• Written By Pritam G
  • Last Modified 17-08-2023

Railway Group D Salary and Career Prospects


Railway Group D Salary 2023: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has issued the Railway Group D notification for the recruitment of various posts. The notification for Railway Group D contains the pay scale of various posts. The RRB conducts the Group D exam in the computer-based test (CBT) mode in various centres across the country. Furthermore, the selection process of RRB Group D consists of various stages that candidates have to go through.

Candidates appearing for the exam must have a clear idea about the job responsibilities of the Group D post in Railway. Furthermore, they must know the remuneration that various Group D posts get. Read the complete article to get details on Railway Group D Salary 2023. Check information about RRB Group D Salary Job Profile, pay scale, job profile, and career opportunities for all posts.

Group D Salary in Railway 2023: Overview

Before getting into the details of Group D Salary in Railway, let us have a look at the overview of the recruitment below:

Conducting OrganizationRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Recruitment CategoryRailway Group D (Central Government Job)
Number of Railway Group D VacanciesTo Be Announced
Railway Group D Work LocationAll Over India
Railway Group D Application ModeOnline
Railway Group D Age Limit18-31 Years
Educational Qualification10th Passed or ITI from NCVT/SCVT
Railway Group D StagesTwo (Computer Based Test and Physical Efficiency Test)

RRB Group D Salary Job Profile: Different Job Posts

Various posts under Railway Group D include both technical and non-technical posts. Candidates can check various posts under RRB Group D from the table below:

1. Cabinman9. Keyman
2. Fitter10. Leverman
3. Gangman11. Pointsman
4. Group D – Store12. Porter
5. Group D – Engg13. Shunter
6. Helper-II (Electrical)14. Switchman
7. Helper-II (Mechanical)15. Trackman
8. Helper-II (S & T)16. Welder

The job descriptions of the various job positions under Railway Group D are as follows:


  • – To handle switches or railroad points
  • – To control the lever to direct the train to the required tracks


  • – To help railway passengers at stations
  • – To handle loading and unloading of passengers’ luggages


  • – To open and close the gates at level crossing

Helper (Electrical, Mechanical, S & T):

  • – Depends upon the department
  • – In S & T department, they are in charge of  maintenance of signal
  • – In Electrical department, they are in charge of various electrical equipments

Railway Group D Salary 2023

The Railway Group D employees will get Level 01 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 18,000. Candidates can further get an idea about the RRB group D salary basic pay and in-hand salary of RRB group D from the table below:

ScalePay BandGrade PayGrade Pay – Entry Level
PB-1Rs. 15600-60600540021000
PB-1Rs. 15600-60600570023190
PB-1Rs. 15600-60600600025380
PB-1Rs. 15600-60600720029730
PB-1Rs. 15600-60600840034080
PB-2Rs. 29900-1044001260040500
PB-2Rs. 29900-1044001380051420
PB-3Rs. 29900-1044001440054450
PB-3Rs. 29900-1044001620063000
PB-3Rs. 46800-1173001980076590
PB-3Rs. 46800-1173002280088500
PB-5Rs. 112200-2010026100138300
PB-5Rs. 112200-2010026700147300
PB-5Rs. 112200-2010030000159000

Railway Group D Salary & Other Allowances

Apart from the basic pay, the Railway Group D salary also includes allowances, perks and benefits in the Railway Group D salary slip:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Daily Allowance, Mileage Allowance beyond 8 km
  • Transport Allowance (TPA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Compensation in case of Holidays
  • Allowance For Night Duty
  • Fixed Conveyance Allowance
  • Overtime Allowance (OTA), etc.

FAQs on Railway Group D Salary 2023

Candidates can check some of the frequently asked questions on Railway Group D Salary below:

Q.1: What is the initial pay of Railway Group D employee?
The initial pay of an RRB Group D employee is Rs. 18,000.

Q.2: What is Group D post in Railway?
Ans: There are various technical and non-technical posts under RRB Group D. Some of the posts are Cabinman, Fitter, Group D – Engg, Porter, Helper-II (Electrical/ Mechanical/ S & T), Switchman, Keyman, Welder, etc.

Q.3: What is the salary of the Scale-1 Railway Group D?
The pay band of the Scale 1 RRB Group D employee is Rs. 15600 to Rs. 60600.

Q.4: What are the allowances in Railway Group D salary?
The other allowances in Group D salary are Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance (TPA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Fixed Conveyance Allowance, Overtime Allowance (OTA), Allowance For Night Duty, etc.

Q.5: Does a Railway Group D employee get a promotion?
Yes, RRB Group D employees get promotions based on their performance.

Taking RRB Group D mock tests is very important in your preparation. You can take Embibe’s railway mock tests and it will help you in your Railway Group D preparation as well. Also Check, RRC Group D CBT

Related Links:

RRB Group D Admit CardRailway Group D Preparation
RRB Group D Syllabus & Exam PatternRRB Group D Previous Year Papers

We hope this detailed article on Railway Group D salary structure, pay scale, job profile, and career prospects help you. Stay tuned to Embibe for more updates and notifications on Railway Group D exam.

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