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Military Pay Chart 1949-1951

1949-1951 US Military Basic Pay Charts

Beginning in fiscal year 1950, the organization of pay grades to and time in service used in this chart became the standard method of determining basic pay for members of the United States Armed Forces.

The United States military pay scales below are for the years 1949 through 1951 for active components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard.

The pay rates are monthly, US dollar.

1950-1951 Basic Living Allowances
1950-1951 Sea Pay Chart
1950-1951 Hazardous Duty Pay Chart
1950-1951 Officer Pay Chart

1949-1951 Enlisted Basic Military Pay Chart

Enlisted military pay chart for less than 2 to over 6 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Less than 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
E-7 198.45 198.45 198.45 205.80 213.15
E-6 169.05 169.05 169.05 176.40 183.75
E-5 139.65 147.00 147.00 154.35 161.70
E-4 117.60 124.95 124.95 132.30 139.65
E-3 95.55 102.90 102.90 110.25 117.60
E-2 82.50 90.00 90.00 97.50 105.00
E-1 80.00 87.50 87.50 95.00 95.00
E-1 with less than 4 months of service 75.00        
Enlisted military pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
E-7 220.50 227.85 235.20 242.55 249.90
E-6 191.10 205.80 213.15 220.50 235.20
E-5 169.05 175.81 183.46 191.10 198.74
E-4 147.00 154.35 161.70 169.05 176.40
E-3 124.95 132.30 139.65 147.00 147.00
E-2 112.50 120.00 120.00 120.00 120.00
E-1 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Enlisted military pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
E-7 264.60 264.60 279.30 279.30 294.00
E-6 249.90 249.90 259.90 259.90 259.90
E-5 206.39 206.39 236.96 236.96 236.96
E-4 191.10 191.10 191.10 191.10 191.10
E-3 147.00 147.00 147.00 147.00 147.00
E-2 120.00 120.00 120.00 120.00 120.00
E-1 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
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1949-1951 Officer Basic Military Pay Chart

Officer military pay chart for under 2 years to 6 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
O-10
See Note 1
926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25
O-9
See Note 1
926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25
O-8 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25
O-7 769.50 769.50 769.50 769.50 769.50
O-6 570.00 570.00 570.00 570.00 570.00
O-5 456.00 456.00 456.00 456.00 456.00
O-4 384.75 384.75 384.75 384.75 384.75
O-3 313.50 313.50 313.50 327.75 342.00
O-2 249.38 263.63 263.63 277.88 292.13
O-1 213.75 228.00 228.00 242.25 256.50
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 320.10 320.10 320.10 320.10 334.65
W-3 291.00 291.00 291.00 291.00 298.28
W-2 254.63 254.63 254.63 254.63 254.63
W-1 210.98 210.98 210.98 210.98 218.25
Officer military pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
O-10
See Note 1
926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25
O-9
See Note 1
926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25
O-8 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25
O-7 769.50 769.50 769.50 769.50 769.50
O-6 570.00 570.00 570.00 570.00 584.25
O-5 456.00 456.00 470.25 484.50 498.75
O-4 399.00 413.25 427.50 441.75 456.00
O-3 356.25 370.50 384.75 399.00 413.25
O-2 306.38 320.63 334.88 349.13 349.13
O-1 270.75 285.00 299.25 313.50 313.50
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 349.20 363.75 378.30 392.85 407.60
W-3 305.55 312.83 320.10 327.38 334.65
W-2 261.90 269.18 276.45 283.73 291.00
W-1 225.53 232.80 240.08 247.35 254.63
Officer military pay chart for 18 years to 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26 Over 30
O-10
See Note 1
926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 954.75
O-9
See Note 1
926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 954.75
O-8 926.25 926.25 926.25 926.25 954.75
O-7 769.50 769.50 769.50 798.00 826.50
O-6 612.75 641.25 641.25 669.75 698.25
O-5 527.25 555.75 555.75 584.25 584.25
O-4 484.50 498.75 498.75 513.00 513.00
O-3 427.50 441.75 441.75 441.75 441.75
O-2 349.13 349.13 349.13 349.13 349.13
O-1 313.50 313.50 313.50 313.50 313.50
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26 Over 30
W-4 421.95 436.50 436.50 451.05 465.60
W-3 349.20 363.75 363.75 378.30 392.85
W-2 305.55 320.10 320.10 334.65 349.20
W-1 269.18 283.73 283.73 298.28 298.28

NOTE 1. Pay Grades O-9, O-10 and Fleet Admiral(O-10) received an additional "Personal Money Allowance" of $41.67, $183.33 and $416.67, respectively.

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E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer.
Effective October 1, 1949 to April 30, 1952.

1949, 1950 and 1951 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.
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