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Military Pay Chart 2003

2003 US Military Basic Pay Charts

On December 31, 2002, President George W. Bush signed Executive Order 13282 that implemented Public Law 107-314, the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003, which provided a basic pay raise of 4.1% for the uniformed members of the military.

Separately, the law increased the military retirement pay by 10% for enlisted members credited with extraordinary heroism in the line of duty.

2002 Pay | 2004 Pay | Pay Raises

The Navy active duty end-strength total, officer and enlisted, for Fiscal Year 2003 was 382,235.

The United States military pay scales below became effective on January 1, 2003 and continued to be in effect until December 31, 2003. 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.

2003 Sea Pay Chart
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2003 Officer Pay Chart

2003 Enlisted Basic Military Pay Chart

Enlisted pay for less than 2 to over 6 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Less than 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
E-72,068.502,257.802,343.902,428.202,516.40
E-61,770.601,947.602,033.702,117.102,204.10
E-51,625.401,733.701,817.401,903.502,037.00
E-41,502.701,579.801,665.301,749.301,824.00
E-31,356.901,442.101,528.801,528.801,528.80
E-21,290.001,290.001,290.001,290.001,290.00
E-11,150.801,150.801,150.801,150.801,150.80
E-1

Less than 4 months

1,064.70


Enlisted pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-903,564.303,645.003,747.003,867.00
E-82,975.403,061.203,141.303,237.603,342.00
E-72,667.902,753.402,838.302,990.403,066.30
E-62,400.902,477.402,562.302,636.702,663.10
E-52,151.902,236.802,283.302,283.302,283.30
E-41,824.001,824.001,824.001,824.001,824.00
E-31,528.801,528.801,528.801,528.801,528.80
E-21,290.001,290.001,290.001,290.001,290.00
E-11,150.801,150.801,150.801,150.801,150.80
Enlisted pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9

See Note 1

3,987.304,180.804,344.304,506.304,757.40
E-83,530.103,625.503,787.503,877.504,099.20
E-73,138.603,182.703,331.503,427.803,671.40
E-62,709.602,709.602,709.602,709.602,709.60
E-52,283.302,283.302,283.302,283.302,283.30
E-41,824.001,824.001,824.001,824.001,824.00
E-31,528.801,528.801,528.801,528.801,528.80
E-21,290.001,290.001,290.001,290.001,290.00
E-11,150.801,150.801,150.801,150.801,150.80

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2003 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-87,474.507,719.307,881.607,927.208,129.40
O-76,210.906,499.206,633.006,739.206,930.90
O-64,603.205,057.105,388.905,388.905,409.60
O-53,837.604,323.004,622.404,678.504,864.80
O-43,311.103,832.804,088.704,145.704,383.00
O-32,911.203,300.303,562.203,883.504,069.50
O-22,515.202,864.703,299.403,410.703,481.20
O-12,183.702,272.502,746.802,746.802,746.80
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E   3,883.504,069.50
O-2E   3,410.703,481.20
O-1E   2,746.802,933.70
Warrant Officers
 Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
W-43,008.103,236.103,329.103,420.603,578.10
W-32,747.102,862.002,979.303,017.703,141.00
W-22,416.502,554.502,675.102,763.002,838.30
W-12,133.902,308.502,425.502,501.102,662.50
Officer pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
O-88,468.708,547.308,868.908,961.309,238.20
O-77,120.807,340.407,559.407,779.008,468.70
O-65,641.205,672.105,672.105,994.606,564.30
O-54,977.005,222.705,403.005,635.505,991.90
O-44,637.704,954.505,201.405,372.705,471.10
O-34,273.504,405.804,623.304,736.104,736.10
O-23,481.203,481.203,481.203,481.203,481.20
O-12,746.802,746.802,746.802,746.802,746.80
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E4,273.504,405.804,623.304,806.304,911.00
O-2E3,591.903,778.803,923.404,031.104,031.10
O-1E3,042.003,152.703,261.603,410.703,410.70
Warrant Officers
 Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
W-43,733.503,891.004,044.604,203.604,356.00
W-33,281.703,467.403,580.503,771.903,915.60
W-22,993.103,148.503,264.003,376.503,453.90
W-12,782.202,888.403,006.903,085.203,203.40
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 2

 12,07712,13712,38912,829
O-9 10,56310,71510,93511,319
O-89,639.0010,00810,25510,25510,255
O-79,051.309,051.309,051.309,051.309,096.90
O-6

See Note 3

6,898.807,233.307,423.507,616.107,989.90
O-56,161.706,329.106,519.606,519.606,519.60
O-45,528.405,528.405,528.405,528.405,528.40
O-34,736.104,736.104,736.104,736.104,736.10
O-23,481.203,481.203,481.203,481.203,481.20
O-12,746.802,746.802,746.802,746.802,746.80
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E5,054.405,054.405,054.405,054.405,054.40
O-2E4,031.104,031.104,031.104,031.104,031.10
O-1E3,410.703,410.703,410.703,410.703,410.70
Warrant Officers
 Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
W-505,169.305,346.605,524.505,703.30
W-44,512.004,664.404,822.504,978.205,137.50
W-34,058.404,201.504,266.304,407.004,548.00
W-23,579.903,705.903,831.003,957.303,957.30
W-13,320.703,409.503,409.503,409.503,409.50

NOTE 1. The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy's basic pay is $5,732.70 regardless of cumulative years of service.

NOTE 2. The Chief of Naval Operations pay is $14,155.50, regardless of time in service; however, basic pay for O-7 through O-10 is limited by the Level III of the Executive Schedule (ES) to $11,874.90.

NOTE 3. O-6 and below is limited by level V of the ES at $10,449.90.

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E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer. Effective January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

2003 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.

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