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United States Air Force Pay (Ordered By Seniority)
E-1Air Force Airman BasicAirman Basic PayStarting pay $1,468/mo
E-2Air Force AirmanAirman PayStarting pay $1,645/mo
E-3Air Force Airman First ClassAirman First Class PayStarting pay $1,730/mo - max $1,950/mo after 3 years
E-4Air Force Senior AirmanSenior Airman PayStarting pay $1,916/mo - max $2,326/mo after 6 years
E-5Air Force Staff SergeantStaff Sergeant PayStarting pay $2,090/mo - max $2,966/mo after 12 years
E-6Air Force Technical SergeantTechnical Sergeant PayStarting pay $2,281/mo - max $3,533/mo after 18 years
E-7Air Force Master SergeantMaster Sergeant PayStarting pay $2,637/mo - max $4,740/mo after 26 years
E-8Air Force Senior Master SergeantSenior Master Sergeant PayStarting pay $3,794/mo - max $5,411/mo after 30 years
E-9Air Force Chief Master SergeantChief Master Sergeant PayStarting pay $4,635/mo - max $7,196/mo after 38 years
E-9Air Force Command Chief Master SergeantCommand Chief Master Sergeant PayStarting pay $4,635/mo - max $7,196/mo after 38 years
E-9Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Of The Air ForceChief Master Sergeant Of The Air Force PayStarting pay $4,635/mo - max $7,196/mo after 38 years
O-1Air Force Second LieutenantSecond Lieutenant PayStarting pay $2,784/mo - max $3,503/mo after 3 years
O-2Air Force First LieutenantFirst Lieutenant PayStarting pay $3,207/mo - max $4,439/mo after 6 years
O-3Air Force CaptainCaptain PayStarting pay $3,712/mo - max $6,039/mo after 14 years
O-4Air Force MajorMajor PayStarting pay $4,222/mo - max $7,049/mo after 18 years
O-5Air Force Lieutenant ColonelLieutenant Colonel PayStarting pay $4,893/mo - max $8,313/mo after 22 years
O-6Air Force ColonelColonel PayStarting pay $5,870/mo - max $10,391/mo after 30 years
O-7Air Force Brigadier GeneralBrigadier General PayStarting pay $7,919/mo - max $11,832/mo after 30 years
O-8Air Force Major GeneralMajor General PayStarting pay $9,531/mo - max $13,739/mo after 34 years
O-9Air Force Lieutenant GeneralLieutenant General PayStarting pay $13,470/mo - max $16,709/mo after 38 years
O-10Air Force GeneralGeneral PayStarting pay $15,401/mo - max $18,937/mo after 38 years
O-10Air Force General of the Air ForceGeneral of the Air Force PayStarting pay $15,401/mo - max $18,937/mo after 38 years

United States Air Force Pay

Airmen in the United States Air Force are receive a monthly salary called basic pay at a rate determined by their rank's Department of Defense paygrade. Most Air Force paygrades receive automatic pay raises every one to two years, with lower paygrades reaching maximum pay more quickly then higher paygrades.

In addition to monthly basic pay, all airmen are eligible for a variety of supplimental payments and allowances including combat pay, flight pay, and food and housing allowances among others. Choose any Air Force rank for a full basic pay chart as well as applicable allowances and additional pay.