SSC CGL Salary for Tax inspector, Assistant, Officers

SSC CGL Examination is one of the main All India competitive test for various central government jobs. As Government service job is more secure than any private or Public sector undertaking post, So everyone wants to clear this test to get the best job in different ministries. Here we will discuss the salary structure of all posts mentioned in the SSC CGL Notification 2018.

The Government of India recruits Group B, Group C & Group D post employees through SSC CGL exam. This time also the process of recruitment is in the process and many are comparing the salary of SSC CGL with other govt jobs. So I have collected the salary data of different posts which certainly going to help the aspirants to decide the best job for them.

Assistant Audit Officer Salary

This is the topmost post in Group B post job in the SSC CGL examination. Just After one promotion, An Assistant Audit Officer can get Group A/ Class I post. So every aspirant has to try for it. The below table explains the salary of newly appointed AAO in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG.

Post NameAssistant Audit OfficerAssistant Accounts Officer
Post NatureGroup-B/ Class-II
6th CPC Pay Scale9,300 – 34,800
Grade Pay4,800
Old Basic Pay18,150
7th CPC Post LevelLevel – 8
7th CPC Basic Pay47,600
Min. Gross Salary Per Month in Rs67,000

Salary of Assistant Section Officer/Inspector/ Sub-Inspector

This is the second most reputed job through SSC examination. In this category, a student may get the chance to work as Assistant Section Officer, Inspector of Income Tax, Assistant Enforcement Officer in Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, and Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations. In the 7th CPC pay matrix, the Assistant Section Officer has placed at 7th level with starting basic pay of 44900. Apart from this basic pay, An ASOs are eligible for EPF, HRA, Transport allowances, LTC etc as per rules in the individual departments.

Post GroupOld Pay ScaleRevised Basic PayMin. Monthly Salary in Rs
Assistant Section Officer9,300 – 34,800 Grade Pay 4,60044,90063,000
(Central Excise, Preventive Officer, Examiner, Income Tax)
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Sub Inspector (CBI)

Salary of Assistant Supretendent/Divisional Accountant/Sub Inspector/Junior Statistical Officer

This is again a group B post in CAG, NIA, and other central government departments & ministries through SSC CGL examination. The grade pay in this post is 4200 (7th CPC level 6) and revised initial basic pay for newly joined candidates will be 35400. The gross salary would vary from 43280-48944 depending on the location of posting and allowances applicable to the department.

Post GroupOld Pay ScaleRevised Basic PayMin. Monthly Salary in Rs
Assistant9,300 – 34,800 Grade Pay 4,20035,40049,500
Assistant/ Superintendent
Divisional Accountant
Sub Inspector
Junior Statistical Officer

SSC CGL Salary of Auditor/Accountant/Junior Accountant

Auditor, Accountant and Junior Accountant are the group C post of in Pay Band-I (level 5 post as per 7th CPC). The starting basic pay of new candidates will be 29200 and gross salary would vary from 35340 to 40312 depending on the place of posting. The salary of these posts is good enough at the start of the job. The employees also get yearly increment and dearness allowances. DA of central government employees revised after a period of every 6 months.

Post NameAuditorAccountant/ Junior Accountant
Post NatureGroup-C/ Class-III
6th CPC Pay Scale5,200 – 20,200
Grade Pay2,800
Old Basic Pay11,360
7th CPC Post LevelLevel – 5
7th CPC Basic Pay29,200
Min. Gross Salary Per Month in Rs41,000

Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerks/Tax Assistant/Sub-Inspector

This is the lowest rank vacancy in different government ministries and departments.  Here the grade pay is 2400 in Pay Band-I and level 4 Post according to 7th CPC. The candidates will get the initial basic pay of 25500 after joining the department. However, the gross salary might be in the range of Rs 30900-35280.

Post NameTax AssistantSenior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksSub-Inspector
Post NatureGroup-C/ Class-III
6th CPC Pay Scale5,200 – 20,200
Grade Pay2,400
Old Basic Pay9,910
7th CPC Post LevelLevel – 4
7th CPC Basic Pay25,500
Min. Gross Salary Per Month in Rs36,000

I have explained the salary for each post recruited through SSC CGL Exam. You can easily conclude that the salary is directly proportional to the Grade or Level of the post. Here one thing I want to mention that level 7 & 8 (Grade pay 4600 & 4800) are group B Gazetted post. Means you will be appointed as Officer in the central government department.  The salary also good and comparable to some of the Government Public sector undertakings, Bank PO, State Government PSC employees etc. So if you want a respectable job through SSC, you must try for Group B post. For that, you have to prepare best for all three exams. I have already shared the article about How to prepare for SSC CGL Exam, you can follow that. If you have any doubts please drop it in the comment section.

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