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Nurse Salaries in Nigeria

The average net salary for Nurse in Nigeria is ₦98K. Salary estimated from 186 employees

  • Average Salary ₦98K per month
  • Base Salary
    ₦98K
  • Cash Bonus (8 employees)
    ₦42K
  • Profit Sharing (2 employees)
    ₦10K
  • Sales Commission (2 employees)
    ₦19K
  • Accommodation (5 employees)
    ₦29K
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    • Entry Level Salary for Nurse in Nigeria

    • (0 - 2 years experience)
    • 69 employees
    ₦85K
    • Mid Level Salary for Nurse in Nigeria

    • (3 - 9 years experience)
    • 97 employees
    ₦96K
    • Senior Level Salary for Nurse in Nigeria

    • (experience - 10 years & above)
    • 20 employees
    ₦149K
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Who is a Nurse?

A nurse is a practitioner who has been professionally trained to care for people with illnesses, diseases, and injuries. Nurses work with [doctors] and other health care workers to make patients well and to keep them fit and healthy.

Duties of a Nurse

  • Taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures.
  • Record a patient’s medical history.
  • Recording symptoms of illness.
  • Administer/prescribe medicines to a patient.
  • Providing pre- and post-operation care.
  • Supervising junior staff.

Qualifications

  • The 3-year basic Midwifery Training Program
  • The 3 year basic General Nursing Program and
  • The 5-year BSc Nursing Degree Program

Skills

  • Professionalism
  • Compassion/care
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidence

Common Interview Questions for Nurses

  • What do you find rewarding about this job?
  • What would you do if your replacement didn’t arrive?
  • How you deal with someone who isn't satisfied with your patient care?
  • What do you find is the hardest part about being a nurse?”
  • How do you handle the stress of the job?
  • How do you respond when family members ask for your personal diagnosis?
  • Sometimes a patient might not want medical information given to family members. How do you handle that with them?
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