Wikipedia gives the definition of a job as anything a person does regularly in exchange for money. To create a list of the highest paying jobs in Nigeria, we used some factors like the average earning per-annum for each profession, the kind of job or task involved, the wealthy millionaires these professions has churned out to the society and others.
It is an established fact that business is the best paid job you can do in Nigeria today. If you have your own venture, you are a boss on your own and can pay others including yourself. The richest (aside our politicians that their source of wealth is in most cases shady) men and women are into business. A lot of businesspeople make millions of Naira monthly running their enterprises.
This ones are employed by Telecommunication companies like MTN, Glo and Airtel to help them meet the unending demand of communication in the country and as such, they are also among the highest paying jobs in the country this 2020.
Nigeria is gradually opening up to the world of tech where computers are used to solve human problems and this had also in a way, opened way for those good at programming as they highly sought after for one work or the other. A programmer salary in Nigeria can range from N500,000 to millions of Naira depending on the kind of program he creates.
This is one of most lucrative industries in Nigeria creating lots of millionaires. This industry’s job is to entertain and they have a lot of such jobs like being a musician, comedian, actor, and presenter. For example, a musician can charge N500,000 for a show or even N3 million depending on his or her popularity.