaries of various job positions in Unilever Nigeria are as follows;

  • Sales Officers earn around #400,000 monthly
  • Supply Chain Finance Analysts earn around #250,000 monthly
  • Engineers earn around #220,000 monthly
  • Sales Analyst earn around #200,000 monthly
  • Machine Operator earn around #120,000 monthly
  • Human Resources Officer earn around #170,000 monthly
  • Technical Officer earn around #70,000 monthly
  • Interns earn around #20,000 monthly

See other salaries of Unilever Nigeria

Procter and Gamble

The Procter & Gamble Company, is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to consumers around the world. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. In Nigeria, it is one of the largest FMCG companies in the country with strong brands like Pampers, Ariel, Always, Gillette, Oral B just to name a few.

The salaries of various job positions in P&G Nigeria are as follows;

  • Accountants earn up to #840,000 monthly
  • Operations Department Managers earn around #700,000 to #1,000,0000 monthly
  • Cost Analysts earn around #350,000 monthly
  • Production Technicians earn around 290000 monthly
  • Process Engineers earn around #230,000 monthly
  • Planners earn around #220,000 monthly
  • Plant Technicians earn around #170,000 monthly
  • Quality Assurance Specialists earn around #120,000 monthly
  • Drivers earn around 50000 monthly
  • Data Analysts earn around 50000 monthly
  • Interns earn around #40,000 to #75,000 monthly

See other salaries of Procter and Gamble Nigeria

See also Salaries of Nigerian Bottling Company, Nigerian Breweries and Guinness Nigeria

PZ Cussons

PZ Cussons Nigeria is part of a multinational consumer goods business, PZ Cussons Plc. They manufacture and distribute some of the best loved brands in Nigeria, from Imperial Leather to Cussons Baby, Morning Fresh to Thermocool and Robb, Elephant detergent and even Mamador Vegetable oil. They operate in five core categories – personal care, beauty, home care, food and nutrition and also electricals.

Generally, the entry level salary of PZ Cussons is #145,000 monthly. Specifically however, the salaries of various job positions in PZ Cussons Nigeria are as follows below;

  • Regional Sales Managers earn around #750,000 monthly
  • Procurement Managers earn around #750,000 monthly
  • Category and Channel Marketers earn around #550,000 monthly
  • Process Engineers earn around #200,000 monthly
  • Instrument Engineers earn around #170,000 monthly
  • Zonal Managers earn around #150,000 monthly
  • Account Receivable Officers earn around #150,000 monthly
  • Procurement Officers #130,000 monthly
  • Operations Managers earn around #125000 monthly
  • Store Keepers earn around #120,000 monthly
  • Plant Managers earn around #100,000 monthly
  • HR Officers earn around #100,000 monthly
  • Troubleshooters earn around #80,000 monthly
  • Supervisors earn around #100,000 monthly
  • Sales Representatives earn around #30,000 monthly

See other salaries of PZ Cussons Nigeria

Flour Mills in Nigeria

Flour Mills of Nigeria is a Nigeria-based firm that engages in flour milling, cement manufacturing, pasta production, importation, blending, distribution and sale of fertilizer; manufacturing and marketing of laminated woven polypropylene sacks and flexible packaging materials. Their plan cuts across a range of products such as Golden Penny Flour, Golden Penny Ball Food and Cereal, Golden Penny Pasta and Noodles, Golden Sugar Company, Golden Penny Vegetable Oil & Margarine and a host of others.

The salaries of various job positions in Flour Mills of Nigeria are as follows;

  • Auditors earn around #500,000 monthly
  • Manufacturing Operators earn around #420,000 monthly
  • Maintenance Managers earn around #350,000 monthly
  • Procurement Officers earn around #200,000 monthly
  • Warehouse Supervisors earn around #200,000 monthly
  • Marketing Officer #150,000 monthly
  • Account Officers earn around #80,000 monthly

See other salaries of Flour Mills of Nigeria

CHI Nigeria Limited

CHI Limited is a part General Investment of the Tropical (TGI) conglomerate, with diverse business interests in everything from food to healthcare and engineering products. CHI is one of the most favorite brands in Nigeria and with its wide range products ranging from CHIVITA Premium 100% Pure Fruit Juices, CHI EXOTIC Fruit Nectars, CHI Happy Hour Fruit Drink, CAPRI-SONNE Fruit Drinks, Hollandia Evaporated Milk, Hollandia Drinking Yogurt, Chi Superbite Sausage Roll and a host of others.

The salaries of various job positions in CHI Limited are as follows;

  • Divisional Sales Managers earn around #380,000 monthly
  • Deputy Managers earn around #180,000 monthly
  • Hatchery Supervisors earn around #150,000 monthly
  • Management Trainees earn around #130,000 monthly
  • Sales Supervisors earn around #110,000 monthly
  • Utility Technicians earn around #90,000 monthly
  • Quality Management System Auditors earn around #90,000 monthly
  • Manufacturing Managers #80,000 monthly
  • Inventory Officers earn around #60,000 monthly
  • Documentation Clerks earn around #60,000 monthly

See other salaries of CHI Limited of Nigeria

Conclusion

As seen in the salary structure of the companies under the FMCG industry, one can easily conclude that it’s workers are well remunerated in proportion to the revenue generated by the industry for the country. Just a few companies in the industry take exceptions to this.

See also Salaries of Nestle and FrieslandCampina

 

 

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