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SSC JE Career Growth: Salary Structure, Allowances, Promotion & Job Profile

Updated on 26 February 2021
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Updated on 26 February 2021

Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC JE test to recruit candidates for the post of a Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Quantity Surveying and Contracts) for different departments by the Government of India. After the 7th pay commission was implemented, there was a reasonable hike in the salary of Junior Engineers. Working under SSC as a Junior Engineer is considered as one of the prestigious positions as it is a Central Government's Job. In this article, we will cover all about SSC JE Career growth to make you aware of the future growth and scope associated with this position.

The candidates who are selected in SSC as Junior Engineers are posted under 'Group - B Non Gazetted Category'. Note that Non – Gazetted Officers do not have the personal authority to issue an official stamp on behalf of the Government. So the applicants should know about the compensation and recompenses that this occupation has to bring to the table.

SSC JE Salary Structure 2020 

Take a look at the s below:

Post Name

SSC JE Grade Pay

SSC JE Salary in Hand

SSC JE Gross Salary including Allowances

Junior Engineer (Civil)


Rs.29,450/- to Rs.33,900/-

Rs. 32,667/- to Rs. 37, 109/-

Junior Engineer (Electrical)


Rs. 29,450/- to Rs.33,900/-

Rs. 32,667/- to Rs.37,109/-

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)


Rs. 29,455/- to Rs.33,907/-

Rs. 32,667/- to Rs.37,100/-

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)


Rs.29,455/- to Rs.33,907/-

Rs.32,667/- to Rs.37,119

Quantity Surveying and Contract Junior Engineer


Rs. 29,455/- to Rs.33,907

Rs. 32,668/- to Rs. 37,119/-

SSC JE Salary Structure after the 7th Pay Commission:

The SSC Junior Engineer's pay after the execution of the 7th Pay Commission is as per the following: 

  1. SSC JE Salary after 7th Pay Commission = (Basic Pay on first January 2020 x 2.57) + Allowances. 
  2. In this way, the SSC Junior Engineer salary is Rs. 35,400/ - to Rs. 1,12,400/ - including all the expenses.

SSC JE Allowances, Benefits & Perks

Apart from the job security and salary, Junior Engineers are also offered some benefits and allowances. They are listed below:

  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. House Rent Allowance
  3. Medical Allowance
  4. Travelling Allowance
  5. Other Special Allowance

SSC JE Job Promotion & job profile

Let's take a look at the SSC JE job profile followed by the promotion scope below. The SSC Junior Engineer Job has been divided into five sections namely:

  1. Supervision of Work
  2. Planning
  3. Accounts
  4. Scheme Execution
  5. Assisting Superiors

Planning: The Junior Engineer is responsible for planning and arranging the lead projects in their organization. 

Supervision of Work: Junior Engineer is responsible to supervise the work to have a better understanding of the work given by the department. 

Accounts: The Junior Engineer is responsible to take care of the stocks and he is additionally dependable to pass bills to the temporary worker.

Scheme Execution: The Junior Engineers are posted under certain Government plans where the employee is able to execute the plan effectively. 

Assisting Superiors: The Junior Engineers are selected under various areas. They are asked to report to the superiors on a daily basis in case of an important task or project.

SSC JE Promotion

The Juniors Engineers are promoted over a period of time based on their performances. Take a look at the following diagram to get an idea about the promotion.

1. 1st Stage: SSC Junior Engineer

2. 2nd Stage: SSC Executive Engineer

3. 3rd Stage: Senior Section Engineer

Staff Selection Commission has announced the notification for the engagement of Junior Engineer Posts. For more details one can log on to the official portal of SSC. Candidates who have passed the examination are recruited under various departments to give individuals a better understanding of the work. Therefore, the SSC JE career growth is attractive as it includes promotions along with benefits, perks and other allowances.

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