Every year, Nigerian universities churn out a lot of engineering graduates. Just like in school days, the competition for the very best of jobs continues.
It is every young engineers dream to get a high paying job in one of the reputable engineering firms in Nigeria. This can be said to be a good dream. However, an even better dream is to get a job in one of the best paying engineering firms in the country.
To get a job in one of the highest paying engineering firms in Nigeria, it is important to have a knowledge of the highest paying engineering firms in Nigeria.
These firms are;
Chevron is one of the many oil and gas companies that emerged from standard oil and gas. It is an America company with headquarters in California. It is one of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world and has spread to many different parts of the world including Nigeria.
Chevron Nigeria has its head office in Lagos Island .It is one of the biggest oil producing firms in Nigeria. It operates in partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
In addition to being one of the biggest oil producing firms in Nigeria, Chevron is also one of the highest paying engineering firms in Nigeria. Fresh workers earn an annual salary of up to N6 million
Shell is an Anglo-Dutch company with its presence in over 70 countries across the world. It is one of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world at the moment.
Shell is not just one of the biggest engineering firms in Nigeria, it is also one of the oldest. Shell has been in Nigeria for over 50 years and over the years, it has positively influenced the economical state of the country.
Fresh engineers at Shell Nigeria earn an annual salary of up to N 7 million
Schlumberger was founded in 1926 by Conrad and Marcel Schlumberger. It is an oil servicing firm and was founded in France. Since its inception, Schlumberger has spread into various parts of the world including Nigeria.
With its head office 17/19 Idowu Taylor street, Victoria Island, Lagos state. Schlumberger Nigeria provides engineering services such as open-hole and cased-hole wireline logging, drilling, stimulations, sand control, well testing artificial lift, etc.
Schlumberger is one of Nigeria’s highest paying oil servicing firms. Fresh graduates at Schlumberger earn an annual salary of about N5 million. This is dependent on what level the worker is. Although, this is not the highest paying engineering firm, it is the highest paying oil servicing firm in Nigeria
Total is one of the biggest oil firms in the world. It is was founded in 1924 by Ernest Mercier and has its head office in Tour Total, Courbevoie, France. It is a French multinational firm with branches in various parts of the world.
Total Nigeria is a subsidiary of the total group. It has been in existence for about 60 years. Since its incorporation in 1956, it has continued to pave way in the downstream sector of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
Newly employed workers at Total Nigeria are paid up to N10 million annually
ExxonMobil is an American multinational firm with its head office in Irving Texas. It is the biggest breakout from Standard oil. It is an oil and gas firm and was founded in November 30, 1999.
Exxon Mobil’s head office in Nigeria is located at 1 Lekki expressway, Victoria Island. Its services include the exploration of crude oil, the production of crude oil and natural gas.
Due to its status as a multinational company, fresh workers of ExxonMobil oil and gas earn an annual salary of about N10 million
Halliburton was established in 1919.It is an American multinational company and is one of the biggest oil servicing companies in the world. It has grown from being just an American based company to a world renowned oil servicing firm.
Halliburton Nigeria has its head office at plot 90, Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Eti Osa, Lagos. Although its pay for its newly employed staff is much lower than that obtained new workers of oil firms. However, it is still one of the highest paying engineering firms in Nigeria. Fresh Halliburton workers earn a salary of about N4.5 million annually
Seplat petroleum is Nigeria’s first oil and gas production and exploration company. It got its oil and gas assets from multinational oil companies in 2010.
Seplat was established in Nigeria when Shebah Exploration and Production merged with Platform petroleum. It got into business by acquiring lots of oil blocks from Royal Dutch Shell.
Seplat Petroleum is the highest paying indigenous engineering company. Its newly employed workers earn a salary of about N4 million salary
Addax petroleum was founded in 1994 with its focus on The Middle east and Africa. At the moment, Addax is the 5th largest oil producing firm in Nigeria. Although, Addax is not as popular as the other top oil producing firms in Nigeria. However, that does not deter it from being one of the highest paying engineering firms in Nigeria.
Fresh employees of Addax Petroleum earn a monthly salary of N300, 000.
Saipem Nigeria is the Nigerian sub-group of the Italian oil giant, the Saipem group. It is an engineering firm that offers services such as onshore and offshore drilling, onshore and offshore construction and pipeline, power plant maintenance.
Saipem Nigeria has its head office in Lagos. Although not a very strong company yet, it makes the list of Nigerian engineering companies with the highest pay for new employees.
N4 million is earned by some workers of Saipem Nigeria annually
Aiteo group is a Nigeria engineering firm that was founded in 2008. It is involved in the exploration of oil and gas, the production of and storage of petroleum products.
Aiteo group has affiliations with the more established Sigmund Communeccia. New employees t Aiteo earn an annual salary of about N4 million
The highest paying engineering firms oil and gas firms. This explains why most young engineers are very interested in working in oil and gas firms