SSC CHSL Salary, Post-wise In Hand Salary After 7th Pay Commission

SSC CHSL Salary, Post-wise In Hand Salary After 7th Pay Commission

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: Jan 24, 2023
Get the complete information on SSC CHSL Salary after 7th pay commission with allowances and grade pay here. Know SSC CHSL Salary in hand of Data Entry Operator (DEO), JSA, and LDC posts. Also, check SSC CHSL salary slip here.
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SSC CHSL Salary is one of the influential factors for receiving lakhs of applications for the Combined Higher Secondary Level exam every year. Conducted by Staff Selection Commission, the SSC CHSL exam tempts thousands of candidates every year as it offers lucrative salary packages along with several perks and allowances. The SSC CHSL Salary 2023 differs from post to post, however, as per the latest notification, there has been a hike of 22-24% in the salary structure further making it one of the most sought-after jobs in the country.

Candidates applying for the CHSL Examination must know about the salary structure of the specific post that they are aiming for. As per the revised 7th pay commission, the SSC CHSL Salary varies between Rs 40,000 to Rs 33,000 depending on the designation and job profile. Read the complete post to fetch the details about the SSC CHSL salary in hand for all the posts.

SSC CHSL Salary 2023

The SSC CHSL salary acts as a motivation for lakhs of government job aspirants. The Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CHSL exam to recruit candidates into various organizations, departments, offices under the Government of India. It is a national-level exam and posts like DEO, JSA etc are filled through this exam. Here we have provided you with the SSC CHSL Salary in detail as per the 7th Pay Commission, perks and allowances, and job profile.

SSC CHSL Posts

Before diving deeper into the SSC CHSL Salary for each post, you must know how many SSC CHSL posts are there. The Staff Selection Commission - Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination is conducted to fill several posts. Based on the marks secured in the exam, the candidates are recruited for these positions and their salary varies from post to post. Below are the SSC CHSL Posts and Salary that are covered under this examination.

  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Data Entry Operator- Grade A

SSC CHSL Salary Per Month

After clearing the exam, the candidates' salary will be between Rs 40,000 to Rs 33,000. However, it will depend on the location they are posted in.

SSC CHSL PostsCity - XCity - YCity - Z
LDC/JSA306082835826558
Data Entry Operator401673602133981

Now that candidates are aware of the SSC CHSL Salary Per Month for the cities X, Y and Z, it is important for the candidates to know that certain deductions will also be made from it. These deductions are elaborated in this post.

SSC CHSL Salary In Hand

SSC CHSL salary in hand comprises various components like basic pay, net pay, deductions, etc. Let us check the in-hand salary of SSC CHSL for cities X, Y, and Z of all CHSL posts mentioned below.

SSC CHSL In Hand Salary of LDC/JSA (Pay Level-2)

Candidates hired as Lower Division Clerk will be paid as per SSC CHSL Pay Level 2. Check the table below to know the complete breakdown of SSC CHSL salary for the posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA).

SSC CHSL Salary Structure

City - X

City - Y

City - Z

Pay Scale

5200 - 20200

5200 - 20200

5200 - 20200

Grade Pay

1900

1900

1900

Basic Pay

19900

19900

19900

DA (17% w.e.f July 2019)

3383

3383

3383

HRA (24%, 16%, 8%)

5400

3600

1800

TA

1350

900

900

DA on TA (17%)

575

575

575

Gross Pay

30608

28358

26558

Deductions

NPS (10% of Basic+DA)

2328

2328

2328

CGEGIS

30

30

30

CGHS

250

250

250

Total Deductions

2608

2608

2608

SSC CHSL Salary In Hand

28000

25750

23950

SSC CHSL Salary for Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)

Posts like Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant come under SSC CHSL Pay Level 4. Get to know the SSC CHSL salary per month for these posts in cities X, Y, and Z through the chart below.

