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U.S. Uniformed Services Pay Grades

Pay grades[1] are used by the eight uniformed services of the United States[2] (in order of precedence per US law: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps) to determine wages and benefits based on the corresponding military rank of a member of the services. While different titles or ranks may be used among the eight uniformed services, pay grades are uniform and equivalent between the services and can be used to quickly determine seniority among a group of members from different services.[3] They are also essential when determining a member's entitlements such as basic pay and allowances.[4]

Structure

Pay grades are divided into three groups:[1] enlisted (E), warrant officer (W), and officer (O). Enlisted pay grades begin at E-1 and end at E-9; warrant officer pay grades originate at W-1 and terminate at W-5; and officer pay grades start at O-1 and finish at O-11 (although O-11 has not been used since General of the Army Omar Bradley died in 1981;[5] currently O-10 is the highest authorized pay grade and pay grade O-11 appears nowhere in Title 10 of the US Code pertaining to authorized distribution of general/flag officers,[6] nor within various documents establishing rates of pay[7][1][8]). Not all of the uniformed services use all of the grades; for example, the Navy and Coast Guard (USCG) have authority to use, but do not use the grade W-1 (the USCG also chooses not to use W-5[9][10]), and the Air Force (USAF) discontinued appointing new warrant officers in 1959 (although the last USAF warrant officer did not retire until 1992).[11]

Although authorized to do so, currently, neither the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), nor the Public Health Service (USPHS), use any of the enlisted or warrant officer grades.[6][12][13][14][15] (However, in October 2004, the USPHS initiated "a program to establish a cadre of Warrant Officers to support the long-established Commissioned Corps of the PHS." As of 1 February 2014 the program was still in development.)[16] Additionally, while not formally established as one of the eight uniformed services, the Maritime Service (which provides officers serving in the Maritime Administration and as administrators and instructors at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), and the six state-operated maritime academies)[17][18] is also authorized, but does not currently employ, enlisted[19] or warrant officer grades.[20]

Officers in pay grades O-1, O-2, and O-3 with more than four years of prior cumulative service (creditable toward both length of service and retirement) in an enlisted or warrant officer grade are paid "... the special rate of basic pay for pay grade O-1E, O-2E, or O-3E,"[21] respectively.[4] This benefit does not affect their rank and is used simply for reward and incentive purposes in recognition of their prior enlisted (or warrant officer) experience. A cumulative total of 1,440 days of creditable Federal active duty and/or reserve inactive duty for training days is required to qualify.[22][23]

Warrant Officer-1 pay grade is normally reserved for officers appointed using a "warrant"[3][24] rather than a "commission"[25][26] by the Secretary of Defense or by each of the service secretaries, using authority delegated from the President,[27] to an intermediate rank between enlisted non-commissioned officers and commissioned officers (starting at W-2).[10] However, appointments to this grade can by made by commission by the service secretaries, defense secretary, or the President,[24] but this is more uncommon. By law, regulation, and traditional customs and courtesies across the military services, warrant officers serving in pay grade W-1 have the same privileges as commissioned officers (with certain exceptions grounded in the distinction required in the Constitution that all "officers of the United States" be commissioned,[28] which affects the command authority and specific standing of warrant officer-1's under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and the Manual for Courts-Martial).[29][11][30][31][32]

While those officers appointed by the President directly as cadets or midshipmen at four of the Federal Service Academies (US Military Academy; US Naval Academy; US Air Force Academy; US Coast Guard Academy) are members of the Regular Component of their Service,[3] serving on active duty, they hold neither a commission nor a warrant of appointment, nor are they appointed to an enlisted grade or rank.[33] US statutes no longer include any pay grade for cadets or midshipmen;[1] as "inchoate officers,"[34][35] appointed using the Appointments Clause of the US Constitution[36] as "inferior officers," they are recognized as having only a precedence below the most junior warrant officer, and above the enlisted grades, and almost entirely lack any authority over any other servicemembers (including other cadets and midshipmen) except for specific internal Academy functions, or very narrowly drawn training purposes while serving with their Service for leadership and skills development.[31]

