You might be curious about the salary of a nurse in Kenya. Their monthly and annual salaries and allowances are listed below.
Nurses make up the majority of the professional staff in hospitals. In the amenities, they provide basic services to patients. In Kenya, the nurse payslip varies according to the scope of practice and specialization.
Nurses’ salaries in Kenya range from Ksh. 23,000 for less specialized nurses to Ksh. 140,000 for highly specialized nurses, with Ksh. 23,000 being the basic salary of a nurse..
ICU Nurse Salary In Kenya
An Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a critical area in the hospital and is a matter of life and death. Only highly experienced nurses work here.
As a result, ICU nurse salary is high and is aboutKsh. 129,000 per month.
This includes all allowances such as housing, transport, among other benefits.
Diploma Nurses Salary In Kenya
These are nurses who are diploma holders who pursued the nursing course within two years.
Diploma nurses from Kenya Medical Training College(KMTC) and five years of progressive working earn more than Ksh. 70,000 per month.
KNH Salary for Nurses
The average salary of Ksh. 68,000 per month is the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) salary for registered nurses.
Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse Salary
Community health nurses are paid based on education level, experience, work setting, geographical location, among others.
Kenya registered community health nurse salary on entry level is Ksh. 35,000, mid-level is Ksh. 39,000 while Senior level is Ksh. 68,000 per month.
Nurse Salary Based On Job Group
Below shows salary of a nurse in Kenya depending on the job group they are in.
Group G’s basic salary for a nurse ranges between ksh. 23,369 to Ksh. 29,826 per month. This group earns the lowest basic salary.
Group K earns a basic salary of Ksh. 40,000 monthly.
Job Group R earns a basic salary of Ksh. 109,089 – Ksh. 144,928 per month.
Nurses Allowance In Kenya
Allowances are the money given to workers to cater for their expenses.
Some of the allowances nurses benefit include:
House allowances of Ksh. 3,500-Ksh. 15,000,
Extraneous expenses Ksh. 15,000-Ksh. 35,000 depending on the job group,
Health risk allowance Ksh. 3,850-Ksh. 5,000,
Uniform allowance Ksh. 10,000 annually,
Commuter allowance Ksh. 4,000-Ksh. 14,000.
Now you have a better idea of the salary of a nurse in Kenya per month. Nursing is not only a good career but also high paying job in Kenya. Enroll today in universities and colleges and pursue nursing as your course of choice.