SSC CHSL Salary Structure

City - X

City - Y

City - Z

Pay Scale

5200 - 20200

5200 - 20200

5200 - 20200

Grade Pay

2400

2400

2400

Basic Pay

25500

25500

25500

DA (17% w.e.f July 2019)

4335

4335

4335

HRA (24%, 16%, 8%)

6120

4080

2040

TA

3600

1800

1800

DA on TA (17%)

612

306

306

Gross Pay

40167

36021

33981

Deductions

NPS (10% of Basic+DA)

2984

2984

2984

CGEGIS

30

30

30

CGHS

250

250

250

Total Deductions

3264

3264

3264

SSC CHSL Salary In-Hand

36903

32757

30717

SSC CHSL DEO Salary

The salary of Date Entry Operator ranges from Rs 33000 to Rs 40167, however certain deductions are made. Tabulated below is the complete breakdown of SSC CHSL Salary for DEO post in City X, Y, and Z.

SSC CHSL Salary 2023

City - X

City - Y

City - Z

Pay Scale

5200 - 20200

5200 - 20200

5200 - 20200

Grade Pay

2400

2400

2400

Basic Pay

25500

25500

25500

DA (17% w.e.f July 2019)

4335

4335

4335

HRA (24%, 16%, 8%)

6120

4080

2040

TA

3600

1800

1800

DA on TA (17%)

612

306

306

Gross Pay

40167

36021

33981

Deductions

NPS (10% of Basic+DA)

2984

2984

2984

CGEGIS

30

30

30

CGHS

250

250

250

Total Deductions

3264

3264

3264

SSC CHSL Salary In-Hand

36903

32757

30717

SSC CHSL Salary After 7th Pay Commission

After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission, the SSC CHSL Salary saw a significant hike. The government had revised both pay band and grade pay of the government employees. Below, we have provided the details of SSC CHSL Salary Post-Wise as per the 7th pay Commission for your reference.

Post

CHSL Pay Band

CHSL Grade Pay

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

Data Entry Operator- Grade A

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

SSC CHSL Salary Post-wise

The post-wise SSC CHSL salary 2023 is given below which might help you to select the post for which you would want to prepare for the SSC CHSL 2023.

Name of Posts

Pay Level

City -X

City-Y

City-Z

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

2

30608

28358

26558

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

4

40167

36021

33981

Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

2

30608

28358

26558

Postal Assistant Salary

The Postal Assistant Salary will range from Rs 33,000 to Rs 40,000 depending upon the city you are posted. However, after making certain deductions, the in-hand salary of Postal Assistant would be between Rs 30717 to 36903. You can check the complete breakdown of Postal Assistant Salary above.

LDC Salary

Candidates applying for Lower Division Clerk post are often curious about their CHSL in hand salary. As per the revised salary structure, the LDC salary will range from Rs 30,608 to Rs 26,558 depending on the cities candidates are posted in. You can check out the complete structure of LDC Salary in this post.

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SSC CHSL Salary After 5 Years

Often candidates get curious about their salary after joining. Therefore, we have tabulated post-wise SSC CHSL Salary after 5 years of joining.

Post

Pay Level

Pay Band

Grade Pay

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

4th year

5th year

LDC/JSA

2

Rs 5200-20200

Rs 1900 (Pre-revised)

Rs 19,900

Rs 20,500

Rs 21,100

Rs 21,700

Rs 22,400

DEO

4

Rs 5200-20200

Rs 2400 (Pre-revised)

Rs 25,500

Rs 26,300

Rs 27,100

Rs 27,900

Rs 28,700

5

Rs 5200-20200

Rs 2800 (Pre-revised)

Rs 29,200

Rs 30,100

Rs 31,100

Rs 31,900

Rs 32,900

DEO - Grade A

4

Rs 5200-20200

Rs 2400 (Pre-revised)

Rs 25,500

Rs 26,300

Rs 27,100

Rs 27,900

Rs 28,700

SSC CHSL Salary Allowance

Other than the SSC CHSL Salary structure mentioned in the post above, the government also provides several perks and allowances to the candidates shortlisted for LDC/ JSA/ DEO posts. The allowances included in SSC CHSL Salary are listed below.