Those officers appointed to attend the US Merchant Marine Academy (the fifth Federal Service Academy), by the Administrator of the Maritime Administration (within the Department of Transportation),[37][38] will also be appointed by the Secretary of the Navy directly as Midshipmen, US Navy Reserve, without enlistment.[39] Additionally, the Service Secretaries will appoint the cadets or midshipmen of the Senior Reserve Officers Training Corps (SROTC),[40][41] but unlike the cadets and midshipmen of each Federal Service Academy, SROTC are first enlisted into the reserve component of their respective service.[42][43][44][3][45][46] Cadets and midshipmen from both the USMMA and SROTC are appointed as "inchoate officers"[34][35] without a commission or warrant,[34] but unlike the other four Federal service academies, they are also appointed under Article II as "inferior officers" in their respective reserve component,[36] and only serve on active duty during authorized training events (typically the "Sea Year" for USMMA midshipmen,[19] or for SROTC during the summers between years of college).[4][47][43] They share the ill-defined precedence, and lack of statutory pay grade, of cadets and midshipmen of the Academies, and have even less apparent authority (since they are generally not in any official duty status) beyond their internal USMMA and ROTC requirements, although they--like the cadets and midshipmen serving in the Regular Component at the Federal Service Academies--have the innate potential to command troops in emergencies, and otherwise perform duties far beyond their academic environment, as required by competent authorities.[19][31][32][33][34][35][42]

For both types of cadets and midshipmen, Academy Cadets/Midshipmen and SROTC members/applicants, without a statutory pay grade, their Basic pay rate is: $1,087.80, effective 1 January 2018, which is: "... the monthly rate equal to 35 percent of the basic pay of a commissioned officer in the pay grade O-1 with less than two years of service ..."[48][22][47]

For pay tables and information on specific pay grade wages and entitlements for members of the uniformed services, see United States military pay.

Equivalent grades in NATO armed forces

The enlisted grades correspond with the NATO rank codes,[49] with E-1 being equivalent to OR-1, E-2 equivalent to OR-2, and so on. The officer grades are all one higher than their NATO equivalent (except O-1) as the O-1 and O-2 grades are both equivalent to the NATO code of OF-1. Hence O-3 is equivalent to OF-2, O-4 is equivalent to OF-3, and so on. U.S. warrant officer grades (W-1 through W-5) are depicted in the NATO system as WO-1 through WO-5. The United States is the only nation that has officers in this category.

Enlisted pay grades

Rank by Branch of Service[1][7]
Uniformed services pay grade E-9 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-1
 United States Army[50]
USA SEAC (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-09a (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-09b (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-09c (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-08a (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-08b (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-07 (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-06 (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-05 (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-04a (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-04b (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-03 (Army greens).svg Army-USA-OR-02 (Army greens).svg No insignia
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Sergeant Major of the Army Command sergeant major Sergeant major First sergeant Master sergeant Sergeant first class Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Specialist Private first class Private Private


 United States Marine Corps[51]
No insignia yet USMC-E9-SGMMC (Service).svg USMC-E9-SGM (Service).svg USMC-E9-MGyS (Service).svg USMC-E8-1SG (Service).svg USMC-E8-MSG (Service).svg USMC-E7 (Service).svg USMC-E6 (Service).svg USMC-E5 (Service).svg USMC-E4 (Service).svg USMC-E3 (Service).svg USMC-E2 (Service).svg No Insignia
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sergeant major Master gunnery sergeant First sergeant Master sergeant Gunnery sergeant Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private first class Private


 United States Navy
No insignia yet MCPON FMCPO FMCPO E-9 E-8 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 No insignia
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Fleet/force master chief petty officer Command master chief petty officer Master chief petty officer Command senior chief petty officer Senior chief petty officer Chief petty officer Petty officer first class Petty officer second class Petty officer third class Seaman Seaman apprentice Seaman recruit


Uniformed services pay grade E-9 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-1
 United States Air Force
USAF SEAC.svg E9d USAF CMSAF.svg USAF Senior Enlisted Advisor for the National Guard Bureau.svg E9c USAF CCMS.svg E9b USAF 1STSGT3.svg E9a USAF CMSGT.svg E8b USAF 1STSGT2.svg E8a USAF SMSGT.svg E7b USAF 1STSGT1.svg E7a USAF MSGT.svg E6 USAF TSGT.svg E5 USAF SSGT.svg E4 USAF SAM.svg E3 USAF AM1.svg E2 USAF AM.svg No insignia
Senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman Chief master sergeant of the Air Force Senior enlisted advisor to the chief of the National Guard Bureau Command chief master sergeant First sergeant Chief master sergeant First sergeant Senior master sergeant First sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Staff sergeant Senior airman Airman first class Airman Airman basic


