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Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Salary Structure & Rank

Here is the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF)  Salary Structure & Rank. Ghana Army Salary are structured according to their ranks. In this article, you will find how much personnel in Ghana Army earn per month.


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Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Service Salary Structure

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) personnel are paid based on the newly introduced Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) implemented in 2010. The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) salary is also paid according to ranks in the service. As such your rank also determines how much you are paid. A graduate recruit in the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) earns more than an regular officer with WASSCE or SSCE.

The higher your rank, the higher your pay. The Salary of the Ghana Army is not made public, however the least ranking officer in the Ghana Army takes an average salary of GHS 1500.

In addition to that, depending on your rank and responsibilities, there are allowances and bonuses that are added to the salary of GAF Personnel.


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Ghana Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Service Rank

The GAF rank structure has a chain of command similar to the British army ranks structure, arranged in descending order

The Ghana Army, Navy and Airforce Rank structure has an organized chain of command. The Ghana Ghana Army, Navy and Airforce rank are divided into two categories, the Officers, and Enlisted Officers. These ranks can be divided into commissioned and non-commissioned officers.

GAF Officers

These are managers and key influencers and planners who lead Enlisted Soldiers in all situations. GAF Officers are responsible for leading and training enlisted.

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GAF Enlisted Officers

A GAF Enlisted Officer is military officer who is given authority by an officer, but he or she is not considered to be in command.


GAF Officers Ranks

The Ghana army has 10 ranks for officers with General being the highest rank and Second Lieutenant being the lowest rank. Below is the list of GAF commissioned officers ranks:

  1. General = ★★★★★[5 Stars]
  2. Lieutenant General = ★★★★[4 Stars]
  3. Major General = ★★★[3 Stars]
  4. Brigadier General = ★★[2 Stars]
  5. Colonel = [1 Stars]
  6. Lieutenant Colonel
  7. Major
  8. Captain
  9. Lieutenant
  10. Second Lieutenant – [Lowest Rank]


GAF Enlisted Officers Ranks

There are 9 ranks in the Ghana Army for Enlisted officers. these are as listed below:

  1. Chief Warrant Officer
  2. Warrant Officer Class I
  3. Warrant Officer Class II
  4. Staff Sergeant.
  5. Lance-corporal.
  6. Recruit – [Lowest Rank]

One Comment

  1. The 15% increament should be across board for workers to avoid discrimination and noise by other workers

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