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Average Accountant Salary in Nigeria

₦1,393,560
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₦196,527
Bonus
₦275,000
Commission
₦90,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accountant in Nigeria is ₦1,393,560.
10%
NGN 146k
MEDIAN
NGN 1m
90%
NGN 5m
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₦146k - ₦5m
Bonus
₦10k - ₦2m
Profit Sharing
₦972 - ₦2m
Commission
₦0 - ₦275k
Total Pay
₦227k - ₦6m
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What Do Accountants Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Accountant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Accountant
Financial Controller
Junior Accountant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and General Ledger Accounting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₦836,021 based on 17 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₦1,185,428 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₦1,900,418 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₦2,873,992 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₦2,000,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 225 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
53.3%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
9.3%
Late Career
4.9%

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