 United States Space Force
USAF SEAC.svg USSF SEASF.svg E9c USAF CCMS.svg E9b USAF 1STSGT3.svg E9a USAF CMSGT.svg E8b USAF 1STSGT2.svg E8a USAF SMSGT.svg E7b USAF 1STSGT1.svg E7a USAF MSGT.svg E6 USAF TSGT.svg E5 USAF SSGT.svg E4 USAF SAM.svg E3 USAF AM1.svg E2 USAF AM.svg No insignia
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Chief master sergeant of the Space Force Command chief master sergeant First sergeant Chief master sergeant First sergeant Senior master sergeant First sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Sergeant Specialist 4 Specialist 3 Specialist 2 Specialist 1


 U.S. Coast Guard
MCPOCG MCPOCG CMC MCPO E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-2
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Command master chief petty officer Master chief petty officer Senior chief petty officer Chief petty officer Petty officer first class Petty officer second class Petty officer third class Seaman Seaman apprentice Seaman recruit


Uniformed services pay grade E-9 E-8 E-7 E-6 E-5 E-4 E-3 E-2 E-1

Note: The Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps consist entirely of commissioned officers and do not use any of the enlisted (or warrant officer) pay grades.

Schedule 8 - Pay of the Uniformed Services Part I--Monthly Basic Pay (as of 1 January 2018)[a][53][48][22]
Pay
Grade
Years of Service (computed under 37 U.S.C. 205)
2 or fewer Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6 Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18
E-1[i] $1,514
.70
E-1[ii] $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30 $1,638
.30
E-2 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30 $1,836
.30
E-3 $1,931
.10 $2,052
.30 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80 $2,176
.80
E-4 $2,139
.00 $2,248
.50 $2,490
.60 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50 $2,596
.50
E-5 $2,332
.80 $2,490
.00 $2,610
.30 $2,733
.30 $2,925
.30 $3,125
.70 $3,290
.70 $3,310
.50 $3,310
.50 $3,310
.50 $3,310
.50
E-6 $2,546
.40 $2,802
.30 $2,925
.90 $3,046
.20 $3,171
.60 $3,453
.60 $3,563
.70 $3,776
.70 $3,841
.50 $3,888
.90 $3,944
.10
E-7 $2,944
.20 $3,213
.30 $3,336
.60 $3,499
.20 $3,626
.70 $3,845
.10 $3,968
.40 $4,186
.80 $4,368
.90 $4,493
.10 $4,625
.10
E-8 $4,235
.40 $4,422
.60 $4,538
.70 $4,677
.30 $4,828
.20 $5,099
.70
E-9[iii] $5,173
.80 $5,290
.80 $5,439
.00 $5,612
.40 $5,788
.20
  1. ^ Applies to personnel who have served less than 4 months on active duty.
  2. ^ Applies to personnel who have served 4 months or more on active duty.
  3. ^ For noncommissioned officers serving as Sergeant Major of the Army, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy or Coast Guard, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, or Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, basic pay for this grade is $8,361.00 per month, as of 1 January 2018, regardless of cumulative years of service under 37 U.S.C. 205.[48][54]

Warrant Officer pay grades

Rank by Branch of Service[1][7]
Uniformed services pay grade W-5 W-4 W-3 W-2 W-1
 United States Army
US-Army-CW5.svg US-Army-CW4.svg US-Army-CW3.svg US-Army-CW2.svg US-Army-WO1.svg
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Chief Warrant Officer 4 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Chief Warrant Officer 2 Warrant Officer 1


 United States Marine Corps
USMC CWO5.svg USMC CWO4.svg USMC CWO3.svg USMC CWO2.svg USMC WO1.svg
Chief warrant officer 5 Chief warrant officer 4 Chief warrant officer 3 Chief warrant officer 2 Warrant Officer 1


 United States Navy
US Navy CW5 insignia.svg US Navy CW4 insignia.svg US Navy CW3 insignia.svg US Navy CW2 insignia.svg US Navy WO1 insignia.svg
Chief warrant officer 5 Chief warrant officer 4 Chief warrant officer 3 Chief warrant officer 2 Warrant officer 1


 U.S. Coast Guard
No equivalent USCG CW4 insignia.svg US CG CW3 insignia.svg US CG CW2 insignia.svg No equivalent
Chief warrant officer 4 Chief warrant officer 3 Chief warrant officer 2


