Highest Paid Nurses In Ghana

In this post, we share with you Highest Paid Nurses In Ghana.

To become a nurse in Ghana, you should have passed your WASSCE examination and met all the admission requirements set by the nursing school.

Here is what we covered

  • Ranks of nurses in Ghana
  • Salary of each ranks
  • The highest paid nurse in Ghana

Categories/ranks of nurses in Ghana

The following are the various categories and ranks of clinical nurses in Ghana.

The list below is arranged in no order

  • Nurse practitioner
  • District director of nursing services (DDNS)
  • Director of Nursing Services (DNS)
  • Registered General Nurses
  • Degree nurses
  • Military nurses
  • Registered Midwifes
  • Registered Mental Nurses
  • Registered Community nurses
  • Nurse-assistant clinical
  • Nurse-assistant preventive
  • Enrolled nurses
  • Senior Enrolled nurse
  • Principal Enrolled Nurse
  • Post-basic or specialized nurses

Now see the salaries of the categories of nurses above.

Nurse Salary
District Director of Nursing Services  
Director of Nursing Services  
Military Nurse  
Enrolled Nurse  
Registered General Nurse  
Community Health Nurse  
Registered General Midwife  
Specialized Nurse  
Nurse Practitioner  

Highest paid nurse in Ghana

The District Director of Nursing Services (DDNS) is the highest paid nurse in Ghana, followed by the Director of Nursing Services. The average monthly salary of the DDNS ranges from GHS 3,203.00 – GHS 3,513.00


How much does a nurse earn in Ghana?

On the normal, registered nurses in Ghana earn between $3,600 and $4,800 yearly. However, this is only after-tax deductions. Normally, this salary should be great for monthly survival, but the high cost of living and utilities has forced many nurses to take up a second job.

What country is the highest paying for nurses?


Luxembourg – $60,000 to $125,000

Currently topping the list as the highest paid country in the world for nurses, this tiny country in Western Europe pays their nurses very well. Because of the tiny size of the country and its tax haven laws, getting a job as a nurse is extremely difficult

What is the highest paid job in Ghana?

Fuel Handlers Job.

This is the number 1 highest paying job in Ghana.

Fuel handlers jobs in Ghana are technically-inclined people who handle the pumping of aviation fuel into aircraft or other machines.

What cities do nurses get paid the most

Here are cities that Pay nurses More than any other cities in the world.

  • Modesto, California. First up on our list of highest paying cities is Modesto, a vibrant and populous city in the state of California. …
  • San Jose, California.
  • Sacramento, California.
  • Riverside, California.
  • Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • San Francisco, California.
  • Santa Barbara, California.

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