SSC CGL Salary 2023, Check Post-Wise In-hand Salary, Pay Scale & Allowances


SSC CGL Salary 2023: The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CGL notification. Candidates must be looking for information regarding SSC CGL Salary 2023. In this article, we are providing salary structure, in-hand salary, and other details of an aspirant appointed to a post after getting selected through SSC CGL 2023 notification. Candidates must go through this article to get the detailed information regarding SSC CGL Salary 2023.

SSC CGL Salary 2023: Salary Structure

After clearing all the stages of the SSC CGL 2023 recruitment process, a candidate gets selected for government services provided by different departments. As there are different posts for which the SSC CGL examination is conducted, there is a difference in pay grades for every other post. The total in-hand SSC CGL salary 2023 of every post varies according to its pay grade level ranging between Rs. 25,500 to Rs. 1,51,100 which also includes different perks link HRA, travel allowance, DA, etc. In the table provided below aspirants can check the in-hand salary and benefits offered to government employees in accordance with the 7th pay commission, hired through the SSC CGL 2023 notification.

Pay Level
of Posts
Gross SSC CGL Salary Range (Approx)
X CitiesY CitiesZ Cities
Pay Level-8850368075276468
Pay Level-7804897644872407
Pay Level-6647946160858422
Pay Level-5534125078448156
Pay Level-4470554476042465

SSC CGL Salary 2023:Total Gross & In-hand Salary after 7th Pay Commission

The below table highlights the pay level-wise SSC CGL 2023 salary structure and the total in-hand salary that one will get after cracking the examination. The table provided below contains the approximate salary which may vary according to the place of posting & other criteria.

Check out the total SSC CGL Salary 2023 Structure provided to the employees posted under Pay Level 8, Pay level 7, Pay level 6, pay level 5 & pay level 4.

Pay Level
of Posts
Pay Level-8Pay Level-7Pay Level-6Pay Level-5Pay Level-4
PayscaleRs 47600 to 151100Rs 44900 to 142400Rs 35400 to 112400Rs 29200 to 92300Rs 25500 to 81100
Grade Pay48004600420028002400
Basic payRs 47600Rs 44900Rs 35400Rs 29200Rs 25500
HRA (depending on
the city)
X Cities (27%)1285212123955878846885
Y Cities (18%)85688082637252564590
Z Cities (9%)42844041318626282295
DA (Current- 34%)1618415266120369,9288670
Travel AllowanceCities- 3600, Other Places- 1800
Gross Salary
Range (Approx)
X Cities8503680489647945341247055
Y Cities8075276448616085078444760
Z Cities7646872407584224815642465

SSC CGL Salary 2023: Postwise SSC CGL Pay Level

What are the different pay levels under SSC CGL Salary? To make it easier for aspirants in understanding the salary structure of different posts recruited through SSC CGL, the posts are categorized according to the pay level. Check SSC CGL Salary and distribution of posts according to the different pay Levels.

SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)
S.NoName Of PostMinistryGroupGrade Pay
1Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts
Department under C&AG
Group “B”
Gazetted (None
2Assistant AccountsOfficerIndian Audit &Accounts
Department underC&AG
Group “B”
Gazetted (None
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
S.NoName Of PostMinistryGroupGrade Pay
3Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”4600
4Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”4600
5Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”4600
6Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”4600
7Assistant Section OfficerAFHQGroup “B”4600
8AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4600
9AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4600
10Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4600
11Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”4600
12Inspector (Central Excise)CBICGroup “B”4600
13Inspector(Preventive Officer)
15Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
Group “B”4600
16Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”4600
17Inspector PostsDepartment of PostGroup “B”4600
18InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”4600
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
S.No.Name Of PostMinistryGroupGrade Pay
19AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4200
20Assistant/SuperintendentOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4200
21Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AGGroup “B”4200
22Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”4200
23Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Program Implementation.Group “B”4200
24Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of IndiaGroup “B”4200
 SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)
S.No.Name Of PostMinistryGroupGrade Pay
25AuditorOffices under C&AGGroup “C”2800
26AuditorOther Ministry/DepartmentsGroup “C”2800
27AuditorOffices under CGDAGroup “C”2800
28AccountantOffices under C&AGGroup “C”2800
Junior Accountant
Other Ministry/DepartmentsGroup “C”2800
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)
S.No.Name Of PostMinistryGroupGrade Pay
30Senior Secretariat Assistant/
Upper Division Clerks
Central Govt. Offices/
Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.
Group “C”2400
31Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”2400
32Tax AssistantCBICGroup “C”2400
33Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”2400
34Upper Division ClerksDate. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD)Group “C”2400

SSC CGL Salary 2023: 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.

@ 27% of Basic pay for X category of cities
@ 18% of Basic Pay for Y category of cities
@ 9% of Basic Pay for Z category of cities

HRA shall be revised to 27%, 18% & 9% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further to 30%, 20%, and 10% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when DA crosses 50%

Dearness Allowance (DA)

The Dearness Allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 34% Of basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission. The union cabinet has increased the DA to 34% from 1st January 2023 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

The above article provided all the information related to the SSC CGL Salary 2023 structure. I hope it will be helpful to the aspirants looking forward to applying for the SSC CGL 2023.

SSC CGL Salary 2023: FAQs

Q. What is the Salary Of SSC CGL 2023?

Ans. You can check the below for SSC CGL Salary 2023 according to pay level:-
Pay Level-8 – X Cities 85036
Pay Level-7 – X Cities 80489
Pay Level-6 – X Cities 64794
Pay Level-5 – X Cities 53412
Pay Level-4 – X Cities 47055

Q. What is the highest salary in SSC CGL?

Ans. 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 Cities-> 85036
Y Cities-> 80752
Z Cities-> 76468

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

Ans: The written examination of SSC CGL 2023 will be conducted online. Only the descriptive paper i.e TIER III will be offline i.e. pen and paper mode.

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