Nigeria Customs Salary Structure and Rank 2023

For your knowledge, we examine the current Nigeria Customs Service Salary Structure 2023 in detail. NCS salary per month ranks and symbols, as well as B.Sc., Masters, PhD, and HND, ranks in custom

This article is to motivate those in the service, as well as to inform those young people considering joining the Customs Service.

It is to inform them that, aside from the job allowances, working in the Customs Service is no different from working in any other paramilitary organization in Nigeria. Get the message right away that this is a dangerous job.

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Nigerian Customs Rank and Salary Structure

According to the Nigerian Customs Service’s structure and hierarchy, these are the ranks and annual basic salaries, from lowest to highest:

S\No. Ranks        Annual Salaries
1 Customs Assistant ₦298,506 – ₦330,321
2 Assistant Inspector of Custom ₦357,358 – ₦411,484
3 Inspector of Custom ₦483,014 – ₦567,065
4 Assistant Superintendent of Customs (II) Officer ₦888,956 – ₦988991
5 Assistant Superintendent of Customs (I) Officer ₦1,012,562 – ₦1,143,539
6 Deputy Superintendent Customs (DSC) ₦1,094,027 – ₦1,252,038
7 Chief Superintendent Customs (CSC) Officer ₦1,158,172 – ₦1,325,234
8 Assistant Comptrollers ₦1,225,584 – ₦1,405,449
9 Deputy Comptrollers ₦1,619,447 – ₦1,825,589
10 Comptrollers ₦1,759,829 – ₦1,966,281
11 Assistant Comptroller-General ₦2,272,288 – ₦2,464,560
12 Deputy Comptroller-General Consolidated
13 Comptroller General

The annual basic pay of Nigerian Custom Service officials, starting at the lowest level and progressing to the highest, was calculated using the Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure (CONPASS).

S\No. Benefits and Allowances of Custom Officers
1 Transport.
2 Meal subsidy.
3 Utility.
4 Hazards.
5 House maintenance.
6 Uniform maintenance.
7 General Services.
8 Torchlight.
9 Detective.
10 Hardiness allowance.
11 Plain-Cloth allowance.
12 Furniture allowance.
13 Personal Servant for entitled officers. Check: New Updated Nigerian Customs Salary Structure


The Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure is used to determine the salary structure obtained by soldiers and officers of the Nigerian Customs Service (COMPASS).

The ranking system is split into two categories. Inspectorate Cadre levels 3 through 7 are available. Officer’s Cadre starts at level 8 and goes up.

Anyone who joins Nigeria Customs with a qualification that is less than a university degree, such as a secondary school diploma or an ordinary diploma, can work as a field officer until they retire. The Inspectorate Cadre is assigned to such a person.