2018 Military Pay Charts

Military Pay Charts

The tables below reflects the monthly base pay for all military members while the calculator can compute your personalized base pay plus allowances and special pays.

2018 Pay charts

2018 Active Duty and Drill Pay Charts

For your personalized pay and allowance computation check out our Military Pay Calculator which has been updated to include the 2.4% pay raise.

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).
  • Special Pay(s) (based on occupations: Language Skills, Combat, Flight, Hazardous Duty).

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