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2020 Military Pay Charts

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2020 Pay Increase

Military pay saw a 3.1% increase for 2020 compared to 2019 levels. The military pay tables below apply to active members of the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

The calculator above (and related tables below) reflect 2020 monthly pay based on the 3.1% pay raise, which is effective as of January 1, 2020. This pay increase will be reflected in your January 15 paycheck.

2020 Military Pay Charts:

2020 Active Duty Pay Charts

2020 Drill Pay Charts

Factors That Affect Military Pay

  • The Annual Pay Raise
  • Longevity raises virtually every 2 years (based on the number of years in service)
  • Promotions
  • Number of Drill Periods (Guard and Reserve only)
  • Basic Allowance for Housing Increases: BAH (based on location)
  • Basic Allowance for Subsistence Increases: BAS
  • And Special Pay(s) (based on occupations: Language Skills, Combat, Flight, Hazardous Duty)

To calculate your complete military pay, including base pay, BAH and other special pays, use the Military Pay Calculator.

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2020 Military Pay Charts

Check out the 2020 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.