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Military Pay Chart 1958-1962

1958-1962 US Military Basic Pay Charts

In 1958, Public Law 85-422, the "Uniformed Services Pay Act of 1958" added five new Pay Grades; the senior enlisted grades of E-8 & E-9, and the officer pay grades of O-1E thru O-3E for those who received a commission, but had already completed at least 4 years as an enlisted member.

Also, the longevity raise at 30 years of service was eliminated for all Pay Grades except, W-4, while completely eliminating Over 24, and adding a longevity raise at 20 years.

Military members received a pay raise of between zero to 13% depending on their grade and time in service. During this pay period, more emphasis was placed on tenure as Pay Grades saw additional longevity opportunities added over previous years.

The United States military pay scales below became effective on June 1, 1958 and continued to be in effect until September 30, 1963. It is the basic pay amounts for the active components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard.

The pay rates are monthly, US dollar.

1958-1962 Basic Living Allowances
1958-1962 Sea Pay Chart
1958-1962 Hazardous Duty Pay Chart
1958-1962 Officer Pay Chart

1958-1962 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-7 206.39 236.00 236.00 250.00 260.00
E-6 175.81 200.00 200.00 225.00 235.00
E-5 145.24 180.00 180.00 205.00 210.00
E-4 122.30 150.00 160.00 170.00 180.00
E-3 99.37 124.00 124.00 141.00 141.00
E-2 85.80 108.00 108.00 108.00 108.00
E-1 83.20 105.00 105.00 105.00 105.00
E-1 with less than 4 months of service 78.00        
Enlisted military pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   380.00 390.00 400.00 410.00
E-8 310.00 320.00 330.00 340.00 350.00
E-7 270.00 285.00 300.00 310.00 325.00
E-6 245.00 255.00 265.00 275.00 280.00
E-5 220.00 240.00 240.00 240.00 240.00
E-4 190.00 190.00 190.00 190.00 190.00
E-3 141.00 141.00 141.00 141.00 141.00
E-2 108.00 108.00 108.00 108.00 108.00
E-1 105.00 105.00 105.00 105.00 105.00
Enlisted military pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 420.00 430.00 440.00 440.00 440.00
E-8 360.00 370.00 380.00 380.00 380.00
E-7 340.00 350.00 350.00 350.00 350.00
E-6 290.00 290.00 290.00 290.00 290.00
E-5 240.00 240.00 240.00 240.00 240.00
E-4 190.00 190.00 190.00 190.00 190.00
E-3 141.00 141.00 141.00 141.00 141.00
E-2 108.00 108.00 108.00 108.00 108.00
E-1 105.00 105.00 105.00 105.00 105.00
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1958-1962 Officer Basic Military Pay Chart

Officer military pay chart for under 2 years to 6 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
O-10
See Note 1
1200.00 1250.00 1250.00 1250.00 1250.00
O-9
See Note 1
1063.30 1100.00 1122.00 1122.00 1122.00
O-8 963.30 1000.00 1022.00 1022.00 1022.00
O-7 800.28 860.00 860.00 860.00 900.00
O-6 592.80 628.00 670.00 670.00 670.00
O-5 474.24 503.00 540.00 540.00 540.00
O-4 400.14 424.00 455.00 455.00 465.00
O-3 326.04 346.00 372.00 415.00 440.00
O-2 259.36 291.00 360.00 370.00 380.00
O-1 222.30 251.00 314.00 314.00 314.00
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E       415.00 440.00
O-2E       370.00 380.00
O-1E       314.00 335.00
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 332.90 376.00 376.00 383.00 399.00
W-3 302.64 343.00 343.00 348.00 353.00
W-2 264.82 298.00 298.00 307.00 328.00
W-1 219.42 266.00 266.00 285.00 299.00
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
1300.00 1300.00 1400.00 1400.00 1500.00
O-9
See Note 1
1150.00 1150.00 1200.00 1200.00 1300.00
O-8 1100.00 1100.00 1150.00 1150.00 1200.00
O-7 900.00 950.00 950.00 1000.00 1100.00
O-6 670.00 670.00 670.00 690.00 800.00
O-5 540.00 560.00 590.00 630.00 680.00
O-4 485.00 520.00 550.00 570.00 610.00
O-3 460.00 480.00 510.00 525.00 525.00
O-2 380.00 380.00 380.00 380.00 380.00
O-1 314.00 314.00 314.00 314.00 314.00
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 460.00 480.00 510.00 535.00 535.00
O-2E 395.00 415.00 435.00 450.00 450.00
O-1E 350.00 365.00 380.00 400.00 400.00
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 416.00 435.00 465.00 486.00 504.00
W-3 380.00 398.00 412.00 427.00 441.00
W-2 342.00 355.00 369.00 381.00 393.00
W-1 313.00 334.00 345.00 354.00 364.00
Officer military pay chart for 18 years to 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 26 Over 30
O-10
See Note 1
1500.00 1600.00 1600.00 1700.00 1700.00
O-9
See Note 1
1300.00 1400.00 1400.00 1500.00 1500.00
O-8 1250.00 1300.00 1350.00 1350.00 1350.00
O-7 1175.00 1175.00 1175.00 1175.00 1175.00
O-6 840.00 860.00 910.00 985.00 985.00
O-5 720.00 745.00 775.00 775.00 775.00
O-4 630.00 630.00 630.00 630.00 630.00
O-3 525.00 525.00 525.00 525.00 525.00
O-2 380.00 380.00 380.00 380.00 380.00
O-1 314.00 314.00 314.00 314.00 314.00
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 535.00 535.00 535.00 535.00 535.00
O-2E 450.00 450.00 450.00 450.00 450.00
O-1E 400.00 400.00 400.00 400.00 400.00
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 26 Over 30
W-4 516.00 528.00 543.00 575.00 595.00
W-3 458.00 470.00 487.00 506.00 506.00
W-2 406.00 417.00 440.00 440.00 440.00
W-1 375.00 390.00 390.00 390.00 390.00

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 $333.33, respectively. While in Pay Grade O-9, serving as a member of the United Nations, the Personal Money Allowance of $225.00 was authorized. The Chief of Naval Operations pay, $1875.00, regardless of time in service.

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E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer.
Effective June 1, 1958 through September 30, 1963.

1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1962 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.
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