2022 U.S. Military Basic Pay Charts

On October 30, 2020 at 0830EST, the United States Employment Cost Index (ECI) was released. This morning’s release is important to our military because it is the first indicator used to determine the actual pay raise amount for 2022. For 2022, unless a separate action is taken by the President or Congress, the pay raise will be 2.7 percent based on law indicated in U.S.C. Title 37, Chapter 19, § 1009.

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2022 Active Duty Enlisted 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, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, Space 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 $3,294 $3,595 $3,733 $3,915 $4,058
E-6 $2,849 $3,136 $3,274 $3,409 $3,549
E-5 $2,610 $2,786 $2,921 $3,058 $3,273
E-4 $2,393 $2,516 $2,652 $2,787 $2,905
E-3 $2,161 $2,296 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436
E-2 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055
E-1 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833
E-1

Less than 4 months

$1,695  
Enlisted pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   $5,789 $5,920 $6,086 $6,280
E-8 $4,739 $4,949 $5,078 $5,234 $5,402
E-7 $4,302 $4,440 $4,685 $4,889 $5,027
E-6 $3,864 $3,988 $4,226 $4,298 $4,352
E-5 $3,498 $3,682 $3,704 $3,704 $3,704
E-4 $2,905 $2,905 $2,905 $2,905 $2,905
E-3 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436
E-2 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055
E-1 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833
Enlisted pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 $6,477 $6,791 $7,057 $7,336 $7,764
E-8 $5,706 $5,860 $6,123 $6,268 $6,626
E-7 $5,175 $5,232 $5,425 $5,528 $5,921
E-6 $4,413 $4,413 $4,413 $4,413 $4,413
E-5 $3,704 $3,704 $3,704 $3,704 $3,704
E-4 $2,905 $2,905 $2,905 $2,905 $2,905
E-3 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436 $2,436
E-2 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055 $2,055
E-1 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833 $1,833
Enlisted pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
E-9 $8,152 $8,560 $8,989 Make room
E-8 $6,759 $6,759 $6,759 Retire!!

2022 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, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, Space 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 $11,636 $12,017 $12,270 $12,341 $12,656
O-7 $9,669 $10,117 $10,325 $10,491 $10,790
O-6 $7,332 $8,055 $8,584 $8,584 $8,616
O-5 $6,112 $6,886 $7,362 $7,452 $7,749
O-4 $5,273 $6,105 $6,512 $6,603 $6,981
O-3 $4,637 $5,256 $5,673 $6,185 $6,482
O-2 $4,006 $4,563 $5,255 $5,433 $5,544
O-1 $3,477 $3,620 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E   $6,185 $6,482
O-2E   $5,433 $5,544
O-1E   $4,375 $4,672
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 $4,792 $5,154 $5,302 $5,448 $5,699
W-3 $4,376 $4,558 $4,745 $4,807 $5,002
W-2 $3,872 $4,238 $4,351 $4,428 $4,680
W-1 $3,399 $3,765 $3,863 $4,071 $4,316
Officer pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
O-8 $13,183 $13,306 $13,807 $13,951 $14,382
O-7 $11,086 $11,427 $11,768 $12,110 $13,183
O-6 $8,986 $9,034 $9,034 $9,547 $10,455
O-5 $7,927 $8,318 $8,606 $8,977 $9,544
O-4 $7,386 $7,892 $8,285 $8,557 $8,714
O-3 $6,807 $7,017 $7,363 $7,543 $7,543
O-2 $5,544 $5,544 $5,544 $5,544 $5,544
O-1 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E $6,807 $7,017 $7,363 $7,655 $7,823
O-2E $5,721 $6,019 $6,249 $6,421 $6,421
O-1E $4,845 $5,022 $5,195 $5,433 $5,433
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 $5,947 $6,198 $6,575 $6,907 $7,222
W-3 $5,388 $5,789 $5,979 $6,198 $6,423
W-2 $5,070 $5,263 $5,453 $5,686 $5,869
W-1 $4,679 $4,848 $5,084 $5,317 $5,500
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

  $16,952 $16,952 $16,952 $16,952
O-9   $15,950 $16,181 $16,513 $16,952
O-8 $15,006 $15,582 $15,966 $15,966 $15,966
O-7 $14,090 $14,090 $14,090 $14,090 $14,162
O-6

See Note 2

$10,988 $11,520 $11,824 $12,131 $12,725
O-5 $9,814 $10,081 $10,384 $10,384 $10,384
O-4 $8,805 $8,805 $8,805 $8,805 $8,805
O-3 $7,543 $7,543 $7,543 $7,543 $7,543
O-2 $5,544 $5,544 $5,544 $5,544 $5,544
O-1 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375 $4,375
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E $8,051 $8,051 $8,051 $8,051 $8,051
O-2E $6,421 $6,421 $6,421 $6,421 $6,421
O-1E $5,433 $5,433 $5,433 $5,433 $5,433
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-5   $8,520 $8,952 $9,274 $9,631
W-4 $7,480 $7,732 $8,101 $8,405 $8,751
W-3 $6,828 $7,102 $7,265 $7,439 $7,676
W-2 $6,033 $6,231 $6,360 $6,463 $6,463
W-1 $5,668 $5,873 $5,873 $5,873 $5,873
Officer pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
O-10 $16,952 $16,952 $16,952 Time for
O-9 $16,952 $16,952 $16,952 Retirement!
O-8 $16,366 $16,774 $16,774 Retire!!
O-7 $14,445 $14,445 $14,445 Retire!!
O-6 $12,980 $12,980 $12,980 Retire!!
Warrant Officers Over 30 Years of Service
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
W-5 $10,113 $10,618 $11,150 Make room
W-4 $8,925 $8,925 $8,925 you're old!!

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

NOTE 2. Military basic pay for 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, 2022 if approved.

Developed by NCCM Thomas Goering USN (RET).