Nigerian Navy Salary Structure and Ranks 2019/2020: See the Ranking Structure of the Nigerian Navy (NN) Salary, Symbols and Insigna.
We have made this post for the benefits of those asking us questions about Nigerian Navy Ranks and their monthly salary structure, Nigerian Navy (NN) ranks lowest to highest, badges pictures and symbol/logo of the Nigerian Navy, and most especially for the interest of those joining the Nigerian Navy.
The Nigerian Navy (NN) consists of two major divisions, the Commissioned And Non-commissioned Naval officers. The Commissioned Naval Officers are those responsible for the decision making, leading and training of soldiers; while the Non-commissioned Naval Officers are the subordinate officer who exercises power through a mandate or authority given to them by a higher ranking officer.
Below is the list of Nigerian Navy ranks and symbols for both commissioned and non-commissioned officers:
Nigerian Navy Commissioned officers Ranks
Below is the ranking of commissioned officers from highest to lowest;
1. Admiral of the Fleet
7. Lieutenant Commander
10. Acting Sub-Lieutenant
Non-commissioned Naval officers are ranked as follow:
1. Warrant Chief Petty Officer
2. Chief Petty Officer
3. Petty Officer
4. Leading Rating
5. Able Rating
6. Ordinary Rating
It may interest you to know that the Nigerian Navy pay scales is done according to ranks of the officers, beginning from the highest rank staff to the lowest position. The NN pay slip is different from the Nigerian army salary, Custom, Airforce and Nigerian Fire service.
The amount a naval officer is paid per month is based on his/her rank. The annual salary of high-ranking commissioned officers are as follows;
- Admiral – ₦16,303,140
- Vice Admiral – ₦13,363,229
- Rear-Admiral – ₦12,038,945
- Commodore – ₦7,385,856
- Captain – ₦3,715,859
- Commander – ₦3,380,086.