CVN-71

Military Pay Chart 1996

1996 US Military Basic Pay Charts

On December 28, 1995, President William J. Clinton signed Executive Order 12984 that implemented Public Law 104-106, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996, which provided for 2.4% increase in the rates of basic pay and basic allowance for subsistence, and a full 5.2% increase in the rates of the basic allowance for quarters.

The Navy active duty end-strength total, officer and enlisted, for 1996 was 416,735.

The United States military pay scales below became effective on January 1, 1996 and continued to be in effect until December 31, 1996. 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.

1996 Sea Pay Chart
1996 Submarine Pay Chart
1996 Flight Pay Chart
1996 Officer Pay Chart

1996 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 1535.70 1658.10 1719.00 1779.60 1840.20
E-6 1321.20 1440.30 1500.00 1563.90 1622.70
E-5 1159.50 1262.10 1323.30 1380.90 1471.80
E-4 1081.20 1142.10 1209.30 1302.60 1354.20
E-3 1019.10 1074.90 1117.50 1161.90 1161.90
E-2 980.70 980.70 980.70 980.70 980.70
E-1 874.80 874.80 874.80 874.80 874.80
E-1
Less than 4 months
809.10        
Enlisted military pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   2623.20 2682.00 2742.60 2805.60
E-8 2199.60 2262.90 2322.30 2382.60 2445.60
E-7 1898.70 1959.60 2020.80 2112.00 2172.00
E-6 1680.90 1742.70 1832.40 1890.00 1950.90
E-5 1531.80 1592.10 1650.90 1680.90 1680.90
E-4 1354.20 1354.20 1354.20 1354.20 1354.20
E-3 1161.90 1161.90 1161.90 1161.90 1161.90
E-2 980.70 980.70 980.70 980.70 980.70
E-1 874.80 874.80 874.80 874.80 874.80
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-9
See Note 1
2868.60 2924.10 3077.40 3197.40 3377.10
E-8 2501.40 2562.90 2713.50 2834.40 3015.90
E-7 2232.00 2261.40 2413.20 2533.20 2713.50
E-6 1980.60 1980.60 1980.60 1980.60 1980.60
E-5 1680.90 1680.90 1680.90 1680.90 1680.90
E-4 1354.20 1354.20 1354.20 1354.20 1354.20
E-3 1161.90 1161.90 1161.90 1161.90 1161.90
E-2 980.70 980.70 980.70 980.70 980.70
E-1 874.80 874.80 874.80 874.80 874.80

Return to Top

1996 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 2
7145.70 7397.10 7397.10 7397.10 7397.10
O-9 6333.00 6498.90 6637.50 6637.50 6637.50
O-8 5736.00 5908.20 6048.30 6048.30 6048.30
O-7 4766.10 5090.40 5090.40 5090.40 5318.70
O-6 3532.50 3881.10 4135.50 4135.50 4135.50
O-5 2825.40 3317.40 3546.90 3546.90 3546.90
O-4 2381.40 2900.10 3093.60 3093.60 3150.90
O-3 2213.10 2474.40 2645.40 2926.80 3066.90
O-2 1929.90 2107.50 2532.30 2617.20 2671.50
O-1 1675.50 1743.90 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E       2926.80 3066.90
O-2E       2617.20 2671.50
O-1E       2107.50 2251.80
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 2254.80 2419.20 2419.20 2474.40 2586.90
W-3 2049.30 2223.00 2223.00 2251.80 2277.90
W-2 1794.90 1941.90 1941.90 1998.30 2107.50
W-1 1495.20 1714.50 1714.50 1857.60 1941.90
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 2
7681.20 7681.20 8106.60 8106.60 8686.50
O-9 6806.10 6806.10 7089.30 7089.30 7681.20
O-8 6498.90 6498.90 6806.10 6806.10 7089.30
O-7 5318.70 5626.80 5626.80 5908.20 6498.90
O-6 4135.50 4135.50 4135.50 4276.20 4952.40
O-5 3546.90 3654.00 3851.10 4109.10 4416.60
O-4 3289.80 3514.50 3711.90 3881.10 4051.80
O-3 3176.70 3348.90 3514.50 3600.60 3600.60
O-2 2671.50 2671.50 2671.50 2671.50 2671.50
O-1 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 3176.70 3348.90 3514.50 3654.00 3654.00
O-2E 2756.10 2900.10 3011.10 3093.60 3093.60
O-1E 2334.60 2419.20 2503.20 2617.20 2617.20
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 2700.90 2814.30 3011.10 3150.90 3261.60
W-3 2444.70 2586.90 2671.50 2756.10 2838.60
W-2 2223.00 2307.30 2391.90 2474.40 2561.40
W-1 2025.00 2107.50 2194.50 2277.90 2362.80
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 2
8686.50 9268.20 9268.20 9268.20 9845.40
O-9 7681.20 8106.60 8106.60 8106.60 8686.50
O-8 7397.10 7681.20 7870.50 7870.50 7870.50
O-7 6945.90 6945.90 6945.90 6945.90 6945.90
O-6 5205.00 5318.70 5626.80 5817.00 6102.60
O-5 4669.50 4811.40 4979.40 4979.40 4979.40
O-4 4163.10 4163.10 4163.10 4163.10 4163.10
O-3 3600.60 3600.60 3600.60 3600.60 3600.60
O-2 2671.50 2671.50 2671.50 2671.50 2671.50
O-1 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50 2107.50
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 3654.00 3654.00 3654.00 3654.00 3654.00
O-2E 3093.60 3093.60 3093.60 3093.60 3093.60
O-1E 2617.20 2617.20 2617.20 2617.20 2617.20
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-5   3848.10 3993.90 4109.40 4282.50
W-4 3348.90 3456.90 3572.70 3684.00 3851.10
W-3 2926.80 3041.10 3150.90 3150.90 3261.60
W-2 2645.40 2728.50 2838.60 2838.60 2838.60
W-1 2444.70 2532.30 2532.30 2532.30 2532.30

NOTE 1. The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy's basic pay is $4,104.90 regardless of cumulative years of service.

NOTE 2. The Chief of Naval Operations pay is $10,863.60, regardless of time in service, but basic pay is limited by the Level V of the Executive Schedule to $9016.80.

Return to Top

E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer.
Effective January 1, 1996 through December 31, 1996.

1996 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.
©2004-2014 Navy CyberSpace
Privacy Policy