They patrol the streets, investigate crimes, identify suspects, and oversee those who have been convicted of crimes – all to protect the lives and property of this country’s citizens. Many of the jobs are exciting and come with high degrees of responsibility, though at times these jobs can be dangerous and stressful.
Average Monthly Salary
( 112,000 BWP yearly)
A person working in Law Enforcement / Security / Fire in Botswana typically earns around 9,340 BWP per month. Salaries range from 3,490 BWP (lowest average) to 18,300 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 Law Enforcement / Security / Fire careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Average Monthly Salary
( 65,700 BWP yearly)
A person working as a Jail Officer in Botswana typically earns around 5,480 BWP per month. Salaries range from 2,790 BWP (lowest) to 8,440 BWP (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Jail Officer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Accreditation Coordinator||10,300 BWP|
|Accreditation Manager||15,000 BWP|
|Control Room Operator||3,740 BWP|
|Criminal Investigator||12,900 BWP|
|Facility Monitor||6,990 BWP|
|Fire Chief||13,200 BWP|
|Fire Dispatcher||6,650 BWP|
|Fire Education Specialist||10,600 BWP|
|Fire Extinguisher Technician||3,950 BWP|
|Fire Fighter||6,860 BWP|
|Fire Inspector||12,700 BWP|
|Fire Investigator||11,800 BWP|
|Fire Prevention Engineer||10,600 BWP|
|Forensic Investigator||12,100 BWP|
|Forensic Science Technician||11,700 BWP|
|Fraud and Forensic Specialist||13,000 BWP|
|Fraud Examiner||13,700 BWP|
|Grants Specialist||15,300 BWP|
|Intellectual Property Associate||11,500 BWP|
|Intelligence Research Specialist||19,600 BWP|
|Jail Officer||5,480 BWP|
|Juvenile Probation Officer||9,020 BWP|
|Juvenile Supervision Officer||9,270 BWP|
|Parole Officer||6,290 BWP|
|Police Captain||15,300 BWP|
|Police Communications Officer||9,240 BWP|
|Police Officer||6,870 BWP|
|Police Patrol Officer||6,370 BWP|
|Prison Officer||5,460 BWP|
|Prisoner Custody Officer||4,670 BWP|
|Private Detective / Investigator||12,700 BWP|
|Security Adviser||13,100 BWP|
|Security Guard||3,480 BWP|
|Security Management Specialist||18,100 BWP|
|Security Manager||17,900 BWP|
|Security Officer||4,320 BWP|
|Security Supervisor||9,990 BWP|
|Security Systems Installer||10,100 BWP|
|Security Technician||4,000 BWP|
|Surveillance Operator||4,790 BWP|
|Traffic Controller||7,050 BWP|
How much is the monthly salary in Botswana?
Average Wages in Botswana increased to 6299 BWP/Month (488.928 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.
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 a lawyer paid in Botswana?
The salary starts at BWP 79,913 per year and goes up to BWP 83,973 per year for the highest level of seniority.
How much do nurses earn in Botswana?
Nurse in Gaborone, Botswana Area Salaries
|Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reported||Gaborone, Botswana Area||BWP 250,000/yr|
|Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reported||Gaborone, Botswana Area||BWP 130,296/yr|
How much do pharmacists earn in Botswana?
SALARY: D1 (BWP 251, 376 – 277, 524) per annum QUALIFICATION: Bachelor of Pharmacy.