  1. Transport Allowance
  2. House Rent Allowance
  3. Dearness Allowance
  4. Leave Travel Allowance
  5. Other Special Allowance

SSC CHSL Salary 2023: House Rent Allowance (HRA)

The Government of India has divided the Indian Cities into three categories- X,Y, and Z. Candidates who live in cities will get 24% as HRA, whereas 8% for the candidates living in the rural area. Check out the SSC CHSL HRA after the 7th Pay Commission in the table below:

City Category

Before 7th Pay Commission

CHSL Salary After 7th Pay Commission

X

(Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune)

30%

24%

Y

(Population within 5 to 50 Lakhs)

20%

16%

Z

(Population less than 5 Lakhs)

10%

8%

SSC CHSL Salary Slip

SSC CHSL Salary Slip indicates everything from gross salary to net deductions and how much salary an employee is getting every month. Below, we have provided a snippet of the SSC CHSL Salary slip for your reference.

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SSC CHSL Salary After Promotion

If selected for any of the positions under SSC CHSL, candidates can expect good career growth and promotions as reward of their performance after a few years. But what about the SSC CHSL Salary? As you know, there is a starting salary for each SSC CHSL post according to their designation and the cities they are posted in. Since the salary for a CHSL officer is set according to the designation, hence, after a promotion, candidates can expect a 20% hike in their salaries. However, in order to reach this stage, they will have to clear departmental exams after gaining the required amount of experience.

Moreover, there is a yearly hike in the SSC CHSL Salary every year, where the Dearness Allowance (DA) is increased. For instance, the starting salary for an LDC is Rs 19,900. However, after 5 years, the salary can increase up to Rs 22,400. Similarly, the starting salary for a PA is Rs 25,500, which increases up to Rs 28,700 in the 5th year.

SSC CGL vs SSC CHSL Salary

There are various SSC CHSL and SSC CGL Job Profile for which candidates are recruited. So their salary also depends on the post for which they are selected. However, to give you a basic understanding of the difference between SSC CGL and SSC CHSL salary, we have provided information about grade pay and in-hand salary in the below table.

SSC CHSL

SSC CGL

The grade pay for CHSL employees ranges from 1900 to 2400.

The grade pay for CGL employees ranges from 2400 to 4800.

The net in-hand salary of candidates who are selected through SSC CHSL exam will be between Rs 24,000 to Rs 37,000.

The net in-hand salary of candidates selected through the SSC CGL Exam will be between Rs 30,000 to Rs 65, 318.

SSC MTS vs SSC CHSL Salary

SSC CHSL and SSC MTS covers wide range of positions. Therefore, the salary for each posts also varies.

SSC CHSL Salary

SSC MTS Salary

The grade pay for CHSL employees ranges from 1900 to 2400.

The grade pay for Multitasking Staff is 1800.

Candidates' per month salary will be between Rs 24,000 to Rs 37,000.

The net in-hand salary of candidates selected through SSC MTS exam will be between Rs 24,000 to Rs 28,000.

SSC CHSL Salary Terms Definition

The meaning of some terms related to SSC CHSL salary that has been used in the above post are mentioned below for your reference.

Term

Explanation/ Meaning

Pay Scale

The pay scale is a system that determines the salary or wages of an employee. There are certain factors on which the SSC CHSL pay scale depends.

The level of employment in terms of responsibilities, seniority, rank or status, the difficulty of the specific work performed. Depending upon these factors the pay scale of an employee is decided by an employer.

Basic Pay

The basic pay of SSC CHSL is the sum of the initial pay of the employee and Grade pay. This factor of income varies from one job profile to another job profile.

This is an important factor as all further calculations are done on the basis of this.