Uniformed services pay grade W-5 W-4 W-3 W-2 W-1
Pay
grade
Rank by Branch of Service[1][7]
Army Marine Corps Navy Air Force Space Force Coast Guard Public Health Service
Commissioned Corps
NOAA Commissioned
Officer Corps
W-1 Warrant Officer 1 Warrant Officer 1 Warrant Officer 1 discontinued none not used none none
W-2 Chief Warrant Officer 2 Chief Warrant Officer 2 Chief Warrant Officer 2 discontinued none Chief Warrant Officer 2 none none
W-3 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Chief Warrant Officer 3 discontinued none Chief Warrant Officer 3 none none
W-4 Chief Warrant Officer 4 Chief Warrant Officer 4 Chief Warrant Officer 4 discontinued none Chief Warrant Officer 4 none none
W-5 Chief Warrant Officer 5 Chief Warrant Officer 5 Chief Warrant Officer 5 discontinued none not used none none
Schedule 8 - Pay of the Uniformed Services Part I--Monthly Basic Pay (as of 1 January 2018)[a][48][22]
Pay
Grade[1]
Years of Service (computed under 37 U.S.C. 205)
2 or fewer Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6 Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18
W-1 $3,037
.50 $3,364
.50 $3,452
.40 $3,638
.10 $3,857
.70 $4,181
.70 $4,332
.60 $4,543
.80 $4,751
.70 $4,915
.50 $5,065
.80
W-2 $3,460
.50 $3,787
.80 $3,888
.60 $3,957
.60 $4,182
.30 $4,530
.90 $4,703
.70 $4,873
.80 $5,082
.00 $5,244
.60 $5,391
.90
W-3 $3,910
.80 $4,073
.70 $4,240
.80 $4,296
.00 $4,470
.60 $4,815
.30 $5,174
.10 $5,343
.30 $5,538
.90 $5,739
.90 $6,102
.30
W-4 $4,282
.50 $4,606
.50 $4,738
.50 $4,868
.70 $5,092
.80 $5,314
.50 $5,539
.20 $5,876
.40 $6,172
.50 $6,454
.20 $6,684
.90
W-5

Commissioned Officer pay grades

Rank by Branch of Service[1][7]
Uniformed services pay grade Special grade O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7 O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1 Officer candidate
 United States Army[50]
General of the Army General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant Various No equivalent
General of the Army General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant Cadet / Officer candidate


 United States Marine Corps[51]
No equivalent US Marine 10 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O9 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O8 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O7 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O6 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O5 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O4 shoulderboard-2.svg US Marine O3 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O2 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Marine O1 shoulderboard vertical.svg US Navy OC shoulderboard.svg No equivalent
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant Midshipman / officer candidate
(Various insignia)


 United States Navy
US Navy O11 insignia.svg US Navy O10 insignia.svg US Navy O9 insignia.svg US Navy O8 insignia.svg US Navy O7 insignia.svg US Navy O6 insignia.svg US Navy O5 insignia.svg U.S. Navy O-4 insignia.svg US Navy O3 insignia.svg US Navy O2 insignia.svg US Navy O1 insignia.svg US Navy OC shoulderboard.svg No equivalent
Fleet admiral Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Rear admiral
(lower half)
Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant
(junior grade)
Ensign Midshipman / officer candidate
(Various insignia)


 United States Air Force
US Air Force O11 shoulderboard with seal.svg US Air Force O10 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O9 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O8 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O7 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O6 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O5 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O4 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O3 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O2 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O1 shoulderboard.svg USAFA Vice Wing Commander.svg No equivalent
General of the Air Force General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant Cadet / Officer trainee
(Various insignia)


Uniformed services pay grade Special grade O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7 O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1 Officer candidate
 United States Space Force
No equivalent US Air Force O10 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O9 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O8 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O7 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O6 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O5 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O4 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O3 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O2 shoulderboard.svg US Air Force O1 shoulderboard.svg USAFA Vice Wing Commander.svg No equivalent
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant Cadet / Officer trainee
(Various insignia)


 United States Coast Guard
No equivalent USCG O-10 insignia.svg US CG O9 insignia.svg US CG O8 insignia.svg US CG O7 insignia.svg US CG O6 insignia.svg US CG O5 insignia.svg USCG O-4 insignia.svg USCG O-3 insignia.svg USCG O-2 insignia.svg USCG O-1 insignia.svg Various No equivalent
Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Rear admiral
(lower half)
Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant
(junior grade)
Ensign Cadet / officer candidate


