Salaries for civil servants in Zambia ranges from 2,500 ZMK for anyone earning slightly above the minimum wage. Those with educational advantages such as diploma and degree holders, earn around 5,700 ZMK to 8,000 per month. Highest paid civil servants in Zambia, earns up to 18,000 ZMK average salary per month. Maximum civil servants salaries list Zambia is actually higher than this figure. Because average monthly revenue, gets incriminated depending on number of factors. To earn more, or less these factors are considered, which includes job experience, age, risk involved and location of the job.
For instance some civil servants in Zambia, earn risk and transport allowance, while those in urban areas don’t. Hence its very common finding government workers with similar qualifications earning different salaries. Zambian government in charge of paying and allocating salaries to civil servants, operates through ministries to pay these workers.
Therefore salaries vary, depending on the ministry. Money is paid by following stipulated conditions between workers, and the employer. In this case, an employer is the Government of Zambia, which pays anyone rendering services to the public through collective agreements made for civil servants in Zambia on behalf by the union.
Civil Servants Salaries List Zambia (Scale)
|Profession||Ministry/Department (Zambia)||Average Salary Per Month (ZMK)|
|Doctors||Ministry of Health||10,000 ZMK – 50,00 ZMK|
|Judges||Ministry of Justice||9,810 ZMK – 45,600 ZMK|
|Professors||Ministry of Higher Education||10,000 ZMK – 30,450 ZMK|
|Lecturers||Ministry of Higher Education||7,068 ZMK – 18,000 ZMK|
|Administrators||Ministry of Foreign Affairs||7,020 ZMK – 10,000 ZMK|
|Agriculture, Food Production||Ministry of Agriculture||4,603 ZMK – 12,055 ZMK|
|Bankers/Accountants||Ministry of Finance||7,680 ZMK – 28,600 ZMK|
|Journalist||Ministry of Information and Broadcasting||3800 ZMK – 8,070 ZMK|
|Police||Ministry of Home Affairs||4,000 ZMK – 12, 670 ZMK|
|Soldiers||Ministry of Defense||Unknown|
|Engineers||Ministry of Energy||5,008 ZMK – 30,000 ZMK|
|Economist||Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry||5,673 ZMK – 18,750 ZMK|
|Teachers||Ministry of General Education||3,850 ZMK – 10,780 ZMK|
|Soil scientist / Agriculturist||Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources||7,000 ZMK – 14,355 ZMK|
|Human Resource Managers||Ministry of Labor and Social Security||8,533 ZMK – 15, 1050 ZMK|
|Administrators||Ministry of Local Government||4120 ZMK – 8,900 ZMK|
|Nurses||Ministry of Health||4,700 ZMK – 6,890 ZMK|
Highest paid civil servant in Zambia
Currently the highest paid government workers are doctors, surgeons, university professors and pilots. You can find best paying jobs by reading Read more on this topic. Salaries for civil servants in Zambia and some of the high paying careers from Zambia. Its not only government working earning more. In fact the private sector has more money and pays workers more than government sometimes.
Salaries in Zambia
Salaries depend on the type of job. Qualification is a big determent in Zambia to how much you can earn. Those with University degree earn more than diploma holders, to certificate holder and unskilled workers.
Increment for civil servants in Zambia
According to the Civil Servants and Allied Workers Union of Zambia (CSAWUZ) the salary increment for Zambia civil servants in 2020 remains at 4%. Online sources cited, reported the bargaining process with Government to be on going and will announce, to civil servants once an agreement is reached.
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