RRB JE Salary Structure: Salary Slip, Job Profile, Allowances, Perks

RRB JE Salary Structure: Salary Slip, Job Profile, Allowances, Perks

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Dec 14, 2021RRB JE 2022 notification will be released soon on www.rrbcdg.gov.in/ Candidates can check the RRB JE exam date, vacancy, syllabus, previous year papers, cut off, application date and more in this post
RRB JE 2022 notification will be released soon on www.rrbcdg.gov.in/ Candidates can check the RRB JE exam date, vacancy, syllabus, previous year papers, cut off, application date and more in this post
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RRB JE Salary 2022

RRB JE Salary 2022: The RRB JE salary is decided by the Railway Recruitment Board. Every year lakhs of candidates apply for RRB JE recruitment as it is a highly prestigious central government job under the Ministry of Railways that offers a lucrative career with good promotion scope, good job profile and a handsome salary for the Junior Engineer post. The RRB JE pay band in Rs. 35400 - 112400/- in the 6th pay scale as per the 7th pay commission. Thereafter, the salary increases as per the promotion of the candidates. 

Candidates who will qualify the RRB JE exam 2022 will be given the salary as per the 7th pay commission. In this post, we are going to discuss the RRB JE salary after the 7th pay commission, in-hand salary, perks and allowances, career growth and promotion of the candidates.

RRB JE Salary Structure

Let us first give you a brief idea of the RRB JE salary structure and its components. To begin with, the RRB JE salary will vary as per the candidates’ posting or job location. To make is easier for you, the Indian Railways has categorized the cities into 3 classes according to which the salary would be given to the candidates. 

Here is the RRB JE salary as per the classification of cities. 

  • Class A: Metropolis with Population> 50 lakhs 
  • Class B: Metropolis + Other Big Cities witg Population within 50 lakhs ( City Y)
  • Class C: Village + Small Cities with Population< 50 lakhs ( City Z)
  • The HRA has been revised to 30%, 20% and 5% for Class A, B, C cities respectively as the DA has crossed 50%. 

RRB JE Salary as per Job Location

Component

Class A Cities (in Rupees)

Class B Cities

(in Rupees)

Class C Cities

(in Rupees)

Basic Pay

13,500

13,500

13,500

Dearness Allowance (28% of Basic)

16,875

16,875

16,875

House Rent Allowance

30% of Basic

20% of Basic

10% of Basic

Other Allowance

4000

4000

4000

Salary in Hand

38,425

37,075

35,725

Deduction (Approx)

2000

2000

2000

Total Pay

36,425

35,075

33,725

RRB JE Salary After 7th Pay Commission

The RRB JE salary after the 7th Pay commission is given below in the table. We have also given the RRB JE salary as per the 6th pay commission for your comparison. 

RRB JE Posts

RRB JE Salary

Pay Scale Band (Current Salary)

Rs. 29300 – 34800

Pay Band

Level 6

Grade Pay (Current Salary)

Rs. 4,200

Pay Band (6 CPC)

Rs. 29300 – 34800

Grade Pay (6 CPC)

Rs. 4,800

Pay Band (7 CPC)

Rs. 37200 – 139200

Grade Pay (7 CPC)

Rs. 19,200

On Selection/Promotion, Entry Pay

Rs. 72,600

RRB JE In Hand Salary

The RRB JE salary will be given to the candidates who will be appointed to the Junior Engineer post once they have completed all the selection process successfully. The candidates will be paid in 2 categories, one when they will be on trainee period and the other when they get a permanent post in the Indian Railways. 

RRB JE In-Hand Salary 

Trainee Period

Rs. 35,400/- (Basic Pay)

Permanent Post

Rs. 42,000/- (Basic Pay)

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Post Wise Salary For RRB JE 

As you know that the RRB recruits candidates for the following posts. Therefore, we have given the RRB Junior Engineer post wise salary in the table. 

Post

Pay Scale

Pay Band

Grade Pay

RRB Junior Engineer (JE)

Level - 6

Rs. 35400 - 112400/-

Rs. 4,200

RRB Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)

Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

How to Calculate RRB JE Salary? 

The RRB Junior Engineer salary can be calculated as given below. However, you must note that the RRB JE Dearness Allowance (DA) will vary when the DA is hiked by the central government. Further, the House Rent Allowance (HRA) will also vary as per the candidates’ job posting/location (class X, Y, Z cities). 

