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2014-2015 British Pay Award Chart

2014-2015 United Kingdom Rank - Rating & Wage Chart

March 13, 2014, The Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (AFPRB) released their annual report which is used to detemine the rate of pay for the British Armed Forces. The following charts for officer and enlisted base pay is based on a one percent increase for all members. The raise is based on the latest Armed Forces' Pay Review Body recommendations, effective April 1, 2014.

British military wage charts are for the Royal Navy (RN), Royal Marines (RM), British Army (BA), Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Irish Regiment (RIR). Pay amounts become effective 01 April 2014.

NOTE: Pay charts reflect an annual pay rate in British Pounds (£).

Enlisted Military Rank, Rating & Wage Chart

Rank - Rating Higher Spine Lower Spine
1 April 2014 1 April 2014
Range 5 – OR 9 JPA ANNUAL JPA ANNUAL
Navy: Warrant Officer 1
Royal Marines.: Warrant Officer 1
Army: Warrant Officer 1
Royal Air Force: Warrant Officer
Level 7 47,692.73 Level 7 45,006.74
Level 6 46,974.18 Level 6 43,770.28
Level 5 46,151.42 Level 5 42,575.40
Level 4 45,340.98 Level 4 41,760.86
Level 3 44,522.18 Level 3 40,950.41
Level 2 43,770.28 Level 2 40,140.10
Level 1 42,926.21 Level 1 39,375.62
Range 4 – OR 7 & 8 JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Levels 1-9 – Chief Petty Officer (Non-Artificer)
Levels 1-7 - Chief Petty Officer (Artificer)
Levels 5-9 – Warrant Officer II

Royal Marines: Levels 1-7 – Colour Sergeant
Levels 5-9 – Warrant Officer II

Army: Levels 1-7 – Staff Sergeant
Levels 5-9 – Warrant Officer II

RAF: Levels 1-7 – Chief Technician
Levels 5-9 – Flight Sergeant (List 1)
Levels 1-9 – Flight Sergeant (List 2)
Level 9 44,121.21 Level 9 40,424.02
Level 8 43,498.68 Level 8 39,530.16
Level 7 42,888.86 Level 7 39,024.56
Level 6 42,278.90 Level 6 38,435.79
Level 5 41,364.11 Level 5 36,773.20
Level 4 40,444.95 Level 4 36,280.30
Level 3 39,530.16 Level 3 35,448.93
Level 2 38,607.01 Level 2 34,333.52
Level 1 37,696.45 Level 1 33,890.95
Range 3 – OR 6 JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Petty Officer
RAF: Sergeant
Royal Marines: Sergeant
Army: Sergeant
Level 7 37,671.30 Level 7 34,797.27
Level 6 36,977.79 Level 6 34,534.02
Level 5 36,284.53 Level 5 33,381.25
Level 4 35,590.90 Level 4 32,533.20
Level 3 35,148.32 Level 3 32,207.29
Level 2 34,279.23 Level 2 31,417.91
Level 1 33,414.62 Level 1 30,615.80
Range 2 – OR 4 JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Leading Rate
R.M.: Corporal
Army: Corporal
RAF: Corporal
Level 7 33,849.23 Level 7 30,440.22
Level 6 33,126.33 Level 6 30,219.06
Level 5 32,453.87 Level 5 29,980.83
Level 4 31,689.24 Level 4 29,746.84
Level 3 30,966.74 Level 3 29,521.18
Level 2 29,521.18 Level 2 28,147.01
Level 1 28,147.01 Level 1 26,935.44
Range 1 – OR 1, 2 & 3 JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Levels 1-9 – Able Rate

Royal Marines: Levels 1-9
Marine: Levels 5-9 Lance Corporal (or RM passed JCC)

Army: Levels 1-7 – Private: Levels 5-9 - Lance Corporal

RAF: Level 1 Aircraftmen & Leading Aircraftmen.
Levels 2-9 – Senior Aircraftmen:
Level 5-9 Junior Tech/Senior Aircraftmen(T)
Level 9 29,521.18 Level 9 24,717.32
Level 8 28,147.01 Level 8 23,852.58
Level 7 26,935.44 Level 7 22,808.28
Level 6 25,753.41 Level 6 21,872.69
Level 5 24,558.54 Level 5 21,505.42
Level 4 22,211.04 Level 4 20,431.72
Level 3 21,167.08 Level 3 18,827.78
Level 2 19,220.30 Level 2 18,347.35
Level 1 17,866.78 Level 1 17,866.78
New Entrant Rate of Pay 14,429.01