HRA

House rent allowances included in the salary of SSC CHSL are the reimbursement for employees which is given to ease the stay at the place of posting.

If an employee avails the facility of the house on lease or leased flats from the employer then that employee can not avail himself/ herself of this allowance (HRA).

CGEGIS

Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS) came into force on 1st January 1982. The scheme provides for the two-fold benefit which are as follows:

The first one is insurance cover to help their families and the second one is a lump-sum payment to augment their resources on retirement.

All the employees who had entered Central Government Service after 1st November 1980 will be compulsorily covered under the scheme from the date it came into force,

i.e. from 1st January 1982.

CGHS

The Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) was started by the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 1954 with the objective of providing comprehensive medical care facilities to Central Government employees, pensioners, and their dependents residing in CGHS covered cities.

SSC CHSL Salary 2023: Classification of Cities

In the above information, we have discussed that the SSC CHSL salary is different for different cities categorized as Cities X, Y, and Z. In the table below, the classification of cities has been presented based on the Census 2011 data.

S. No.

STATES / UTs

CITIES - X

CITIES - Y

1

Andhra Pradesh/Telangana

Hyderabad (UA)

Vijayawada (UA), Warangal(UA), Visakhapatnam(UA), Guntur

2

Assam

Guwahati(UA)

3

Bihar

Patna(UA)

4

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

5

Chhattisgarh

Durg-Bhilai Nagar(UA), Raipur(UA)

6

Delhi

Delhi(UA)

7

Gujarat

Ahmedabad(UA), Rajkot(UA), Jamnagar(UA), Bhavnagar(UA), Vadodara(UA), Sutat(UA)

8

Haryana

Faridabad*

9

Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar(UA), Jammu(UA)

10

Jharkhand

Jamshedpur(UA), Dhanbad(UA), Ranchi(UA)

11

Karnataka

Bengaluru (UA)

Belgaum(UA), Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore(UA), Mysore(UA)

12

Kerala

Khozhikode(UA), Kochi(UA), Thiruvananthapuram(UA)

13

Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior(UA), Indore(UA), Bhopal(UA), Jabalpur(UA)

14

Maharashtra

Greater Mumbai(UA)

Amravati, Nagpur(UA), Kolhapur(UA), Aurangabad(UA), Nashik(UA), Bhiwandi(UA), Pune(UA), Solapur,

15

Orissa

Cuttack(UA), Bhubaneswar(UA)

16

Punjab

Amritsar(UA), Jalandhar(UA), Ludhiana

17

Pondicherry

Pondicherry(UA)

18

Rajasthan

Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur(UA), Kota(UA)

19

Tamil Nadu

Chennai (UA)

Salem(UA), Tiruppur (UA), Coimbatore(UA), Tiruchirappalli (UA), Madurai(UA)

20

Uttarakhand

Dehradun(UA)

21

Uttar Pradesh

Moradabad, Agra(UA), Bareilly(UA), Lucknow(UA), Kanpur(UA),Meerut(UA), Ghaziabad*, Aligarh, Allahabad(UA), Gorakhpur, Varanasi(UA), Saharanpur**

22

West Bengal

Kolkata(UA)

Asansol (UA)

Candidates must note that those cities which are not categorized under the X and Y category fall under the Z category.

The SSC CHSL applicants must go through this article carefully in order to know bits and bytes of the salary structure of SSC CHSL job profiles.

SSC CHSL Salary: Classification of Cities for HRA

Candidates must also learn about the basic salaries for different posts according to the different cities as decided by the authorities. This is because some allowances are distributed as per the classification of cities done by the Commission. As you know, in addition to the basic pay, DEO, JSA, LDC, PA, and SA are also given a few other allowances and benefits such as Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rental Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance (TA), etc. These allowances vary from post to post. The below table provides the details regarding HRA given in X, Y, and Z Cities before and after the 7th pay commission.

