SSC CHSL Salary 2022: Post-wise In Hand Salary After 7th CPC

SSC CHSL Salary 2022: Post-wise In Hand Salary After 7th CPC

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: Sep 27, 2022
Check out SSC CHSL Salary 2022 including the grade pay and allowances here. Know SSC CHSL Salary in-hand of Postal Assistant, LDC and DEO posts after the 7th pay commission.
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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 2022 differs from post to post, however, as per the latest notification, there has been a hike of 22-24% in the SSC CHSL salary structure further making it one of the most sought-after jobs in the country. Read the complete post to fetch the details about the SSC CHSL salary in hand for different posts and cities.

SSC CHSL Salary 2022

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, PA, 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. Through SSC CHSL Exam, a total of 6 posts are filled which are listed below:

  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Postal Assistant (PA)
  • Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO) - 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
Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)401673602133981
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 2022

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

Pay Band

Grade Pay

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

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)

Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

Rs. 5200-20200

Rs. 2400 (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 Posts and Salary

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)
  • Postal Assistant (PA)
  • Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Data Entry Operator- Grade A

SSC CHSL Salary: Post-wise

The post-wise SSC CHSL salary 2022 is given below which might help you to select the post for which you would want to prepare for the SSC CHSL 2022.

Name of Posts

Pay Level

City -X

City-Y

City-Z

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

2

30608

28358

26558

Postal Assistant (PA)

4

40167

36021

33981

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

4

40167

36021

33981

Sorting Assistant (SA)

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 position 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.

Also check:

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

PA/SA

4

Rs 5200-20200

Rs 2400 (Pre-revised)

Rs 25,500

Rs 26,300

Rs 27,100

Rs 27,900

Rs 28,700

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/ PA/ SA/ 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 2022: 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

Post 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 2022

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 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 2022: 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 FAQs

  • SSC CHSL salary 2022 varies from city to city and for different job posts. The monthly in-hand salary of SSC CHSL ranges from 28000/- to 40000/- depending on the post and city. For Postal and Sorting assistants, the net salary is 36903/- in city X, while for Lower Division Clerk (LDC), it is 28000/- Rs. per month.

  • SSC CHSL Salary in-hand of PA and 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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