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2013-2014 British Pay Award Chart

2013-2014 United Kingdom Rank - Rating & Wage Chart

March 14, 2013, The Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (AFPRB) released their annual report which is used to detemine the rate of pay for the British Armed Forces. The following charts for officer and enlisted basic pay is based on a one percent increase for all members. The raise is based on the latest Armed Forces' Pay Review Body recommendations, effective April 1, 2013.

British military wage charts are for the Royal Navy (RN), Royal Marines (RM), British Army (BA), Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Irish Regiment (RIR). Pay amounts effective 01 April 2013.

NOTE: Pay charts reflect an annual pay rate in British Pounds (£).



Enlisted Military Rank, Rating & Wage Chart

United Kingdom enlisted pay chart effective April 1, 2013
Rank - Rating Higher SpineLower Spine
1 April 20131 April 2013
Range 5 – OR 9JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Warrant Officer 1
Royal Marines.: Warrant Officer 1
Army: Warrant Officer 1
Royal Air Force: Warrant Officer
Level 747,220.52Level 744,561.13
Level 646,509.09Level 643,336.91
Level 545,694.47Level 542,153.87
Level 444,892.06Level 441,347.39
Level 344,081.37Level 340,544.96
Level 243,336.91Level 239,742.67
Level 142,501.19Level 138,985.76
Range 4 – OR 7 & 8JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Levels 1-9 – Chief Petty Officer (Non-Artificer)
Levels 1-7 - Chief Petty Officer (Artificer)
Levels 5-9 – Warrant Officer II

Royal Marines: Levels 1-7 – Colour Sergeant
Levels 5-9 – Warrant Officer II

Army: Levels 1-7 – Staff Sergeant
Levels 5-9 – Warrant Officer II

RAF: Levels 1-7 – Chief Technician
Levels 5-9 – Flight Sergeant (List 1)
Levels 1-9 – Flight Sergeant (List 2)
Level 943,684.36Level 940,023.79
Level 843,068.00Level 839,138.77
Level 742,464.22Level 738,638.18
Level 641,860.30Level 638,055.24
Level 540,954.56Level 536,409.10
Level 440,044.50Level 435,921.09
Level 339,138.77Level 335,097.96
Level 238,224.77Level 233,993.58
Level 137,323.22Level 133,555.40
Range 3 – OR 6JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Petty Officer
RAF: Sergeant
Royal Marines: Sergeant
Army: Sergeant
Level 737,298.32Level 734,452.74
Level 636,611.67Level 634,192.09
Level 535,925.28Level 533,050.74
Level 435,238.52Level 432,211.09
Level 334,800.32Level 331,888.41
Level 233,939.83Level 231,106.84
Level 133,083.78Level 130,312.68
Range 2 – OR 4JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Leading Rate
R.M.: Corporal
Army: Corporal
RAF: Corporal
Level 733,514.10Level 730,138.83
Level 632,798.34Level 629,919.86
Level 532,132.55Level 529,683.99
Level 431,375.49Level 429,452.32
Level 330,660.13Level 329,228.90
Level 229,228.90Level 227,868.32
Level 127,868.32Level 126,668.76
Range 1 – OR 1, 2 & 3JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Levels 1-9 – Able Rate

Royal Marines: Levels 1-9
Marine: Levels 5-9 Lance Corporal (or RM passed JCC)

Army: Levels 1-7 – Private: Levels 5-9 - Lance Corporal

RAF: Level 1 Aircraftmen & Leading Aircraftmen.
Levels 2-9 – Senior Aircraftmen:
Level 5-9 Junior Tech/Senior Aircraftmen(T)
Level 929,228.90Level 924,472.60
Level 827,868.32Level 823,616.42
Level 726,668.76Level 722,582.46
Level 625,498.43Level 621,656.12
Level 524,315.39Level 521,292.50
Level 421,991.12Level 420,229.42
Level 320,957.50Level 318,641.37
Level 219,030.00Level 218,165.69
Level 117,689.88Level 117,689.88
New Entrant Rate of Pay14,286.15


Officer Rank and Rates of Pay

United Kingdom officer pay chart effective April 1, 2013
British Officer Pay1 April 2013
OF 6 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commodore
Royal Marines: Brigadier
Army: Brigadier
RAF: Air Commodore
Level 5101,973.13
Level 4100,972.71
Level 399,984.75
Level 298,992.60
Level 198,000.43
OF 5 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Captain
Royal Marines: Colonel
Army: Colonel
RAF: Group Captain
Level 990,302.37
Level 889,277.54
Level 788,252.60
Level 687,231.72
Level 586,210.97
Level 485,190.09
Level 384,169.34
Level 283,144.40
Level 182,123.53
OF 4 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commander
Royal Marines: Lieutenant Colonel
Army: Lieutenant Colonel
RAF: Wing Commander
Level 978,393.31
Level 877,379.17
Level 776,365.15
Level 675,360.16
Level 571,267.25
Level 470,378.15
Level 369,488.56
Level 268,599.46
Level 167,701.99
OF 3 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant Commander
Royal Marines: Major
Army: Major
RAF: Squadron Leader
Level 957,771.53
Level 856,576.04
Level 755,389.06
Level 654,197.88
Level 552,998.58
Level 451,811.35
Level 350,611.91
Level 249,429.26
Level 148,238.08
OF 2 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant
Royal Marines: Captain
Army: Captain
RAF: Flight Lieutenant
Level 945,541.33
Level 845,024.48
Level 744,499.11
Level 643,469.21
Level 542,431.17
Level 441,401.14
Level 340,358.92
Level 239,320.88
Level 138,295.17
OF 1 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: See chart below
Royal Marines: See chart below
Army: See chart below
RAF: See chart below
Level 1033,029.89
Level 932,240.06
Level 831,458.23
Level 730,672.59
Level 629,882.37
Level 524,861.35
Level 422,028.23
Level 319,009.04
Level 217,441.83
Level 115,981.74


Army Welbexian Officer Cadets who started an in-service degree course before the Army rolled out JPA, are to be paid at the following levels of the University Cadet Entrants (UCEs) level 1 on Appointment, level 3 in year 2 and level 4 in year 3.

DE-Direct Entrant, UCE-University Cadet Entrant, DNS-Defence Nursing Services, GYC-Gap Year Commission

RankPay Spine
OF1 Range 
Non-graduate direct entrants (for pay purposes will be classed as Officer Cadets, but may hold different ‘addressable ranks).Level 1
Army: 2nd LieutenantGap Year CommissionLevels 2-3
 Level 4
Graduates direct entrants during initial Officers Training and nongraduate direct entrants on commissioningªRN: Midshipman
RM: 2nd Lieutenant
Army 2nd Lieutenant
RAF: Acting Pilot Officer/Pilot Officer
Level 5
Graduates direct entrants during initial Officers Training and nongraduate direct entrants on commissioningªRN: Sub-Lieutenant
RM: Lieutenant
Army: Lieutenant
RAF: Flying Officer
DNS: Tri-Service
Level 6 - 10

# Army: Officer cadets will remain on Level 1 rates of pay until commissioned.

ª On completion of training non-graduate direct entrants will move to level 5, however progression to level 6 will be dependent on promotion to Sub Lt/Lt/Fg Off. Graduate direct entrants will enter Service on at least level 5 dependent on seniority awarded for civilian qualifications.

RATES OF PAY EFFECTIVE FROM 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. The rates are subject to change without notice.

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