A cadet is responsible for assisting police officers in their duties to keep the peace and order within society. Cadets undergo training programs covering police officer disciplines and law enforcement procedures.
Officer Cadet is a rank held by military cadets during their training to become commissioned officers.
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.
Average Monthly Salary
( 123,000 BWP yearly)
The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range
Salary RangeArmy Officer salaries in Botswana range from 4,730 BWP per month (minimum salary) to 16,300 BWP per month (maximum salary).
Median SalaryThe median salary is 11,100 BWP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Army Officer(s) are earning less than 11,100 BWP while the other half are earning more than 11,100 BWP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
PercentilesClosely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Army Officers (s) are earning less than 7,120 BWP while 75% of them are earning more than 7,120 BWP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Army Officers (s) are earning less than 14,800 BWP while 25% are earning more than 14,800 BWP.
|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|
How much is the D4 salary in Botswana?
SALARY: D4 (P165, 300 – P182, 496) per annum.
How much does a pilot earn in Botswana?
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 the B4 scale in Botswana?
Earnings: The remuneration rate attached ranges from P27 456-P32 652 per annum (B4 Scale) at entry level. Rates may vary depending on employers.
What is BDF’s 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 C4 salary scale in Botswana?
At this rate, the BDF junior officers (lance corporals, corporals, and warrant officers) now earn much higher than a police sergeant whose salary scale is pecked at C4 (P5,027-P6,005). A Sub Inspector at police, whose salary is pecked at C3 (P6,232-P7,448) also trails a BDF private in earnings.