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2008 Conus COLA Rates without Dependents
 

Years of Service < 2 - 12
Years of Service 14 - 26
Years of Service 28 - 40

Service members in 66 high-cost areas across the country qualify for the continental U.S. cost-of-living allowance, or ConUS COLA. The allowance compensates service members for non-housing expenses in areas where these costs exceed the national military average by more than 8 percent. Rates are based, in part, on dependent status. To calculate your monthly allowance, multiply the base rate for your paygrade, years of service and dependent status by the figure next to your duty station in the list of eligible locations. The 2007 rates that took effect Jan. 1:

Years of Service (Less then 2 years through 12)
Grade< 2234681012
Commissioned Officers
O-10--------
O-9--------
O-84141414141414141
O-73838404040414141
O-63435363636363636
O-53031333334343535
O-42830303131333435
O-32627282930303131
O-22425272727272727
O-12121242424242424
Commissioned officers with more than four years of active duty as warrant officers or enlisted members
O-3E---2930303131
O-2E---2727282829
O-1E---2425262626
Warrant Officers
W-5--------
W-42627282828292930
W-32525262626272828
W-22424252525262727
W-12121222224242425
Enlisted Members
E-9------2929
E-8-----262727
E-72122222424252525
E-62021212121222224
E-51920202021212121
E-41919191919191919
E-31919191919191919
E-21919191919191919
E-11919191919191919

Years of Service (14 years through 26)
Grade14161820222426
Commissioned Officers
O-10---41414141
O-9---41414141
O-841414141414141
O-741414141414141
O-637384040414141
O-536373737383838
O-435353535353535
O-333333333333333
O-227272727272727
O-124242424242424
Commissioned officers with more than four years of active duty as warrant officers or enlisted members
O-3E33333434343434
O-2E29292929292929
O-1E27272727272727
Warrant Officers
W-5---34353536
W-430313133333434
W-329293030303031
W-227282828292929
W-125252626262626
Enlisted Members
E-929293030313133
E-827282828292930
E-726262626272728
E-624242424242424
E-521212121212121
E-419191919191919
E-319191919191919
E-219191919191919
E-119191919191919

Years of Service (28 years through 40)
Grade28303234363840
Commissioned Officers
O-1042424242424242
O-942424242424242
O-842424242424242
O-742424242424242
O-642424242424242
O-537373737373737
O-434343434343434
O-331313131313131
O-225252525252525
O-122222222222222
Commissioned officers with more than four years of active duty as warrant officers or enlisted members
O-3E32323232323232
O-2E28282828282828
O-1E26262626262626
Warrant Officers
W-536373737373838
W-433333333333333
W-331313131313131
W-228282828282828
W-125252525252525
Enlisted Members
E-932323233333434
E-828303030303030
E-727272727272727
E-623232323232323
E-521212121212121
E-419191919191919
E-318181818181818
E-218181818181818
E-118181818181818

 

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