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Military Pay Chart 1969

1969 US Military Basic Pay Charts

During the second session of the 91st. Congress, Public Law 91-231 was passed which provided for a 12.6% pay raise for the uniformed members of the Armed Forces.

The United States military pay scales below became effective on July 1, 1969 and continued to be in effect until December 31, 1969. 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.

1969 Basic Living Allowances
1969 Enlisted Pay Chart
1969 Officer Pay Chart

1969 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-7 342.30 410.10 425.40 440.40 455.40
E-6 294.90 358.20 372.90 388.20 403.20
E-5 254.70 313.80 328.80 343.20 365.70
E-4 214.20 268.50 283.50 305.70 321.00
E-3 155.10 216.30 231.30 246.30 246.30
E-2 127.80 179.10 179.10 179.10 179.10
E-1 123.30 163.80 163.80 163.80 163.80
E-1 with less than 4 months of service 115.20        
Enlisted military pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   648.90 663.90 679.20 694.20
E-8 544.50 559.80 574.50 589.80 604.80
E-7 469.80 484.80 500.40 522.60 537.30
E-6 417.90 433.20 455.40 469.80 484.80
E-5 380.70 395.70 410.10 417.90 417.90
E-4 321.00 321.00 321.00 321.00 321.00
E-3 246.30 246.30 246.30 246.30 246.30
E-2 179.10 179.10 179.10 179.10 179.10
E-1 163.80 163.80 163.80 163.80 163.80
Enlisted military pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 709.50 723.60 761.70 761.70 835.80
E-8 619.20 634.50 672.00 672.00 746.40
E-7 552.30 559.80 597.30 597.30 672.00
E-6 492.60 492.60 492.60 492.60 492.60
E-5 417.90 417.90 417.90 417.90 417.90
E-4 321.00 321.00 321.00 321.00 321.00
E-3 246.30 246.30 246.30 246.30 246.30
E-2 179.10 179.10 179.10 179.10 179.10
E-1 163.80 163.80 163.80 163.80 163.80

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1969 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
1810.20 1874.10 1874.10 1874.10 1874.10
O-9
See Note 1
1604.40 1646.40 1681.80 1681,80 1681.80
O-8 1453.20 1497.70 1532.40 1532.40 1532.40
O-7 1207.20 1289.70 1289.70 1289.70 1347.00
O-6 894.60 983.40 1047.60 1047.60 1047.60
O-5 715.50 840.90 898.20 898.20 898.20
O-4 603.60 734.40 783.90 783.90 798.00
O-3 561.00 627.00 669.60 741.60 776.70
O-2 449.70 534.00 641.40 662.70 676.50
O-1 386.40 427.80 534.00 534.00 534.00
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E       741.60 776.70
O-2E       662.70 676.50
O-1E       534.00 570.30
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 571.20 612.90 612.90 627.00 655.20
W-3 519.30 563.40 563.40 570.30 577.20
W-2 454.80 491.70 491.70 506.10 534.00
W-1 378.90 434.70 434.70 470.70 491.70
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
1945.80 1945.80 2094.90 2094.90 2244.90
O-9
See Note 1
1724.10 1724.10 1795.80 1795.80 1945.80
O-8 1646.40 1646.40 1724.10 1724.10 1795.80
O-7 1347.00 1425.30 1425.30 1496.70 1646.40
O-6 1047.60 1047.60 1047.60 1083.30 1254.30
O-5 898.20 926.10 975.60 1040.70 1118.70
O-4 833.70 890.40 940.50 983.40 1026.30
O-3 804.90 848.10 890.40 912.00 912.00
O-2 676.50 676.50 676.50 676.50 676.50
O-1 534.00 534.00 534.00 534.00 534.00
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 804.90 848.10 890.40 926.10 926.10
O-2E 698.10 734.40 762.90 783.90 783.90
O-1E 591.60 612.90 634.20 662.70 662.70
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 684.00 712.50 762.90 798.00 826.50
W-3 619.50 655.20 676.50 698.10 719.10
W-2 563.40 584.70 605.70 627.00 648.60
W-1 513.00 534.00 555.90 577.20 598.50
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
2244.90 2394.60 2394.60 2394.60 2544.30
O-9
See Note 1
1945.80 2094.90 2094.90 2094.90 2244.90
O-8 1874.10 1945.80 2024.10 2024.10 2024.10
O-7 1759.80 1759.80 1759.80 1759.80 1759.80
O-6 1318.50 1347.00 1425.30 1425.30 1546.20
O-5 1182.90 1218.30 1261.20 1261.20 1261.20
O-4 1054.80 1054.80 1054.80 1054.80 1054.80
O-3 912.00 912.00 912.00 912.00 912.00
O-2 676.50 676.50 676.50 676.50 676.50
O-1 534.00 534.00 534.00 534.00 534.00
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 926.10 926.10 926.10 926.10 926.10
O-2E 783.90 783.90 783.90 783.90 783.90
O-1E 662.70 662.70 662.70 662.70 662.70
Warrant Officers
  Over 18   Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-4 848.10 876.30 905.40 905.40 975.60
W-3 741.60 769.80 798.00 798.00 826.50
W-2 669.60 690.90 719.10 719.10 719.10
W-1 619.50 641.40 641.40 641.40 641.40

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 remains $2807.10, regardless of time in service.

The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy's basic pay is $904.20 regardless of cumulative years of service.

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E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer.
Effective July 1, 1969 through December 31, 1969.

1969 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.
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