2023 U.S. Military Basic Pay Charts

On October 29, 2021 at 0830EDT, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics released Employment Cost Index (ECI). According to law defined in U.S.C. Title 37 Chapter 19, ยง1009, this morning's release will be the military pay raise percentage for 2023 unless a separate action is taken by the President or Congress.

Based on this morning's release, the pay raise will be 4.6 percent, and if ultimately approved, it will become effective January 1, 2023.

2023 Active Duty Enlisted Basic Military Pay Chart

Monthly pay figures 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 $3,446 $3,761 $3,905 $4,095 $4,245
E-6 $2,980 $3,280 $3,425 $3,565 $3,712
E-5 $2,730 $2,914 $3,055 $3,199 $3,424
E-4 $2,503 $2,632 $2,774 $2,915 $3,039
E-3 $2,260 $2,402 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548
E-2 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149
E-1 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918
E-1

Less than 4 months

$1,773  
Enlisted pay chart for 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9   $6,055 $6,193 $6,366 $6,569
E-8 $4,957 $5,176 $5,312 $5,474 $5,651
E-7 $4,500 $4,645 $4,900 $5,114 $5,259
E-6 $4,042 $4,171 $4,420 $4,496 $4,552
E-5 $3,658 $3,851 $3,875 $3,875 $3,875
E-4 $3,039 $3,039 $3,039 $3,039 $3,039
E-3 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548
E-2 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149
E-1 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918
Enlisted pay chart for 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-9 $6,775 $7,103 $7,382 $7,674 $8,121
E-8 $5,969 $6,130 $6,404 $6,556 $6,931
E-7 $5,413 $5,473 $5,675 $5,782 $6,193
E-6 $4,616 $4,616 $4,616 $4,616 $4,616
E-5 $3,875 $3,875 $3,875 $3,875 $3,875
E-4 $3,039 $3,039 $3,039 $3,039 $3,039
E-3 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548 $2,548
E-2 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149 $2,149
E-1 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918 $1,918
Enlisted pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
E-9 $8,527 $8,954 $9,402 Make room
E-8 $7,070 $7,070 $7,070 Retire!!

2023 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 $12,171 $12,570 $12,834 $12,908 $13,239
O-7 $10,113 $10,583 $10,800 $10,973 $11,286
O-6 $7,669 $8,425 $8,978 $8,978 $9,013
O-5 $6,393 $7,202 $7,700 $7,794 $8,106
O-4 $5,516 $6,385 $6,812 $6,906 $7,302
O-3 $4,850 $5,498 $5,934 $6,470 $6,780
O-2 $4,191 $4,773 $5,497 $5,682 $5,799
O-1 $3,637 $3,786 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E   $6,470 $6,780
O-2E   $5,682 $5,799
O-1E   $4,577 $4,887
Warrant Officers
  Under 2 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6
W-4 $5,012 $5,392 $5,546 $5,698 $5,961
W-3 $4,577 $4,768 $4,964 $5,028 $5,232
W-2 $4,050 $4,433 $4,551 $4,632 $4,895
W-1 $3,555 $3,938 $4,041 $4,258 $4,515
Officer pay chart for 8 years to 16 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
O-8 $13,790 $13,918 $14,442 $14,592 $15,043
O-7 $11,595 $11,953 $12,309 $12,667 $13,790
O-6 $9,399 $9,450 $9,450 $9,987 $10,936
O-5 $8,292 $8,701 $9,002 $9,389 $9,983
O-4 $7,726 $8,255 $8,666 $8,951 $9,115
O-3 $7,120 $7,340 $7,702 $7,890 $7,890
O-2 $5,799 $5,799 $5,799 $5,799 $5,799
O-1 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E $7,120 $7,340 $7,702 $8,007 $8,182
O-2E $5,984 $6,296 $6,537 $6,716 $6,716
O-1E $5,068 $5,253 $5,434 $5,682 $5,682
Warrant Officers
  Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16
W-4 $6,220 $6,483 $6,878 $7,224 $7,554
W-3 $5,636 $6,056 $6,254 $6,483 $6,718
W-2 $5,303 $5,505 $5,704 $5,948 $6,139
W-1 $4,894 $5,071 $5,318 $5,562 $5,753
Officer pay chart for 18 years to 26 years of service.
Pay GradeYears of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
O-10

*Note 1

  $17,731 $17,731 $17,731 $17,731
O-9

*Note 1

  $16,684 $16,925 $17,272 $17,731
O-8

*Note 1

$15,696 $16,298 $16,700 $16,700 $16,700
O-7

*Note 1

$14,738 $14,738 $14,738 $14,738 $14,813
O-6

*Note 2

$11,493 $12,050 $12,368 $12,689 $13,311
O-5 $10,265 $10,545 $10,862 $10,862 $10,862
O-4 $9,210 $9,210 $9,210 $9,210 $9,210
O-3 $7,890 $7,890 $7,890 $7,890 $7,890
O-2 $5,799 $5,799 $5,799 $5,799 $5,799
O-1 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577 $4,577
Commissioned Officer With Over 4 Years of Active Service as an Enlisted Member or Warrant Officer
O-3E $8,421 $8,421 $8,421 $8,421 $8,421
O-2E $6,716 $6,716 $6,716 $6,716 $6,716
O-1E $5,682 $5,682 $5,682 $5,682 $5,682
Warrant Officers
  Over 18 Over 20 Over 22 Over 24 Over 26
W-5   $8,912 $9,364 $9,701 $10,074
W-4 $7,824 $8,087 $8,474 $8,791 $9,154
W-3 $7,142 $7,428 $7,600 $7,781 $8,029
W-2 $6,311 $6,517 $6,653 $6,760 $6,760
W-1 $5,929 $6,143 $6,143 $6,143 $6,143
Officer pay chart for over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
O-10

*Note 1

$17,731 $17,731 $17,731 Time for
O-9

*Note 1

$17,731 $17,731 $17,731 Retirement!
O-8

*Note 1

$17,118 $17,546 $17,546 Retire!!
O-7

*Note 1

$15,110 $15,110 $15,110 Retire!!
O-6

*Note 2

$13,577 $13,577 $13,577 Retire!!
Warrant Officers Over 30 Years of Service
Pay Grade Years of Service
Over 30 Over 34 Over 38 Over 40
W-5 $10,578 $11,106 $11,663 Make room
W-4 $9,336 $9,336 $9,336 you're old!!

NOTE 1. Military basic pay for O-7 through O-10 is limited by the Level II of the Executive Schedule. The actual figures will be released at a later date.

NOTE 2. Basic pay for pay grades O-6 and below is limited to the rate of basic pay for Level V of the Executive Schedule. The actual figures will be released at a later date.

E pay scale is Enlisted, W scale is Warrant Officer, O scale is Commissioned Officer. Effective January 1, 2023 if approved.

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