Anambra State Civil Service Salary Structure (2024)

The Anambra State government employs thousands of civil servants across ministries, agencies and organizations. These public sector workers carry out essential functions that serve the people of Anambra.

In 2024, the state government implemented a new salary structure to reward civil servants based on their grade levels, duties, experience and qualifications.

Anambra State Civil Service Salary Structure

The structure aims to ensure salaries are competitive to attract and retain talent in the state’s public sector.

This article explains the monthly salary ranges for each of the 17 grade levels in the Anambra civil service.


Anambra is a state in southeastern Nigeria known for its bustling commercial sector. The capital is Awka and major cities include Onitsha and Nnewi. With a population of over 4 million people, Anambra has a diverse economy dominated by agriculture, oil production, trading and manufacturing.

The Anambra civil service consists of government ministries, departments and agencies that employ thousands of workers across the state. The civil service is responsible for implementing policies, delivering public services and supporting the development of Anambra. It is made up of permanent secretaries, directors-general, executive officers, administrators, professionals, technical experts and administrative staff.

The civil servants work to serve the needs of Anambra residents in areas like education, health, infrastructure, and more. An efficient public service is crucial for social and economic progress in Anambra state.


GRADE LEVEL 01 – ₦19,500 – ₦27,000

The lowest ranked civil servants in Anambra state fall under Grade Level 01. These entry-level workers perform basic administrative, secretarial, and clerical duties. Common jobs include office assistants, messengers, cleaners, and junior clerks.

The monthly salary range for Grade 01 starts at ₦19,500 for new hires and goes up to ₦27,000 based on years of experience.

GRADE LEVEL 02 – ₦21,000 – ₦29,500

At Grade Level 02, Anambra civil servants take on more responsibilities and gain skills through on-the-job training. They assist higher ranked officers by handling paperwork, data entry, customer inquiries, and other routine tasks.

Examples are typists, receptionists, and computer operators. Salaries start at ₦21,000 per month and can increase to ₦29,500 over time.

GRADE LEVEL 03 – ₦22,000 – ₦32,000

Grade Level 03 civil servants perform administrative work that requires some problem-solving. Roles include court clerks, tax assistants, junior accountants, and executive officers. They are paid between ₦22,000 to ₦32,000 monthly, based on experience and performance.

GRADE LEVEL 04 – ₦22,500 – ₦35,000

At Grade 04, civil servants take on more complex duties under limited supervision. They coordinate activities and processes and may have supervisory roles. Examples are senior typists, accounts clerks, library assistants and drivers. Salaries range from ₦22,500 for entry-level to ₦35,000 for experienced personnel.

GRADE LEVEL 05 – ₦25,000 – ₦41,000

Grade Level 05 consists of experienced civil servants who can work independently and make decisions. Roles include researchers, tax inspectors, personnel assistants, administrators, and accountants. They earn between ₦25,000 to ₦41,000 per month, based on skills and tenure.

GRADE LEVEL 06 – ₦31,000 – ₦49,500

Civil servants at Grade 06 are responsible for specialized tasks and units. Some supervise lower grade staff. Examples of roles are senior technicians, principals, engineers, doctors, and managers. Salaries start at ₦31,000 for entry-level and reach ₦49,500 for senior employees.

GRADE LEVEL 07 – ₦41,500 – ₦64,000

At Grade 07, civil servants have deep expertise in their field and lead initiatives. Typical roles are directors, professors, chief medical officers, and heads of departments. Salaries range from ₦41,500 to ₦64,000 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

GRADE LEVEL 08 – ₦54,000 – ₦80,000

Grade 08 consists of high-ranking civil servants who shape policy and strategy. Examples are chief engineers, university registrars, hospital superintendents, and commissioners. They earn between ₦54,000 and ₦80,000 monthly based on seniority and performance.

GRADE LEVEL 09 – ₦63,500 – ₦96,000

At this level are senior officials who manage organizations and programs. Roles include permanent secretaries, chief inspectors, provosts, and directors-general. Salaries start at ₦63,500 for new hires and go up to ₦96,000 for experienced personnel.

GRADE LEVEL 10 – ₦73,000 – ₦111,500

Grade 10 consists of the highest ranking civil servants below the directorate level. They oversee large departments and operations. Examples are hospital chief executives and deputy directors-general. They earn between ₦73,000 and ₦111,500 monthly.

GRADE LEVEL 12 – ₦87,500 – ₦127,000

At Grade 12 are directors who manage substantial programs, operations and budgets. They develop long-term plans and lead policy formation. Salaries range from ₦87,500 to ₦127,000 per month, based on qualifications and tenure.

GRADE LEVEL 13 – ₦98,000 – ₦138,500

Grade 13 directors control multiple departments, organizations or ministries. They oversee broad functions and are involved in high-level decision making. Salaries start at ₦98,000 for new directors and go up to ₦138,500 for senior personnel.

GRADE LEVEL 14 – ₦107,500 – ₦153,000

The top echelon of the civil service structure is Grade Level 14. These are directors-general who head entire ministries and agencies. They advise political office holders and implement government policies. Salaries range between ₦107,500 to ₦153,000 monthly.

GRADE LEVEL 15 – ₦120,000 – ₦167,500

At Grade 15 are heads of government parastatals, extra-ministerial departments and councils. Examples are chairmen and chief executives of agencies, boards and commissions.

Anambra state workers on grade level 15 earn between ₦120,000 and ₦167,500 per month.

GRADE LEVEL 16 – ₦132,000 – ₦190,000

The highest paid civil servants are at Grade 16. These are heads of the largest parastatals and organizations. Examples are managing directors of river basin authorities and banks. Their salaries start at ₦132,000 for new appointees and go up to ₦190,000.

GRADE LEVEL 17 – ₦147,500 – ₦213,500

Grade 17 is reserved for exceptional heads of the largest government bodies of Anambra state. Examples are chairmen of teaching hospitals, federal universities and top commissions. They earn between ₦147,500 and ₦213,500 monthly.


The Anambra State civil service salary structure for this year offers salaries ranging from ₦19,500 to ₦213,500 per month across 17 grade levels.

The wages are designed to reward roles, experience, expertise and responsibilities. The salary bands allow for regular increases to motivate staff. The structure enables Anambra to pay wages that are attractive relative to the private sector. This helps maintain an efficient and productive state civil service that provides essential services to Anambra residents.

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Oluchi Chukwu

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