Officer Rank and Rates of Pay

British Officer Pay 1 April 2014
OF 6 Range JPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commodore
Royal Marines: Brigadier
Army: Brigadier
RAF: Air Commodore
Level 5 102,992.87
Level 4 101,982.44
Level 3 100,984.60
Level 2 99,982.52
Level 1 98,980.44
OF 5 Range JPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Captain
Royal Marines: Colonel
Army: Colonel
RAF: Group Captain
Level 9 91,205.39
Level 8 90,170.32
Level 7 89,135.12
Level 6 88,104.04
Level 5 87,073.07
Level 4 86,042.00
Level 3 85,011.03
Level 2 83,975.85
Level 1 82,944.76
OF 4 Range JPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commander
Royal Marines: Lieutenant Colonel
Army: Lieutenant Colonel
RAF: Wing Commander
Level 9 79,177.23
Level 8 78,152.96
Level 7 77,128.80
Level 6 76,113.76
Level 5 71,979.92
Level 4 71,081.93
Level 3 70,183.44
Level 2 69,285.46
Level 1 68,379.02
OF 3 Range JPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant Commander
Royal Marines: Major
Army: Major
RAF: Squadron Leader
Level 9 58,349.25
Level 8 57,141.80
Level 7 55,942.96
Level 6 54,739.86
Level 5 53,528.56
Level 4 52,329.47
Level 3 51,118.03
Level 2 49,923.56
Level 1 48,720.47
OF 2 Range JPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant
Royal Marines: Captain
Army: Captain
RAF: Flight Lieutenant
Level 9 45,996.75
Level 8 45,474.72
Level 7 44,944.10
Level 6 43,903.90
Level 5 42,855.48
Level 4 41,815.15
Level 3 40,762.51
Level 2 39,714.08
Level 1 38,678.12
OF 1 Range JPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: See chart below
Royal Marines: See chart below
Army: See chart below
RAF: See chart below
Level 10 33,360.19
Level 9 32,562.46
Level 8 31,772.81
Level 7 30,979.31
Level 6 30,181.20
Level 5 25,109.97
Level 4 22,248.51
Level 3 19,199.13
Level 2 17,616.25
Level 1 16,141.55

Army Welbexian Officer Cadets who started an in-service degree course before the Army rolled out JPA, are to be paid at the following levels of the University Cadet Entrants (UCEs) level 1 on Appointment, level 3 in year 2 and level 4 in year 3.

DE-Direct Entrant, UCE-University Cadet Entrant, DNS-Defence Nursing Services, GYC-Gap Year Commission

Rank Pay Spine
OF1 Range  
Non-graduate direct entrants (for pay purposes will be classed as Officer Cadets, but may hold different ‘addressable ranks). Level 1
Army: 2nd Lieutenant Gap Year Commission Levels 2-3
  Level 4
Graduates direct entrants during initial Officers Training and nongraduate direct entrants on commissioningª RN: Midshipman
RM: 2nd Lieutenant
Army 2nd Lieutenant
RAF: Acting Pilot Officer/Pilot Officer
Level 5
Graduates direct entrants during initial Officers Training and nongraduate direct entrants on commissioningª RN: Sub-Lieutenant
RM: Lieutenant
Army: Lieutenant
RAF: Flying Officer
DNS: Tri-Service
Level 6 - 10

# Army: Officer cadets will remain on Level 1 rates of pay until commissioned.

ª On completion of training non-graduate direct entrants will move to level 5, however progression to level 6 will be dependent on promotion to Sub Lt/Lt/Fg Off. Graduate direct entrants will enter Service on at least level 5 dependent on seniority awarded for civilian qualifications.

RATES OF PAY EFFECTIVE FROM 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015. The rates are subject to change without notice.
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