SBI Clerk Salary 2021: Pay Scale, in- Hand Salary Slip, Job Profile, Career Growth

SBI Clerk Salary 2021: Pay Scale, in- Hand Salary Slip, Job Profile, Career Growth

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: May 28, 2021SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card 2021 out at SBI official website along with Clerk prelims result. Candidates can check the exam date, syllabus, vacancy, eligibility, etc., for SBI Clerk 2021 exam recruitment here.
SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card 2021 out at SBI official website along with Clerk prelims result. Candidates can check the exam date, syllabus, vacancy, eligibility, etc., for SBI Clerk 2021 exam recruitment here.
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SBI Clerk Salary Structure 2021

SBI Clerk Salary: Candidates preparing for the SBI Clerk 2021 exam must be inquisitive about the salary structure and the total salary in hand for the SBI Clerk post. Check all the details about SBI Clerk Salary below such as salary structure, job profile, career growth opportunities, and more. 

SBI Clerk salary involves various other components other than basic SBI Clerks pay scales such as DA, HRA, Special Allowance, Transport, and more. The standard SBI Clerk salary structure is usually the same and does not change on a yearly basis.

Thus, you must take a look at the details of the salary structure of the SBI Clerk below as stated under the SBI Clerk Notification 2021 notification PDF.

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Pay Scale of SBI Clerk 2021

As per the official notification, the revised pay scale of the SBI Clerk is ₹ 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The starting Basic Pay is ₹ 19900/- (₹ 17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).

SBI Clerk in Hand Salary 2021 & Salary Slip

The in-hand salary of SBI clerk, after all the deductions, varies as per the place of posting. SBI Clerk in-hand salary usually lies in the range of ₹20,000/- to ₹23,000/- (as per posting location). Below you can check the SBI Clerk salary slip of an employee to understand the In-hand salary of SBI Clerk in detail. 

SBI Clerk Salary Slip


SBI Clerk Salary structure in India
SBI Clerk Salary in India- Basic PayRs.13075/-


Salary after 1st Increment- Rs. 13730/-

Salary after 2nd Increment-Rs. 16175/-

Salary after 3rd Increment- Rs. 20095/-

Salary after 4th Increment- Rs. 28110/-

Salary after 5th increment- Rs 30230/-

Salary after 6th increment- Rs 31450/-

Dearness AllowanceBased on the Consumer Price Index
House AccommodationDepends on the place of posting.

Salary Components & Emoluments Offered under SBI Clerk 2021

1) Salary Components of SBI Clerk 2021

Following are the salary components of an SBI Clerk:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
    Decided on the basis of CPI; DA is revised quarterly
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
    HRA depends on the place of posting of the employee and this component is usually higher for metro cities as compared to urban, semi-urban or rural areas
  • Special Allowance
  • Transport Allowance

2. Emoluments offered under SBI Clerk 2021

  • The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.26,000/- per month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate and two additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates. 
  • Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension under New Pension Scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical, Leave-Fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.

SBI Clerk Job Profile 2021

Junior Associates or Clerks in SBI perform the following functions:

  • Functions as a Single Window Operator (SWO):
    This involves performing the day-to-day bank functions like opening accounts, amount transfers through cheque/ NEFT/ RTGS etc, issuance of Demand Drafts (DD), cheque clearance, cheque book requests, receiving inward emails etc.
  • Functions as Head Cashier
    A Clerk in the SBI may also need to function as Cashiers in certain branches. This involves handling cash transactions of the concerned branch, clearing and transfer of cheques etc.
  • Apart from this, the junior associates may also need to function as special assistants or universal tellers
  • The clerks in SBI are also liable to address the concerns of the customers and try to resolve them.

SBI Clerk Career Growth Opportunities

State Bank of India offers considerable career growth opportunities for the Clerical Cadre. Employees of the clerical cadre of SBI have the opportunity to be promoted to JMGS Scale-I.

  • Promotions in the SBI may be in-cadre (on the clerical level itself) or to the officer cadre
  • For promotion to the officer cadre, the employees need to meet certain requirements, which vary as per the promotion cadre. For instance, for promotion to Trainee Officers, the employees are eligible to appear for the written exam and interview after 3 years of service
  • Clerks in SBI have better promotion opportunities as compared to other government banks
  • Employees may reach as high as the post of General Manager because of the fast track promotion process of SBI.

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  • Yes, Transport Allowance is one of the salary components in SBI Clerk's salary.

  • The usual range of in-hand salary of an SBI Clerk is Rs. 20,000 - Rs. 23,000. The variation can carry due to the postal location.

  • The maximum Basic pay of SBI Clerk is ₹ 31,450 as per the periodic increments.

  • Yes, a clerk can become a manager after fulfilling certain eligibility norms as prescribed by SBI.

  • The only public sector bank offering the highest salary for Clerk post is SBI, State Bank of India.

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