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1988-2001 Navy-Marine Corps Sea Pay Charts

Career Sea Pay Chart, 1988-2001

The following pay tables below reflect the sea pay amount earned based on pay grade and the cumulative number of years attached (stationed) at a creditable "sea" command during a career.

Cumulative years of sea duty credit can be found on the military leave and earnings' statement.

Sea pay is taxed unless served in a designated tax-free zone.

The below rates reflect a monthly amount in US dollars which is added to basic military pay.

Officer Sea Pay Chart

Navy-Marine Corps Enlisted Sea Pay Rates

Rates in effect from May 1, 1988 to September 30, 2001.

Enlisted sea pay chart to over four years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
1 Year or LessOver 1Over 2Over 3Over 4
E-9100100120175190
E-8100100120175190
E-7100100120175190
E-6100100120150170
E-55060120150170
E-45060120150160
Enlisted sea pay chart from over five to over nine years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
Over 5Over 6Over 7Over 8Over 9
E-9350350375390400
E-8350350375390400
E-7350350375390400
E-6315325350350365
E-5315325350350350
E-4160160160160160
Enlisted sea pay chart from over 10 to over 14 years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
Over 10Over 11Over 12Over 13Over 14
E-9400410420450475
E-8400410420450475
E-7400410420450475
E-6365365380395410
E-5350350350350350
E-4160160160160160
Enlisted sea pay chart from over 16 to over 20 years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
Over 16Over 18Over 20

E-9520520520
E-8500520520
E-7500500500
E-6425450450

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Navy-Marine Corps Officer Sea Pay Rates

Officer sea pay chart to over four years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
1 or LessOver 1Over 2Over 3Over 4
O-6000225230
O-5000225225
O-4000185190
O-3000150160
O-2000150160
O-1000150160
Warrant Officers
W-4150150150150170
W-3150150150150170
W-2150150150150170
W-1130135140150170
Officer sea pay chart from over five to over nine years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
Over 5Over 6Over 7Over 8Over 9
O-6230240255265280
O-5225225230245250
O-4200205215215220
O-3185190195205215
O-2185190195205215
O-1185190195205215
Warrant Officers
W-4290310310310310
W-3270280285290300
W-2260265265270275
W-1175200250270275
Officer sea pay chart from over 10 to over 14 years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
Over 10Over 11Over 12Over 13Over 14
O-6290300310310325
O-5260265265265285
O-4225225240240270
O-3225225240240260
O-2225225240240250
O-1225225240240250
Warrant Officers
W-4320330350350370
W-3310310330330350
W-2280290310310330
W-1280290300300300
Officer sea pay chart from over 16 to over 20 years of qualified sea time.
Pay GradeCumulative Years of Sea Duty
Over 16Over 18Over 20 
O-6340355380
O-5300315340
O-4280290300
O-3270280290
O-2260270280
O-1260270280
Warrant Officers
W-4390410410 
W-3370390410
W-2350370390
W-1300300300

Navy and Marine Corps Sea Pay Chart, in effect May 1, 1988 to September 30, 2001.

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