# How to Calculate Salary from Pay Scale or Grade Pay or Basic Pay

Here you want to know what is the total salary in a pay band, basic pay, grade pay, allowances etc. Then you can check this information from here in details.
Every year Various government departments boards commissions releases vacancies to fill various posts. Each of the post is assigned a pay scale or Pay Matrix. The salary of that post is calculated on that scale. This page will let you know salary in various pay scales. Some of the pay scales are 5200-20200, 9300-34800, 15600-39100.
You can know about all 5400, 4800, 4200, 3600, 3200, 2800, 2400, 1900 and 1800 grade pay salary details from this page. The details like total salary, cash in hand salary, basic pay are given below. If you want to get a good job, then you can know salary of the pay scale for the post you are applying.

## How to Calculate Total & In Hand Salary from Pay Scale, Grade pay or Basic Pay as per 7th Pay Commission

Formula of Calculation:
Total Salary
= Basic / Entry Pay + Dearness Allowance (42% applicable from January 2023) + House Rent Allowance + MA

Net Salary = Total Salary - Deductions
The calculation of for Pay Scale 9300-34800 & 5200-20200 as per 7th Pay Commission for Govt Job Employees is given in table below.
 Starting Salary in Pay Scale 9300-34800 @42% DA Post City Grade Pay Basic Pay DA@42% HRA Total Salary deductions Salary in hand Assistant Audit Officer (AAO), Assistant Accounts Officer X 4800 47600 19992 12852 80444 7469 72975 Y 4800 47600 19992 8568 76160 7469 68691 Z 4800 47600 19992 4284 71876 7469 64407 ASO, Assistant, Income Tax Inspector/Central Excise inspector / Preventive Officer / Inspector Examiner X 4600 44900 18858 12123 75881 7086 68795 Y 4600 44900 18858 8082 71840 7086 64754 Z 4600 44900 18858 3186 66944 7086 59858 CBI SI/DA/Statistical Investigator X 4200 35400 14868 9558 59826 5537 54289 Y 4200 35400 14868 6372 56640 5537 51103 Z 4200 35400 14868 3186 53454 5507 47947 Starting Salary in Pay Scale 5200-20200 @42% DA Auditor/JA X 2800 29200 12264 7884 49348 4426 44922 Y 2800 29200 12264 5256 46720 4426 42294 Z 2800 29200 12264 2628 44092 4426 39666 TA/DEO/Compiler/UDC/PA/SA X 2400 25500 10710 6885 43095 3901 39194 Y 2400 25500 10710 4590 40800 3901 36899 Z 2400 25500 10710 2295 38505 3901 34604 Constable X 2000 21700 9114 5859 36673 3361 33312 Y 2000 21700 9114 3906 34720 3361 31359 Z 2000 21700 9114 1953 32767 3361 29406 LDC / JSA X 1900 19900 8358 5373 33631 3106 30525 Y 1900 19900 8358 3582 31840 3106 28734 Z 1900 19900 8358 1791 30049 3106 26943 Multitasking Staff (MTS) Posts X 1800 18000 7560 4860 30420 2836 27584 Y 1800 18000 7560 3240 28800 2836 25964 Z 1800 18000 7560 1620 27180 2836 24344

From above table, you can check the Salary in Pay Band 2 i.e. 9300-34800 and Pay Band 1: 5200-20200 of Newly recruited Govt job employee.
Below you can check approx. salary in other pay bands / pay scales.
Do you want to know what is the meaning of 5200-20200 Grade Pay 1900. What is the meaning of 9300-34800 Grade Pay 4200
You can know the salary structure of these pay bands / pay scales as per 7th CPC and latest rate of allowances.
In 5200-20200 Pay Scale, 5200 is the starting basic pay while 20200 is the last basic pay for a post. Similarly, In 9300-34800 Pay Scale, the starting basic pay is 9300 and last basic pay is 34800. Various allowances are calculated on this basic pay and added to it to come at total salary.
MA stands for Miscellaneous allowances (MA)  includes travel allowance (TA (3600 for Class X and 1800 for Class Y/Z cities), phone allowance, shift allowance etc.
• Current Dearness Allowance: 34% (applicable from January 2022)
• HRA: 24% for Class X City, 16% for Class Y city, 8% for Class Z city.
• Deductions (PPF etc.): 10% for NPS, remaining taxes if applicable
Note: In 6th Pay Commission system, Grade pay was given and shown separately while in 7th Pay Commission, there is no grade pay and it is merged in 7th pay scales. It means Salary in 5200-20200 grade pay 2000 pay scale equals 7th pay scale of 21700-69100.

