Active Duty Enlisted Basic Military Pay Charts 2015

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December 19, 2014, President Obama signed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act into law. The one percent military pay raise for all pay grades O-6 and below will be effective January 1, 2015. Pay is frozen at 2014 levels for pay grades O-7 through O-10.

Base pay is the same across all service branches and is based on rank and time in service, with pay raises according to years of creditable service.

There are two distinct career paths in the military: Commissioned Officers and Enlisted. The pay scales for each reflect their degrees responsibility.

Each military service has its own names for the various enlisted ranks (Navy and Coast Guard are the same). Most enlisted members enter the military at the lowest pay grade (E-1) and climb the pay scale to higher positions with greater pay. Enlisted pay grades range from E-1 through E-9 ("E" represents Enlisted).

To gain the pay advantages of a Commissioned Officer, some enter the military with a higher education degree and begin their military careers through one of the Officer Candidate Schools; some are high school graduates who attend a service academy or a civilian college while participating in an ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program.

Military members receive a monthly base pay which is based on their rank and time in service.

Active duty members receive full-time pay, while guard an reserve members (who are not on active duty) receive part-time pay, or drill pay, depending on the number of drills they perform each month. Military pay is subject to income taxes unless it is earned in a designated combat zone. All branches of the U.S.

military receive the same amount of base pay. This military pay chart can be used to determine Air Force pay, Army pay, Coast Guard pay, Marine pay and/or Navy pay.

he military maintains various other pays that are not included as part of the pay tables below. Additionally, there are certain allowances provided such as Clothing Allowance, Basic Allowance for Housing and Cost of Living Allowance.

The basic pay charts below are for Enlisted Members of the United States Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard for the calender year 2015, beginning January 1st as approved. The pay rates are monthly amounts rounded to the nearest U.S. dollar.

 

               Active Duty Enlisted Basic Military Pay Charts 2015

 

Enlisted basic pay chart less than 2 to over 6 years of service.
Pay Grade                                  Years of Service
2 or lessOver 2Over 3Over 4Over 6
E-727803034315033043424
E-624052646276228762994
E-522032351246425812762
E-420202123223823512452
E-318231938205520552055
E-217341734173417341734
E-11547154715471547

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Enlisted basic pay chart over 8 to over 16 years of service.
Pay Grade                                  Years of Service
Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16
E-9 4885499651355299
E-839994176428544174559
E-736313747395441254242
E-632613365356536273672
E-529523107312631263126
E-424522452245224522452
E-320552055205520552055

 

Enlisted basic pay chart over 18 to over 26 years of service.
Pay Grade                                     Years of Service
Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26
E-954655730595561916552
E-848154945516652895591
E-743674415457846654996
E-637243724372437243724
E-531263126312631263126
E-424522452245224522452
E-320552055205520552055

 

Enlisted basic pay chart over 30 years of service.
Pay Grade                      Years of Service
Over 30Over 34Over 38Over 40
E-9687972237585Make room
E-8570457045704Retire!!

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