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DoD FMR, Vol. 7A, Chapter 1

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2 Or Less to Over 8 Years of Service
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade (Note 2) 2 or less Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 6 Over 8
E-9 (Notes 3 & 4)            
E-8           4,345.50
E-7 3,020.70 3,296.70 3,423.30 3,590.10 3,720.90 3,945.00
E-6 2,612.70 2,875.20 3,002.10 3,125.40 3,254.10 3,543.30
E-5 2,393.40 2,554.80 2,678.10 2,804.40 3,001.50 3,207.00
E-4 2,194.50 2,307.00 2,431.80 2,555.40 2,664.00 2,664.00
E-3 1,981.20 2,105.70 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50
E-2 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00
E-1 (Note 5) 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90

 

Over 10 to Over 20 Years of Service
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade (Note 2) Over 10 Over 12 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18 Over 20
E-9 (Notes 3 & 4) 5,308.20 5,428.50 5,580.30 5,758.20 5,938.80 6,226.50
E-8 4,537.50 4,656.60 4,798.80 4,953.60 5,232.30 5,373.60
E-7 4,071.60 4,295.70 4,482.60 4,609.80 4,745.40 4,797.60
E-6 3,656.40 3,874.80 3,941.40 3,990.00 4,046.70 4,046.70
E-5 3,376.20 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60
E-4 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00
E-3 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50
E-2 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00
E-1 (Note 5) 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90

 

Over 22 to Over 30 Years of Service
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade (Note 2) Over 22 Over 24 Over 26 Over 28 Over 30
E-9 (Notes 3 & 4) 6,470.70 6,726.60 7,119.30 7,119.30 7,474.80
E-8 5,613.90 5,747.40 6,075.60 6,075.60 6,197.70
E-7 4,974.30 5,068.80 5,429.10 5,429.10 5,429.10
E-6 4,046.70 4,046.70 4,046.70 4,046.70 4,046.70
E-5 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60
E-4 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00
E-3 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50
E-2 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00
E-1 (Note 5) 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90

 

Over 32 to Over 40 Years of Service
Cumulative Years of Service
Pay Grade (Note 2) Over 32 Over 34 Over 36 Over 38 Over 40
E-9 (Notes 3 & 4) 7,474.80 7,848.90 7,848.90 8,241.90 8,241.90
E-8 6,197.70 6,197.70 6,197.70 6,197.70 6,197.70
E-7 5,429.10 5,429.10 5,429.10 5,429.10 5,429.10
E-6 4,046.70 4,046.70 4,046.70 4,046.70 4,046.70
E-5 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60 3,396.60
E-4 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00 2,664.00
E-3 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50 2,233.50
E-2 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00 1,884.00
E-1 (Note 5) 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90 1,680.90

 

Notes

  1. Basic pay rate for Academy Cadets/Midshipmen and ROTC members/applicants is $1,150.50.
  2. For rank titles, see Volume 7A Comparable Grades.
  3. Basic pay for senior enlisted member (grade E-9) is $8,844.30 regardless of years of service while serving as:

                a. Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff;
                b. Sergeant Major of the Army;
                c. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy;
                d. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force;
                e. Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps;
                f. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard; or
                g. Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

  1. If a member is placed on terminal leave pending retirement immediately following the completion of service as the senior enlisted member of a Military Department, the member is entitled to the higher senior enlisted pay $8,844.30 up to a maximum of 60 days.  If a member is hospitalized, and during or immediately before such hospitalization, completed service as the senior enlisted member of that Military Department’s Armed Force, the member will continue to be entitled, for not more than 180 days while so hospitalized, to the rate of basic pay authorized for a senior enlisted member.
  2. 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 $1,602.30.

 

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