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Regular Military Compensation

Years of Service
Years of Service 14 - 26
Years of Service 28 - 40

Regular Military Compensation is the average annual military salary earned by service members. These figures combine basic pay, the Basic Allowance for Subsistence and the Basic Allowance for Housing. They also include the tax advantage from untaxed allowances. They do not include the overseas housing allowance or the overseas cost-of-living allowance. A blank cell indicates that none of the services reported any members having that combination of service and grade. Average military salaries as of Jan. 1:

Grade < 2 2 3 4 6 8 10 12
Commissioned Officers
O-10 - - - - - - -  
O-9 - - - - - - - -
O-8 - - - - - - - -
O-7 - - - - - -   -
O-6 - - - - - - 117,387.63 117,387.63
O-5 - - - - 102,703.26 104,473.03 108,352.75 111,199.77
O-4 76,161.26 83,511.40 87,194.16 88,032.70 91,584.12 95,513.09 100,481.70 104,372.78
O-3 66,602.73 72,121.58 75,804.39 80,318.79 82,933.89 85,901.18 87,851.48 91,124.12
O-2 57,074.84 62,355.41 68,561.71 70,129.20 71,112.04 71,112.04 71,112.04 71,112.04
O-1 49,869.85 51,251.02 58,545.84 58,545.84 58,545.84 58,545.84 58,545.84 58,545.84
Commissioned officers with more than four years of active duty as warrant officers or enlisted members
O-3E - - - 81,687.51 84,346.53 87,330.86 89,302.66 92,612.53
O-2E - - - 73,133.63 74,116.47 75,675.27 78,303.27 80,333.67
O-1E - - - 62,029.65 64,882.26 66,429.85 67,992.75 69,524.32
Warrant Officers
W-5 - - - - - - - -
W-4 - - - - - - - -
W-3 - - - - - 73,303.91 76,848.82 78,515.62
W-2 - 61,157.65 62,199.10 62,919.25 65,232.65 68,724.15 70,435.35 72,124.12
W-1 50,065.35 53,531.03 54,467.37 56,412.91 58,710.76 62,060.34 63,574.19 65,680.55
Enlisted Members
E-9 - - - - - - - -
E-8 - - - - - - - 70,895.91
E-7 - - - 59,089.87 60,415.66 62,692.26 63,962.78 66,218.31
E-6 47,975.87 50,733.24 52,062.74 53,341.55 54,678.66 57,670.71 58,819.55 61,040.91
E-5 43,361.16 45,053.17 46,351.01 47,678.08 49,741.65 51,897.32 53,648.61 53,866.54
E-4 39,321.22 40,449.68 41,681.86 42,906.85 44,059.40 44,059.40 44,059.40 44,059.40
E-3 37,555.17 38,790.73 40,052.98 40,052.98 40,052.98 40,052.98 40,052.98 -
E-2 36,174.97 36,174.97 36,174.97 36,174.97 36,174.97 36,174.97 36,174.97 -
E-1 33,870.55 33,870.55 33,870.55 33,870.55 33,870.55 33,870.55 33,870.55 -
E-1 with less than four months of service: 32,567.87

Grade 14 16 18 20 22 24 26
Commissioned Officers
O-10 - - - - - - -
O-9 - - - - - - -
O-8 - - - - - 187,136.11 187,136.11
O-7 - - - - - 169,423.36 170,094.63
O-6 122,457.22 131,041.04 135,815.16 140,510.52 143,181.72 145,888.92 151,152.65
O-5 114,877.01 120,490.36 123,125.74 125,687.66 128,511.36 128,511.36 128,511.36
O-4 107,073.13 108,623.10 109,523.22 109,523.22 109,523.22 109,523.22 109,523.22
O-3 92,851.38 92,851.38 92,851.38 92,851.38 92,851.38 92,851.38 92,851.38
O-2 71,112.04 71,112.04 71,112.04 - - - -
O-1 58,545.84 - - - - - -
Commissioned officers with more than four years of active duty as warrant officers or enlisted members
O-3E 95,429.00 97,054.12 99,272.37 99,272.37 99,272.37 99,272.37 99,272.37
O-2E 81,845.67 81,845.67 81,845.67 81,845.67 81,845.67 - -
O-1E 71,621.28 71,621.28 71,621.28   - - -
Warrant Officers
W-5 - - - 105,306.43 109,597.08 112,789.74 116,258.33
W-4 87,438.29 90,360.92 92,843.28 95,290.89 98,936.63 101,947.88 105,388.72
W-3 80,441.62 82,428.82 86,051.05 88,555.53 90,063.08 91,727.99 94,001.64
W-2 74,176.12 75,778.12 77,236.12 78,971.32 80,116.12 81,026.92 -
W-1 67,741.39 69,358.76 70,841.96 - - - -
Enlisted Members
E-9   83,347.80 85,110.09 87,989.89 90,472.44 93,183.23 97,377.48
E-8 72,274.95 73,766.20 76,449.87 77,807.07 80,118.27 81,399.87 84,589.47
E-7 68,041.68 69,284.75 70,596.46 71,106.93 72,812.10 73,723.52 77,186.72
E-6 61,718.83 62,209.58 62,783.37 62,783.37 62,783.37 62,783.37 62,783.37
E-5 53,866.54 53,866.54 53,866.54 53,866.54 53,866.54 53,866.54 -
E-4 44,059.40 44,059.40 44,059.40 - - - -
E-3 - - - - - - -
E-2 - - - - - - -
E-1 - - - - - - -
E-1 with less than four months of service: 32,567.87

 

Grade 28 30 32 34 36 38 40
Commissioned Officers
O-10 - 215,894.80 215,894.80 215,894.80 215,894.80 215,894.80 215,894.80
O-9 202,553.37 210,531.63 210,531.63 215,801.43 215,801.43 215,801.43 215,801.43
O-8 187,136.11 190,898.13 190,898.13 194,730.04 194,730.04 194,730.04 194,730.04
O-7 170,094.63 172,752.93 172,752.93 172,752.93 172,752.93 172,752.93 172,752.93
O-6 151,152.65 153,417.73 153,417.73 153,417.73 153,417.73 153,417.73 153,417.73
O-5 128,511.36 128,511.36 128,511.36 128,511.36 128,511.36 128,511.36 128,511.36
O-4 109,523.22 109,523.22 109,523.22 109,523.22 - - -
O-3 - - - - - - -
O-2 - - - - - - -
O-1 - - - - - - -
Commissioned officers with more than four years of active duty as warrant officers or enlisted members
O-3E 99,272.37 99,272.37 99,272.37 - - - -
O-2E - - - - - - -
O-1E - - - - - - -
Warrant Officers
W-5 116,258.33 120,789.23 120,789.23 125,367.42 125,367.42 130,073.85 130,073.85
W-4 105,388.72 107,123.32 107,123.32 107,123.32 107,123.32 107,123.32 107,123.32
W-3 94,001.64 94,001.64 94,001.64 - - - -
W-2 - - - - - - -
W-1 - - - - - - -
Enlisted Members
E-9 97,377.48 101,227.51 101,227.51 105,276.71 105,276.71 109,528.58 109,528.58
E-8 84,589.47 - - - - - -
E-7 77,186.72 - - - - - -
E-6 62,783.37 - - - - - -
E-5 - - - - - - -
E-4 - - - - - - -
E-3 - - - - - - -
E-2 - - - - - - -
E-1 - - - - - - -
E-1 with less than four months of service: 32,567.87