United States Public Health Service
No equivalent US PHS O10 insignia.svg US PHS O9 insignia.svg US PHS O8 insignia.svg US PHS O7 insignia.svg US PHS O6 insignia.svg US PHS O5 insignia.svg US PHS O4 insignia.svg US PHS O3 insignia.svg US PHS O2 insignia.svg US PHS O1 insignia.svg No equivalent
Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Rear admiral
(lower half)
Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant
(junior grade)
Ensign


NOAA
No equivalent
US NOAA O9 insignia.svg US NOAA O8 insignia.svg US NOAA O7 insignia.svg US NOAA O6 insignia.svg US NOAA O5 insignia.svg US NOAA O4 insignia.svg US NOAA O3 insignia.svg US NOAA O2 insignia.svg US NOAA O1 insignia.svg No equivalent
Vice admiral Rear admiral Rear admiral
(lower half)
Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant
(junior grade)
Ensign


Uniformed services pay grade Special grade O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7 O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1 Officer candidate
Schedule 8 - Pay of the Uniformed Services Part I--Monthly Basic Pay (as of 1 January 2015)[i][a][48][22]
Pay
Grade
Years of Service (computed under 37 U.S.C. 205)
2 or fewer Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6 Over 8 Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18
O-1[ii] $2,934
.30 $3,054
.30 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10 $3,692
.10
O-2[ii] $3,380
.70 $3,850
.20 $4,434
.30 $4,584
.00 $4,678
.50 $4,678
.50 $4,678
.50 $4,678
.50 $4,678
.50 $4,678
.50 $4,678
.50
O-3[ii] $4,046
.70 $4,587
.00 $4,787
.10 $5,219
.40 $5,469
.60 $5,744
.10 $5,921
.10 $6,213
.00 $6,365
.40 $6,365
.40 $6,365
.40
O-4 $4,449
.90 $5,151
.30 $5,495
.10 $5,571
.60 $5,890
.50 $6,232
.80 $6,659
.10 $6,990
.60 $7,221
.00 $7,353
.60 $7,430
.10
O-5 $5,157
.60 $5,810
.10 $6,212
.10 $6,288
.00 $6,539
.10 $6,689
.10 $7,019
.10 $7,261
.50 $7,574
.70 $8,053
.80 $8,281
.20
O-6 $6,186
.60 $6,796
.80 $7,242
.90 $7,242
.90 $7,270
.50 $7,582
.20 $7,623
.30 $7,623
.30 $8,056
.50 $8,822
.40 $9,272
.10
O-7 $8,264
.40 $8,648
.40 $8,826
.00 $8,967
.30 $9,222
.90 $9,475
.80 $9,767
.70 $10,059
.00 $10,351
.20 $11,269
.20 $12,043
.80
O-8 $9,946
.20 $10,272
.00 $10,488
.30 $10,548
.60 $10,818
.60 $11,269
.20 $11,373
.90 $11,802
.00 $11,924
.70 $12,293
.40 $12,827
.10
O-9
O-10[iii]
  1. ^ Basic pay for an O-7 to O-10 is limited by Level II of the Executive Schedule in effect during Calendar Year 2018 which is: $15,800.10. This includes officers serving as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Chief of Staff of the Army, Chief of Naval Operations, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Commandant of the Coast Guard, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, or commander of a unified or specified combatant command (as defined in 10 U.S.C. 161(c)). Basic pay for O-6 and below is limited by Level V of the Executive Schedule in effect during Calendar Year 2018 which is: $12,816.60.[22][48]
  2. ^ a b c Does not apply to commissioned officers who have been credited with over 4 years of cumulative creditable Federal active and inactive duty service as an enlisted member or warrant officer.[1][21][22][23]
  3. ^ For officers serving as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Staff of the Army, Chief of Naval Operations, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Commandant of the Coast Guard, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, or commander of a unified or specified combatant command (as defined in 10 U.S.C. 161(c)), basic pay for this grade is calculated to be $21,147.30 per month, regardless of cumulative years of service computed under 37 U.S.C. 205. Nevertheless, actual basic pay for these officers is limited to the rate of basic pay for level II of the Executive Schedule in effect during calendar year 2014, which is $15,800.10 per month.[22][48]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after 1 January 2018[52]

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