Salaries of District Chief Executives (DCE) in Ghana 2022/2023
District Chief Executive (DCE) in Ghana earns as high as thousands of Ghana Cedis monthly when he/she occupies an office in government.
Who is a DCE in Ghana?
In Ghana, the District Chief Executive (DCE) is an appointed public servant who heads a district. The position is an official and nationally recognized position that is similar to that of a mayor of a city in other countries.
What is the salary of DCEs in Ghana?
It is strongly believed that District Chief Executives (DCE) earn a lot of GH¢ monthly as a salary.
Salaries of District Chief Executives range from 5,630 GHS (lowest) to 16,600 GHS (highest). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
What are the responsibilities of a DCE?
The responsibilities and duties of a district chief executive are enshrined in the Constitution of Ghana. They are tasked to work administratively and politically in their area of control.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES OF A DISTRICT CHIEF EXECUTIVE (DCE)
- Supervisory role. DCEs works directly as a supervisor to the departments under their districts.
- Acting as Chief Representative. They are the Chief Representative of the Ghanaian Central Government at the district level.
- Acting as the presiding officer over Executive Committee meetings. DCE acts as the presiding officer over Executive Committee meetings held at the assembly.
- Head of daily performance of both administrative and executive functions. DCEs are the heads in charge of the daily performance of both administrative and executive functions of their districts.