Indian Navy Sailor Salary in hand, Pay Scale & Job Profile

This year, Indian Navy is recruiting 400 Sailor for which advertisement already released by the official site of the recruiter.

The successful candidate will be on training of 15 Weeks at INS Chilka. After this initial induction at Indian Navy, they will get professional training.

Indian Navy Sailor Salary after 7th CPC

A Sailor will get a stipend of Rs 14,600/- per month during the train in Indian Navy.

After successful completion of training, they will get the payment according to the revised 7th CPC matrix level-3 on pay band of ₹ 21,700- ₹69,100.

The initial basic pay for the Sailor post is 21,700 per month. Apart from basic pay, he will also get dearness allowance, house rent allowance, and Military Service Pay (5200) according to the 7th pay commission.

Component Payment Amount
Pay Matrix Level Level-3
Pay band 21,700 -69,100/-
Entry Pay 21,700/-
Dearness Allowances 2,604/-
Military Service Pay 5,200/-
House Rent Allowances 1,736 / 3,472 / 5,208
Gross salary Per Month Rs 29,504 – 34,712/-

Based on the above table I can say that a newly joined Sailor in Indian Navy would receive around Rs 29,504 to 34,712/- per month as compensation.

Indian Navy Sailor Facility

They will get medical treatment facility for self and family members.

  • Leave Travel Concessions for self and dependents,
  • Group Housing Benefits
  • Sailors are also entitled to Annual and Casual Leave,
  • Children Education
  • Pension after retirement
  • Gratuity after retirement and
  • Leave encashment upon leaving the service
  • Insurance cover of Rs. 50 lakhs (on contribution)

Work Profile

A newly recruited Sailor may be given following duties depending on the requirement of the Indian Navy.

Chef: He will prepare food as per menu items decided by the authority. He also takes care of all the material required for the preparation of food according to menu items.

Steward: He will serve the food and keep the record of wine, fund, and store. The authority may assign other work as per the service requirement.

Hygienist: He will be responsible for cleaning activity.


The applicants who join the Navy as a Sailor can get the promotion up to the post of Master Chief Petty Officer-I, in the pay matrix level-8.

The revised pay scale at this position will be ₹ 47,600- ₹ 1,51,100.

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