  • Basic Pay = Rs 35,400
  • DA = 35,400 * 28 % 
  • HRA = 35,400 * 30%
  • TA = 3,600 + 3,600 *17% = 3,600 + 612 = 4,212

Important Points to Note: 

  • Earlier the, DA for RRB JE was 28% and before that 17%. Here we have provided the RRB JE DA at 28% of basic pay
  • DA has been hiked to 31% of basic pay with effect from 1 July 2021. 

RRB JE Salary Deductions

There will be EPF and NPS deductions in Railway JE in hand salary.

  • NPS 10 % of Basic pay = Rs 3,540
  • Professional tax = Rs 2,00
  • CGIS = Rs 30
  • Total deductions - Rs. 3,770

Perks and Allowances for RRB Junior Engineer

The candidates who will be appointed to the post of RRB Junior Engineer will be given the following perks and allowances as given below. 

  • Basic Pay
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • Dearness Allowance
  • City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)
  • Railway Duty Pass
  • Educational Allowance
  • Overwork payment 
  • Medical Facilities
  • Other Special Allowances

RRB JE Probation Period

Candidates who will be appointed to the post of Junior Engineer through RRB JE Recruitment 2022 will be on probation period for 2 years. During this period, they will be provided training to understand the job and the roles and responsibilities. 

Once the probation period gets over, they will be appointed as permanent employees in the Indian Railways. 

RRB JE Career Growth and Promotion

Candidates who need a clear vision regarding the afterlife of an RRB Junior Engineer such as promotions & career growth can check below. Below we have shared the career growth hierarchy followed by the Indian Railways for Junior engineers:

  • Junior Engineer
  • Senior Section Engineer/Senior Engineer
  • Assistant Divisional Engineer (AEN)
  • Divisional Engineer (DEN)
  • Senior Divisional Engineer (Sr. DEN)

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RRB JE Job Profile: Roles and Responsibilities 

The candidates will be given the roles and responsibilities for the post of RRB JE as per their educational qualifications. The post wise RRB JE job profile is given below. 

RRB JE Civil Job Profile

  • The candidate who will be selected as an RRB Civil JE will work as a supervisor in the civil engineering department. In other words, they can be called as Inspector of works/Incharge of tracks.
  • These civil engineers are responsible for the maintenance and construction of Railway buildings including staff quarters, water supply to these buildings, encroachment of railway land, etc.
  • He also holds charge of periodical and accounting verification of stores and tools. They have to ensure that the railway track is maintained in a better way of allowing safe, smooth and fast movements of trains.
  • Along with all this, the job profile of JE in the civil department also includes the maintenance of the bridge, workshop, construction in the railway division. And prepare the estimation, drawing of work that need to be put for full platform readiness.

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE Electrical

  • The candidate selected as a JE in RRB Electrical is responsible for the maintenance of electric locomotive, equipment overhead and traction (i.e. control the speed at which the drive wheels spins) distribution, lighting & air conditioning (AC) of the train, power supply, safety system etc.
  • Monitoring & maintaining valuable equipment like overhead (OHE), substations (PS) which are indulged in the shifting of rolling stock.
  • Produce and safeguard the main line EMUs (MEMUs), and Electric Locomotives.

Job Responsibilities of RRB JE Electronics

  • The RRB ETE JE holds the responsibilities of overseeing the signalling installation of the stations, finalizing the proposal for work budget, revenue, & periodic review.

Job Responsibilities of  RRB JE Mechanical

  • The responsibilities of RRB ME JE is to check the conditions of the components of goods wagons and passengers coaches and makes a defect-freerolling stock i.e. diesel.

RRB JE CS Job Profile 

  • RRB IT JE roles include the updation of the content on the website of the railway on a daily basis. They also make available the IT hardware/ software/ office equipment like a photocopier, fax machines etc.

You can also check the following: 

RRB JE Exam Salary FAQs

  • The RRB JE in hand salary is Rs. 35,400/- per month. 

  • Yes, all the candidates who are appointed to the post of RRB JE receive perks and allowances as prescribed by the Central Government. 

  • The promotion for RRB JE is given below: 

    • Junior Engineer
    • Senior Section Engineer/Senior Engineer
    • Assistant Divisional Engineer (AEN)
    • Divisional Engineer (DEN)
    • Senior Divisional Engineer (Sr. DEN)
  • Yes, all the candidates who are appointed to the post of Junior Engineer have to be on probation for 2 years. 

  • The Dearness Allowance for RRB JE is 28% of basic pay. However, the DA has been hiked to 30% with effect from 1 July 2021.

  • Yes, RRB JE is A central government job under the Ministry of Railways. 

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