UPSC IES Salary 2021: Check in-hand salary structure, allowances, and career growth

Safalta Expert Published by: Silky Joshi Updated Sun, 25 Jul 2021 04:23 PM IST


Know about the UPSC IES In hand salary. Know the chief Engineer Job Profile in detail and also check the career growth and allowances for UPSC

The candidates who wish to serve the country with their engineering skills can apply for the UPSC IES. The UPSC Indian Engineering Service is one of the most sought jobs across the nation, for which the majority of engineers participate. The exam has three stages: preliminary, mains and interview. The candidates have to clear all the stages to secure a seat in the UPSC IES. The candidates of UPSC IES are provided with handsome salaries as per the recent 7th CPC and major allowances. Along with the basic salary, the candidates also get a lot of benefits in terms of career growth of the candidates.

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The candidates can be promoted to a higher level with their work experience. The candidates can check the basic job profile, UPSC IES Salary, Career growth etc on this page.

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 The UPSC IES candidates are provided with handsome salaries as per the recent 7th CPC along with the major allowances. The in-hand salary of the UPSC IES are divided in three categories :- Metropolis(50,637), Metropolis + Other Big Cities(48,537) and Village + Small Cities(46,437). Apart from this, the perk and benefits of UPSC IES differs from post to post, these allowances are as listed below:-

  • Residential Quarters or HRA

  • Dearness Allowance

  • Official Vehicle

  • Gratuity

  • CGHS medical facility

  • Personal Assistant

  • Leave Travel Allowance/ Tour Allowance

  • Provident Fund

  • Leave Encashment, etc.

UPSC IES salary

Pay in Rupees


Rs 15,600

Dearness Allowance


House Rent Allowance


Transport Allowance


Professional Allowance


Special Personal Allowance


Gross Salary


Net Deduction


Net Salary



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UPSC IES Job Profile

The candidates can check out the UPSC IES Job Profile in the space below:

  • The candidates selected through the UPSC IES’s work depends on the post they are placed in.

  • The candidate has to perform managerial and technical tasks.

  • They are responsible for managing and executing projects.

  • Along with experience, the area of supervision of the UPSC IES also increases.

  • The overall nature of the work is administrative.

  • At times, the employees will also have to deal with the bureaucratic processes by contacting government officials. With higher designations and greater experience, the officers also gain the authority to contact the concerned ministers.

UPSC IES Career Growth 

The UPSC IES gets promoted on the basis of their work experience. Candidates can be promoted to the Chief Engineer position. The promotion order for the UPSC IES are as follows:-

  • Assistant Executive Engineer or Assistant Director.

  • Executive Engineer or Director.

  • Joint General Manager or Chief Engineer of level 2.

  • Additional General Manager or Chief Engineer.

  • Senior General Manager.

  • Managing Director or Chairperson of the governmental organization.


Ques 1: How much does a UPSC IES make per month?

Ans 1:  A UPSC IES makes at least Rs 50,000 to Rs 57,000 per month

Ques 2:What is the basic salary of a UPSC IES?

Ans 2: The basic salary of an IBPS Clerk is Rs.15600. 

Ques 3:Which is the minimum pay scale for UPSC IES?

Ans 3: The minimum pay scale for a UPSC IES Is Rs.15600.

Ques 4:Do you get a salary after the UPSC IES exam?

Ans 4: No salary is only received once the candidate joins the department as a UPSC IES.

Ques5:Is there any career growth for the UPSC IES?

Ans 5: Yes, the candidates can appear in the internal exam and seek promotions to the posts of Assistant Executive Engineer or Assistant Director, Executive Engineer or Director, Joint General Manager or Chief Engineer of level 2, Additional General Manager or Chief Engineer, Senior General Manager and Managing Director or Chairperson of the governmental organization.

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