2019 VA Disability Compensation Rates

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VA Disability Rates

The following tables show the 2019 VA disability rates for veterans with a rating 10 percent or higher. (Effective Dec. 1, 2018)

Dependents Allowance:

In addition veterans entitled to compensation whose disability is rated as 30 percent or more, are entitled to additional compensation for dependents as follows (monthly amounts):

You may also be interested in: Dependency & Indemnity Compensation a VA benefit for survivors of disabled veterans.

10 - 20% Disability

Percentage Rate
10% $140.05
20% $276.84

30 - 60% Disability (Without Children)

Dependent Status

30%

40%

50%

60%

Veteran Alone $428.83 $617.73 $879.36 $1,113.86
Veteran with Spouse Only $479.83 $685.73 $964.36 $1,215.86
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $520.83 $739.73 $1,032.36 $1,297.86
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $561.83 $793.73 $1,100.36 $1,379.86
Veteran with One Parent $469.83 $671.73 $947.36 $1,195.86
Veteran with Two Parents $510.83 $725.73 $1,015.36 $1,277.86
Additional for A/A spouse (see footnote) $47.00 $62.00 $78.00 $94.00

70 - 100% Disability (Without Children)

Dependent Status

70%

80%

90%

100%

Veteran Alone $1,403.71 $1,631.69 $1,833.62 $3,057.13
Veteran with Spouse Only $1,522.71 $1,767.69 $1,986.62 $3,227.58
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $1,617.71 $1,876.69 $2,109.62 $3,364.37
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $1,712.71 $1,985.69 $2,232.62 $3,501.16
Veteran with One Parent $1,498.71 $1,740.69 $1,956.62 $3,193.92
Veteran with Two Parents $1,593.71 $1,849.69 $2,079.62 $3,330.71
Additional for A/A spouse (see footnote) $109.00 $125.00 $141.00 $156.32

30 - 60% Disability (With Children)

Dependent Status 30% 40% 50% 60%
Veteran with Spouse and Child $516.83 $735.73 $1,026.36 $1,290.86
Veteran with Child Only $462.83 $662.73 $935.36 $1,181.86
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and Child $557.83 $789.73 $1,094.36 $1,372.86
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child $598.83 $843.73 $1,162.36 $1,454.86
Veteran with One Parent and Child $503.83 $716.73 $1,003.36 $1,263.86
Veteran with Two Parents and Child $544.83 $770.73 $1,071.36 $1,345.86
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18 $25.00 $33.00 $42.00 $50.00
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18 (see footnote) $82.00 $109.00 $136.00 $164.00
Additional for A/A spouse (see footnote) $47.00 $62.00 $78.00 $94.00

70 - 100% Disability (With Children)

Dependent Status 70% 80% 90% 100%
Veteran with Spouse and Child $1,609.71 $1,867.69 $2,098.62 $3,352.41
Veteran with Child Only $1,482.71 $1,722.69 $1,935.62 $3,171.12
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and Child $1,704.71 $1,976.69 $2,221.62 $3,489.20
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child $1,799.71 $2,085.69 $2,344.62 $3,625.99
Veteran with One Parent and Child $1,577.71 $1,831.69 $2,058.62 $3,307.91
Veteran with Two Parents and Child $1,672.71 $1,940.69 $2,181.62 $3,444.70
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18 $59.00 $67.00 $76.00 $84.69
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18 (see footnote) $191.00 $218.00 $246.00 $273.58
Additional for A/A spouse (see footnote) $109.00 $125.00 $141.00 $156.32

FOOTNOTES:

  • Rates for each school child are shown separately and not included with compensation rates. All other entries on this chart reflecting a rate for children show the rate payable for children under 18 or helpless. To find the amount payable to a 70% disabled veteran with a spouse and four children, one of whom is over 18 and attending school, add the 70% rate for a veteran with a spouse and 3 children, $1,786.71, and the rate for one school child, $191.00. The total VA disability rate amount payable is $1,977.91.
  • When the veteran has a spouse who is determined to require Aid & Attendance (A/A), add the figure shown as "additional for A/A spouse" to the amount shown. For example, veteran has A/A spouse and 2 minor children and is 70% disabled. Add $109.00, additional for A/A spouse, to the rate for a 70% veteran, $1,668.71 The total amount payable is $1,777.71.

These VA disability rates were provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The original information can be found on the VA website.

VA Travel Reimbursement

Reimbursement for mileage or public transportation may be paid to the following:

  1. Veterans with service-connected disabilities rated at 30% or more;
  2. Veterans traveling for treatment of a service-connected condition;
  3. Veterans receiving a VA pension;
  4. Veterans traveling for scheduled compensation or pension examinations;
  5. Veterans whose income does not exceed the maximum VA pension rate;

Mileage Reimbursement is at the rate of 41.5 cents per mile. These mileage subject to a deductible of $3 for a one way trip, $6 for a round trip, with a maximum of $18 per or the amount after six one-way trips (whichever occurs first) per calendar month. However, these deductibles can be waived if they cause a financial hardship to the veteran.

The deductible is also waived for veterans traveling for scheduled compensation or pension examinations.

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