State Bank of India every year releases SBI Clerk Notification inviting eligible banking aspirants for Junior Associate posts. As SBI Clerk exam is heading near, aspirants must be looking for SBI Clerk Salary, which is an important criteria for the candidates to choose such a job. SBI Clerk Salary is discussed here in the article. The In-hand salary with the perks, allowances & role of the Junior Associate(Clerk) has been provided below. The information is as per the official notification.

SBI Clerk In-hand Salary

The In-Hand Salary of SBI Clerk will include the approximate amount a candidate gets after the deductions. The starting salary of SBI Clerk is approximately Rs. 37000/- in a metro city like Mumbai. A factor that influences this amount is the location of posting, which is different in urban and rural locality.

SBI Clerk Salary 2024

The SBI Clerk Salary Structure is as follows:

The payscale of SBI Clerk has been revised by SBI this year and the new pay scale of SBI Clerk is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. Earlier, the payscale was 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450.

ParametersAmount (in Rs.)
Basic Pay (including 2 annual increments)Rs. 19900
Dearness Allowances (46.5%)Rs. 9253.50
House Rent AllowanceRs. 2091
Transport AllowanceRs. 600
Special AllowanceRs. 3263
Special PayRs. 500
Gross PayRs. 35607.50
DeductionsRs. 3043
Net PayRs. 32564.50

This means that the starting basic salary for a candidate will be Rs 17900/- with a year-on-year increment of Rs 1000/- with the Basic pay while the Maximum Basic Salary of an SBI Clerk- Rs 47920/-.

SBI Clerk Salary structure in India
SBI Clerk Baisc Salary

Rs.19900/- (Rs 17,900 + two advance increments given to graduates)

Salary after 1st Increment- Rs. 20900/-

Salary after 2nd Increment-Rs. 24590/-

Salary after 3rd Increment- Rs. 30550/-

Salary after 4th Increment- Rs. 42600/-

Salary after 5th increment- Rs 45930/-

Salary after 6th increment- Rs 47920/-

Dearness AllowanceBased on the Consumer Price Index
House AccommodationDepends on the place of posting.

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SBI Clerk Salary- Allowances

The total salary takes into account the allowances, which are in a way beneficial for the employee(Clerk). These allowances include:

  1. Dearness Allowance (The Dearness Allowance increases of quarterly basic and is dependent on the Inflation rate of the Country if the inflation increase the DA goes up and vice versa)
  2. House Rent Allowance
  3. Transport Allowance
  4. Special Allowance
  5. City Allowance
  6. Medical Allowance
  7. Newspaper Allowance
  8. Furniture Allowance

These allowances also have varied amounts depending upon the location of posting.

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SBI Clerk Salary- Perks

Like a normal bank job, the SBI Clerk Salary includes the perks such as stability, financial security, medical insurance, provident fund. Moreover, the fact that the employee gets to work with the central bank(government) is itself a good opportunity.

Another important benefit includes a provident fund, Pension, Medical Leave and Leave fare. Besides, the promotions provided also add credit to the profile.

SBI Clerk Promotion

An SBI Clerk is eligible to get promotion through two modes:

1. In-cadre Promotion

2. Promotion to Officer cadre

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In-cadre promotion:

This type of promotion is based on home postings, that is a time-bound promotion:

i) A special allowance of Rs 1800 is provided along with the total salary. After 10 years of service, the assistant becomes a Senior Assistant. (This Allowance is not considered for calculation of basic pay).

ii) An assistant will become the Special Assistant after twenty years of service. This post carries a special allowance of Rs 2500/- (This is considered for calculation of basic pay).

iii) An assistant will become Senior Special Assistant after thirty years of service. This post carries a special allowance of Rs 3500/- (This is considered for calculation of basic pay).

Promotion to Officer Cadre:

i) An assistant becomes Trainee Officer after completing three years of his/ her service.

This requires qualification of the JAIIB and CAIIB Examinations from the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) apart from clearing the internal written examination and personal interview.

These officers are then put on probation for a period of two years. After the probation period and based on their personal interview, they are either absorbed in the Middle Management Grade (Scale – II) or sent back to Clerical Cadre.

An assistant can become Scale – I Officer also in the Junior Management Grade when he/ she has completed six years of service in fast track channel or twelve years of service in normal track channel. For faster promotions, JAIIB and CAIIB qualifications is also important and should also clear the written test along with the personal interview.

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SBI Clerk Salary- FAQs

The in-hand salary of the SBI clerk, after all the deductions, varies as per the place of posting. SBI Clerk in-hand salary usually lies in the range of Rs 26,000/- to Rs 29,000/-.

Yes, SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) is a permanent job.

State Bank of India (SBI) offers the highest salary package for a Clerk post.

The maximum Basic pay of SBI Clerk is Rs 47920 as per the periodic increments.

The Basic pay of SBI Clerk after 3 years is Rs 20,900.

The Basic pay of SBI Clerk after 6 years is Rs 24590.

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