Military Pay

Military pay and compensation is a critical component of military service. Fortunately, we can help service members answer their most pressing pay questions from articles, pay charts, pay calculators and more. The articles and tools in the links below are designed guide user through the pay maze such as determining pay dates, BAH and special pay.

Proposed Pay Raise for 2019

Military Pay Charts for 2018

2018 Military Pay Charts
Check out the 2018 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.

Most Popular Military Pay Articles

Types of Military Pay
Military Pay is based on a service members pay-grade, length of service, duties,and location.
2018 Military Pay Charts
Check out the 2018 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.
Allowances
Military pay includes a number of components including allowances. These allowances can be a major portion of a service members pay based on location, status and pay-grade.
COLA for Retired Pay
Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation.

Top Benefits Articles

2018 Military Pay Charts
Check out the 2018 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.
Military Retired Pay Overview
The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfor...