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SSC CGL Salary & Perks

For most of the aspirants who are about to write SSC CGL exams, Salary pay and perks is a major factor for deciding the preference of order to the posts they apply. After 7th pay commission there have been many changes in the pay structure as well as allowances. In addition to this the number of posts under SSC CGL are more, so the candidates can get confused about the ssc cgl salary and perks i:e pay level and post-wise in-hand salary. Firstly, what we have to know is that there are five pay level posts namely Level 8, level 7, level 6, level 5, and level 4. Secondly, pay matrix changes as per city, so there is a difference in pay as per the city they serve. Accordingly lets us see the pay level matrix, which is given below:

Pay Level
of Posts

Gross SSC CGL Salary Range
(Approx)

X Cities

Y Cities

Z Cities

Pay Level-8

70,716

66,908

63,100

Pay Level-7

66,909

63,317

57,925

Pay Level-6

53,514

50,682

46,050

Pay Level-5

44,772

42,436

38,300

Pay Level-4

39,555

37,515

33,675

Thirdly, apart from this there are several benefits that are also provided to the employees such as HRA, travel allowance, DA, etc. So let us discuss about the in-hand SSC CGL salary that you will get after getting appointed through SSC CGL after the 7th pay commission. 

Total Gross & In-hand Salary

As discussed above, Check out the total SSC CGL Salary Structure taken by the employees posted under Pay Level 8, Pay level 7, Pay level
6, pay level 5 & pay level 4 accordingly: 

Pay Level
of Posts

Pay Level-8

Pay Level-7

Pay Level-6

Pay Level-5

Pay Level-4

Pay scale

Rs 47600 to 151100

Rs 44900 to 142400

Rs 35400 to 112400

Rs 29200 to 92300

Rs 25500 to 81100

Grade Pay

4800

4600

4200

2800

2400

Basic pay

Rs 47600

Rs 44900

Rs 35400

Rs 29200

Rs 25500

HRA (depending on
the city)

X Cities (24%)

11,424

10,776

8,496

7,008

6,120

Y Cities (16%)

7,616

7,184

5,664

4,672

4,080

Z Cities (8%)

3,808

3,592

2,832

2,336

2,040

DA (Current- 17%)

8,092

7,633

6,018

4,964

4,335

Travel Allowance

Cities- 3600, Other Places- 1800

Gross Salary
Range (Approx)

X Cities

70,716

66,909

53,514

44,772

39,555

Y Cities

66,908

63,317

50,682

42,436

37,515

Z Cities

63,100

57,925

46,050

38,300

33,675

Allowances are given to meet the needs of employees like HRA, increase in cost of living, transportation facilitates etc. Accordingly these costs vary from place to place depending upon the demography and living standards which is decided by the pay commission.

 Checkout: SSC CGL NOTIFICATION

House Rent Allowance(HRA)

As we know that all employees are provided with House Rent Allowance (HRA) to meet their house rental needs. House rent allowance varies according to the city and is classified into 3 categories. HRA is given as per the class of city viz, X, Y and Z and accordingly employees are paid a minimum of Rs. 5400/- pm, Rs. 3600/- pm and Rs.1800/- pm respectively. The percentage of allowance is given below: 

@ 24% of Basic pay for X category of cities

@ 16% of Basic Pay for Y category of cities

@ 8% of Basic Pay for Z category of cities

Dearness Allowance (DA)

Dearness allowance or DA is paid by the government to public sector employees as well as pensioners as the cost-of-living allowance to cushion them from rising prices. DA is calculated according to the employees’ basic salary based on the respective pay scale. This revised from time to time twice an year by the government.

Transport Allowance (TA)

Transport Allowance is a type of allowance offered to employees of a company to compensate for their travel from residence to and from respective workplace location. In general, conveyance allowance is paid by an employer only if the there is no transportation provided by the employees. The rate of transport allowance per month various according to the place you are living in as mentioned below:

 Employees posted in the cities: Rs.3600

Employees posted at all other places: Rs.1800

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