RAILWAY NURSE SALARY IN INDIA
In India railways offer good salary for nurses all over India. In India like many other countries government offers several opportunities for nurses. Opportunities varies between Central and State government opportunities. One of the best careers for nurses is with Railways that comes under Central government. Railways have different openings for nurses all over the India. Nurses can attend Railways Entrance exam and can get placed in their Divisional hospitals and Production Unit hospitals all over India. In railways, staff nurse earns average 32,400 INR per month. Nurses’ salary will get increased according to their education and band they are working in railways.
STAFF NURSE SALARY BASED ON CONTRACT
On contract basis, the staff nurse will earn average 21,190 INR per month. In COVID emergency period, the staff will be appointed as contract employee and earns approximately 44,900 INR per month. Along with basic pay, COVID emergency staff nurse get DA + HRA per month. Nurse will be under Medical Classification C 1. Staff nurse need to get certified on their normal eye vision and physical fit, to be eligible to work in Railway Department.
Staff Nurse (Medical Classification C 1) – contract basis in Railway Hospital – Monthly Remuneration 21,190 INR per Month
COVID Emergency Staff Nurse Opening (Medical Classification – Contract Basis in Railway Hospital – Monthly Remuneration 44,900 INR + DA + HRA per Month
Permanent Position Salary for Staff Nurse
Nurse who works in railway department earns about approx 32,400 INR per month. According to 7th pay commission, the staff nurse under medical standard (C1) get 44,900 INR per month. Increment in nurse salary will depend on position, band pay and grade. Highest position of nurse is from Chief Matron, Matron, Nursing Sister and Staff Nurse.
Staff Nurse – Level as per 7th CPC (7) – Medical Standard (C1) – 44,900 INR per Month
Nursing Staff Hierarchy in Railway Department
Chief Matron —- Matron —- Nursing Sister —- Staff Nurse
Railway Nurse Salary Structure
In railways, the salary structure is based on post, pay band and grade pay.
Chief Matron is the highest rank for nurses in railway department, their basic pay scale is about 7450 to 11500 INR per month, it comes under pay band PB – 3, Pay bands will be around 15,600 – 39,100 INR per month and grade pay will be 5400 INR per month.
Matron is the second most top position for nurses in railway department. Matron get basic pay scale is about 6500 to 10500 INR per month, it comes under pay band PB – 3, Pay Bands 15600 to 39100 INR per month and grade pay 5400 INR per month.
Nursing Sister Position comes after Matron, get basic scale 5500 to 9000 per month, and it comes under pay band PB – 2; Pay Band will be 9300 to 34,800 INR per month and Grade Pay 4800 INR per month.
|Post||Present Scale |
|Name of |
|Pay Bands |
|Grade Pay |
|Chief Matron||7450 – 11500||PB – 3||15600 – 39100||5400|
|Matron||6500 – 10500||PB – 3||15600 – 39,100||5400|
|Nursing Sister||5500 – 9000||PB – 2||9300 – 34800||4800|
|Staff Nurse||5000 – 8000||PB – 2||9300 – 34800||4600|
When a nurse joins railways department they will start their career as staff nurse. Their basic pay scale is about 5000 to 8000 INR per month, it comes under Pay Band PB – 2, Pay band will be 9300 to 34,800 INR per month and Grade Pay 4600 INR per month.