SSC CGL Salary

The SSC CGL exam is one of the most sought after exams in India and one major reason for this is the salary provided by the Commission. The current SSC CGL salary varies from a minimum of Rs.18,000 to Rs.2,50,000 (including perks), based on different posts.

SSC CGL exam in India is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for ‘Grade B’ and ‘Grade C’ posts. Aspirants willing to apply for the SSC CGL exam in the coming years can get an idea about the SSC CGL salary in this article.

Apart from the salary, SSC provides various other benefits to its employees, which attract a lot of aspirants to join the Staff Selection Commission. However, with the advantages that one gets, the job profile also holds many responsibilities.

Candidates willing to apply for the SSC CGL exam can visit the linked article for more details about the exam.

SSC CGL Post-Wise Salary

After the 7th pay commission, there has been an increment of 3 per cent in the salaries of employees working for different SSC CGL posts. The table below gives details regarding the SSC CGL salary for various posts:

SSC CGL Salary
Post Ministry Grade Pay Salary
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG 4800 Rs.(54,864 – 61,424)
Assistant Central Vigilance Commission 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Assistant Ministry of Railway 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Assistant Intelligence Bureau 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Assistant Ministry of External Affairs 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Assistant Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Inspector of Income Tax Central Board of Direct Taxation 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Inspector (Central Excise) Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Inspector (Preventive Officer) Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Inspector (Examiner) Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation 4200 Rs.(32,667 – 37,119)
Inspector of Posts Department of Post 4200 Rs.(32,667 – 37,119)
Statistical Investigator Gr.II Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation 4200 Rs.(32,667 – 37,119)
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency 4200 Rs.(32,667 – 37,119)
Inspector Income Tax 4600 Rs.(41,003 – 46,183)
Auditor Offices under CAG 2800 Rs.(27,766 – 31,790)
Auditor Offices under CGDA 2800 Rs.(27,766 – 31,790)
Accountant/ Junior Accountant Offices under CGA 2800 Rs.(27,766 – 31,790)
Senior Secretariat Assistant Central Government Offices 2400 Rs.(24,446 – 28,180)
Tax Assistant Central Board of Direct Taxation 2400 Rs.(24,446 – 28,180)
Tax Assistant Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs 2400 Rs.(24,446 – 28,180)
Compiler Registrar General of India 2400 Rs.(24,446 – 28,180)
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics 2400 Rs.(24,446 – 28,180)

The above-mentioned salary is the gross salary for the employees serving at different posts. Apart from this, SSC also provides various perks and benefits.

The SSC CGL salary is divided into two pay bands and salary based on the two pay bands is given below:

SSC CGL Pay Scale

Candidates appearing for the SSC CGL exam can check other details for the SSC exams at the linked article.

SSC CGL Salary – Other Allowances

The SSC CGL salary offers other allowance apart from the gross salary which includes, HRA, travel allowances, medical, dearness allowances, etc.

The table below gives details regarding the HRA and travel allowances for SSC employees posted in different cities:

SSC CGL Salary Allowances
Cities HRA (percentage) Travel Allowances
X (Only 8 urban cities) 24 3600
Y (Towns with population over 5 lakhs) 16 1800
Z (Rural Areas) 8 1800

Also, candidates can visit the government exams page and know more about other posts and job profiles offering similar designations, pay scale and job profile.