EFCC Salary Structure

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a Nigerian law enforcement agency responsible for investigating financial and economic crimes, as well as recovering stolen public funds.

Understanding the EFCC salary structure is essential for persons seeking employment with the agency.

EFCC Salary Structure

This article provides an overview of the EFCC salary structure based on the ranks of their personnel.

At the lowest rung is the rank of Detective, which falls under grade level 08.

Personnel at this rank earn a basic salary of N263,792 per annum, plus hazard allowance and any other performance-based bonus.

They may also receive vehicle allowance for official assignments and fuel allotment for use of their vehicles.

The Inspector of police, who is the highest officer currently in the EFCC and the 5th-highest on the salary structure, is placed on Grade Level 12.

Under this rank, the basic salary stands at N400,227, plus N48,654 hazard allowance, duty tour allowance, and any other allowance or bonus relating to their performance.

At the commission headship level, the Chairman, vice chairman, and members are placed on Grade Level 17, with a basic salary of N1,149,036 per annum.

In addition to their salaries, they receive car loans, fuel allowances, housing, and furniture allowances at rates determined by the office they hold.

The EFCC salary structure also applies to the commission’s temporary staff.

Under this rank, personnel receives a daily wage which is calculated based on the level of the post each staff occupies.

For example, from grade levels 01 to 04, each staff is entitled to a daily wage of N1,500, while those from levels 05 to 17 receive N2,500 as a wage for each day spent on the job.


In conclusion, the EFCC salary structure is regularly reviewed by the National Salaries and Wages Commission, taking into account the dynamics of the general cost of living.

Personnel at each rank are given an attractive package and allowances for their service to the agency and the country at large.

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