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SSC CHSL Salary: Check Post Wise Salary Details, Job Roles

Deepansh SharmaUpdated On: June 22, 2022 04:24 pm IST | SSC CHSL

In a gazetted notification released recently by the SSC, it has been proposed that the posts of JSA, PA  & SA will not be filled under the drive of SSC CHSL and a separate test will be sanctioned for these posts. Read the article to learn about SSC CHSL posts and their corresponding salaries.

SSC CHSL Salary 2022: Post-wise salary details, benefits

SSC CHSL Salary: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is government organisation which is responisible for the recruitmemt of various B an C grade posts across different departments in the government of India. SSC is the highest recruiting agency in terms of the number of recruitments as all the B cadre offices at the central as well as State level are filled via different tests conducted by the SSC. The most common examinations conducted by SSC include the SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, SSC MTS (Multi tasking service), SSC GD (General Duty), etc. These are some of the prime exams conducted by the SSC in which lakhs of students sit every year.

SSC being a central recuitment agency offers a very promising carrer for its employess. The payment and allowances are exceptionaly high. And most importantly, being recruited through SSC is more about the public stature and we all are well versed with it. In this section, we will be discussing about the salaries of different posts offered through SSC CHSL exam. This article will help the SSC CHSL aspirants to get a deep insight about the posts affiliated with SSC CHSL and the salary which is offered to each post. 

SSC CHSL Posts 2022

SSC CHSL also known as SSC Combined Higher Secondary level is an exam conducted by the SSC on a 10+2 level criteria to induct the candidates for various clerical posts in the central government. Around 5000 vaacancies are released every year under the name of SSC CHSL. This is a worthy entry level exam for the candidates aspiring to join the Cental Government Offices. The posts through SSC CHSL holds good reputation. Given below are the posts offered after clearing SSC CHSL:

  1. Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  2. Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  3. Postal Assistant (PA)
  4. Sorting Assistant (SA)
  5. Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  6. Data Entry Operator (DEO)- Grade 'A'

SSC CHSL Post Wise Salary 2022

We all are well familiar of the importance that the SSC employees hold in the society and for most of the aspirants that serves as the considerable factor to prepare for SSC CHSL. Along with the high reputation SSC also serves its employees with high salaries. Being a central government employee, a candidate inducted through SSC CHSL is offered a handsome salary. The allownces and the benefits offered to the SSC CHSL employees are also incomparable to similar grade jobs. They get allowances for travel, residence and so on. The gross salary of an SSC CHSL employee has taken a 22-24% hike after the inclusion of 7th Pay Commission.

Given below is a table representing the SSC CHSL Salary corrsponding to the different posts:


SSC CHSL Pay Band 

SSC CHSL Grade Pay

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

₹ 52OO-2O2OO

₹ 19OO (after revision)

Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

₹ 52OO-2O2OO

₹ 19OO (after revision)

Postal Assistant (PA)

₹ 52OO-2O2OO

₹ 24OO (after revision)

Sorting Assistant (SA)

₹ 52OO-2O2OO

₹ 24OO (after revision)

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

₹ 52OO-2O2OO

₹ 24OO (after revision)

Data Entry Operator (DEO) Grade 'A'

₹ 52OO-2O2OO

₹ 24OO (after revision)

SSC CHSL Salary Details (As Per Job Posting)

Since SSC CHSL is an All - India level Job, the employees can be posted in subsequent government offices across the country. The salary of an SSC CHSL employee also depends on the Job posting. The division is categorised under three zones: X cities, Y cities and Z cities. Please loom at the given below table to learn about the Salary payroll depending on the Job Posting.

1.SSC CHSL Salary for Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

ParticularsX Category CityY Category CityZ Category City
Payscale₹ 5200 – 20200₹ 5200 – 20200₹ 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay₹ 1900₹ 1900₹ 1900
Basic pay₹ 19,900₹ 19,900₹ 19,900
HRA (depending on the city)₹ 4776 (24%)₹ 3184 (16%)₹ 1592 (8%)
DA (Current- 17%)₹ 3383₹ 3383₹ 3383
Travel Allowance₹ 3600₹ 1800₹ 1800
Gross Salary Range (Approx)₹ 31659₹ 28267₹ 26675
Deductions (Approx)₹ 2500 2500 2500
Approx In-Hand Salary₹ 29,159 25,767 24,175

2. SSC CHSL Salary for Data Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistant (PA) and Sorting Assistant (SA)

ParticularsX Category CityY Category CityZ Category City
Payscale₹ 5,200 – 20,200₹ 5,200 – 20,200₹ 5,200 – 20,200
Grade Pay₹ 2400₹ 2400₹ 2400
Basic pay₹ 25,500₹ 25,500₹ 25,500
HRA (depending on the city)₹ 6,120 (24%)₹ 4,080 (16%)₹ 2,040 (08%)
DA (Current- 17%)₹ 4,335₹ 4,335₹ 4,335
Travel Allowance₹ 3600₹ 1800₹ 1800
Gross Salary Range (Approx)₹ 39,555₹ 35, 715₹ 33,675
Deductions (Approx) 3000 3000 3000
Approx In-Hand Salary₹ 36,555 32,715 30,675

Also Check: SSC CHSL cut off 2022

SSC CHSL Allowances and Benefits

As described earlier, SSC CHSL employee gets numerous allowances and perquisites and this makes the profession very much lucrative. The allownces and the benefits offered to the SSC CHSL employees are also incomparable to similar grade jobs. They get allowances for travel, residence and so on. The list of allowances and benfeits offered to SSC CHSL inducts is given below:

  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • Leave Travel Consession (LTC)
  • National Pension Scheme (NPS)
  • Special Allowances 

SSC CHSL Job Profile 

SSC CHSL Job profle is quite impressive and unmatched with its fellow cadres. The perks and promotions add more to the value of a SSC CHSL employee. SSC CHSL emplyee sits in the central government offices and carries out the clerical work. Its a complete white collar Job with high reputation. The list of the roles and function of SSC CHSL post-wise are given below:

1. Lower Division Clerk (LDC)  Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): The functions of an SSC CHSL LDC is related to basic office works like maintaining data, files, and documents of the office in an organised manner. The LDC's are considered to be the first- level clerks in the organisation.

2.Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA): Similar to the work profile of an SSC CHSL LDC, a JSA also carries out the normal office work related to documentation, mainting files and figures in an organised way.

3. Data Entry Operator (DEO): DEO is considered to be one of the most engaging profile in SSC CHSL. He operates the computer and carries out the important tasks related to the office. The requirements for a DEO involve very good typing speed.

4. Postal Assistant (PA): The role of a SSC CHSL PA include customer handling in Postal offices, by addressing their queries and providing credible solutions, checking out the mails and replying to them, etc.

5Sorting Assistant (SA): The profiles of a SSC CHSL SA is quite similar to that of a PA. Like PA, an SA also looks after the mails and is engaged in the customer support management, handling the customer problems and giving them valid solutions.


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