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Government and Defence Average Salaries in Papua New Guinea 2022


How much money does a person working in Government and Defence make in Papua New Guinea?

A person working in Government and Defence in Papua New Guinea typically earns around 4,490 PGK per month. Salaries range from 2,380 PGK (lowest average) to 7,020 PGK (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Government and Defence careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job Title Average Salary
Armed Forces Officer 3,170 PGK
Army Officer 3,390 PGK
Cartographer 2,600 PGK
Customs Officer 2,770 PGK
Defense Officer 4,580 PGK
Electoral Project Coordinator 5,270 PGK
Federal Government Worker 3,510 PGK
Government Affairs Advisor 6,160 PGK
Government Affairs Director 6,830 PGK
Government Affairs Representative 6,040 PGK
Government Officer 5,300 PGK
Government Property Inspector 5,940 PGK
Government Relations Associate 5,880 PGK
International Cooperation Specialist 6,610 PGK
Military Personnel 4,700 PGK
Police Constable 3,000 PGK
Public Affairs Specialist 4,760 PGK
Public Information Officer 2,970 PGK
Rifleman 2,270 PGK
Soldier 3,050 PGK
VAT Fraud Investigator 3,770 PGK


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