Highest Paying Banks in Nigeria 2019 (Commercial)


Banking jobs are one of the hardest jobs in Nigeria but still it is very lucrative. We would be looking at the highest paying banks in Nigeria as at 2019.

We have many commercial banks in Nigeria that an aspiring banker would love to work for. There are giants banks such as First Bank, FCMB, GTBank, Zenith Bank and many more.

Some of these banks have been around for decades and they pay their staffs and workers well.

It is not a bad thing to do your own research to learn about which banks pays the highest amount of money to its staffs yearly.

We have compiled the list after researching on our own. Check below for the complete list.

List of Highest Paying Banks in Nigeria 2019 (Commercial)

1. First Bank of Nigeria:

First Bank is one of the oldest banks in Nigeria. It has been at the top in the banking sector for a long time. When it comes to asset, First Bank takes the lead. For entry level staffs, First Bank pays 250,000 naira per month.

2. Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank)

GTBank or GTB as it is fondly called is another commercial bank you would like to try out. GTB is one of the banks in Nigeria that you will see the branches virtually everywhere. New workers at the bank are paid 200,000 naira per month and above.

3. United Bank for Africa:

UBA as it is popularly known as is an old generation bank just like First Bank. UBA was established in the year 1949. UBA is not limited to Nigeria but just like its name suggests is a pan African bank. It has branches in 19 African countries. New entrants are paid 150,000 naira per month.

4. Fidelity Bank:

Fidelity Bank was established in the year 1988 and has gone on to be a force to reckon with in the banking sector of Nigeria. Fidelity Bank has close to 300 branches around the country. New entry workers at Fidelity Bank make 110,000 naira and above per month.

5. Zenith Bank:

Zenith Bank was founded by Nigerian billionaire, Jim Ovia. Zenith Bank has been around for about three (3) decades. It is another popular bank in Nigeria that pays her staffs well. Newcomers at the bank make about 100,000 naira per month.

You can choose any bank that you feel comfortable with but these are the top 5 highest paying banks in Nigeria 2019.

Updated: February 15, 2019 — 1:36 pm

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