OAP Salary Structure In Nigeria

In this post we are quickly going to reveal how much
OAP's earn in Nigeria and also how you can become an OAP in Nigeria. 

The meaning of OAP is 'on air personality',the term OAP is applicable to both radio and TV presenters,but for some reasons the term OAP is synonymous with on Air radio personality in Nigeria. 
Some of the popular celebrity OAP in Nigeria include Daddy Freeze,Toolz,Olisa Adibua,Dan foster etc. 

OAP Salary Structure In Nigeria

Q: How Much Does A New OAP Earn In Nigeria?

Just like every other occupation in Nigeria,a new entry OAP is expected to earn lower than other much more 
experienced OAP's,however the amount of money earned by the new employee is expected to increase with promotion and experience.

As a new OAP in Nigeria you'll be paid between ₦30,000 - ₦90,000. 

The amount you will earn depends on the company/firm that you are working for,and the rate at which your show bring in customers,according to our research private

radio stations pay better than federal and state owned radio stations. 

Some state owned radio stations in Nigeria pay their new entry workers between ₦15,000 - ₦30,000,while most federal government owned radio stations follow use the civil service salary structure to pay their OAP'S.

It's imperative that you know that OAPs also work in other departments such as Technical, Production, Programmes,Research,Sales Departments etc.

Q: How Much Does An Experienced OAP Earn In Nigeria?

An experienced OAP salary in Nigeria with over 5 years
experience earn between ₦90,000 - ₦200,000 per month. 

OAP's usually add to their income by engaging in other side hustle such as hosting of events (MC),voice-overs for commercials etc.

Already established and experienced celebrity OAP'S in Nigeria such as Daddy Freeze,Toolz,Olisa Adibua,Dan foster etc earn up to ₦ 500,000 per month,some of them already has endorsements with companies that rack in millions of Naira,they are also used as judges on talent shows in Nigeria,this is anther source of income. 
These experienced celebrity OAP'S are well paid in Nigeria because their show attract advertisers,which translates to more money for the media company/firm. 

Q: How To Become An OAP In Nigeria? 

Do you dream of becoming an On Air Personality in Nigeria? 

OAP'S are expected have a good command of English,be educated,have a great personality and also be well knowledgeable. 

If being an OAP is your dream,but you lack some of the qualities listed above,all you have to do is to practice and learn how to speak in public,make friends that are 
already experienced OAP's,start reading to be vast with current information,finally start going for auditions and interviews.

  • The information on this page is subject to change,figures stated here are only estimates and not 100% accurate.
  • The current minimum wage in Nigeria,applicable from 2011 is ₦18,000 per month,exclusive of all deductions,however there is a plan to increase the minimum wage paid to civil servants in Nigeria


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