### Salary in Various Pay Bands and Grade Pay

Now here is the Salary in Pay Band 4: 37400-67000 for candidates newly appointed on the post.

Pay Band- 4 (37400-67000) Grade Pay 10000 Level 14:
(Here in 37400-67000 pay scale, starting basic pay is Rs. 37400 and last basic pay given on this post is Rs. 67000.)
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 144200
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 144200-218200
• Total Salary: Rs. 200000-230000 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary without I.Tax: Rs. 185000-215000 per month.

Pay Band- 4 (37400-67000) GP 8700 Level 13
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 118500

Pay Band- 4 (37400-67000) GP 8900 Level 13A
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 131100

Now here is the Salary in Pay Band 3: 15600-39100 of Newly recruited Govt employee on the post.
Pay Band- 3 (15600-39100) Grade Pay 7600 Level 12:
• Starting Basic pay: Rs. 15600
• Last Basic pay: Rs. 39100
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay of this pay scale: 78800
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 78800-209200
• Total Salary: Rs. 121000-131000 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 110000-120000 per month.

Pay Band- 3 (15600-39100) Grade Pay 6600 Level 11:
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 67700.
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 67700-208700
• Gross Salary: Rs. 102000-114000 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 85000-95000 per month.

Pay Band- 3 (15600-39100) Grade Pay 5400 Level 10:
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 56100.
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 56100-177500
• Gross Salary: Rs. 86500-96500 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 79500-90500 per month.

Now here is the Salary in Pay Band 2 i.e. 9300-34800 of Newly recruited employee on the post.

Pay Band- 2 (9300-34800Grade Pay 5400 Level 9:
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 53100
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 53100-167800
• Gross Salary: Rs. 82000-92000 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 76000-83100 per month.

Pay Band- 2 i.e. (9300-34800) Grade Pay 4800 Level 8
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 47600
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 47600-151100
• Gross Salary: Rs. 71876-80444 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 64407-72975 per month

Pay Band- 2 (9300-34800) Grade Pay 4600 Level 7
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 44900
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 44900-142400
• Gross Salary: Rs. 66944-75881 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 59858-68795 per month.
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Pay Band- 2 (9300-34800) Grade Pay 4200 Level 6
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 35400
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 35400-112400
• Gross Salary: Rs. 53454-59826 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: 47947-54289 per month.
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Now here is the Salary in Pay Band 1 i.e. 5200-20200 of Newly recruited employee on the post.
Pay Band- 1 (5200-20200) Grade Pay 2800 Level 5
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 29200
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 29200-92300
• Gross Salary: Rs. 44092-49348 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 39666-44922 per month.

Pay Band- 1 (5200-20200) Grade Pay 2400 Level 4
Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 25500
Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 25500-81100
Total Salary: Rs. 38505-43095 per month.
Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 34604-39194 per month.
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Pay Band- 1 (5200-20200Grade Pay 2000 Level 3
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 21700
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 21700-69100
• Total Salary: Rs. 32767-36673 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 29406-33312 per month.

Pay Band- 1 (5200-20200) Grade Pay 1900 Level 2  - Clerk, Lab Attendant etc. Posts:
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 19900
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 19900-63200
• Total Salary: Rs. 30049-33631 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 26943-30525 per month.
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Pay Band- 1 (5200-20200) Grade Pay 1800 Level 1:
• Corresponding 7th Pay Commission Rationalised Entry Pay: 18000
• Corresponding 7th CPC Pay Scale: 18000-56900
• Total Salary: Rs. 27180-30420 per month.
• Cash in Hand Salary: Rs. 24344-27584 per month.
More Details of 1800 Grade Pay Salary

Note: Income Tax is not deducted in Cash in Hand Salary shown above (if applicable). Also transport allowance and other allowances will be extra if applicable.

Now calculate the salary of following pay scales using the formula below.
Gross Salary: Entry Pay of the Post + DA (42% of Entry Pay) + HRA (27% for Metro city, 18% for Class Y city + 9% for Class Z city + Other allowances as admissible)

Quick Introduction to Terms:
Basic Pay: This is the core of salary as many components are calculated on this.
Pay Scale: It is the range of the salary given listing basic pay from starting to the last.
Dearness Allowance: Currently Dearness allowance for Central Govt Employees is 34% of basic pay applicable from January 2022.
HRA: House Rent Allowance
Other benefits / perks: Medical reimbursement , Insurance, Canteen facilities etc.
The rates of some of these allowances are given above.

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Please note that these salary details are as per Central Govt... Jobs and approximate. Actual salary depends may differ by some amount as it depends on allowances given. Some State Governments may not give this same salary as given above as it depends on allowances provided by a state for a post. They might pay as little less or bit higher depending on state policy.