Cadet Salary in Botswana

Cadet Salary in Botswana

What is Cadet ?

A cadet is an officer trainee or candidate. The term is frequently used to refer to those training to become an officer in the military, often a person who is a junior trainee. Its meaning may vary between countries which can include youths in voluntary youth organisations.

Cadet Salary in Botswana

A person working as an Army Officer in Botswana typically earns around 10,300 BWP per month. Salaries range from 4,730 BWP (lowest) to 16,300 BWP (highest).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is cadet pay grade?

The basic pay rate for both Academy and non-active duty ROTC cadets and midshipmen is $1,272.20, effective 1 January 2023, which is “the monthly rate equal to 35 percent of the basic pay of a commissioned officer in the pay grade O–1 with less than two years of service.”

How much does cadet earn per month?

As of Dec 31, 2022, the average annual pay for a Cadet in the United States is $40,723 a year. Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $19.58 an hour. This is the equivalent of $783/week or $3,393/month.

What rank does a Cadet have?

Cadet rank structure
Sophomores (MS II) hold the rank of Cadet Corporal (C/CPL), but like the C/PVTs, they hold few leadership positions throughout the year. Juniors (MS III) hold the rank of Cadet Staff Sergeant (C/SSG) and are the first-level leaders for the freshmen and sophomores.

Do you get paid for a cadetship?

Employers provide the cadets with:

eight weeks full–time paid employment per year for the duration of their scholarship to develop valuable practical experience and key skills for future employment. Cadetships typically run for 2 years.

What are the benefits of cadet?

Along with these activities, the cadet experience offers young people the opportunity to develop valuable personal abilities, build life skills like teamwork and resilience, and fosters confidence, loyalty and respect, and a sense of service to others.

How strong is Botswana military?

The Global Power Force annual reports shows that Botswana has 10 fighter jets, 9000 military personnel, 55 tanks, 20 rocket projectors, 245 armoured vehicles and 30 towed artillery. According to the report, Botswana’s military budget is $450 million (roughly P4.

How many military bases are in Botswana?

Maparangwane Air Base is the only full air base in Botswana. Sir Seretse Khama International Airport is a civilian airport that hosts the VIP jets and Francistown Airport is a joint civilian/military airfield with ownership by the BDF since 2011.

Is cadet a soldier?

An Army Cadet enlists for a Cadetship to become an Officer in the Defence Forces. After successfully completing the Cadet Training Course in the Cadet School, Military College, an Army Cadet is commissioned into the Officer Ranks of the Army as a Second Lieutenant (2/Lt) or Lieutenant (Lt).

Do Army Cadet volunteers get paid?

As a volunteer you do not get paid, however depending on the time given, you may be eligible for a Volunteer’s Allowance. You may be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses, such as travelling to a cadet force competition or camp.

Is Botswana a US ally?

With its long history of stable democracy, Botswana is a strong ally of the United States.