Military pay and compensation is a critical component of military service. Fortunately, we can help service members answer their most pressing pay questions from articles, pay charts, pay calculators and more. The articles and tools in the links below are designed guide user through the pay maze such as determining pay dates, BAH and special pay.
Types of Military Pay
Military Pay is based on a service members pay-grade, length of service, duties,and location.
2019 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
Each year the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is updated to meet current housing costs in military housing areas (MHAs).
Military pay includes a number of components including allowances. These allowances can be a major portion of a service members pay based on location, status and pay-grade.
The Military Retirement System
There are 4 different retirement pay systems depending on when you joined the military. We explain them here.
Retired Military Pay Increases
Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation.