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Army RanksArmy PayEnlisted RanksEnlisted PayOfficer RanksOfficer Pay
United States Army Pay (Ordered By Seniority)
E-1Army PrivatePrivate PayStarting pay $1,468/mo
E-2Army PrivatePrivate PayStarting pay $1,645/mo
E-3Army Private First ClassPrivate First Class PayStarting pay $1,730/mo - max $1,950/mo after 3 years
E-4Army SpecialistSpecialist PayStarting pay $1,916/mo - max $2,326/mo after 6 years
E-4Army CorporalCorporal PayStarting pay $1,916/mo - max $2,326/mo after 6 years
E-5Army SergeantSergeant PayStarting pay $2,090/mo - max $2,966/mo after 12 years
E-6Army Staff SergeantStaff Sergeant PayStarting pay $2,281/mo - max $3,533/mo after 18 years
E-7Army Sergeant First ClassSergeant First Class PayStarting pay $2,637/mo - max $4,740/mo after 26 years
E-8Army Master SergeantMaster Sergeant PayStarting pay $3,794/mo - max $5,411/mo after 30 years
E-8Army First SergeantFirst Sergeant PayStarting pay $3,794/mo - max $5,411/mo after 30 years
E-9Army Sergeant MajorSergeant Major PayStarting pay $4,635/mo - max $7,196/mo after 38 years
E-9Army Command Sergeant MajorCommand Sergeant Major PayStarting pay $4,635/mo - max $7,196/mo after 38 years
E-9Army Sergeant Major of the ArmySergeant Major of the Army PayStarting pay $4,635/mo - max $7,196/mo after 38 years
W-1Army Warrant Officer 1Warrant Officer 1 PayStarting pay $2,721/mo - max $4,702/mo after 20 years
W-2Army Chief Warrant Officer 2Chief Warrant Officer 2 PayStarting pay $3,100/mo - max $5,174/mo after 24 years
W-3Army Chief Warrant Officer 3Chief Warrant Officer 3 PayStarting pay $3,503/mo - max $6,145/mo after 26 years
W-4Army Chief Warrant Officer 4Chief Warrant Officer 4 PayStarting pay $3,836/mo - max $7,146/mo after 30 years
W-5Army Chief Warrant Officer 5Chief Warrant Officer 5 PayStarting pay $6,821/mo - max $8,926/mo after 38 years
O-1Army Second LieutenantSecond Lieutenant PayStarting pay $2,784/mo - max $3,503/mo after 3 years
O-2Army First LieutenantFirst Lieutenant PayStarting pay $3,207/mo - max $4,439/mo after 6 years
O-3Army CaptainCaptain PayStarting pay $3,712/mo - max $6,039/mo after 14 years
O-4Army MajorMajor PayStarting pay $4,222/mo - max $7,049/mo after 18 years
O-5Army Lieutenant ColonelLieutenant Colonel PayStarting pay $4,893/mo - max $8,313/mo after 22 years
O-6Army ColonelColonel PayStarting pay $5,870/mo - max $10,391/mo after 30 years
O-7Army Brigadier GeneralBrigadier General PayStarting pay $7,919/mo - max $11,832/mo after 30 years
O-8Army Major GeneralMajor General PayStarting pay $9,531/mo - max $13,739/mo after 34 years
O-9Army Lieutenant GeneralLieutenant General PayStarting pay $13,470/mo - max $16,709/mo after 38 years
O-10Army GeneralGeneral PayStarting pay $15,401/mo - max $18,937/mo after 38 years
O-10Army General of the ArmyGeneral of the Army PayStarting pay $15,401/mo - max $18,937/mo after 38 years

United States Army Pay

Soldiers in the United States Army are receive a monthly salary called basic pay at a rate determined by their rank's Department of Defense paygrade. Most Army 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 soldiers are eligible for a variety of supplimental payments and allowances including combat pay, flight pay, and food and housing allowances among others. Choose any Army rank for a full basic pay chart as well as applicable allowances and additional pay.