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10 highest paying government jobs in kenya

Last updated on June 9th, 2023 at 10:12 pm

These are some of the highest paying government jobs in Kenya. Working for the government is one of the best experiences a person can have.

This is mostly due to the benefits and income of government employees. Many government jobs come with real job security.

highest paying government jobs in kenya

Here is a list of some of the highest paying government jobs in Kenya.

1. Finance & Insurance Services

This sector includes accountants, securities and commodities experts, stockbrokers and analysts. A survey conducted by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in 2018 showed that those working in the financial sector are the highest paid. On average, people working in the public finance sector earn Kshs 1,703,860 per year.

2. Medical services

Health care providers earn a high salary because of the nature of their work. This sector includes public hospital workers, public health workers and community health workers.

On average, new employees earn a salary of about Kshs. 56,000.

3. Computer work

It is a great sector that comes with lucrative job opportunities. A person may be employed as an IT manager for a government agency, a networking specialist, a systems administrator, or a communications operations specialist.

4. Transport and security

It is a very lucrative field where one can earn a lot by working as a distribution manager, porter, road operator or transport operator. and airports, ports and bridges.

5. Engineering Services

Engineers working for government agencies bring heavy packages home. On average, a fresh graduate engineer can earn a salary of Kshs. 60,000.

Among the highest paid are electrical engineers, petroleum engineers and civil engineers.

6. Parastatals services

Parastatals pay employees based on rank. Some of the highest paying parastatals include; Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Kenya Airports, EACC and Central Bank.

7. Legislative Services

It is a broad field that includes politicians. Kenyan politicians are notorious for bringing in huge profits and monthly packages.

8. County Services

Liberation has come with many benefits. Many government jobs have been destroyed, creating many job opportunities. These community jobs offer great income.

For example, a person can work as a local legislator or as an administrator.

9. Judiciary

Civil servants and courts earn up to Kshs. 50,000 and more per month. Judicial officers include clerks, lawyers, court clerks, attorneys, etc.

10. Procurement

Procurement involves obtaining goods and services on behalf of an organization or business, negotiating agreements, and establishing payment arrangements.

Public procurement officers offer a high salary of up to Kshs. 200,000.