Below is the current updated list of the highest paying bank job in Nigeria for the year 2021.
Getting a banking job isn’t easy but none the less, it is one of the highest paying jobs in Nigeria at the moment that can fetch you lots of money. We are aware that not all banks in the country pay that much when you compare it with the oil and gas sector but some of these financial institutions stand out as the best to work for and start a career.
For graduates looking for information on Nigerian banks that pay highest salaries, this post should offer some insight as to which bank in Nigeria is the best to work for that pays good salary especially at entry level.
Note that we do not intend to use this list to hype any bank or to make any one inferior to the other. That been said, below is list of the highest paying banks in Nigeria this year 2021.
This bank takes good care of her staff well. Established in the year 1985 and with their high interest rate, they are considered among the highest paying banks and best banks to work for in Nigeria
2. First Bank of Nigeria
Records say that first bank is a top leading financial institution in Nigeria and the largest in the country in terms of asset (N3.336 trillion). First Bank of Nigeria pays between N3m to N3.5million yearly for entry level staff salary. You also get other allowances and benefits like medicals for your family, leave allowance and so on.
3. Central Bank of Nigeria
All other commercial banks in the country are regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). With branches spread across the 36 states of the federation, you can start a good banking career here. The only pitfall in this bank is getting a job in CBN as you must know someone within before you are considered, otherwise they also pay well.
4. Guarantee Trust Bank
This is one of the most popular banks in Nigeria that currently allows online transactions with ease. They also are customer friendly and offers one of the best high interest savings account if you patronize them. GTBank entry level salary is avout N2.5million per annum with other benefits and allowances.
5. Zenith Bank
Established in 1990, this financial institution has joined the top commercial banks in the country that pay good salaries. An entry level staff at Zenith bank earns about N1,296,000 per annum.
6. United Bank for Africa
Established in the year 1949, UBA is one of the old generation banks to still remain relevant in the country till date. The bank is not only located in Nigeria as their branches spread across 19 countries in Africa. The United Bank for Africa pays their entry level staffs about N1.5m per year.
7. Fidelity Bank
This bank is listed among the top highest paying banks in the country as their entry level staffs earns about N1.4m per year.
We will update this list if there are any changes or more information about these top paying Nigerian banks and their salary figures in future.