Pay Schedule

Defense Finance
and Accounting Service
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To help you plan for 2020, below is a list of the days you should expect to receive your retired or annuitant pay. Retired and annuitant pay is due on the first of the month. However, if the first falls on a weekend or holiday, retirees get paid on last business day of the prior month and annuitants get paid on the first business day of month. For example, payment to retirees for December 2019 will be paid on December 31, 2019. However, annuitants will be paid on January 2, 2020. Please see the chart for each month in 2020.
 
Entitlement Month Retired Pay Date Annuitant Pay Date
September 2019 October 1, 2019 October 1, 2019
October 2019 November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
November 2019 November 29, 2019 December 2, 2019
December 2019 December 31, 2019 January 2, 2020
January 2020 January 31, 2020 February 3, 2020
February 2020 February 28, 2020 March 2, 2020
March 2020 April 1, 2020 April 1, 2020
April 2020 May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
May 2020 June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020
June 2020 July 1, 2020 July 1, 2020
July 2020 July 31, 2020 August  3, 2020
August 2020 September 1, 2020 September 1, 2020
September 2020 October 1, 2020 October 1, 2020
October 2020 October 30, 2020 November 2, 2020
November 2020 December 1, 2020 December 1, 2020
December 2020 December 31, 2020 January 4, 2021

Page updated Oct 29, 2019