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Military Pay Chart 1964

1964 US Military Basic Pay Charts

Military members received a pay raise, depending on their Pay Grade and time in service, as a result of the legislation that produced Public Law 88-422 that included $207 million in total pay raises for the military. The law authorized an 8.5% increase for all officers with less than two years of service and a 2.5% increase for all officers and enlisted with more than two years of service.

During this pay period, more emphasis was placed on tenure as Pay Grades saw additional longevity opportunities added over previous years, including longevity raises for all effected Pay Grades at 20 years of service.

The United States military pay scales below became effective on September 1, 1964 and continued to be in effect until August 31, 1965. 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.

1964 Basic Living Allowances
1964 Enlisted Pay Chart
1964 Officer Pay Chart

1964 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-7 206.39 282.00 292.20 302.40 312.60
E-6 175.81 246.00 256.20 266.40 276.90
E-5 145.24 215.40 225.60 235.80 251.10
E-4 122.30 184.50 194.70 210.00 220.50
E-3 99.37 148.50 159.00 169.20 169.20
E-2 85.80 123.00 123.00 123.00 123.00
E-1 83.20 112.80 112.80 112.80 112.80
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   445.80 456.00 466.50 476.70
E-8 374.10 384.30 394.50 405.00 415.20
E-7 322.80 333.00 343.50 358.80 369.00
E-6 287.10 297.30 312.60 322.80 333.00
E-5 261.30 271.50 282.00 287.10 287.10
E-4 220.50 220.50 220.50 220.50 220.50
E-3 169.20 169.20 169.20 169.20 169.20
E-2 123.00 123.00 123.00 123.00 123.00
E-1 112.80 112.80 112.80 112.80 112.80
Enlisted military pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 486.90 497.10 522.90 522.90 573.90
E-8 425.40 435.60 461.40 461.40 512.40
E-7 379.20 384.30 410.10 410.10 461.40
E-6 338.40 338.40 338.40 338.40 338.40
E-5 287.10 287.10 287.10 287.10 287.10
E-4 220.50 220.50 220.50 220.50 220.50
E-3 169.20 169.20 169.20 169.20 169.20
E-2 123.00 123.00 123.00 123.00 123.00
E-1 112.80 112.80 112.80 112.80 112.80

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1964 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
1302.00 1347.90 1347.90 1347.90 1347.90
O-9
See Note 1
1153.80 1183.80 1209.60 1209.60 1209.60
O-8 1045.20 1076.40 1101.90 1101.90 1101.90
O-7 868.20 927.60 927.60 927.60 968.70
O-6 643.20 707.40 753.30 753.30 753.30
O-5 514.50 604.80 645.90 645.90 645.90
O-4 434.10 528.00 563.70 563.70 573.90
O-3 353.70 450.90 481.80 533.10 558.60
O-2 281.40 384.30 461.40 476.70 486.90
O-1 241.20 307.50 384.30 384.30 384.30
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E       533.10 558.60
O-2E       476.70 486.90
O-1E       384.30 410.10
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 361.20 440.70 440.70 450.90 471.60
W-3 328.50 405.00 405.00 410.10 415.20
W-2 287.40 353.70 353.70 363.90 384.30
W-1 238.20 312.60 312.60 338.40 353.70
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
1399.20 1399.20 1506.90 1506.90 1614.30
O-9
See Note 1
1240.20 1240.20 1291.50 1291.50 1399.20
O-8 1183.80 1183.80 1240.20 1240.20 1291.50
O-7 968.70 1025.10 1025.10 1076.40 1183.80
O-6 753.30 753.30 753.30 779.10 902.10
O-5 645.90 666.30 702.00 748.20 804.60
O-4 599.20 640.50 676.50 707.40 738.00
O-3 579.00 609.90 640.50 656.10 656.10
O-2 486.90 486.90 486.90 486.90 486.90
O-1 384.30 384.30 384.30 384.30 384.30
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 579.00 609.90 640.50 666.30 666.30
O-2E 502.20 528.00 548.40 563.70 563.70
O-1E 425.40 440.70 456.00 476.70 476.70
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 492.00 512.40 548.40 573.90 594.60
W-3 445.80 471.60 486.90 502.20 517.50
W-2 405.00 420.30 435.60 450.90 466.50
W-1 369.00 384.30 399.90 415.20 430.50
Officer military pay chart for 18 years to 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
O-10
See Note 1
1614.30 1722.00 1722.00 1722.00 1829.70
O-9
See Note 1
1399.20 1506.90 1506.90 1506.90 1614.30
O-8 1347.90 1399.20 1455.60 1455.60 1455.60
O-7 1266.00 1266.00 1266.00 1266.00 1266.00
O-6 948.00 968.70 1025.10 1025.10 1112.10
O-5 850.80 876.30 907.20 907.20 907.20
O-4 758.40 758.40 758.40 758.40 758.40
O-3 656.10 656.10 656.10 656.10 656.10
O-2 486.90 486.90 486.90 486.90 486.90
O-1 384.30 384.30 384.30 384.30 384.30
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 666.30 666.30 666.30 666.30 666.30
O-2E 563.70 563.70 563.70 563.70 563.70
O-1E 476.70 476.70 476.70 476.70 476.70
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-4 609.90 630.30 651.00 651.00 702.00
W-3 533.10 553.50 573.90 573.90 594.60
W-2 481.80 497.10 517.50 517.50 517.50
W-1 445.80 461.40 461.40 461.40 461.40

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, $2019.30, 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 September 1, 1964 through August 31, 1965.

1964 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.
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