Here we are going to let you know about the RRB JE Salary in detail with more information about there career growth, allowances etc. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts RRB JE exam to recruit Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) for Indian Railway all over India.
There are lakhs of candidates who appear for RRB JE exam every year, however not many of them get that chance to be selected for this post. Railway jobs are considered to be more safe and secure among the all other government jobs. compare to other government sectors jobs, the salary in railways are much better and the railways also offer railway pass to employees for them and there families. Let’s move on to check in more detail-
RRB Junior Engineer salary
The RRB JE salary structure has been revised as per the 7th pay commission that has made this job post more impressive among the candidates. There are various post that comes under the RRB Junior Engineer category that we have mentioned below-
- Junior Engineer (JE)
- Junior Engineer (Information Technology)
- Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
- Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)
You will be curious to know about the salary of RRB JE according to there job post. The RRB JE salary according to 7th pay commission guidelines is Rs.35,400 – Rs. 1,12,400 as per there posting and other allowances entitled at that time.
The various post and Payscale of an RRB Junior Engineer are given below:
|Name of the Post||Pay Band||Grade pay|
|Junior Engineer (JE)||Rs.35400 – Rs.112400||Rs. 4,200|
|Junior Engineer (Information Technology)||Rs.35400 – Rs.112400||Rs. 4,200|
|Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)||Rs.35400 – Rs.112400||Rs. 4,200|
|Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)||Rs.35400 – Rs.112400||Rs. 4,200|
Income of RRB JE based on Job Location
The RRB Junior Engineer is a impressive job post with increased payment hikes. Salary of an RRB Junior Engineer will also be depend upon the location of there posting. The Indian Railways have divided cities into 3 classes ie., Class A, Class B and Class C. According to these classes candidates who are going to be RRB JE will be receiving there salary according to the class of the city they have been posted. The three classes are as follows:
- Metropolis in Class A
- Metropolis + Other Big Cities in Class B
- Village + Small Cities in Class C
The salary structure for Junior Engineer according to their job location is given in the table below:
|Component||Class A||Class B||Class C|
|Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)||16,875||16,875||16,875|
|House Rent Allowance||4050 (30% of Basic)||2700 (20% of Basic)||1350 (10% of Basic)|
|Salary in Hand||38,425||37,075||35,725|
Allowances & Perks
As you know the salary earn by RRB JE is great, you must be willing to know what benefits they enjoy. Let’s have a look on Benefits and Perks of RRB Junior Engineer apart from there salary-
- RRB Junior Engineer also get government vehicles along with TA.
- The officer with higher ranks also get chauffeurs for the vehicles they have been provided.
- The other allowances offered to RRB Junior Engineer are DA and CCA.
- City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)
- RRB Junior Engineer also gets the Railway Pass for them and also for there family.
- Educational Allowance for children.
- Medical Insurance.
- Special Allowance.
- The RRB JE get good housing from central govt. or they can get house rent also.
After the implementation of 7th pay commission there are certain changes for the house rent criteria for RRB Junior Engineer.
The House Rent Allowance(HRA) revised changes are as follows:
|City- category||House Rent Allowance before 7th Pay Commission||House Rent Allowance after 7th Pay Commission|
|Population>50 lakhs (X)||30%||24%|
|Population within 50 lakhs (Y)||20%||16%|
|Population<5 lakhs (Z)||10%||8%|
Training & In-hand Salary of RRB Junior Engineer
After competing for the RRB JE exams and joining as the Junior Engineer the candidates have to undergo the compulsary training for 1 years which is mandatory for every candidate. While training the RRB JE candidates gets the in hand salary of Rs. 35,500 per month. After completing training the candidates are recruited as Junior Engineer and after that they also get the security of there job as they get permanent. RRB Junior engineer Salary is almost near to SSC JE Salary which is little bit higher than this.
Job profile of RRB Junior Engineer
The various responsibilities of a Junior Engineer are given below:
- Periodical and Accounting verification of stores and tools in his charge.
- Monitoring and maintaining the valuable equipment like Overhead (OHE), substations (PS) which are indulged in the shifting of rolling stock.
- Monitoring the signaling installation of the stations.
- Checking the working and availability of IT hardware/ software/ office equipment like photocopiers, fax machines, etc.
Career Growth of RRB Junior Engineer
The fruitful career growth of an RRB Junior Engineer is as follows:
- Senior Section Engineer
- Assistant Divisional Engineer
- Divisional Engineer
- Senior Divisional Engineer
Candidates need to focus and prepare accordingly to get into these senior and prestigious posts once they clear certain rounds of selection process or exams.
Hope you have got all detail about the RRB Junior Engineer salary, job profile, benefits and perks etc. If there is any question coming in your mind you can write us in our comment section mentioned below. Stay tuned with us for more detailed info.