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SSC CGL Salary 2024 Post Wise, In hand Salary, Pay Scale and Allowances

SSC CGL Salary 2024

The SSC CGL Salary 2024 for Group B and Group C posts varies from Pay Level 4 to Pay Level 8. The Assistant Audit Officers (AAO) and Assistant Accounts Officers (AAO) receive the highest pay in SSC CGL with Pay Level 8. This article provides information on the SSC CGL salary structure, in-hand salary, and other allowances.

Note: According to the latest information, the Dearness Allowance (DA) for SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) salary has been increased to 50%. This is a significant update for SSC CGL aspirants who will now get a higher salary upon selection.

What is SSC CGL Salary 2024?

The SSC CGL Exam is conducted for recruitment to various posts in various pay grades. The total in-hand SSC CGL Salary 2024 of every post varies according to its pay level. The basic pay ranges from Rs. 25,500 to Rs. 47,600. In addition to this different allowances are also provided including HRA, travel allowance, DA, etc. In the following table, aspirants can check the in-hand salary and benefits offered to CGL-selected employees as per the 7th pay commission.

In Hand SSC CGL Salary Range (Approximate)
Pay Level X Cities Y Cities Z Cities
Pay Level-8 85680 80920 76160
Pay Level-7 80820 76330 71840
Pay Level-6 63720 60180 56640
Pay Level-5 52560 49640 46720
Pay Level-4 45900 43350 40800

SSC CGL Salary 2024: Total Gross & In-hand Salary after 7th Pay Commission

The below table highlights the pay level-wise SSC CGL 2024 Salary Structure and the total in-hand salary that one can expect after cracking the SSC CGL examination. The table provided below contains the approximate salary which may vary according to the place of posting, other allowances and deductions.

Check out the total SSC CGL Salary 2024 Structure provided to the employees posted under Pay Level 8, Pay Level 7, Pay Level 6, Pay Level 5, and Pay Level 4.

Pay Level
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 (X City – 30%, Y City – 20%, and Z City – 10%) X City 14280 13470 10620 8760 7650
Y City 9520 8980 7080 5840 5100
Z City 4760 4490 3540 2920 2550
DA (50%) 23800 22450 17700 14600 12750
TA 3600 3600 3600 3600 3600
DA on TA 1800 1800 1800 1800 1800
Gross Salary
Range (Approx)
X Cities 91080 86220 69120 57960 56700
Y Cities 86320 81730 65580 55040 48750
Z Cities 81560 77240 62040 52120 46200

In addition to the above calculation of the Gross Salary, candidates will also get a Travel Allowance (TA) based on the place of posting and distance of office from home. The final in-hand salary for SSC CGL 2024 also depends on CGHS and NPS deductions.

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SSC CGL Salary 2024: Post-wise SSC CGL Pay Level

Which Pay Level is associated with each post under SSC CGL 2024? To make it easier for aspirants to understand the salary structure of different posts recruited through SSC CGL, different posts along with their Group and Grade Pay are given below. Check the SSC CGL Salary for each of these posts according to the different Pay Levels already discussed above.

SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)
S.No Name Of Post Ministry Group Grade Pay
1 Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts
Department under C&AG
Group “B”
Gazetted (None
2 Assistant AccountsOfficer Indian Audit &Accounts
Department underC&AG
Group “B”
Gazetted (None
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
S.No Name Of Post Ministry Group Grade Pay
3 Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service Group “B” 4600
4 Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B” 4600
5 Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway Group “B” 4600
6 Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B” 4600
7 Assistant Section Officer AFHQ Group “B” 4600
8 Assistant Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations Group “B” 4600
9 Assistant Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations Group “B” 4600
10 Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations Group “B” 4600
11 Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C” 4600
12 Inspector (Central Excise) CBIC Group “B” 4600
13 Inspector(Preventive Officer)
14 Inspector(Examiner)
15 Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
Group “B” 4600
16 Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B” 4600
17 Inspector Posts Department of Post Group “B” 4600
18 Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B” 4600
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
S.No. Name Of Post Ministry Group Grade Pay
19 Assistant Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations Group “B” 4200
20 Assistant/Superintendent Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations Group “B” 4200
21 Divisional Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “B” 4200
22 Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B” 4200
23 Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Program Implementation. Group “B” 4200
24 Statistical Investigator Grade-II Registrar General of India Group “B” 4200
 SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)
S.No. Name Of Post Ministry Group Grade Pay
25 Auditor Offices under C&AG Group “C” 2800
26 Auditor Other Ministry/Departments Group “C” 2800
27 Auditor Offices under CGDA Group “C” 2800
28 Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “C” 2800
29 Accountant/
Junior Accountant
Other Ministry/Departments Group “C” 2800
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)
S.No. Name Of Post Ministry Group Grade Pay
30 Senior Secretariat Assistant/
Upper Division Clerks
Central Govt. Offices/
Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.
Group “C” 2400
31 Tax Assistant CBDT Group “C” 2400
32 Tax Assistant CBIC Group “C” 2400
33 Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “C” 2400
34 Upper Division Clerks Date. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD) Group “C” 2400

SSC CGL Salary 2024: Other Allowances and Benefits Provided for Different Post Employees

House Rent Allowance(HRA)

HRA is provided to the employees to meet their house rental needs. House rent allowance varies according to the city and is classified into 3 categories. HRA shall not be less than Rs. 5400/- pm, Rs. 3600/- pm, and Rs.1800/- pm at X, Y & Z class cities respectively.

HRA According to Category
@ 30% of Basic pay for X category of cities
@ 20% of Basic Pay for Y category of cities
@ 10% of Basic Pay for Z category of cities

Dearness Allowance (DA)

The Dearness Allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 50% Of Basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission. The union cabinet has increased the DA to 50% from 1 January 2024 for all the employees working for the central government.

Transport Allowance (TA)

The rate of transport allowance per month varies 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

Along with these allowances, selected candidates will also get CGHS and NPS benefits under the Government of India.

The candidates waiting for the release of the official notification and activation of the online link should be aware of all the aspects of the recruitment process to start their preparations as soon as possible. The knowledge of the detailed salary structure is a great motivating factor in the preparation journey of the candidates.

The explanation of the post-wise salary of the successful candidates provided in this article has been updated according to the latest government norms and practices. The candidates should keep in mind that the exact in hand salary received after joining the service may differ according to many other factors such as:

  • Whether the candidate opts for a government or rented apartment,
  • Any loans/ monthly installment deductions,
  • Any arrears applicable to the post
  • Candidates opting for deputation in other departments, etc.



What is the Salary Of SSC CGL?

You can check the below for SSC CGL salary 2024 for X cities for all pay levels:-
Pay Level 8, Rs 85680
Pay Level 7, Rs 80820
Pay Level 6, Rs 63720
Pay Level 5, Rs 52560
Pay Level 4, Rs 45900

What is the highest salary in SSC CGL?

The highest salary post in SSC CGL is for Assistant Audit officer (AAO).
Grade Pay for Assistant Audit officer (AAO)-> 4800
Assistant Audit officer (AAO) Gross Salary Range (Approx)
X city Rs 85680
Y city Rs 80920
Z city Rs 76160

When will the SSC CGL 2024 Notification be released?

The SSC CGL 2024 Notification will be released on 24th June 2024.

What are the other allowances and benefits provided for the different posts by SSC in SSC CGL?

The allowances other than salary are House Rent Allowance, Dearness Allowance, and Transport Allowance.

What are the number of vacancies released by SSC CGL in 2024?

The total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2024 is yet to be announced.

What will be the mode of examination, will it be conducted online or offline?

The examination of SSC CGL will be conducted online in CBT mode.

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