What Nigeria Police Officers earn vs other top-paid officers in the world

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What Nigeria Police Officers earn vs other top-paid officers in the world


The prime commitment of every police officer in Nigeria and the world at large is to protect the lives and properties of citizens.

It is a kind of duty which is basically appended with huge compensation in other countries of the world.

According to salaryexpert.com, the following five countries pays their police officers the highest salaries in the world as at February 2020.

1. Canada

On average, police officers in Canada collect over $100,000 (N38,100,000.00) per year and this has been ranked the highest in the world.

According to reports, if the Canadian police officers stand as guards in construction companies or private functions, they are paid extra amount.

They are also entitled to overtime pay if they exceed their regular hours of work.

New recruits get $50,000 (N19,025,000.00) per year.

2. Switzerland

Police officers in Switzerland collect an average of $73,472 (N27,992,832.00) per year.

3. United States

Police officers in the US collect an average of $60,000 (N22,860,000.00) per year. This amount, however, depends on the state in which an officer works and their level of experience.
Some of the highest salaries are paid in New York, California and New Jersey.

4. United Kingdom

Police Constables in England, Wales and Northern Ireland get between £19,400 to £23,000 (N8,660,466.42 to N10,267,913.80) per year.
However, the average salary of police officers in the whole UK is £31,000 (N13,839,362.08) per year.
They are not expected to work more than 40 hours in a week.

5. Australia


Officers in Australia get an average of $42,000 (N16,002,000.00) per year.

They are also entitled to overtime pay if they exceed their regular 40 hours of work per week.


HOW MUCH DOES THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE PAY ITS PERSONEL?

A constable in the Nigeria Police Force earns an average of $4 (N1,522.00 ) per day and that is about $1,700 (N646,850.00)
per year.

Nigeria among other countries pays the lowest salary for police officers.

The force has about 250,000 officers.



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