RRB JE Salary 2023, Salary Structure, Job Profile and Career Growth

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RRB JE Salary 2024

RRB JE Salary 2024: Railway Recruitment Board Junior Engineer (RRB JE) is one of the most sought after recruitment exams among engineering graduates across the country. Good salary, relaxed working hours and job security are the major attractions for these positions. RRB recruits candidates for various posts under Junior Engineer category. In the article below, candidates will get more information about RRB JE salary structure and also various pay and allowances for the post.

Which posts come under RRB JE?

RRB JE salary 2024 structure has been revised as per the Seventh Pay Commission. All the posts under RRB JE are given below:

  • Junior Engineer (JE)
  • Junior Engineer (Information Technology)
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
    Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMS)

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RRB JE Salary

The basic pay fixed as per the 7th Pay Commission guidelines is Rs 35,400/- and other allowances are as per the times. The grade pay for various posts under RRB Junior Engineer is given below:

Name of the Post Pay Band grade pay
Junior Engineer (JE) Rs.35400 – Rs.112400 Rs. 4,200
Junior Engineer (Information Technology)
Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

RRB JE salary based on job location

As per RRB JE notification, RRB JE salary will depend on the place of posting. Indian Railways has divided the cities into 3 classes, candidates will get their salary according to the class of the city in which they are posted. The three classes are as follows:

  • Class A: Metropolis
  • Class B: Metropolis + Other Big Cities
  • Class C: Village + Small Cities

The salary structure for junior engineers as per their job location is given in the table below.

RRB JE Salary Structure as per Job Location
Components Class A Class B Class C
Basic Pay 13,500 13,500 13,500
Dearness Allowance 16,875 16,875 16,875
House Rent Allowance 4050 2700 1350
Other Allowance 4000 4000 4000
Salary in hand 38,425 37,075 35,725
Deduction(Approx) 2000 2000 2000
Total Pay 36,425 35,075 33,725

RRB JE 2023 Salary: After Training

After completion of training period, candidates will get the following salary. Candidates will get increase in basic pay, which will be Rs 36,500/-. Here, we have taken X-category for House Rate Allowance (HRA), which is 27% for the candidates.

RRB JE 2023 Salary
Income (Gross) Deductions
Salary Components In rupees Salary Components In rupees
Basic Pay Rs.36,500/- income tax Rs.6163/-
Dearness Allowances Rs.11,315/- professional tax Rs.200/-
House Rate Allowances Rs.9855/- Miscellaneous Tax Rs.1000/-
Travel Allowances Rs.4716/-
total Rs.62386/- total Rs.7363/-
In-Hand Salary: Rs.55,023/-

RRB JE Salary, Allowances and Other Facilities

The salary structure, apart from the basic pay, includes allowances and other facilities as follows:

  • dearness allowance
  • house rent allowance
  • transportation allowance
  • City Compensation Allowance (CCA)
  • railway pass
  • educational allowance
  • medical insurance
  • special allowance

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After the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission, there have been some changes in the House Rent Allowance. The revised changes in House Rent Allowance are as follows:

City-category House Rent Allowance after the 7th Pay Commission House Rent Allowance before 7th Pay Commission
Population>50 lakhs (X) 24% 30%
The population within 50 lakhs (Y) 16% 20%
Population <5 lakhs (Z) 8% 10%

RRB JE Responsibilities and Job Role

Various responsibilities of Junior Engineer are given below:

  • Periodic and accounting verification of stores and equipment in his charge.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of valuable equipment like overhead (OHE), and substation (PS) which are involved in movement of rolling stock.
  • To monitor signaling installation of stations.
  • Checking the functioning and availability of IT hardware/software/office equipment like photocopier, fax machine etc.

RRB JE Civil Engineer Job Profile

  • Maintenance and construction of railway buildings like encroachment of railway land, staff quarters, supply of water to these buildings etc.
  • Platform extension work, construction or repair of platform shed, painting etc. all the works are included under asset creation.
  • It is the responsibility to ensure that the railway tracks are proper and maintained for the safe, smooth and fast movement of trains.
  • Maintenance and operation of workshops and construction of bridges in the Railway Division.
  • Preparing the completed platform requires estimating, and drawing the work.

RRB JE Mechanical Engineer Job Profile

  • Making error free rolling stock like diesel.
  • To maintain the condition of components of goods wagons and passenger coaches.

RRB JE Electrical Engineer Job Profile

  • Monitoring and maintenance of valuable equipment like overhead (OHE), and substation (PS) which are involved in movement of rolling stock.
  • Maintenance of the electric locomotive, equipment overhead, and traction distribution of the train (i.e. controlling the speed at which the drive wheels rotate), lighting and air conditioning (AC), power supply, security systems, etc.
  • Production and Safety of Main Line EMUs (MEMUs), Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs), and Electric Locomotives.

RRB JE Electrical Engineer Job Profile

  • Seeing signaling installation of stations.
  • Finalization of proposal for working budget, revenue and periodic review.

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RRB JE Career Growth

After a certain period, there is a possibility of promotion to RRB JE. However, the time period is different for all departments. Sometimes candidates may have to appear for departmental examination for promotion.

  1. Senior Section Engineer
  2. Assistant Divisional Engineer
  3. Divisional Engineer
  4. Senior Divisional Engineer

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