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The amount Kadets are earning per month will left you in surprise this the list of their earning.

Even as a new recruit or a cadet, you won’t have any financial problems, if you would live in army barracks. Did you know that all the army employees are able to buy all commodities for half price. For example, normally sugar costs Ksh 120 in the regular stores. In the barracks you will be able to buy the same amount of sugar for Ksh 70 or even less.

As a Kenya Defense Forces soldier you will be also able to get hefty allowances from the government during the peaceful missions if you are deployed outside Kenya. In this case every KDF soldier receive from Ksh 5,000 to Ksh 10,000 per day. This kind of salary is surely worth joining the Kenya Defense Force position.

Army salaries in the entry level category. KDF average starting salary. Top salaries for army, navy and airforce. 

KDF salaries have been increased recently. However, according to the 2011 KDF salary structure which excludes allowances, the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) was entitled to Sh. 894,897. 

Lieutenant Generals received Sh. 632,984. Brigadiers were paid Sh. 171,509. Colonels received a KDF monthly pay of Sh. 153,317. Lieutenant Colonels Sh. 130,735. Majors Sh. 102,106. Captains Sh. 73,182. 

A corporal received Sh. 32,250. Lance corporals Sh. 26, 509 and privates Sh. 19, 941. 

A new recruit could expect Sh. 7,172 according to the 2011 KDF salary structure. The most junior officer, a cadet started at sh. 11, 852 while an Officer Cadet, who had served three years earned Sh. 24,520.

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