Fire department designation pay scale salary allowance Matrix

Fire department and designation pay scale salary allowance Matrix after 7th pay commission

In India all the states have fire departments or fire brigades for the emergency fire accidents. Every year a large number of employees join the fire brigade or fire department in several posts and designations. The pay scale of different levels of officers is different. Recently after the 7th pay commission report the salary structure and pay scale of some of the officers working under fire department in India have been changed. Here in this article you will get an idea about the pay structure and salary of the different level officers in fire department.


Fire Department Salary

The entry level salary of the lower grade officer under Fire Department starts from Rs. 5200/- excluding the allowances and benefits. Home Guards, Firemen and such officer fall under this pay band that is PB-1. In each brigade nearly 2100 numbers of firemen are appointed.

The other officers above the firemen level fall under higher pay bands. Director is the highest level officer and of course he/she draws the highest pay of Rs. 80, 000/- per month excluding the allowances and perks.

Designation wise Salary

Designation Pay Band Salary
Director Rs. 80, 000/-
Station Fire Officer PB – 2 Rs. 9300/- – Rs. 34800/-
Leading Fireman PB – 1 Rs. 5200/- – Rs. 20, 200/-
Driver Operators PB – 1 Rs. 5200/- – Rs. 20, 200/-
Firemen PB – 1 Rs. 5200/- – Rs. 20, 200/-

Allowances and Perks

The Fire officers receive monthly allowances and perks. It varies from one designation to another. There are a number of allowances that are given to all the employees irrespective of levels. These allowances are dearness allowances, house rent allowances, travel allowances, hard ship allowances for the firemen, pension after retirement, provident fund and such.

The executive officers under the fire department receive lot more than these allowances. Their perks and allowances include vehicle allowances, phone, water, electricity, pension after retirement and other typical allowances.

Pay scale after 7th pay commission

As per the 7th central pay commission report the salary of all the employees under central and state government has risen to 23% and also some of the allowances have increased too. However the Grade pay has abolished instead many a allowances have added to the list.

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