2021 U.S. Military Reserve Drill Pay Charts

Based on four drills, equal to a typical "drill weekend", the basic pay amounts are rounded to the nearest U.S. dollar and are for the Reserve and Guard components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard. The pay amount for a single drill would be equal to 1/30th of the 2021 active duty basic pay. Effective on January 1, 2021 if approved.

2021 Enlisted Military Drill Pay Scale

Reserve-Guard Enlisted military drill pay chart for 6 years and under.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Under 2Over 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
E-7 437 477 495 519 538
E-6 378 416 434 452 470
E-5 346 369 387 405 434
E-4 323 338 358 376 392
E-3 286 304 323 323 323
E-2 272 272 272 272 272
E-1 243 243 243 243 243
E-1

< 4 months

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Enlisted Reserve military drill pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   767 785 807 832
E-8 628 656 673 694 716
E-7 570 589 621 648 666
E-6 512 529 560 570 577
E-5 464 488 491 491 491
E-4 392 392 392 392 392
E-3 323 323 323 323 323
E-2 272 272 272 272 272
E-1 243 243 243 243 243
Enlisted Reserve military drill pay chart for 18 years to 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 858 900 935 972 1029
E-8 756 777 812 831 878
E-7 686 694 719 733 785
E-6 585 585 585 585 585
E-5 491 491 491 491 491
E-4 385 385 385 385 385
E-3 323 323 323 323 323
E-2 272 272 272 272 272
E-1 243 243 243 243 243
Enlisted pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
E-9 1081 1135 1191 Make room
E-8 896 896 896 Retire!!

2021 Officer Military Drill Pay Scale

Based on four drills, the basic pay amounts are rounded to the nearest U.S. dollar and are for the Reserve and Guard components of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

Reserve-Guard Officer drill pay chart for under 6 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
O-7 1298 1359 1386 1409 1449
O-6 972 1068 1138 1138 1142
O-5 810 913 976 988 1027
O-4 699 809 863 875 925
O-3 615 697 752 820 859
O-2 531 605 697 720 735
O-1 461 480 580 580 580
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
O-3E   820 859
O-2E   720 735
O-1E   580 619
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 635 683 703 722 755
W-3 580 604 629 637 663
W-2 513 562 577 587 620
W-1 451 499 512 540 572
Reserve Officer military drill pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
O-7 1489 1534 1580 1626 1770
O-6 1191 1198 1198 1266 1386
O-5 1051 1103 1141 1190 1265
O-4 979 1046 1098 1134 1155
O-3 902 930 976 1000 1000
O-2 735 735 735 735 735
O-1 580 580 580 580 580
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
O-3E 902 930 976 1015 1037
O-2E 758 798 828 851 851
O-1E 642 666 689 720 720
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 788 822 872 916 957
W-3 714 767 792 821 851
W-2 672 698 723 754 778
W-1 620 643 674 705 729
Reserve Officer military drill 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-7 1892 1892 1892 1892 1902
O-6 1457 1527 1568 1608 1687
O-5 1301 1336 1376 1376 1376
O-4 1167 1167 1167 1167 1167
O-3 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
O-2 735 735 735 735 735
O-1 580 580 580 580 580
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
O-3E 1067 1067 1067 1067 1067
O-2E 851 851 851 851 851
O-1E 720 720 720 720 720
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-5   1129 1187 1229 1277
W-4 992 1025 1074 1114 1160
W-3 905 941 964 986 1017
W-2 800 826 844 857 857
W-1 751 778 779 779 779
Officer pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
O-7 1940 1940 1940 Retire!!
O-6 1720 1720 1720 Retire!!
Warrant Officers Over 30 Years of Service
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
W-5 1341 1407 1478 Make room
W-4 1183 1183 1183 you're old!!

E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer. Effective January 1, 2021 if approved.

Developed by NCCM Thomas Goering USN (Retired)