Top 15 Highest Paying Companies in Nigeria

Getting a decent job is one of the hardest things to achieve in Nigeria. The country has a high rate of unemployment and a large chunk of its population lives below the poverty line. There are jobs but the best-paying ones are limited and you would almost need divine intervention to secure these jobs.

In this post, we will list for you the highest-paying companies in Nigeria. As expected, the oil and gas industry and multinational companies are expected to dominate this list.

Without further ado, let’s see the highest-paying companies in Nigeria at the moment.

Highest Paying Companies in Nigeria

  1. Shell (Oil and Gas)
  2. Chevron (Oil and Gas)
  3. Mobile (Oil and Gas)
  4. NNPC (Oil and Gas)
  5. Total (Oil and Gas)
  6. Schlumberger (Oil and Gas)
  7. MTN (Telecoms)
  8. Nestle Nigeria (FMCG)
  9. Nigerian Civil Service (Government)
  10. Dangote (FMCG)
  11. Nigeria Breweries (FMCG)
  12. Coca-Cola (FMCG)
  13. Guinness Nigeria PLC (FMCG)
  14. Access Bank (Banking)
  15. First Bank (Banking)


If you want to live like a king doing the 9-5 in Nigeria, make sure to target these companies. Go to school and get a good grade, get the right certifications and experience then give it your best shot.

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