The nursing profession is one of the most respected globally. Patients accord a great deal of respect to these professionals. This is because their job places them in a position to deliver life-saving and life-altering care to patients. In recent time, they have been news circulating that Nurses in Ghana are overpaid. So, if you have been wondering the nurses salary in Ghana, here we go.
Nurses Salary in Ghana
Here are the latest Nurses Salary in Ghana
Nurses in the lower grade earn between GHC1,300,000 – GHC2,200 monthly. Senior Ghanaian Nurses earn between GHC2,500 – GHC5,000 per Month. Professors earn the most, and their salary is expected to be far above GHC96,000 per annum.
Nurses Salary structure in Ghana
It is worthy of note that nurses are paid depending on institutions. For instance, the salary of staff nurses and psychiatric nurses is more than that of a general nurse, however, their pay is not that good either.
- Certificate nurses – They earn GHS 1300 monthly.
- Diploma nurses – GHS 1600/1800 and above monthly.
- Degree holders – GHS 2000/2200 per month.
How much do nurses make per month in Ghana?
Ghanaian Nurses in the lower grade earn between GHC1,200 – GHC2,000 per month. Senior Ghanaian Nurses earn between GHC2,200 – GHC2,5000 per Month. Professors earn the most, and their salary is expected to be far above GHC96,000 per annum. It is worthy of note that nurses are paid depending on institutions.
Are nurses in Ghana salary good?
The Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, has said workers in the public sector not excluding teachers and nurses are generally overpaid for work done.
The Government Statistician said average, public sector workers were paid double for their output. He has, therefore, called for the creation of a Public Productivity Committee of Parliament to work as the Public Accounts Committee and ensure that ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) and the public sector, in general, deliver output commensurate with their earnings.
How much is a certificate nurse paid in Ghana?
A certificate nurse in Ghana is paid GHS1,200 to GHS1,400 monthly. The certificate nurse is a two-year certificate course. They are mostly found in the community weighing and giving Polio immunization. Some certificate nurses also work in the wards. They are usually found at the public health unit.
How much is a degree nurses paid in Ghana?
Typically, a degree nurse receives GHS1800.00 to GHS2,00.00 monthly as a salary.
How much is midwife salary in Ghana?
A person working as a Nurse Midwife in Ghana typically earns around 4,390 GHS per month. Salaries range from 2,330 GHS (lowest) to 6,680 GHS (highest). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
What is the highest paid nurse in Ghana?
The certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) consistently ranks as the highest paid nursing career in Ghana. That is because Nurse Anesthetists are advanced and highly skilled registered nurses who work closely with medical staff during medical procedures that require general or local anesthesia.