December 3, 2023

The high paying jobs Nigerians do abroad that wowed most people will be revealed to you in this article. The level of unemployment in Nigeria is one of the top reasons lots of Nigerians are leaving to developed countries. The Guardian in 2016 published an article which stated that most of the jobs undertaken, were jobs Nigerians would deem unfit for them in their own country. Although there were also some good jobs in the mix of the list.

Below is a list that contains most of the Top 7 High Paying Jobs Nigerians do Abroad, Number 5 will shock you.


1. Teaching: For those in the literary field, getting a teaching job in colleges outside the country is another way to secure jobs abroad. Many have been able to apply for a PhD and to teach while they get it in instead of paying tuition fees.

2. Farming:  Farms in the US are far better than farms in Nigeria, therefore lots of Nigerians will always gladly prefer to work in better conditions & environment , for a better pay and getting to work with advance machines and equipment.



3. Taxi driving Or Ubber Shuttle: Huge numbers of the Taxi drivers abroad are Nigerians  with a university degree, although they still have to get some sort of certification to be employable and so have taken to driving taxis to keep life going for them.


4. Practicing & Registered Nurses/Doctors: For many Nigerian women or men who fall under this profession, it is a dream come true for them. They earn nothing less than $66,220 which is about N25,163,600 Million yearly, with high ranking nurses making as huge as $96,320 which is about N36,601,600 Million and some earning less than $45,630 (N17,339,400 Million).

5. Mortuary Attendants: This has to do with the washing of dead bodies in another man’s land, although lots of Nigerians make a joke  of this job which in turn reflects the reality. Many Nigerians work in mortuaries to earn a living Overseas.

Top 5 High Paying Jobs Nigerians do Abroad

6. Information Communication Technology (ICT): Knowledge of ICT or IT as it is popularly called is one easiest way to get a job abroad. Seeing that it does not require as much certification as other conventional jobs do, but only deals with skills, young and vibrant Nigerian youth are take advantage of the system and landing stable, High-paying cheque jobs.

7. Factory works: Lot of Nigerians, and by extension Africans can be found in most factories, doing the tedious work and heavy-lifting to earn a living and pay bills, to also extend some hands to their loved back home.


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