SSC JE Salary, Job Profile and Career Growth 2021

SSC JE Salary

SSC JE Salary 2021 | Job Profile and Career Growth: The Staff Selection Committee (SSC) conducts an exam annually to hire candidates for the post of Junior Engineer (JE). The JE will be posted under the Group-B Non-gazetted category by the SSC. The SSC JE Salary, as per the 7th Pay Commission will be a sum of INR 44,000, as well as various perks and benefits. To know more about the SSC JE Salary 2021, read the full article.

Overview of SSC JE Salary 2021

The SSC JE pay band as per the 7th Pay Commission falls under the Level 6 of pay matrix. Below is an overview of SSC JE salary. 

Basic/Hand

Salary in INR

SSC JE Basic Pay 

35,400 – INR 1,12,400

In-hand salary SSC JE

44,000 (Inclusive of all benefits)

SSC JE Salary Structure 2021

After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission, you can see a hike within the gross salary in the various departments of SSC JE. A good salary, along with great allowances are offered to SSC JE officers. Here is the SSC JE Salary Structure. 

Pay Level of Posts

Pay Level-6

Pay scale

INR 35,400-1,12,400/-

Grade Pay

INR 4200

Basic pay

INR 35,400

HRA (as per the city) X cities (24%)

Y cities (16%)

Z cities (8%)

INR 8,496

INR 5,664

INR 2,832

DA (Current- 17%)

INR 6,018

Travel Allowance

Cities – INR 3600, Other Places – INR 1800

Gross Salary Range (Approx) X Cities

Y Cities

Z Cities

INR.53,514

INR.50,682

INR.46,050

SSC JE Salary Structure (Department-Wise)

Here you can have a look at the department-wise salary of SSC JE officers in the table mentioned below:

Name of the Department 

 Name of the post

Grade Pay of SSC JE (INR)

Gross Salary of SSC JE (INR)

In-hand Salary of SSC JE (INR)

CWC (Central Water Commission)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

CWC (Central Water Commission)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

CPWD (Central Public Works Department)

junior Engineer (Civil)

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

CPWD (Central Public Works Department)

Jr Engineer (Electrical)

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

DP (Department of Post)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

DP (Department of Post)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

MES (Military Engineering Service)

Mechanical Junior Engineer

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

MES (Military Engineering Service)

JE Quantity Surveying and Contract

4200

32,667 to 37,119

29,455 to 33,907

Perks and Allowances of SSC JE

Here are a lot of perks and allowances for SSC JE officers. The various perks and allowances enjoyed by the SSC Junior Engineers are mentioned below. 

  • HRA or House Rent Allowance: HRA is provided as per the towns you are posted in. You will see it is usually higher in X and Y cities than the Z cities. The HRA rates will be Rs. 5,400, Rs. 3,600 and Rs. 1,800 in cities X, Y and Z, respectively. 
  • DA or Dearness Allowance: Currently, the Dearness Allowance is 17% of basic pay under the 7th Pay Commission, which may be a cost of living adjustment allowance. When the DA crosses 25%, the rates of HRA are going to be revised to 27%, 18% & 9% for X, Y & Z class cities respectively, and then revised to 30%, 20%, and 10% when the DA crosses 50%. 
  • TA or Travel Allowance: TA depends upon the space you are travelling daily from your home. Your Travel Allowance will increase if you are required to do more fieldwork. 
  • MA or Medical Allowance: The Medical Allowance is provided to the employees to make sure that the JE employees can provide for their day-to-day medical expenses. In case of a medical emergency, the government will also bear the medical costs for them.
  • Other Special Allowances: SSC JE employees are also entitled to various other special allowances like recreational activities, leaves, etc.

Salary Slip for SSC JE 2021

The salary slip for any job is a document provided by the organization, along with salary, every month to their employees as proof of salary payment. The SSC JE salary slip 2021 includes the following details, mentioned below:

  • Basic pay
  • DA
  • HRA
  • FPA
  • Miscellaneous
  • Earning and Deduction
  • Net Salary

SSC JE Job Profile 2021

To understand the SSC JE Job Profile, you must know the roles and responsibilities to be undertaken by SSC JE employees. You can know the roles and responsibilities in the list, mentioned below:

  1. Supervision of work: The employees have to supervise all the functions, as well as understand the goals and functions of the organization and add accordance to it.
  2. Planning: Plans for repairs and renovation must be prepared by the employees, and they must also know the work of a contractor and handle workers/labourers.
  3. Accounts: The job of a Junior Engineer is to maintain bills for all work administered by the contractor. They are also liable for contributing to the bookkeeping process incurred by the section he’s working for.
  4. Scheme execution: A radical understanding of the Government’s scheme is one of the roles of JE. They must make sure of the smooth workflow of these schemes.
  5. Assisting superiors: One of the roles of JE is to report back to higher authorities on a day to day basis. They must brief their superiors about all happenings within the department and, therefore, the JE project.
  6. Equipment Maintenance: JE must make sure that the safety of the kit is maintained and the organisation’s equipment is maintained.
  7. Design Implementation: The implementation of design after using the CAD software or modelling software is required.
  8. Liaison with suppliers: Liaison with suppliers to urge the simplest products is a must duty of Junior Engineers.
  9. Undertake research: The JE officers need to research from time to time, for the improvement of the current processes of the organization.
  10. Product testing: Product testing is required to see how they perform under various types of conditions. This duty may vary as per the field you are working in, i.e., Civil, mechanical or Electrical.
  11. Report writing: Reports must be prepared by the JE and provide to superiors. A good amount of details on the performance of the kit and apparatus is provided in this report.
  12. Data analyzing: Sometimes, the JE employees are asked to research and interpret scientific data.

SSC JE Career Growth 2021

  • The SSC JE Employees, working under various departments is entitled to have both job growth and promotion over time. 
  • They will receive an increment in their salaries, as per their promotion. 
  • The SSC JE Salary increments will be based on the performance of employees and the 7th Pay Commission. 
  • The employees will be promoted from SSC JE and then to SSC Executive Engineer and Senior Section Engineer.

Here is the complete blog on the SSC JE Salary 2021. For further details regarding the SSC JE Exam, you can ask in the comment box. 

FAQs on the SSC JE Salary

What is the In-hand Salary of SSC JE?

The In-hand Salary of SSC JE is INR 44,000 (Inclusive of all benefits). 

What are some of the perks enjoyed by SSC JE employees?

Some of the perks enjoyed by SSC JE employees are as follows: 
House Rent Allowance
Dearness Allowance
Travel Allowance 
Medical Allowance, etc.

Mention some of the roles and responsibilities of SSC JE employees?

Some of the roles and responsibilities of SSC JE employees are:
Supervision of work
Planning
Accounts
Scheme execution
Assisting superiors
Equipment Maintenance, and more. 

What are the details mentioned on the SSC JE Salary slip?

The details on the SSC JE Salary Slip are:
Basic pay
DA
HRA
Miscellaneous
Earning and Deduction
Net Salary

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