Average Software Engineer Salary in Nigeria

₦2,951,268
Avg. Base Salary (NGN)
10%
NGN 150k
MEDIAN
NGN 3m
90%
NGN 12m

The average salary for a Software Engineer is ₦2,951,268 in 2024

Base Salary
₦150k - ₦12m
Bonus
₦2k - ₦3m
Profit Sharing
₦1k - ₦5m
Commission
₦10k - ₦42k
Total Pay
₦156k - ₦13m
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What is the highest pay for Software Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Software Engineer is NGN 12m / year

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Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Software Engineer is NGN 150k / year

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