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Military Pay Chart 1952-1954

1952-1954 U.S. Military Basic Pay Charts

Military members received a 4 percent pay raise that became effective on May 1, 1952 and continued to be in effect until March 31, 1955. The United States military pay scales below span the years 1952 through 1954 for active components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard.

1951 Pay | 1955 Pay | Pay Raises

The pay rates are monthly, US dollar.

1952-1954 Enlisted Basic Military Pay Chart

Enlisted pay for less than 2 to over 6 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
E-7206.39206.39206.39214.03221.68
E-6175.81175.81175.81183.46191.10
E-5145.24152.88152.88160.52168.17
E-4122.20129.95129.95137.59145.24
E-399.37107.02107.02114.66122.30
E-285.8093.6093.60101.40109.20
E-183.2091.0091.0098.8098.80


Enlisted pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-7229.32236.96244.61252.25259.90
E-6198.74206.39214.03221.68229.32
E-5175.81183.46191.10198.74206.39
E-4152.88160.52168.17175.81183.46
E-3129.95137.59145.24152.88152.88
E-2117.00124.80124.80124.80124.80
E-198.8098.8098.8098.8098.80
Enlisted pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-7275.18275.18290.47290.47305.76
E-6244.61244.61259.90259.90259.90
E-5221.68221.68236.96236.96236.96
E-4198.74198.74198.74198.74198.74
E-3152.88152.88152.88152.88152.88
E-2124.80124.80124.80124.80124.80
E-198.8098.8098.8098.8098.80

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1952-1954 Officer Basic Military Pay Chart

Officer pay chart for under 2 years to 6 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
O-10

See Note 1

963.30963.30963.30963.30963.30
O-9

See Note 1

963.30963.30963.30963.30963.30
O-8963.30963.30963.30963.30963.30
O-7800.28800.28800.28800.28800.28
O-6592.80592.80592.80592.80592.80
O-5474.24474.24474.24474.24474.24
O-4400.14400.14400.14400.14400.14
O-3326.04326.04326.04340.86355.68
O-2259.36274.18274.18289.00303.82
O-1222.30237.12237.12251.94266.76
Warrant Officers
 Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
W-4332.90332.90332.90332.90348.04
W-3302.64302.64302.64302.64310.21
W-2264.82264.82264.82264.82264.82
W-1219.42219.42219.42219.42226.98
Officer 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

963.30963.30963.30963.30963.30
O-9

See Note 1

963.30963.30963.30963.30963.30
O-8963.30963.30963.30963.30963.30
O-7800.28800.28800.28800.28800.28
O-6592.80592.80592.80592.80607.62
O-5474.24474.24489.06503.88518.70
O-4414.96429.78444.60459.42474.24
O-3370.50385.32400.14414.96429.78
O-2318.64333.46348.28363.10363.10
O-1281.58296.40311.22326.04326.04
Warrant Officers
 Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
W-4363.17378.30393.43408.56423.70
W-3317.77325.34332.30340.48348.04
W-2272.38279.95287.51295.08302.64
W-1234.55242.11249.68257.24264.82


Officer 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

963.30963.30963.30963.30992.94
O-9

See Note 1

963.30963.30963.30963.30992.94
O-8963.30963.30963.30963.30992.94
O-7800.28800.28800.28829.92859.56
O-6637.26637.26666.90696.54726.18
O-5548.34577.98577.98607.62607.62
O-4503.88518.70518.70533.52533.52
O-3444.60459.42459.42459.42459.42
O-2363.10363.10363.10363.10363.10
O-1326.04326.04326.04326.04326.04
Warrant Officers
 Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
W-4438.83453.96453.96469.09484.22
W-3363.17378.30378.30393.43408.56
W-2317.77332.90332.90384.04363.17
W-1279.95295.08295.08310.21310.21

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 $416.67, respectively.

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E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer.
Effective May 1, 1952 to March 31, 1955.

1952, 1953 and 1954 Basic Military Pay Chart for the active duty personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.

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