Salary of an IAS Officer [7th Pay Commission] – IAS Salary

Salary of an IAS Officer: The civil services jobs are one of the finest jobs in India. IAS/IPS officers are awarded a good salary along with some exclusive perks. The salary of a civil servant is now equivalent to a private job’s payroll after the intro of the 7th pay commission.

In order to become an IAS officer, you are required to crack the UPSC Civil Services exam that happens every year.  IAS Exam is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India and is taken by around 10 lakh aspirants every year.

Salary of an IAS Officer – IAS Salary

Salary of an IAS Officer

SL.No.GradePay ScaleGrade payExperiencePost
 

1

 

Junior or Lower Time Scale

 

15000 – 39000

 

 

5400

 

—–

 

Sub-Divisional Magistrate or Sub-Collector

 

2

 

Senior Time scale

 

15000 – 39000

 

6600

 

5

 

District Magistrate (DM) or Joint Secretary in Ministry

 

 

3

 

Junior administrative

 

15000 – 39000

 

7600

 

9

 

Special Secretary or Head of Government Department

 

 

4

 

Selection Grade

 

37000-67000

 

8700

 

12-15

 

Secretary of a government ministry

 

 

5

 

Super time scale

 

37000-67000

 

8700

 

17-20

 

Principal secretary of a major government department

 

 

6

 

Above Super time scale

 

 

37000-67000

 

12000

 

Varies

 

varies

 

7

 

Apex Scale

 

80000

 

—–

 

varies

 

Chief Secretary of States, Union Secretaries of ministries in India

 

 

8

 

Cabinet secretary Grade

 

90000

 

—–

 

varies

 

Cabinet Secretary of India

 

The IAS officer’s per month payroll starts at ₹ 47,000 plus for the entry-level professions. Every year, the basic pay hikes about 3% for the entry-level officers. For the Cabinet Secretary level, the maximum pay goes more than ₹200,000.