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United States Military Pay Chart 2016 1.3%

2016 U.S. Military Basic Pay Charts

Charts reflect the President and the Senate's NDAA proposal of a 1.3 percent raise for 2016. Effective on January 1, 2016 if approved.

2016 Drill Pay | 2016 Raise | 2.3% Version

2016 Enlisted Basic Military Pay Chart (Proposed 1.3%)

Monthly basic pay amounts are rounded to the nearest U.S. dollar and are for the active components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

Enlisted basic pay chart for less than 2 to over 6 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Less than 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
E-7 2816 3074 3191 3347 3469
E-6 2436 2680 2798 2913 3033
E-5 2232 2381 2496 2614 2798
E-4 2046 2151 2267 2382 2483
E-3 1847 1963 2082 2082 2082
E-2 1756 1756 1756 1756 1756
E-1 1567 1567 1567 1567 1567
E-1

Less than 4 months

1450  
Enlisted basic pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
E-9   4949 5061 5202 5368
E-8 4051 4230 4341 4474 4618
E-7 3678 3796 4005 4179 4297
E-6 3303 3408 3612 3674 3720
E-5 2990 3147 3166 3166 3166
E-4 2483 2483 2483 2483 2483
E-3 2082 2082 2082 2082 2082
E-2 1756 1756 1756 1756 1756
E-1 1567 1567 1567 1567 1567
Enlisted basic pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 5536 5805 6032 6271 6637
E-8 4878 5009 5234 5358 5664
E-7 4424 4473 4637 4725 5061
E-6 3773 3773 3773 3773 3773
E-5 3166 3166 3166 3166 3166
E-4 2483 2483 2483 2483 2483
E-3 2082 2082 2082 2082 2082
E-2 1756 1756 1756 1756 1756
E-1 1567 1567 1567 1567 1567
Enlisted basic pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
E-9 6968 7317 7683 Make room
E-8 5778 5778 5778 Retire!!

2016 Active Duty Officer Basic Military Pay Chart

Monthly basic pay amounts are rounded to the nearest U.S. dollar and are for the active components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

Officer basic pay chart for under 2 years to 6 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
O-8 10075 10405 10625 10686 10959
O-7 8372 8761 8941 9084 9343
O-6 6267 6885 7337 7337 7365
O-5 5224 5886 6293 6370 6624
O-4 4508 5218 5567 5644 5967
O-3 3963 4493 4850 5287 5540
O-2 3425 3900 4492 4644 4739
O-1 2972 3094 3740 3740 3740
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E   5287 5540
O-2E   4644 4739
O-1E   3740 3994
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 4096 4406 4532 4657 4871
W-3 3740 3896 4056 4108 4276
W-2 3310 3623 3719 3786 4000
W-1 2905 3218 3302 3480 3690
Officer basic pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
O-8 11416 11522 11955 12080 12453
O-7 9599 9899 10190 10486 11416
O-6 7681 7722 7722 8161 8937
O-5 6776 7110 7356 7673 8158
O-4 6314 6745 7081 7315 7449
O-3 5818 5998 6294 6448 6448
O-2 4739 4739 4739 4739 4739
O-1 3740 3740 3740 3740 3740
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 5818 5998 6294 6543 6686
O-2E 4890 5145 5342 5488 5488
O-1E 4141 4293 4441 4644 4644
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 5083 5298 5621 5904 6173
W-3 4606 4949 5110 5297 5490
W-2 4334 4499 4662 4861 5016
W-1 4000 4144 4346 4545 4701
Officer basic pay chart for 18 years to 26 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
O-10

See Note 1

  16281 16360 16701 17293
O-9   14240 14445 14741 15258
O-8 12994 13492 13825 13825 13825
O-7 12201 12201 12201 12201 12263
O-6

See Note 2

9393 9848 10107 10369 10878
O-5 8389 8617 8876 8876 8876
O-4 7527 7527 7527 7527 7527
O-3 6448 6448 6448 6448 6448
O-2 4739 4739 4739 4739 4739
O-1 3740 3740 3740 3740 3740
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 6882 6882 6882 6882 6882
O-2E 5488 5488 5488 5488 5488
O-1E 4644 4644 4644 4644 4644
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-5   7283 7652 7928 8232
W-4 6394 6609 6925 7184 7480
W-3 5836 6070 6210 6359 6561
W-2 5157 5326 5437 5525 5525
W-1 4846 5020 5020 5020 5020
Officer basic pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
O-10 18158 19066 20020 Time for
O-9 16021 16823 17664 Retirement!
O-8 14171 14525 14525 Retire!!
O-7 12508 12508 12508 Retire!!
O-6 11095 11095 11095 Retire!!
Warrant Officers
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
W-5 8644 9076 9531 Make room
W-4 7630 7630 7630 you're old!!

NOTE 1. Basic pay for O-7 through O-10 is limited by the Level II of the Executive Schedule (ES).

NOTE 2. O-6 and below is limited by level V of the ES.

E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer.
Effective January 1, 2016 if approved.

2016 Basic Military Pay Chart archive for active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Content contained on this page was written and developed as original content by NCCM Thomas Goering, United States Navy, Retired based on budget inputs and legislation. Once the legislation is approved, and the data is released to the public, this page will be compared with DFAS to ensure the pay data is accurate.

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