Monthly Rates of Basic Pay (Commissioned Officer) - effective January 1, 2020 (Note 1 & 2)

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DoD FMR, Vol. 7A, Chapter 1

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MONTHLY RATES OF BASIC PAY (Note 1&2)
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade
(Note 3)
2 or less Over
2
Over
3
Over
4
Over
6
Over
8
O-10
(Note 4)
           
O-9 (Note 4)            
O-8 (Note 4)  11,329.50  11,701.20  11,947.50  12,016.20  12,323.40  12,836.70
O-7 (Note 4)  9,414.30  9,851.40  10,053.90  10,215.00  10,506.00  10,794.00
O-6 (Note 5)  7,139.10  7,842.90  8,357.70  8,357.70  8,389.80  8,749.20
O-5  5,951.40  6,704.40  7,168.20  7,255.50  7,545.60  7,718.40
O-4  5,135.10  5,943.90  6,341.10  6,429.00  6,797.10  7,192.20
O-3 (Note 6)  4,514.70  5,117.70  5,523.30  6,022.80  6,311.70  6,628.20
O-2 (Note 6)  3,901.20  4,442.70  5,116.80  5,289.90  5,398.50  5,398.50
O-1
(Notes 6 & 7)
 3,385.80  3,524.40  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60
 
 
MONTHLY RATES OF BASIC PAY (Note 1&2)
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade
(Note 3)
Over
10
Over
12
Over
14
Over
16
Over
18
Over
20
O-10 (Note 4)            16,608.30
O-9 (Note 4)            16,012.50
O-8 (Note 4)  12,956.40  13,443.60  13,584.00  14,004.00  14,611.80  15,171.90
O-7 (Note 4)  11,126.70  11,458.20  11,791.20  12,836.70  13,719.30  13,719.30
O-6 (Note 5)  8,796.90  8,796.90  9,296.70  10,180.50  10,699.20  11,217.60
O-5  8,099.40  8,379.60  8,740.80  9,293.10  9,555.90  9,816.00
O-4  7,684.20  8,066.70  8,332.50  8,485.50  8,573.70  8,573.70
O-3 (Note 6)  6,832.80  7,169.40  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20
O-2 (Note 6)  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50
O-1
(Notes 6 & 7)
 4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60
 
 
MONTHLY RATES OF BASIC PAY – Continued (Note 1&2)
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade (Note 3) Over
22
Over
24
Over
26
Over
28
Over
30
O-10 (Note 4)  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30
O-9 (Note 4)  16,243.80  16,576.80  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30
O-8 (Note 4)  15,546.00  15,546.00  15,546.00  15,546.00  15,935.40
O-7 (Note 4)  13,719.30  13,719.30  13,789.80  13,789.80  14,065.80
O-6 (Note 5)  11,512.80  11,811.90  12,390.90  12,390.90  12,638.40
O-5  10,111.20  10,111.20  10,111.20  10,111.20  10,111.20
O-4  8,573.70  8,573.70  8,573.70  8,573.70  8,573.70
O-3 (Note 6)  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20
O-2 (Note 6)  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50
O-1
(Notes 6 & 7)
 4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60
 
 
MONTHLY RATES OF BASIC PAY – Continued (Note 1&2)
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade (Note 3) Over
32
Over
34
Over
36
Over
38
Over
40
O-10 (Note 4)  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30
O-9 (Note 4)  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30  16,608.30
O-8 (Note 4)  15,935.40  16,333.20  16,333.20  16,333.20  16,333.20
O-7 (Note 4)  14,065.80  14,065.80  14,065.80  14,065.80  14,065.80
O-6 (Note 5)  12,638.40  12,638.40  12,638.40  12,638.40  12,638.40
O-5  10,111.20  10,111.20  10,111.20  10,111.20  10,111.20
O-4  8,573.70  8,573.70  8,573.70  8,573.70  8,573.70
O-3 (Note 6)  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20  7,345.20
O-2 (Note 6)  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50  5,398.50
O-1
(Notes 6 & 7)
 4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60  4,260.60

 
  
NOTES:
1.   Basic pay rate for Academy Cadets/Midshipmen and ROTC members/applicants is $1,185.00.
2.   The amount of the maximum combat zone tax exclusion in effect for a qualifying month equals the sum of the basic pay for the senior enlisted member (grade E-9) payable (Basic Pay – Enlisted, Note 3) and the amount of hostile fire or imminent danger pay actually payable to the officer for the qualifying month.
3.   For rank titles, see Volume 7A Comparable Grades.
4.   Basic pay is limited to the rate of basic pay for level II of the Executive Schedule in effect during calendar year 2021, which is $16,608.30 per month for officers at pay grades O-7 through O-10.  This includes officers serving as:
      a. Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff;
      b. Chief of Staff of the Army;
      c. Chief of Naval Operations;
      d. Chief of Staff of the Air Force;
      e. Commandant of the Marine Corps;
      f. Chief of Space Operations;
      g. Commandant of the Coast Guard;
      h. Chief of the National Guard Bureau; or
      i. Commander of a unified or specified combatant command (as defined in 10 U.S.C. 161(c)).
5.   Basic pay for pay grades O-6 and below is limited to the rate of basic pay for Level V of the Executive Schedule during calendar year 2021, which is $13,475.10.
6.   O-1, O-2, and O-3 rates do not apply to commissioned officers who have been credited with over 4 years (i.e., at least 4 years and 1 day) of active duty service as an enlisted member or as a warrant officer or as both an enlisted member and a warrant officer.
7.   These rates or, when applicable, the O-1E rates in Basic Pay – Officers (O1, O2 and O3) with more than 4 years of creditable service apply during periods of active service while as a DOM student of the USUHS.  Also see subparagraph 010202.A.8.