Structure Of Dental Nursing Career Salary in Nigeria.

Are you pursuing or already a dental nursing professional ? Here we will take a quick look at the  structure of dental nursing career salary in Nigeria which is dependent on many factors.

Dental Nursing Career Salary in Nigeria

But the average dental nursing career salary in Nigeria range from  entry-level nurses which earn N50, 000 – N80, 000 in private hospitals while their counterpart in government hospitals earn about N70, 000 – N120, 000.

It should be noted that nurses or dental nurses in federal hospitals earn more than those in state hospitals and private hospitals.

Structure Of Dental Nursing Career Salary in Nigeria.

Nurses Salaries in Government Hospitals

  • Entry level (0 – 2 years’ experience): N70, 000 – N90, 000 (Only few hospitals pay more than this)
  • Mid-Level (2 – 5 years): N90, 000 – N110, 000
  • Experienced (5 years and above): N100, 000 – N150, 000

Nurses Salaries  in Private Hospitals

  • Entry level (0 – 2 years’ experience): N50, 000 – N80, 000
  • Mid-Level (2 – 5 years): N70, 000 – N100, 000
  • Experienced (5 years and above): N80, 000 – N150, 000

How to Become a Dental Nurse

 It is essential you get necessary certificate if you want to be a recognized as a dental nurse in Nigeria.

You are expected to have the compulsory SSCE certificate with at least a credit pass in the major science course including English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

You then strive to be admitted in a Nursing school or University. Typically, the duration for any nursing program is 3 years in Nursing school and 5 years in the University.

You will get an associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a bachelor’s degree (BSN)

At the end of the program, you will be posted for a compulsory 1-year internship in a hospital where you will practice as a nurse and have the opportunity to relate with other professional nurses.

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