The Botswana Defence Force is the military of Botswana. The main component of the BDF is the Botswana Ground Force; there is also an air wing and a riverine patrol contingent attached to the ground forces, with 10 Panther airboats and 2 Boston Whaler Raider class.
Average Monthly Salary
( 154,000 BWP yearly)
A person working in Government and Defence in Botswana typically earns around 12,800 BWP per month. Salaries range from 6,810 BWP (lowest average) to 20,100 BWP (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Government and Defence careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Armed Forces Officer||9,850 BWP|
|Army Officer||10,300 BWP|
|Customs Officer||8,410 BWP|
|Defense Officer||13,600 BWP|
|Electoral Project Coordinator||15,400 BWP|
|Federal Government Worker||10,200 BWP|
|Government Affairs Advisor||18,700 BWP|
|Government Affairs Director||20,300 BWP|
|Government Affairs Representative||19,100 BWP|
|Government Officer||16,400 BWP|
|Government Property Inspector||16,700 BWP|
|Government Relations Associate||17,500 BWP|
|International Cooperation Specialist||20,500 BWP|
|Military Personnel||14,000 BWP|
|Police Constable||9,310 BWP|
|Public Affairs Specialist||13,600 BWP|
|Public Information Officer||8,840 BWP|
|VAT Fraud Investigator||11,500 BWP|
A person working as an Army Officer in Botswana typically earns around 10,300 BWP per month. Salaries range from 4,730 BWP (lowest) to 16,300 BWP (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Army Officer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
What is bdf salary?
The adoption of the delinking exercise saw a BDF private with a certificate now earning as high as P9, 237 while a BDF private with a diploma can earn as high as P16, 326.
How much is the monthly salary in Botswana?
Average Wages in Botswana increased to 6299 BWP/Month (476.185 USD/Month) in the fourth quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of the average wage for employees was 6533 BWP/Month and the minimum was 3447 BWP/Month.
How much do pilots earn in Botswana?
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A frequently asked question in our How to become a Pilot in Botswana in 2021 Guide is: How much does an Airline Captain in Botswana make? The short answer is around US$2,000 (BWP 22,100) per month plus benefits
How much is B1 Botswana’s salary?
While there is no corporal (private) with degree qualification at the BDF, the police service is awash with degree holders and diploma holders who are stuck at constable level, which is pecked at B1 scale and commands a salary of (P4,221.50-P4,845).