Kenya Civil Servants New Salary Scales from July 2017…This is Good News



Civil Servants in Kenya will have new salary scales after the government promised to increase their salary by a big margin

The gross salaries per job group are as follows:

A-D 12,192 14,442
E 12,598 17,508
F 13,356 20,972
G 17,505 24,823
H 20,288 28,970
J 26,107 39,110
K 32,665 47,373
L 37,943 56,236
M 44,247 68,165
N 51,486 81,184


On top of the basic salaries outlined above, government employees are entitled to several allowances. In the new structure, the following is what they would earn.

Hardship allowances

Those living in urban areas will earn Ksh 30,000.The hardship allowance for those in rural areas will be Ksh35, 000 ,and Ksh 40,000 for hardship areas.

Clinical officers and nurses will get Sh15,000 for urban, Sh20,000 for rural and Sh25,000 for hardship areas.

Job Groups K, M and N workers will get between Sh20,000 and Sh25,000 and technologists Sh15,000 to Sh25,000, depending on the area of work.

An employee stationed in any of the designated hardship areas will be paid a hardship allowance of between Sh2,800 for Job Group A and Sh17,000 for Job Group N.


Health risk allowance will be paid to health workers. Among others, doctors in Job Group N and below will get Sh20,000, nurses Sh3,850, clinical officers Sh3,000 and laboratory technicians Sh3,000.

Doctors (medical officers, dentists, and pharmacists) and medical officer interns deployed in hospitals will be paid a monthly emergency call allowance.

Medical officer interns in Job Group L will get Sh66,000 and M-N  Sh72,000 and clinical officers Sh10,000.

Nursing service allowance will be paid at Sh20,000 for Job Groups G-L while Job Group M and above will get Sh15,000.


Veterinary personnel aid risk allowance will be between Sh5,000 and Sh2,000 per month and health service allowance will be Sh15,000.

These salaries will be effective from July 2017