Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the most coveted government positions in India.
As is commonly known, the Civil Services exam for IPS is one of the toughest to crack in India, but the respect and power that an IPS officer commands, is worth all the effort and time.
Additionally, the pay-checks are quite decent.
Here's the salary structure of an IPS officer.
DSP, ASP, SP
Salaries of DSP, ASP, and SP level officers
After the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission:
The pay scale of an entry-level Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) officer, under a State Police or Central Police Force, is Rs. 56,100 per month.
For an entry-level Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) officer, the salary is Rs. 67,700.
Going higher in the hierarchy, Superintendent of Police (SP) officer earns Rs. 78,800.
Pay scale of SSP, DGP, IGP, ADGP, and DGP officers
The pay scale of a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) is Rs. 1,18,500, while for a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP), the salary is Rs. 1,31,100, and an Inspector General of Police (IGP) bags a salary of Rs. 1,44,200.
Finally, an Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) earns Rs. 2,05,400, and the Director General of Police (DGP) of a state gets Rs. 2,25,000.