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SSC Stenographer Salary 2021: Check in-hand salary, base pay, allowances

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sun, 12 Sep 2021 02:01 PM IST


Check out SSC Stenographer Salary here with Safalta. Get details on in-hand salary, allowances payscale and much more.
Staff Services Commission conducts SSC Stenographer Exam to recruit Grade 'C' and Grade 'D' stenographers in various departments and ministries. The skill test for SSC Stenographer Exam 2019 will be held on 21–22 Oct 2021. The commission is expected to release notification for the 2021 exam in the month of October. Candidates preparing for the post often wonder about the SSC Stenographer Salary. Salary of stenographer is as per 7 th pay commission now. Group 'C' stenographers are recruited at a grade pay of Rs. 2400. The basic pay scale is between Rs.5200 to Rs.20,200. Stenographers are eligible for various kinds of allowances and benefits. The allowances given are dearness allowance, house rent allowance. medical allowance etc. The allowances given over basic pay make the salary handsome and lucrative. This article will cover the details of the SSC Stenographer Salary for both group C and group D posts. The salary can often be the motivating or attractive factor. Salary structure is often the much-debated aspect amongst aspirants. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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SSC Stenographer Salary Structure 

The stenographers are paid as per 7 CPC, they draw a basic pay of 25,550 and grade pay of Rs. 2400. They are eligible for a number of allowances. The details are illustrated below.

Group 'C' Stenographer
Pay Band PB1
Pay Scale Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- per month
Grade Pay Rs 2400/-.
Gross Salary Rs. 37,839
In-Hand Salary Rs. 34,779 approx.

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Group 'D' Stenographer
Pay Band PB1
Pay Scale Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- per month
Grade Pay Rs 2400/-.
Gross Salary Rs. 33,839
In-Hand Salary Rs. 30,779 approx.

SSC Stenographer Allowances and Benefits

Stenographers get a number of allowances and perks. The allowances are paid as per provisions of the 7th CPC. Allowances are given to ensure security against inflation and keep employees motivated. The various allowances given are mentioned below.
  1. Dearness Allowance 
  2. House Rent Allowance 
  3. Travelling Allowance 
  4. Medical Allowance 
Other benefits include facilities like easy loans, payment towards the education of children, accommodation if available.

SSC Stenographer- Roles and Responsibility

Stenographers are employed across the departments in the Government of India and state governments. They are crucial for making records and keeping track of official statements. The detailed roles and responsibilities are mentioned below.
  1. Taking notes on official statements.'
  2. Compiling them in record form.
  3. Producing and translating documents for official purposes.

SSC Stenographer-Career Growth 

Stenographers are promoted from time to time. The promotion is based on departmental reviews and tests. The preference is given to those with seniority and good work performance.

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SSC Stenographer Salary - FAQ

Q1.What is the PayScale in SSC Stenographer Salary?

A1. The pay scale of SSC Stenographer is Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- per month.

Q2.What is the Grade Pay of SSC Stenographer?

A2. The grade pay for SSC Stenographer is Rs. 2400.

 Q3.What is the starting SSC Stenographer Salary?

A3. SSC Stenographer will receive the starting net salary of Rs. 30.777 or 34,777.

Q4 What are the major allowances given along with  SSC Stenographer Salary?

A4 The major allowances given with SSC Stenographer Salary are -
  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. House Rent  Allowance
  3. Travelling Allowance

Q5 SSC Stenographer is Group 'C' or Group 'D' post?

A5 SSC recruits stenographers as both Stenographer Grade 'C' and 'D'. 


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