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2014 British Pay Rates Chart

2014 United Kingdom Rank - Rating & Wage Chart

The new 2015 UK Pay Chart

March 13, 2014, 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 base 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, 2014.

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 become effective 01 April 2014.

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, 2014
Rank - Rating Higher SpineLower Spine
1 April 20141 April 2014
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 747,902.08Level 745,204.00
Level 647,180.28Level 643,962.36
Level 546,353.84Level 542,762.12
Level 445,539.88Level 441,944.20
Level 344,717.64Level 341,130.12
Level 243,962.36Level 240,316.16
Level 143,114.56Level 139,548.40
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 944,314.80Level 940,601.52
Level 843,689.60Level 839,703.56
Level 743,076.88Level 739,195.84
Level 642,464.28Level 638,604.36
Level 541,545.68Level 536,934.32
Level 440,622.40Level 436,439.44
Level 339,703.56Level 335,604.48
Level 238,776.44Level 234,484.16
Level 137,861.68Level 134,039.44
Range 3 – OR 6JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Petty Officer
RAF: Sergeant
Royal Marines: Sergeant
Army: Sergeant
Level 737,836.48Level 734,950.00
Level 637,140.00Level 634,685.64
Level 536,443.76Level 533,527.64
Level 435,747.28Level 432,675.88
Level 335,302.44Level 332,675.88
Level 234,429.68Level 231,555.56
Level 133,561.24Level 130,750.12
Range 2 – OR 4JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Leading Rate
R.M.: Corporal
Army: Corporal
RAF: Corporal
Level 733,997.56Level 730,573.72
Level 633,271.56Level 630,351.72
Level 532,596.20Level 530,112.20
Level 431,828.20Level 429,877.36
Level 331,102.56Level 329,650.68
Level 229,650.68Level 228,270.44
Level 128,270.44Level 127,053.52
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 929,650.68Level 924,825.72
Level 828,270.44Level 823,957.28
Level 727,053.52Level 722,908.48
Level 625,866.24Level 621,968.52
Level 524,666.36Level 521,599.64
Level 422,308.36Level 420,521.32
Level 321,259.92Level 318,910.20
Level 219,304.52Level 218,427.80
Level 117,945.16Level 117,945.16
New Entrant Rate of Pay14,492.28


Officer Rank and Rates of Pay

United Kingdom officer pay chart effective April 1, 2014
British Officer Pay1 April 2014
OF 6 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commodore
Royal Marines: Brigadier
Army: Brigadier
RAF: Air Commodore
Level 5103,166.52
Level 4102,156.24
Level 3101,158.20
Level 2100,156.20
Level 199,154.20
OF 5 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Captain
Royal Marines: Colonel
Army: Colonel
RAF: Group Captain
Level 991,465.92
Level 890,430.68
Level 789,395.68
Level 688,364.52
Level 587,333.60
Level 486,302.56
Level 385,271.52
Level 284,236.28
Level 183,205.24
OF 4 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commander
Royal Marines: Lieutenant Colonel
Army: Lieutenant Colonel
RAF: Wing Commander
Level 979,524.48
Level 878,495.60
Level 777,467.20
Level 676,447.80
Level 572,295.68
Level 471,393.64
Level 370,491.24
Level 269,589.20
Level 168,678.88
OF 3 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant Commander
Royal Marines: Major
Army: Major
RAF: Squadron Leader
Level 958,605.36
Level 857,392.40
Level 756,188.20
Level 654,980.04
Level 553,763.36
Level 452,559.04
Level 351,342.24
Level 250,142.48
Level 148,934.32
OF 2 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant
Royal Marines: Captain
Army: Captain
RAF: Flight Lieutenant
Level 946,198.56
Level 845,673.92
Level 745,141.12
Level 644,096.64
Level 543,043.40
Level 441,998.68
Level 340,941.36
Level 239,888.36
Level 138,847.84
OF 1 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: See chart below
Royal Marines: See chart below
Army: See chart below
RAF: See chart below
Level 1033,506.64
Level 932,705.04
Level 831,912.20
Level 731,115.16
Level 630,313.68
Level 525,220.28
Level 422,346.16
Level 319,539.48
Level 217,949.72
Level 116,468.32


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 2014 to 31 March 2015. The rates are subject to change without notice.

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