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Table 3 Gross salaries of the different health worker types in the two states at Grade Level 10, Step 1

From: Assessing health workers’ revenues and coping strategies in Nigeria — a mixed-methods study

Cadres Nasarawa Ondo
  NGN *USD NGN *USD
Doctors 212722.00 1350.00 176113.00 1116.00
Nurses/midwives 157846.00 1001.00 126641.00 803.00
CHOs 157846.00 1001.00 126641.00 803.00
CHEWs 157846.00 1001.00 126641.00 803.00
  1. NGN: Nigeria Naira.
  2. *USD: US dollars (Current exchange value of 1 USD is approximately 157.57 NGN).
  3. Entry point into public service for Doctors: CONMESS 10; Nurses/Midwives and CHEWs: 06; CHOs: 07.
  4. Deductions vary, hence net pay varies.
  5. Data on net pay, which would have been preferable, could not be obtained as most health workers did not receive pay slips and were not clear about their net pay.