IES Officer Salary 2022: Know in-hand salary, payscale, allowances and other details

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Engineering Services Exam every year to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various posts.   Indian Engineering Services highly prestigious exam and post. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for the IES exam should be familiar with all the details regarding the exam such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. You can read our general awareness e-books to cover IES Syllabus. Candidates should also know about the IES Officer Salary and job profile to understand the appealing nature of the post.
  1. IES Officers are paid an initial in-hand salary amounting to Rs. 55,135 to Rs. 7,90,483
  2. The IES Officers Salary is based on the grade pay of Rs. 5400.
In this article, we have explained everything regarding IES Officer salaries such as in-hand salary, basic salary, allowances, pay scale, and more.  If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check our:
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Table of Contents

1. IES Officer Salary 2022
2. IES Officer Allowances and Benefits
3. IES Officer Job Profile
4. IES Officer Career Growth


IES Officer Salary 2022

IES Officers are paid their salary as per the guidelines of the 7th pay commission. They get an in-hand salary amounting to Rs. 55,135. The detailed salary structure is as follows:
Level Pay Scale (in INR) Grade Pay (in INR)
Junior Level 15,600 - 39,100 5400
Senior Scale 15,600 - 39,100 6600
Junior Administrative Grade 15,600 - 39,100 7600
Selection Grade Scale (Chief Engineer L2/Joint GM) 37,400 - 67,000 8700
Super Timegrade (Chief Engineer/Additional GM) 37,400 - 67,000 8700
Cabinet Secretary Grade 90,000 NA

IES Officer Allowances and Benefits

Along with a handsome amount of salary, IES Officers also receive various allowances and benefits which include the following:
  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Medical Facilities
  • Leave Travel Allowance
  • Gratuity
  • Provident Fund
  • Other Allowances
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IES Officer Job Profile

IES Officer job profile differs according to the service and departments they are placed in. However in general they have to perform managerial and technical tasks. They have to manage and execute projects, deal with bureaucratic processes and so on. The various cadres or organizations in which IES Officers can be employed are as follows:
  1. Border Roads Engineering Service
  2. Central Electrical and Mechanical Service
  3. Central Engineering Service for Roads
  4. Central Power Engineering Service
  5. Central Water Engineering
  6. Defense Service Engineering Corps
  7. Geological Survey of India
  8. Indian Army Engineering Service
  9. Indian Navy Armaments Service
  10. Indian Ordnance Factory
  11. Indian Railways Service
  12. Indian Supply Service
  13. Indian Telecommunication Service


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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the UPSC ESE interview date 2022 for the categories of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, and Telecommunication Engineering. Candidates who have qualified for the UPSC ESE Personality Test 2021 can get the full schedule on UPSC's official website, The personality test for Engineering Services Examination, 2021 will be held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) from February 28 to March 17, 2022, according to the announcement. The admit cards for the event will be available in due time.

What is the initial post offered to IES Officers?

The initial post offered to IES Officers is that of Assistant Executive Engineer.

What are the allowances that IES Officers receive?

A. IES Officers receive various allowances such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, Medical Facilities, Leave Travel Allowance, Gratuity, Provident Fund, Other Allowances.

What is the in-hand salary of an IES Officer?

A. The in-hand salary of an IES Officer is Rs. 55,135.

Are there opportunities for the promotion of IES Officers?

A. Yes, there are various opportunities for the promotion of IES officers.

What is the initial grade pay of IES Officers?

A. The initial grade pay of IES Officers is Rs. 5400

What is the date of the IES 2022 Exam?

A: The IES Prelims 2022 exam was conducted on February 20, 2022. The IES 2022 main exam will be conducted on June 26, 2022.

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