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Updated: 2023 Salary Of A Professor In Kenya And Their Allowances

The salary range of a professor in Kenya is between Kshs170,681 to a maximum of Ksh248,898. The requirements for job are as follows (University of Nairobi): 

A candidate must hold a Ph.D degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline from a recognized university. A maximum of ten years teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate degree-of these, three years must be at Associate Professor level. 

The eligible applicant must have also supervised a minimum of three (3) doctoral and five (5) Masters students to completion since the last promotion. 

They must have not less than sixty equivalent publications as Associate professor, of this, forty should be from referred scholarly journals. They should also have attracted research or development funds as Associate professors.  

Here are the allowances as compiled by WoK.

House to Office (motor vehicle) 18,590.00
House to Office (other transport) 14,666.00
House Allowance 73,715.00
Book Allowance 45,281.00
Mileage Allowance as per (AA) rates
Leave Travelling Allowance 29,378.00
Transfer  Allowance 50,000.00
Clinical Allowance – All(Veterinary teaching members) 6,000.00
Hardship Allowance 60,000.00
Optical Allowance 27,696.00
Dental Allowance 27,696.00
In-Patient Cover 1,815.00
Passage and Baggage Allowance(Passage) 6,576.00
Passage and Baggage Allowance(Baggage) 10,960.00
Subsistence Allowances 16,800.00
Day Trip Allowances 3,000.00
Meals Allowance(Breakfast) 1,000.00
Meals Allowance(Meals) 2,000.00


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