Check out Indian Air Force airmen ranks and salaries after seventh pay commission here. Airmen are the personnel below officer rank and form the majority of the Indian Air Force fighting force. Check out seventh pay commission pay of airmen as per the ran
Ranks and Basic Pay of Indian Air Force Airmen
Indian Air Force is the main force which guards the Indian sky from hostile countries. Airmen of Indian Air Force maintains the aircraft serviceability and assists officers in day to day complex operations. Here are the ranks awarded to airmen of Indian Air Force.
|Junior Warrant Officer||JWO|
|Master Warrant Officer||MWO|
|Honorary Flying Officer||HFO|
|Honorary Flight Lieutenant||HFL|
Also read: Ranks of Indian Air Force officers
Salaries of IAF Airmen after Seventh Pay Commission Implementation
Seventh Pay Commission is implemented with effect from 01 January 2016 to all central government employees. As per the Seventh Pay Commission recommendation, grade pay is abolished and simple basic pay is brought back to the employees. To keep the old pay band and grade pay at par with the seventh pay commission basic pay, a new pay matrix has been brought in place for corresponding grade pays. Here is the rank-wise salaries of Indian Air Force Airmen.
|Rank||Shortform||Pay Matrix Level||Starting Basic Pay||MSP|
|Aircraftsman||AC||3||Rs. 21,700||Rs. 5,200|
|Leading Aircraftsman||LAC||3||Rs. 21,700||Rs. 5,200|
|Corporal||Cpl||4||Rs. 25,500||Rs. 5,200|
|Sergent||Sgt||5||Rs. 29,200||Rs. 5,200|
|Junior Warrant Officer||JWO||6||Rs. 35,400||Rs. 5,200|
|Warrant Officer||WO||7||Rs. 44,900||Rs. 5,200|
|Master Warrant Officer||MWO||8||Rs. 47,600||Rs. 5,200|
|Honorary Flying Officer||HFO||10||Rs. 56,100||Rs. 15,500|
|Honorary Flight Lieutenant||HFL||10A||Rs. 61,300||Rs. 15,500|
However MSP (Military Service Pay) will not be considered as basic pay. MSP will however will be taken into account while calculating Pension and Dearness Allowance.
So here were the ranks and salary of Indian Air Force airmen. Apart from basic pay and Military Service Pay, airmen also get many allowances applicable to them which makes their salary handsome.