US Army BASIC PAY - 16 to over 32 years

Pay GradeOver 16Over 18Over 20Over 22Over 24Over 26Over 28Over 30Over 32
O-10*115913.2015990.6016323.6016902.6016902.6017747.7017747.70
O-9*113917.6014118.6014408.1014913.3014913.3015659.4015659.40
O-8*112171.6012700.2013187.1013512.3013512.3013512.3013512.3013850.4013850.40
O-7*111157.6011924.7011924.7011924.7011924.7011985.6011985.6012225.3012225.30
O-6*28648.709089.409529.809780.6010034.4010526.7010526.7010736.7010736.70
O-57895.108118.008338.808589.908589.908589.908589.908589.908589.90
O-47208.707283.707283.707283.707283.707283.707283.707283.707283.70
O-36240.006240.006240.006240.006240.006240.006240.006240.006240.00
O-24586.404586.404586.404586.404586.404586.404586.404586.404586.40
O-13619.203619.203619.203619.203619.203619.203619.203619.203619.20
O-336470.706659.406659.406659.406659.406659.406659.406659.406659.40
O-235311.205311.205311.205311.205311.205311.205311.205311.205311.20
O-134493.704493.704493.704493.704493.704493.704493.704493.704493.70
W-57047.907405.507671.607966.507966.508365.208365.20
W-45974.206187.506395.406701.106952.207238.707238.707383.307383.30
W-35313.005648.105874.306009.906153.906349.506349.506349.506349.50
W-24854.304990.805153.705261.105346.305346.305346.305346.305346.30
W-14549.804689.004858.204858.204858.204858.204858.204858.204858.20
E-945194.805357.405617.505837.106068.706422.706422.706743.406743.40
E-84469.104720.504847.705064.605184.905481.005481.005591.405591.40
E-74158.604281.004328.404487.404572.904897.804897.804897.804897.80
E-63599.703650.703650.703650.703650.703650.703650.703650.703650.70
E-53064.203064.203064.203064.203064.203064.203064.203064.203064.20
E-42403.302403.302403.302403.302403.302403.302403.302403.302403.30
E-32014.802014.802014.802014.802014.802014.802014.802014.802014.80
E-21699.801699.801699.801699.801699.801699.801699.801699.801699.80

* Notes:
Rates effective January 1, 2013

  1. Basic pay for an O-7 to O-10 is limited by Level II of the Executive Schedule which is $14,975.10. Basic pay for O-6 and below is limited by Level V of the Executive Schedule which is $12,141.60.
  2. While serving as Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff/Vice Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff, Chief of Navy Operations, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Army/Air Force Chief of Staff, Commander of a unified or specified combatant command, basic pay is $20,937.90. (See note 1 above).
  3. Applicable to O-1 to O-3 with at least 4 years and 1 day of active duty or more than 1460 points as a warrant and/or enlisted member. See Department of Defense Financial Management Regulations for more detailed explanation on who is eligible for this special basic pay rate.
  4. For the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Chief Master Sergeant of the AF, Sergeant Major of the Army or Marine Corps or Senior Enlisted Advisor of the JCS, basic pay is $7,738.80. Combat Zone Tax Exclusion for O-1 and above is based on this basic pay rate plus Hostile Fire Pay/Imminent Danger Pay which is $225.00.
  5. Applicable to E-1 with 4 months or more of active duty. Basic pay for an E-1 with less than 4 months of active duty is $1,402.20.
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