Salary of Ward Administrator in Kenya


Are you wondering how much Ward Administrator earns in Kenya? Well, the salary of Ward Administrator ranges between Ksh 60,000 and Ksh120,000 per month. The administrators are entitled to house allowance, commuter allowance and medical cover.If you are planning to become a Ward Administrator, be prepared to earn up to Ksh 120,000 per month. Majority of the administrators earn an average salary of Ksh 90,000 monthly.

Here is the summary of the salary and allowances they earn per month:

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 56,370 – 87,360 (CPSB 06)

House Allowance: Ksh.22, 000 pm

Commuter Allowance: KShs. 8, 000 p.m.

Medical Cover: As provided by the County Government

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Below are the responsibilities and qualifications for one to become Ward Administrator in Kenya:


  • Overseeing effective service delivering in the area of jurisdiction
  •  Developing programs and projects to empower the community
  • Coordinating and facilitating citizen participation in the development of policies, plans and delivery of services
  •  Facilitating inter-governmental relations and conflict resolution
  •  Overseeing safe custody of county government assets in the area of jurisdiction
  • Coordinating and liaising with other directorates and departments in the area of jurisdiction
  • Ensuring compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements
  •  Ensuring compliance with national values and principles of good governance
  •  Coordinating citizen participation in governance in the area of jurisdiction
  •  Enhance administrative capacity for effective functions and governance at the local level
  • Identify development project
  • Disseminating information to the public
  •  Providing linkage between the office and the community


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Sciences
  •  Have working experience of not less than three years in administration/management Demonstrate a thorough understanding of County development objectives;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;
  • Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  •  Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution