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Military Pay Chart 2018

2018 U.S. Military Basic Pay Charts

The pay charts reflect a projected 2.4% increase in military pay for 2018.

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Effective on January 1, 2018.

2018 Active Duty Enlisted Military Pay Chart (2.4%)

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

Enlisted 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 2944 3214 3336 3500 3627
E-6 2547 2802 2926 3046 3171
E-5 2333 2490 2610 2733 2925
E-4 2139 2248 2370 2490 2596
E-3 1931 2053 2177 2177 2177
E-2 1836 1836 1836 1836 1836
E-1 1638 1638 1638 1638 1638
E-1

Less than 4 months

1516  
Enlisted pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   5174 5291 5439 5613
E-8 4235 4423 4539 4678 4828
E-7 3845 3968 4187 4369 4493
E-6 3453 3564 3776 3841 3889
E-5 3126 3290 3310 3310 3310
E-4 2596 2596 2596 2596 2596
E-3 2177 2177 2177 2177 2177
E-2 1836 1836 1836 1836 1836
E-1 1638 1638 1638 1638 1638
Enlisted pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 5788 6069 6306 6557 6939
E-8 5100 5237 5472 5602 5922
E-7 4625 4676 4848 4940 5291
E-6 3944 3944 3944 3944 3944
E-5 3310 3310 3310 3310 3310
E-4 2596 2596 2596 2596 2596
E-3 2177 2177 2177 2177 2177
E-2 1836 1836 1836 1836 1836
E-1 1638 1638 1638 1638 1638
Enlisted pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
E-9 7285 7650 8033 Make room
E-8 6041 6041 6041 Retire!!

2018 Active Duty Officer Military Pay Chart

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

Officer pay chart for under 2 years to 6 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
O-8 10399 10739 10965 11029 11311
O-7 8640 9042 9228 9375 9643
O-6 6552 7199 7671 7671 7700
O-5 5462 6153 6579 6660 6925
O-4 4713 5456 5820 5901 6239
O-3 4144 4697 5070 5528 5792
O-2 3580 4078 4696 4855 4955
O-1 3108 3235 3910 3910 3910
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E   5528 5792
O-2E   4855 4955
O-1E   3910 4175
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 4282 4607 4739 4869 5093
W-3 3910 4074 4241 4295 4471
W-2 3460 3788 3889 3958 4182
W-1 3037 3364 3452 3638 3858
Officer pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
O-8 11782 11892 12339 12467 12853
O-7 9907 10212 10517 10822 11782
O-6 8030 8074 8074 8533 9344
O-5 7084 7434 7690 8022 8530
O-4 6601 7052 7404 7648 7788
O-3 6083 6271 6580 6741 6741
O-2 4955 4955 4955 4955 4955
O-1 3910 3910 3910 3910 3910
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 6083 6271 6580 6841 6991
O-2E 5113 5379 5585 5738 5738
O-1E 4330 4488 4643 4855 4855
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 5315 5539 5877 6173 6454
W-3 4815 5174 5343 5538 5740
W-2 4531 4704 4874 5082 5245
W-1 4182 4333 4544 4752 4915
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

  16804 16885 17237 17848
O-9   14697 14909 15214 15748
O-8 13411 13925 14268 14268 14268
O-7 12592 12592 12592 12592 12656
O-6

See Note 2

9820 10296 10567 10841 11373
O-5 8771 9009 9280 9280 9280
O-4 7869 7869 7869 7869 7869
O-3 6741 6741 6741 6741 6741
O-2 4955 4955 4955 4955 4955
O-1 3910 3910 3910 3910 3910
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E 7195 7195 7195 7195 7195
O-2E 5738 5738 5738 5738 5738
O-1E 4855 4855 4855 4855 4855
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-5   7614 8001 8288 8607
W-4 6685 6910 7240 7511 7821
W-3 6102 6347 6493 6649 6860
W-2 5392 5568 5684 5776 5776
W-1 5066 5249 5249 5249 5249
Officer pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
O-10 18741 19678 20662 Time for
O-9 16536 17363 18230 Retirement!
O-8 14625 14991 14991 Retire!!
O-7 12909 12909 12909 Retire!!
O-6 11600 11600 11600 Retire!!
Warrant Officers Over 30 Years of Service
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
W-5 9038 9489 9964 Make room
W-4 7977 7977 7977 you're old!!

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

E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer. Effective January 1, 2018.

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2018 Basic Military Pay Chart for the active personnel of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.

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