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2015 British Pay Rates Chart

2015 United Kingdom Rank - Rating & Salary Chart

The New 2016 U.K. Pay Chart

March 12, 2015, 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 another one percent increase for all members mirroring last year's raise. Effective April 1, 2015.

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).

NOTE: Pay charts reflect an annual pay rate rounded to the nearest British Pound (£).



Enlisted Military Rank, Rating & Wage Chart

United Kingdom enlisted pay chart effective April 1, 2015
Rank - Rating Higher SpineLower Spine
1 April 20151 April 2015
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 748,381Level 745,656
Level 647,652Level 644,402
Level 546,817Level 543,190
Level 445,995Level 442,364
Level 345,165Level 341,541
Level 244,402Level 240,719
Level 143,546Level 139,944
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 944,758Level 941,008
Level 844,127Level 840,101
Level 743,508Level 739,588
Level 642,889Level 638,990
Level 541,961Level 537,304
Level 441,029Level 436,804
Level 340,101Level 335,961
Level 239,164Level 234,829
Level 138,240Level 134,380
Range 3 – OR 6JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Petty Officer
RAF: Sergeant
Royal Marines: Sergeant
Army: Sergeant
Level 738,215Level 735,300
Level 637,511Level 635,032
Level 536,808Level 533,863
Level 436,105Level 433,003
Level 335,655Level 332,672
Level 234,774Level 231,871
Level 133,897Level 131,058
Range 2 – OR 4JPA ANNUALJPA ANNUAL
Navy: Leading Rate
R.M.: Corporal
Army: Corporal
RAF: Corporal
Level 734,338Level 730,879
Level 633,604Level 630,655
Level 532,922Level 530,413
Level 432,147Level 430,176
Level 331,414Level 329,947
Level 229,947Level 228,553
Level 128,553Level 127,324
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 929,947Level 925,074
Level 828,553Level 824,197
Level 727,324Level 723,138
Level 626,125Level 622,188
Level 524,913Level 521,816
Level 422,531Level 420,727
Level 321,473Level 319,099
Level 219,498Level 218,612
Level 118,125Level 118,125
New Entrant Rate of Pay14,637


Officer Rank and Rates of Pay

United Kingdom officer pay chart effective April 1, 2015
British Officer Pay1 April 2015
OF 6 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commodore
Royal Marines: Brigadier
Army: Brigadier
RAF: Air Commodore
Level 5104,198
Level 4103,178
Level 3102,170
Level 2101,158
Level 1100,146
OF 5 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Captain
Royal Marines: Colonel
Army: Colonel
RAF: Group Captain
Level 992,381
Level 891,335
Level 790,290
Level 689,248
Level 588,207
Level 487,166
Level 386124
Level 285,079
Level 184,037
OF 4 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Commander
Royal Marines: Lieutenant Colonel
Army: Lieutenant Colonel
RAF: Wing Commander
Level 980,320
Level 879,281
Level 778,242
Level 677,212
Level 573,019
Level 472,108
Level 371,196
Level 270,285
Level 169,366
OF 3 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant Commander
Royal Marines: Major
Army: Major
RAF: Squadron Leader
Level 959,191
Level 857,966
Level 756,750
Level 655,530
Level 554,301
Level 453,085
Level 351,856
Level 250,644
Level 149,424
OF 2 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: Lieutenant
Royal Marines: Captain
Army: Captain
RAF: Flight Lieutenant
Level 946,660
Level 846,131
Level 745,592
Level 644,538
Level 543,474
Level 442,419
Level 341,351
Level 240,287
Level 139,236
OF 1 RangeJPA ANNUAL
Royal Navy: See chart below
Royal Marines: See chart below
Army: See chart below
RAF: See chart below
Level 1033,842
Level 933,032
Level 832,231
Level 731,426
Level 630,617
Level 525,472
Level 422,570
Level 319,735
Level 218,129
Level 116,633


University Cadet EntrantsJPA ANNUAL
Level 419,040
Level 317,485
Level 215,629
Level 113,679

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

RATES OF PAY EFFECTIVE FROM 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016. The rates are subject to change without notice. Information gathered from the Armed Forces' Pay Reveiw Body's 44th Report released March 12, 2015.

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