SSC CGL Salary 2024, Check Perks, Allowances and Benefits

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SSC CGL Salary

SSC CGL Salary 2024: As per the SSC Exam Calendar, the SSC CGL 2024 Tier 1 exam will be conducted in October 2024. Apart from job security and prestige, the SSC CGL positions offer competitive salaries that attract aspiring candidates. The salary structure includes pay scales, allowances, and benefits that evolve as employees climb the career ladder. This blog will provide you with the SSC CGL Salary 2024 details like salary structure, in-hand salary, and more.

SSC CGL Salary Structure

The salary structure of SSC CGL varies from 25,500 to 1,51,000. In addition to the basic pay, the SSC CGL post also offers allowances in the form of a dearness allowance, HRA, travel allowance, etc.

Pay Levels of SSC CGL

Pay LevelsPay Scale
425,500-81,100
529,200-92,300
635400-1,12,400
744,900-1,42,400
847,600-1,51,100
Pay LevelGross SSC CGL Salary Range (Approx)
X CitiesY CitiesZ Cities
Pay Level-439,55537,51533,675
Pay Level-544,77242,43638,300
Pay Level-653,51450,68246,050
Pay Level-766,90963,31757,925
Pay Level-870,71666,90863,100

Classification of Cities

HRA for the various SSC CGL posts will vary according to the types of cities thus affecting the salary of SSC CGL jobs. Cities are classified into Class X, Y, and Z based on various factors like cost of living, population, cost of living, and the level of urbanization. 

City TypeExamples
Class X – 24% HRADelhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad,Ahmedabad, and Pune
Class Y – 16 % HRAAgra, Ajmer, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Belgaum, Bhavnagar, Bhiwandi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bikaner, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Durgapur, Erode, Faridabad, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guntur, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubli-Dharwad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kakinada, Kochi, Kottayam, Kolhapur, Kollam, Kota, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Malappuram, Malegaon, Mangalore, Meerut, Moradabad, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Nellore, Noida, Patna, Pondicherry, Raipur, Rajkot, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Salem, Sangli, Siliguri, Solapur, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Ujjain, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vasai-Virar City, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal 
Class Z – 8% HRAAll other cities

SSC CGL Salary ( After 7th Pay Commission)

Here is a detailed calculation of the salary of various posts of SSC CGL as per the city of posting.

PostsGroupGross SalaryPay Level (PL)In Hand Salary
Assistant Audit Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG)B54,864 – 61,424Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)50,725 – 57,285
Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant (Intelligence Bureau)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant (Ministry of Railway)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant(Ministry of External Affairs)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant(AFHQ)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant(Other Ministries/ Departments)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Inspector (Central Excise)CBECB41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBECB41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Inspector (Examiner)CBECB41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant Enforcement Officer(Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)36,864 – 42,044
Assistant(Other Ministries/ Departments)B32,667 – 37,119Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)29,455 – 33,907
Sub Inspector(Central Bureau of Investigation)B32,667 – 37,119Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)29,455 – 33,907
Inspector of Posts(Department of Post)B32,667 – 37,119Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)29,455 – 33,907
Statistical Investigator Gr.II(Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation)B32,667 – 37,119Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)29,455 – 33,907
Inspector(Central Bureau of Narcotics)B41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)36,864 – 42,044
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)B32,667 – 37,119Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)29,455 – 33,907
Inspector (Income Tax)CBDTC41,003 – 46,183Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)36,864 – 42,044
Auditor(Offices under CAG)C27,766 – 31,790Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)25,123 – 29,147
Auditor(Offices under CGDA)C27,766 – 31,790Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)25,123 – 29,147
Auditor(Offices under CGA & others)C27,766 – 31,790Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)25,123 – 29,147
Accountant /Junior Accountant(Offices under CGA)C27,766 – 31,790Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)25,123 – 29,147
Sr. Secretariat Assistant(Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres.)C24,446 – 28,180Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)22,121 – 25,855
Tax Assistant (CBDT)C24,446 – 28,180Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)22,121 – 25,855
Tax Assistant (CBEC)C24,446 – 28,180Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)22,121 – 25,855
Compiler(Registrar General of India)C24,446 – 28,180Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)22,121 – 25,855
Sub Inspector(Central Bureau of Narcotics)C24,446 – 28,180Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)22,121 – 25,855

What is the SSC CGL Salary Per Month Pay Level Wise?

The SSC CGL monthly salary for various posts are as follows:

SSC CGL Salary: For Pay level 8 (Rs 47,600 to Rs 151100)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 4,800
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 47,600
  3. HRA Depending on the city:  X (24%)  – 11424
                                                         Y (16%) – 7616
                                                         Z  (8%) –  3808
  4. DA (17%) – 8092
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx

  • X cities – 70,716
  • Y cities – 66,908
  • Z  cities – 63,100.

SSC CGL Salary Postwise For Pay level 7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 4,600
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 44,900
  3. HRA Depending on the city:  X (24%)  – 10,776
                                                      Y (16%) –  7,184
                                                      Z (8%) –  3,592
  4. DA (17%) – 7633
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 66,909
  • Y cities – 63,317
  • Z  cities – 57,925

SSC CGL Salary Postwise For Pay level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 4,200
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 35,400
  3. HRA Depending on the city:   X (24%)  – 8,496
                                                       Y (16%) –  5,664
                                                       Z (8%) –  2,832
  4. DA (17%) – 6018
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 53,514
  • Y cities – 50,682
  • Z  cities – 46,050

SSC CGL Salary Post-wise For Pay Level 5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 2,800
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 29,200
  3. HRA Depending on the city:    X (24%)  – 7,008
                                                           Y (16%) –  4,672
                                                           Z (8%) –  2,336
  4. DA (17%) – 4,964
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 44,772
  • Y cities – 42,436
  • Z  cities – 38,300

SSC CGL Salary Postwise For Pay Level 4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 2,400
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 25,500
  3. HRA Depending on the city:    X (24%)  – 6,120
                                                           Y (16%) –  4,080
                                                           Z (8%) –  2,040
  4. DA (17%) – 4,335
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 39,555
  • Y cities – 37,515
  • Z  cities – 33,675

What is the SSC CGL Increment Per Year?

The following is the increment in the SSC CGL posts every year

  • Twice DA hikes at the rate of 1% or 2% at the end of every 6 months. 1% means 500 and 2% means 1000.

SSC CGL Perks and Allowances

Apart from the basic salary, the candidates also receive certain benefits and allowances. The list of such allowances is as follows:

  • Dearness Allowance ( 31% as per the latest update)
  • HRA ( 8-24% depends on the location of posting)
  • Transport Allowance
  • LTC

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SSC CGL Salary 2024 – FAQs

Q1. Which post in SSC CGL is the highest salary?

Ans. Assistant Audit officer is the highest salary in SSC CGL

Q2. What is the SSC CGL Salary of Each Post?

Ans. Candidates can check the article here you get a complete post-wise salary of SSC CGL.

Q3. What is the HRA for Class X cities for SSC CGL?

Ans. The HRA for class X cities of SSC CGL posts is 24%

Q4. What is the HRA for Class Y cities for SSC CGL?

Ans. The HRA for class X cities of SSC CGL posts is 16%

Q5. What is the HRA for Class Z cities for SSC CGL?

Ans. The HRA for class Z cities of SSC CGL posts is 8%


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