IAS Salary, Job Profile & Growth

Clearing UPSC CSE is a dream for all Government Exam Preparation. Bet it the lucrative career opportunity it offers, the perks or the zeal to serve the country, Civil Service is one of the most sought after career in the country. If you are wondering what is the salary offered to officers selected through UPSC CSE, you have come to the right place. Let’s discuss the IAS Salary

Pay LevelBasic PayYears of ServicePosts
10INR 56,1001-4ASP/SDM/ Asst. Commissioner
11INR 67,7005-8ADM/Deputy Secretary/ Undersecretary
12INR 78,8009-12DM/ Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary
13INR 1,18,50013-16DM/ Special Secretary cum director/ Director
14INR 1,44,20016-24Divisional Commissioner/ Secretary Cum Commissioner/ Joint Secretary
15INR 1,82,20025-30Divisional Commissioner/ Principal Secretary/ Additional Secretary
16INR 2,05,40030-33Additional Chief Secretary
17INR 2,25,00034-36Chief Secretary
18INR 2,50,00037+ yearsCabinet Secretary of India

The total Salary of an IAS Officer thus comprises of Basic Pay + DA (Dearness Allowances) + TA (Transport Allowances) + HRA (House Rent Allowance)

IRS Salary Structure, Job Profile

DesignationPay Scale
Assistant Commissioner of Income TaxINR 15,600 - 39100 + Grade Pay of INR 1400
Deputy Commissioner of Income TaxINR 15,600 - 39100 + Grade Pay of INR 6600
Joint Commissioner of Income TaxINR 15,600 - 39100 + Grade Pay of INR 7600
Additional Commissioner of Income TaxINR 37,400 - 67,000 + Grade Pay of INR 8700
Commissioner of Income TaxINR 37,400 - 67,000 + Grade Pay of INR 10000
Principal Commissioner of Income TaxINR 75,000 to INR 80,000
ChiefCommissioner of Income TaxINR 75,000 to INR 80,000
Principal Chief Commissioner of Income TaxINR 80,000 fixed

Apart from the Basic Pay and Allowances that an IRS Officer gets, there are a number of perks they enjoy. Let’s have a look at the list of perks & benefits enjoyed by an IRS Officer.

  • Medical Expenses
  • Electricity & Water Bill
  • Abroad Study Options
  • Free Phone Calls
  • Pensions & Retirement Benefits
  • Security Guard & Household Helpers
  • Apartments (2 or 3 BHK)
  • Transportation

IPS Salary Structure, Job Profile

PostPay Scale
Deputy Superintendent of PoliceINR 56,100
Additional Superintendent of PoliceINR 67,700
Senior Superintendent of PoliceINR 78,800
Deputy Inspector General of PoliceINR 1,31,100
Inspector General of PoliceINR 1,44,200
Director General of PoliceINR 2,05,400
Director General of Police/ Director of IB or CBIINR 2,25,000

Apart from the Basic Pay and Allowances that an IPS Officer gets, there are a number of perks they enjoy. Let’s have a look at the list of perks & benefits enjoyed by an IPS Officer.

  • Medical Expenses
  • Electricity & Water Bill
  • Abroad Study Options
  • Free Phone Calls
  • Pensions & Retirement Benefits
  • Security Guard & Household Helpers
  • Apartments (2 or 3 BHK)
  • Transportation

IFS Salary Structure, Job Profile

GradeRankBasic Pay (as of 7th Pay Commission)
Junior Time ScaleUnder Secretary8000
Senior Time ScaleUnder Secretary10700
Junior Administrative ScaleDeputy Secretary12750
Selection GradeCounselor Director15100
Senior Administrative ScaleJoint Secretary18400
High Commissioner/ AmbassadorForeign Secretary26000

Special Foreign Allowance

The Overall Salary of an IFS at the time of joining the ministry as Under Secretary is roughly around INR 60,000. This includes Basic Pay + HRA + DA + TA + Other allowances. In case a candidate gets a posting in foreign countries, his/her pay scale differs. The candidate may receive a salary of INR 2.40 Lakhs under special foreign allowance. This again varies from person to person depending on the country they are placed in.

Benefits enjoyed by an IFS Officer

Apart from the Basic Pay and Allowances that an IFS Officer gets, there are a number of perks they enjoy. Let’s have a look at the list of perks & benefits enjoyed by an IFS Officer.

  • Medical Expenses
  • Electricity & Water Bill
  • Abroad Study Options
  • Free Phone Calls
  • Pensions & Retirement Benefits
  • Security Guard & Household Helpers
  • Apartments (2 or 3 BHK)
  • Transportation

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