Category of Cities

HRA after 6th pay commission (%)

HRA after 7th pay commission (%)

X

30

24

Y

20

16

Z

10

8

I hope we have cleared your confusion regarding the CHSL salary structure and if you are tempted with the CHSL Salary, you must enrol for SSC CHSL online coaching.

SSC CHSL Salary FAQs

  • SSC CHSL salary 2023 varies from city to city and for different job posts. The monthly in-hand salary of SSC CHSL ranges from Rs 28000 to Rs 40000 depending on the post and city. For Postal and Sorting assistants, the net salary is Rs 36903 in city X, while for Lower Division Clerk (LDC), it is 28000 Rs. per month.

  • SSC CHSL Salary in-hand of SA varies from city to city. In X city the selected candidate gets 36,555 Rs while in Y and Z city, he/ she gets Rs 32,715 and Rs 30,675, respectively.

  • A government employee selected through the SSC CHSL exam gets a Dearness Allowance (DA) of 17 percent of the basic salary. In other words, the percentage of dearness allowance in the SSC CHSL salary 2022 is 17%.

  • As per the government norms, HRA is classified into three different categories which are X City, Y City, and Z City. X cities are categorized with a population of more than 50 lakhs whereas Y cities are classified as cities with a population within 5 to 50 lakhs and Z cities are considered cities with a population less than 5 lakhs. The SSC CHSL salary 2022 HRA component is given as:

    • City X - 24%
    • City Y - 16%
    • City Z - 8%
  • A DEO draws Rs 36,555 salary in X City while Rs 32,715 and Rs 30,675 in Y and Z City, respectively. The information on SSC CHSL salary per month for DEO will help candidates to make an informed decision on the post for which they want to apply.

  • The SSC CHSL Grade Pay of a Lower Division Clerk is 1900. It is the same in all cities (X, Y, and Z). it is the lowest grade pay among all CHSL job posts and salaries.

  • After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission, the Postal Assistant Salary lies between Rs 33,000 to Rs 40,000 depending upon the city you are posted. However, after making certain deductions, their in-hand salary will be from Rs 30717 to 36903.

  • Candidates hired as Junior Secretariat Assistant will get Rs 31,659 per month. Besides getting SSC CHSL Salary Per Month, they will also be entitled to several perks and allowances.

  • Yes, according to the latest notification, there is a salary hike of 22 to 24 per cent in the SSC CHSL salary structure after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission.

  • The starting SSC CHSL salary depends on the different posts available under CHSL. For instance, the starting salary for a Lower Division Clerk (LDC) is Rs 19,900, while the starting salary for a PA is Rs 25,500. Candidates can learn about the detailed salary structure for SSC CHSL on the page above.

  • SSC CHSL salary after 10 years depends on the promotion of the candidate. For an instance, when a lower divisional clerk gets promoted to the upper divisional clerk, she/he gets a salary hike as per her/his job posts.

  • The SSC CHSL Salary is set as per the designation and the location of the officer. Hence, the salary will increase after every promotion. However, candidates must have appropriate years of experience to get to this stage and they must clear the departmental exams. Moreover, there is a 20% hike in the SSC CHSL salary every year.

  • Candidates who have applied for Lower Division Clerk post will be getting Rs 30,608 to Rs 26,558. However, after making certain deductions in the LDC salary, candidates will get Rs 28,000 to Rs 23,950.

  • An SSC CHSL selected candidate gets Rs 3,600 as travel allowance while posted in X City. When the candidate is posted in Y or Z City, he/ she gets 1,800 as travel allowance in the SSC CHSL basic pay.

  • There are 6 SSC CHSL Posts are there which are Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA), Sorting Assistant (SA), and Data Entry Operator (DEO). You can check the SSC CHSL Salary Post-wise in the above post.

  • The SSC CHSL Highest Salary is offered for the position of Data Entry Operator Pay Level 5. Moreover, candidates can expect a hike in salary after every year and after getting promoted to a higher rank. You can read about the salary structure and other elements in detail on the page.

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