SSC CGL In Hand Salary Structure ,SSC (Staff Selection Commission) every year the organizes the Combined Graduation Level(CGL) Exam for recruitment of eligible candidates for various posts (up to 30) inn different ministries/department/organization. This is one of the SSC Exams which draws a lot of attention and a huge number of aspirants apply for this exam.
This exam is one of the golden opportunities that everyone nowadays wants to grab. The different reasons behind the popularity of this exam are: it provides the chance to the freshers who have just graduated to apply for a government job, there are so many posts for which the candidates can apply. And last1, and most crucial is the profound salary and other perks and benefits that one gets when selected.
Do you have the proper idea about the salary structure post-wise ? how much exactly are you going to earn according to your preference of post? are you fully aware of the job profile of each post? These are the questions one should know the answers to before applying for the SSC CGL exams.

SSC CGL Salary 2022

SSC CGL salary makes it the most desirable job in the country. The Staff Selection Commission gives lucrative salary packages and incentives along with various perks and benefits to the shortlisted candidates. However, the SSC CGL salary 2022 varies from post to post and job location. The major components of the CGL salary include the grade pay of the post, pay level, and the city in which the employee is posted. Below we have mentioned detailed information about SSC CGL salary in hand after the 7th Pay Commission for various posts.

SSC CGL Pay Band

The SSC CGL salary varies from a minimum of Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 2,50,000 (including perks), based on different posts after the 7th Pay Commission. 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.

SSC CGL Salary 2022: Pay Level

Before delving deeper into the post-wise breakdown of SSC CGL salary let us first have a look at the SSC CGL pay levels. There are basically five pay levels in SSC CGL for Group B and Group C posts as tabulated below.

SSC CGL Pay LevelsSSC CGL Pay Scale (in Rs)

SSC CGL Salary Per Month

The candidates must go through the complete article to gain every pinch of knowledge about the grade pay , basic pay scale, and perks attached to the SSC CGL posts.

SSC CGL PostsSSC CGL Salary Per Month
Assistant Audit Officer- Under C & AGRs 71,328 (X cities)

Rs 65,414 (Y cities)

Rs 61,606 (Z cities)

Assistant Accounts OfficerRs 71,328 (X cities)

Rs 65,414 (Y cities)

Rs 61,606 (Z cities)

Assistant Section Officer- Central SecretariatRs 67,521 (X cities)

Rs 63,929 (Y cities)

Rs 60,337 (Z cities)

Assistant Section Officer- Intelligence Bureau
Assistant Section Officer – Railway
Assistant Section Officer – Ext. Affairs
Assistant Section Officer – AFHQ
Assistant – Other Ministries
Inspector of Income Tax – CBDT
Inspector (Central Excise) – CBIC
Inspector (Preventive Officer) – CBIC
Inspector (Examiner) – CBIC
Assistant Enforcement Officer – Dept. Of Revenue
Sub-Inspector – CBI
Inspector of post – Dept. of Post
Inspector – Narcotics
Assistant – Other MinistriesRs 54,126 (X cities)

Rs 49,188 (Y cities)

Rs 46,356 (Z cities)

Divisional Accountant – Under C & AG
Junior Statistical Officer – Statistics
Statistical Investigator Grade-II – Registrar General of India
Sub-Inspector – NIA
Auditor – Under CGDARs 45,384 (X cities)

Rs 40,942 (Y cities)

Rs 38,606 (Z cities)

Auditor – Under C & AG
Auditor – Under CGA & Others
Accountant/Jr. Accountant – Under C & AG
Accountant/Jr. Accountant – Under CGA & Others
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC – Central govt. officesRs 40,167 (X cities)

Rs 36,021 (Y cities)

Rs 33,981 (Z cities)

Tax Assistant – CBDT
Tax Assistant – CBIC
Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics
Upper Division Clerks – Border road org.

Now that candidates are aware of the SSC CGL Salary Per Month for the cities X, Y and Z, it is important for the candidates to know that certain deductions will also be made from it.

SSC CGL Pay Scale

Candidates are often confused about their positions and the pay band they will fall in. So, here we have mentioned the post-wise SSC CGL Pay level and grade pay to give you a better understanding of the grade pay, level bands, and perks attached to the SSC CGL posts.

SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)
S.NoSSC CGL PostsMinistryGrade Pay
1Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts
Department under C&AG
2Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts
Department under C&AG
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
3Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence Bureau4600
4Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service4600
5Assistant Section OfficerAFHQ4600
6Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Railway4600
7Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External Affairs4600
8AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4600
9AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4600
10Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4600
11Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
12Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation4600
13Inspector PostsDepartment of Post4600
14InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics4600
15Inspector of Income TaxCBDT4600
16Inspector (Central Excise)CBIC4600
17Inspector (Preventive Officer)4600
18Inspector (Examiner)4600
SSC CGL Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
19Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of India4200
20AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4200
22Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AG4200
23Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)4200
24Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Program Implementation4200
SSC CGL Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)
25AuditorOffices under C&AG2800
26AuditorOther Ministry/Departments2800
27AuditorOffices under CGDA2800
28AccountantOffices under C&AG2800
Junior Accountant
Other Ministry/Departments2800
SSC CGL Post Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)
30Senior Secretariat Assistant/
Upper Division Clerks
Central Govt. Offices/
Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.
31Tax AssistantCBDT2400
32Tax AssistantCBIC2400
33Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics2400
34Upper Division ClerksDate. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD)2400

SSC CGL Salary Structure

Let us take an example of Class X City- Delhi with a Grade Pay 4600

Suppose the Basic Pay for the post is Rs. 44,900, so the provided House Rent Allowances will be 24% of Basic Pay i.e Rs. 10,776 (according to assumed post and city)

The transport allowance provided will be Rs. 3600 (As the assumed Grade Pay lies in between Grade Pay of 2000 to 4800).

Dearness allowances – 0 (Dearness allowance is merged with the basic pay and will be revised after every six months)

SSC CGL Salary: Other Allowances (HRA, TA, DA)

SSC CGL Salary includes other allowances as well apart from the basic pay.

These are:

  • HRA
  • TA
  • DA


HRA stands for the abbreviation of the House Rent Allowance. It is the amount that the company pays the employees apart from their basic salary for their accommodation. The HRA depends on the city in which employees are residing/posted.

Based on this, it is divided into three sections:

City DivisionHRA (in %)
X- It includes only eight urban cities which are Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Pune- 24% HRA24
Y- It includes towns with a population over 5 lakh16
Z- It includes the rural areas8


TA stands for the abbreviation of the Travel Allowance. It is the amount that the company pays the employees apart from their basic salary to meet their travelling expenses.

City DivisionTravel Allowance
X- It includes only eight urban cities which are Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Pune- 24% HRA3,600
Y- It includes towns with a population over 5 lakh1,800
Z- It includes the rural areas1,800

DA (Dearness Allowance)

DA stands for the abbreviation of the dearness allowance. It is calculated as the percentage of the basic salary of an Indian Citizen to reduce the effects of inflation on people. It is 17% of the basic pay under the 7th Pay Commission.

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