Nursing as a career under the medical field is one of the role model jobs in Kenya. Many wish to be nurses in Kenya especially girls would wish one day to be nurses.
Nursing is a noble career just like teaching and it’s very respected in the community. Nurses play a vital role in taking care of patients and creating a link between patients and doctors.
Despite many wanting to be Kenyan Nurses, few know how much nurses earn in Kenya. In this article, I will be unveiling how much nurses take home per month in Kenya.
In Kenya nurses’s salary scales vary based on their job groups and designations. In addition to basic salary, nurses are entitled to the uniform allowance, medical allowance, and house allowance.
Here is the salary scale of Kenyan Nurses based on job groups against their salaries per month;
1. Enrolled Nurses
Enrolled Nurse IIG ksh 23,369- ksh 29,826
Enrolled Nurse IIH ksh 27,052-ksh 34,527
Enrolled Nurse IIJ ksh 32,061-ksh 38,893
Senior Enrolled Nurse IIK ksh 40,326- ksh 54,067
Senior Enrolled Nurse IL ksh 46,683- ksh 59644
2. Registered Kenyan Nurses
Registered Nurses IIH ksh 39,450- ksh 44,730
Registered Nurse IIJ ksh 42,850- ksh 47,630
Senior Registered Nurse L ksh 50,315- ksh 54,100
Chief Registered Nurse M ksh 54,217- ksh 58,430
Principal Registered Nurse N ksh 58,415- ksh 63,415
Senior Principal Registered Nurse P ksh 85,110- ksh 119,730
3. Nursing Officers
nursing officer K ksh 46,580- ksh 65,430
Senior Nursing Officer L ksh 50,640-69,790
Principal Nursing Officer N ksh 62,247-ksh 84,877
Deputy Director, Nursing Service R ksh 129,950- ksh 136, 825
Director, Nursing services S ksh 136,915- ksh 144, 220