How much are Kenyan chiefs and their assistants make per month in Kenya?
Before looking at the salaries of chiefs and their assistants, here are the qualifications for one to become a chief or assistant chief in Kenya.
Chief/Assistant Chief Candidate Requirements:
- Must be a Kenyan Citizen
- Must be at least 35 years old
- Must have worked in the Public Service for a period of nothing less than five years
- Must be a resident of the particular sitting Location
- Must have an original Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean grade of C.
- Must be in possession of a certificate in Public Administration/Management, Social Work/Community Development, Teaching, Disaster Management or its equivalent from a recognized Kenyan institution
- Good communication skills, Responsible and professional services are a plus.
That’s all you need to become a Kenyan Chief or an Assistant Chief of your sub-location.
Below is how much an Assistant Chief and Chief make in Kenya.
In case you forgot, the Kenyan government introduced a new scheme that led to an increase in pay for the Chiefs and their Assistants.
This increased the gross salary of Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs in Kenya significantly with a higher percentage rate, compared to what they used to earn years back.
Here is the salary scale for chiefs/assistant chiefs in Kenya.
Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs Monthly Salary Scale:
On average the monthly salary of a Chief in Kenya ranges from Ksh. 30,000 to 70,000 depending on experience.
Experience follows the number of cases he/she has handled successfully and the intensity of such cases.
It could also involve how best the Chief or assistant chief has helped the community in decisions like education on various income generating projects, or even how to increase livelihood of people legally.
Theft and alcohol and drug trafficking are among the issues chiefs are dealing with in society.
Any leader who successfully reduces such challenges by a percentage is already experienced, and deserves salary rise after boardroom interviews.
Sourced fron Kenyan magazine.