Salary Structures in Nigeria and Their Meanings

You might have come across various salary structures of public officials in Nigeria being classified with short names like CONTISS, CONUASS, CONRAISS, CONTOPSAL, CONPSS, CONMESS, CONHESS,CONJUSS, CONPASS etc

The National Salaries, Incomes & Wages Commission (NSIWC) is in charged of determing a realistic compensation system in the Nigerian economy. It does annual reviews of wages and salaries in Civil Service.

The National Salaries, Incomes & Wages Commission (NSIWC) was established by Act 99 of 1993.  Its creation was based on the recommendations made at various times by ad-hoc Commissions or Panels set up by Government from time to time since 1960, to deal with issues relating to salaries and wages of Nigerian workers.  The implementation of the recommendations of such ad-hoc bodies were never fully carried out to enable workers derive full benefits of their work.  Consequently, the Udoji Commission on the review of the Public Service (1972 – 1974) recommended that a permanent body be constituted to inter alia, take care of annual reviews of wages and salaries in the Public Service.

What is the Meaning CONTISS, CONUASS, CONRAISS, CONTOPSAL, CONPSS, CONMESS, CONHESS,CONJUSS, CONPASS? 

Consolidated Top Federal Public Office Holders’ Salary Structure (CONTOPSAL): Salary Structure for top government officials.
 
Consolidated Research and Allied Institutions Salary Structure (CONRAISS): A salary structure for Research, Training and Allied Institutions in the Federal Public Service.

Consolidated Tertiary Institutions Salary Structure II (CONTISS II): Salary structure for Non-Academic Staff of Federal Universities
Consolidated University Academic Salary Structure (CONUASS): Salary structure for the academic staff of federal universities.

Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS) : Salary structure for Medical and Dental Officers in the Federal Public Service.

Consolidated Health Salary Structure(CONHESS) : Salary Structure for pharmacists, medical laboratory, nurses and other health workers in the health sector of the Federal Public Service.

Consolidated Judicial Salary Structure (CONJUSS): Salary Structure for Judiciary workers in the Federal Public Service.

The actual amount for each salary structure depends on the level and position of the employee. To see details of the actual amount Check The Salary Structure as published by National Salaries, Incomes & Wages Commission (NSIWC) below.

CONSOLIDATED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS SALARY STRUCTURE II (CONTISS II) 2009- pdf

CONSOLIDATED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS SALARY STRUCTURE (CONTISS) –  2007

CONSOLIDATED RESEARCH AND ALLIED INSTITUTIONS SALARY STRUCTURE    (CONRAISS) -2010

CONSOLIDATED UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC SALARY STRUCTURE II   (CONUASS II)-2009

CONSOLIDATED TOP FEDERAL PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDERS’ SALARY STRUCTURE    (CONTOPSAL)- 2007

REVIEW OF THE CONSOLIDATED TOP FEDERAL PUBLIC OFFICE     HOLDERS’ SALARY     STRUCTURE (CONTOPSAL) – 2010

APPROVED FOUR NON-REGULAR ALLOWANCES IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE –     2007

ALLOWANCES PAYABLE TO PART-TIME MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENT COMMITTEES, BOARDS OF STATUTORY CORPORATIONS AND GOVERNMENT –  OWNED COMPANIES     – 2007

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