EFCC Ranks, Salary Structure And Divisions (Updated 2021)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission which is also known as the EFCC is one of the Nigerian law enforcement agencies empowered to scrutinize and investigates illicit and malicious financial transaction and crimes in the like of money laundering, advance fee fraud (419 fraud) and money laundering, bribery and corruption, electronic crime, and information security.

The financial enforcement agency, EFCC, was established by the law in the year 2003, in response to financial rickety being in play at the daylight by the Nigerian politician, by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) and transparency International, which labelled Nigeria as one of the first 20 countries in their list for non-cooperative in the international community’s efforts in fighting money laundering, during the first term of President Olusegun Obasanjo, with its agency’s head office located at the FCT, in Abuja.

EFCC logo

Ever since its establishment, the public is kept outdated of its operation, and Operandi, including their salary structure, allowance payment and other benefits attributed to the ranks.

This article, therefore, seeks to elicit to know how much EFCC salary per month is, and highlighted the hierarchical order of ranking in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) cabinet, from the lowest division to the highest rank with their various levels.

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Ranks (EFCC Ranks)

The antigraft financial agency of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was established with three major ranks but not limited to the: 

  • Detective Superintendent.
  • Detective Inspectorate.
  • Detective Assistant Cadres.

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Divisions – (EFCC Divisions)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is one of the most complex and complicated antigraft agencies in Nigeria, and maybe due to the sensitivity of the nature of their duties, they operate mostly in top secrecy like the secret service agents of the United States.

The antigraft financial commission is divided into six (6) divisions. These divisions include:

  • The Administrative Division
  • The Capacity Development Division
  • The Research and Publication Division
  • The Networking and Collaboration Division
  • The Certificate Courses Division
  • The Cadets Division

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Salary & PayScale

Salary structure, allowances and other benefits in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) like other antigraft agency, security parastatals, and civil servant are based on qualifications, skills and experience.

Although this value is arbitrary of the salary structure of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in details, the present salary of the entry-level graduate staff with the antigraft financial agency, EFCC, is estimated at around ₦158,000.

As the individual advances more in certification and on-field experience, which leads to promotion on the job, their average salary increases. The salary of a Deputy Detective at the antigraft financial agency, EFCC, is around ₦245,000, while the mean salary of EFCC workers is estimated to be ₦201,000 monthly.

Salary Structure of Graduate Assistant at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

The mean salaries for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) worker are estimated to be ₦201,075. Since they operate like the Secret Service of the United States, their monthly payout seems impossible to compute by the general public.

This writes up is based on the data collated on anonymity from two Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) employee – the Graduate Assistant and the Deputy Detective Superintendent.

Entry Level Salary for Graduate Assistant at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Years of Experience: 0 – 2 years

The mean net salary for Graduate Assistant (GA) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC is estimated to be ₦158,000.

This position is mainly for a new entrant with required qualification but little or no experience about the job offer. 

Mid-Level Salary for Graduate Assistant at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Experience: 3 – 9 years

The mean net salary for mid-level Graduate Assistant (GA) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC is not known for now, as new information about their salary structure unfolds, we will keep up with the update.

Meanwhile, this position is mainly for a new entrant with required qualification but few (3 – 9 years) of on-field experience on the job. 

Senior Level Salary for Graduate Assistant at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Experience: 10 years and above

The mean net salary for Senior Graduate Assistant (GA) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC is not known for now, as new information about their salary structure unfolds, we will keep up with the update.

Meanwhile, this position is mainly for well experienced with required qualifications, certification, and numerous on-field experience (10 years and above) on the job. 

Deputy Detective Superintendent Salaries at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Experience: 10 years and above

The mean net salary for Deputy Detective Superintendent (DS) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC) is estimated at ₦245,000.

Meanwhile, this position is mainly for well experienced with required qualifications, certification, and numerous on-field experience (10 years and above) on the job. 

Entry Level Salary for Deputy Detective Salaries at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

The mean net salary for Entry Deputy Detective (DD) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC) is not known for now, as new information about their salary structure unfolds, we will keep up with the update.

Meanwhile, this position is mainly for well experienced with required qualifications, certification, and little on zero on-field experience (0 – 2 years) on the job. 

Mid-Level Salary for Deputy Detective at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

The mean net salary for mid-level Deputy Detective (DD) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC) is estimated to around ₦245,000 monthly.

Meanwhile, this position is mainly for well experienced with required qualifications, certification, and few on-field experience (3 to 9 years) on the job. 

Senior-Level Salary for Deputy Detective at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

The mean net salary for Senior Deputy Detective (DD) from the salary scale of the antigraft financial agency popularly referred to as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria (EFCC) is not known for now, as new information about their salary structure unfolds, we will keep up with the update.

Meanwhile, this position is mainly for well experienced with required qualifications, certification, and numerous on-field experience (10 years and above) on the job. 

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Conclusion

All being said, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission has so far been one of the most respected agencies in Nigeria and has so far recorded success in their operations. They are well kitted and they have a nice salary structure. So, if you are interested in more information about EFCC or EFCC recruitment process you can visit the official website of EFCC.

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