The Railway Recruitment Board recruits aspirants for various posts under the Junior Engineer category.
The basic pay in the RRB Junior Engineer(JE) salary structure is Rs.35,400/-
This article will highlight the RRB JE Salary structure and give an idea of the various allowances and perks entitled to the post.
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RRB JE Salary After 7th Pay Commission
RRB JE salary structure has been revised as per the 7th pay commission.
The various posts under the Junior Engineer category are given below:
- Junior Engineer (JE)
- Junior Engineer (Information Technology)
- Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
- Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)
The basic pay that has been decided as per the 7th pay commission guidelines is Rs.35,400/- and other allowances entitled at that time.
The various post and Payscale of an RRB Junior Engineer are given below:
|Name of the Post||Pay Band||Grade pay|
|Junior Engineer (JE)||Rs.35400 – Rs.112400||Rs. 4,200|
|Junior Engineer (Information Technology)|
|Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)|
|Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)|
SSC JE Salary Based on Job Location
According to the RRB JE Notification, the RRB JE Salary will depend upon the location of posting. The Indian Railways have divided cities into 3 classes in which candidates will receive their salary according to the class of the city they have been posted. The three classes are as follows:
- Class A: Metropolis
- Class B: Metropolis + Other Big Cities
- Class C: Village + Small Cities
The salary structure for Junior Engineer according to their job location is given in the table below:
|RRB JE Salary Structure as per Job Location|
|Component||Class A||Class B||Class C|
|Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)||16,875||16,875||16,875|
|House Rent Allowance||4050 (30% of Basic)||2700 (20% of Basic)||1350 (10% of Basic)|
|Salary in Hand||38,425||37,075||35,725|
SSC JE Salary Allowances & Perks
The allowances and perks apart from basic pay in the salary structure are as follows:
1. Dearness Allowance
2. House Rent Allowance
3. Transport Allowance
4. City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)
5. Railway Pass
6. Educational Allowance
7. Medical Insurance
8. Special Allowance
There have been certain changes in the House Rent Allowance after the 7th Pay Commission has been levied.
There are other government exams which also have great designation, career, and salary.
The House Rent Allowance(HRA) revised changes are as follows:
|City- category||House Rent Allowance before 7th Pay Commission||House Rent Allowance after 7th Pay Commission|
|Population>50 lakhs (X)||30%||24%|
|Population within 50 lakhs (Y)||20%||16%|
|Population<5 lakhs (Z)||10%||8%|
For details on other bank salary range, refer to the linked article.
RRB JE – Responsibilities
The various responsibilities of a Junior Engineer are given below:
- Periodical and Accounting verification of stores and tools in his charge.
- Monitoring and maintaining the valuable equipment like Overhead (OHE), substations (PS) which are indulged in the shifting of rolling stock.
- Monitoring the signaling installation of the stations.
- Checking the working and availability of IT hardware/ software/ office equipment like photocopiers, fax machines, etc.
RRB JE – Career Growth
The fruitful career growth of an RRB Junior Engineer is as follows:
- Senior Section Engineer
- Assistant Divisional Engineer
- Divisional Engineer
- Senior Divisional Engineer
Candidates need to focus and prepare according to get into these senior and prestigious posts once they clear certain rounds of selection process or exams.
Candidates can practice the RRB Mock Test for better preparation for the RRB JE Exam
Aspirants applying for the post of IAS officer can check the IAS salary at the linked article.