How much do nurses make in Kenyatta National Hospital?


Kenyatta National Hospital is the best government hospital in Kenya. It’s also among the best paying hospitals for nurses. Working as a nurse at the referral hospital, your monthly salary is Ksh 45,000 to Ksh 80,000 for diploma holders and Ksh 70,000 to Ksh 150,000 for degree holders. There are also other allowances paid on top of the basic salary.

Each nurse employed on permanent basis is paid house and travelling allowance. The total amount is Ksh 10,000 to Ksh 30,000. If you add allowances to the salaries, you’ll realize that the lowest nurse at Kenyatta National Hospital takes home at least Ksh 55,000 monthly.

The salaries of nurses at Kenyatta are lower compared to the amount hospitals like Aga Khan and The Nairobi Hospital pay. At Aga Khan the lowest paid nurse takes home Ksh 70,000 monthly and at the Nairobi Hospital, nurses earn upwards of Ksh 80,000 monthly.

With more accumulated work experience, the salary will grow.You  will be recruited at Kenyatta National Hospital earning Ksh 50,000 as a fresh graduate but after 5 years, your salary will be above Ksh 80,000.

To ensure that your salary is decent, always above Ksh 100,000, enroll for a degree in Nursing or Masters in Medicine. At KNH Medical Doctors earn more than Ksh 200,000 per month. Some doctors, especially those conducting surgery earn above Ksh 400,000 per month.

You should also be patient enough because you can’t get recruited today and start earning over Ksh 300, 0000.Gain experience then look for a better paying job