Top 10 Lucrative Jobs in Nigeria 2018/2019 and How to Get Started

Top 10 Lucrative Jobs in Nigeria 2018/2019… Are you seeking for a opportunity in Nigeria? Would you like to know the top 10 Lucrative Jobs in Nigeria? If yes, this article  got you covered. In drafting this article, we took into consideration the average annual take home pay for each profession, we considered the delicacy of the tasks they handle and how desired they are in their place of employment. We also considered how many millionaires each profession has created.

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Top 10 Lucrative Jobs in Nigeria.


The Programmers in Nigeria earn heavily . Programmers figures out how to solve computers language issue. Programmers are among the top best paid professions in developed worlds but in Nigeria they are among the top 10 highest paying job.


The place of the Petroleum Engineer in the globe today seems to be prominent because of the high demand in Oil. Engineers who design, test and deploy means of extracting Oil are revered and been paid well. An average salary will be N12 million.


Aeronautical engineers are ‘airplane engineers’ their main job is the maintenance of aircrafts technology. Their job is very delicate because the safety of the nation’s aircrafts, military or commercial, rests on their shoulders. The lives and safety of everyday traveler depends on them so aeronautic engineers get up to N11 million.


We should understand that surgeons needs to be well paid since a surgeon is responsible for identifying patients who requires surgery and provide patients with care and treatment after the surgery as well. Since people figuratively and literally ‘lay’ their lives at his table, the surgeon is well compensated and takes about N11 milla too.

5. PILOT: 

Pilots convey people from one location to another in the most delicate means of transportation. They are been paid beyond imagination.


The Telecommunication Engineers recieves huge amount of money and they are been place on month salary. Telecom Engineers are incharge of making it possible for you to make calls and browse from your mobile devices. If you know how mobile networks work you will understand the reason why Telecoms engineer is been regarded.


Investment bankers manage your ‘happiness and comfort’ as such we reward them proportionately. What price is your happiness?

8. Artist: 

It is not uncommon to find people idolize artist like they do religious leaders as such, Well known Nigerian musicians are been paid from N600,000 to N2 million to perform in an event.

9. Clergy:

We appreciate religious leaders, most especially pastors. In fact we idolize them and shower them with gifts and money. A powerful ‘beginner’ in this circle would take home up to N5 million and ‘established’ names rake in 9 times as much.


One of the most demanding jobs of the day is the job of the CEO. The CEO is answerable for the success or failure of any company. They covers company’s operations, production, marketing and human resource. Generally, the CEO is the company. As such they are equally rewarded for the heavy crown they wear. Median Salary of a CEO is about N40 million.

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