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2018 Pay Increase

Military pay saw a 2.4 percent increase for 2018 compared to 2017 levels. The military pay tables below apply to active members of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

The calculator above (and related tables below) reflect 2018 monthly pay based on the 2.4 percent pay raise, which is effective as of January 1, 2018. This pay increase will be reflected in your January 15 paycheck.

2018 Military Pay Charts:

2018 Active Duty Pay Charts

2018 Drill Pay Charts

Factors That Affect Military Pay

  • The Annual Pay Raise
  • Longevity raises virtually every 2 years (based on the number of years in service)
  • Promotions
  • Number of Drill Periods (Guard and Reserve only)
  • Basic Allowance for Housing Increases: BAH (based on location)
  • Basic Allowance for Subsistence Increases: BAS
  • Cost of Living Allowance Increases: COLA (based on location)
  • And Special Pay(s) (based on occupations: Language Skills, Combat, Flight, Hazardous Duty)

To calculate your complete military pay, including base pay, BAH and other special pays, use the Military Pay Calculator.

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