If you are deemed a "Career Enlisted Flyer" by your service branch, you may be eligible for Career Enlisted Flyer Incentive Pay (CEFIP).
Operational Flying Duty Requirements
An eligible Navy or Air Force career enlisted flyer must perform operational flying duties for:
- 6 of the first 10,
- 9 of the first 15,
- and 14 of the first 20 years of aviation service
to be eligible for continuous monthly incentive pay under this section.
Monthly Maximum Rates
The monthly rate of any career enlisted flyer incentive pay paid under this section to a member on active duty shall be prescribed by the Secretary concerned, but may not exceed the following:
|Years of Navy or Air Force Aviation Service||Maximum Monthly Rate|
|4 or less||$150|
Note: CEFIP is not transferable between services. For example if you transfer from the Navy to another service you will not continue to receive CEFIP unless you qualify under the new branch's requirements.
Navy and Air Force Reservists may be eligible for CEFIP, but they earn incentive pay at 1/30 of that for active duty members.
The Air Force also offers Critical Skill Incentive Pay (CSIP) to qualified UAS operators or others in critical skill slots.
|Years of Service||Monthly Rate|
|4 or less||$225|
The Army, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, do not currently offer career enlisted flight incentive pay. Flight pay for these services is known as Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay, which is paid as follows:
|Rank||Non-CFIP Monthly Flight Pay|
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