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Engineer Salaries in Nigeria

The average net salary for Engineer in Nigeria is ₦172K. Salary estimated from 165 employees

  • Average Salary ₦172K per month
  • Base Salary
  • Cash Bonus (17 employees)
  • Profit Sharing (9 employees)
  • Sales Commission (8 employees)
  • Accommodation (11 employees)
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    • Entry Level Salary for Engineer in Nigeria

    • (0 - 2 years experience)
    • 50 employees
    • Mid Level Salary for Engineer in Nigeria

    • (3 - 9 years experience)
    • 97 employees
    • Senior Level Salary for Engineer in Nigeria

    • (experience - 10 years & above)
    • 18 employees
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Who is a Engineer?

An Engineer is someone who works in a variety of fields to analyze, develop and evaluate large-scale, complex systems. Design and draft blueprints, visit systems in the field and manage projects.


  • Analyze and interpret data.
  • Produce and Implement designs and test procedures
  • Assess project requirements
  • Measure performance of mechanical components, devices and engines
  • Test, evaluate, modify and re-test products
  • Use computer-aided design/modelling software
  • Maintain and modify equipment to ensure that it is safe, reliable and efficient
  • Undertake relevant research
  • Write and document reports
  • Provides technical advice

Educational Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering from a school accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination and Professional Engineering (PE) examination.


  • Mathematics skills for design and troubleshooting
  • Clear knowledge of mechanical concepts and processes
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Listening skills
  • Communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Computer modeling.

Common Engineering Interview Questions

  • Why are you interested in a position with our company?
  • What new engineering skills have you recently developed?
  • Why should we select you for this position?
  • What do you enjoy most and least about engineering?
  • Describe a situation where you dealt with a difficult client? What would you have done differently?
  • Tell me about the most challenging engineering project that you have been involved with during the past year.
  • What checks and balances do you use to make sure that you don't make mistakes?
  • What are you doing to stay current with the latest technology?
  • Tell me about your greatest success in using logic to solve an engineering problem.
  • Are you familiar with any software packages? What is the most interesting thing you know how to do with one of these packages?
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