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List of Military Ranks United States Army Pay (Ordered By Seniority)

E-1Army PrivatePrivate PayStarting pay $1,567/mo
E-2Army Private Second ClassPrivate Second Class PayStarting pay $1,757/mo
E-3Army Private First ClassPrivate First Class PayStarting pay $1,847/mo - max $2,082/mo with over 10 years' experience
E-4Army SpecialistSpecialist PayStarting pay $2,046/mo - max $2,483/mo with over 10 years' experience
E-4Army CorporalCorporal PayStarting pay $2,046/mo - max $2,483/mo with over 10 years' experience
E-5Army SergeantSergeant PayStarting pay $2,231/mo - max $3,166/mo with over 12 years' experience
E-6Army Staff SergeantStaff Sergeant PayStarting pay $2,436/mo - max $3,773/mo with over 18 years' experience
E-7Army Sergeant First ClassSergeant First Class PayStarting pay $2,816/mo - max $5,061/mo with over 26 years' experience
E-8Army Master SergeantMaster Sergeant PayStarting pay $4,051/mo - max $5,778/mo with over 30 years' experience
E-8Army First SergeantFirst Sergeant PayStarting pay $4,051/mo - max $5,778/mo with over 30 years' experience
E-9Army Sergeant MajorSergeant Major PayStarting pay $4,949/mo - max $7,683/mo with over 38 years' experience
E-9Army Command Sergeant MajorCommand Sergeant Major PayStarting pay $4,949/mo - max $7,683/mo with over 38 years' experience
E-9Army Sergeant Major of the ArmySergeant Major of the Army PayStarting pay $4,949/mo - max $7,683/mo with over 38 years' experience
W-1Army Warrant Officer 1Warrant Officer 1 PayStarting pay $2,906/mo - max $5,021/mo with over 20 years' experience
W-2Army Chief Warrant Officer 2Chief Warrant Officer 2 PayStarting pay $3,310/mo - max $5,525/mo with over 24 years' experience
W-3Army Chief Warrant Officer 3Chief Warrant Officer 3 PayStarting pay $3,740/mo - max $6,562/mo with over 26 years' experience
W-4Army Chief Warrant Officer 4Chief Warrant Officer 4 PayStarting pay $4,096/mo - max $7,630/mo with over 30 years' experience
W-5Army Chief Warrant Officer 5Chief Warrant Officer 5 PayStarting pay $7,283/mo - max $9,531/mo with over 38 years' experience
O-1Army Second LieutenantSecond Lieutenant PayStarting pay $2,972/mo - max $3,740/mo with over 10 years' experience
O-2Army First LieutenantFirst Lieutenant PayStarting pay $3,425/mo - max $4,739/mo with over 10 years' experience
O-3Army CaptainCaptain PayStarting pay $3,964/mo - max $6,448/mo with over 14 years' experience
O-4Army MajorMajor PayStarting pay $4,508/mo - max $7,527/mo with over 18 years' experience
O-5Army Lieutenant ColonelLieutenant Colonel PayStarting pay $5,225/mo - max $8,876/mo with over 22 years' experience
O-6Army ColonelColonel PayStarting pay $6,267/mo - max $11,095/mo with over 30 years' experience
O-7Army Brigadier GeneralBrigadier General PayStarting pay $8,264/mo - max $12,348/mo with over 30 years' experience
O-8Army Major GeneralMajor General PayStarting pay $9,946/mo - max $14,339/mo with over 34 years' experience
O-9Army Lieutenant GeneralLieutenant General PayStarting pay $14,057/mo - max $17,437/mo with over 38 years' experience
O-10Army GeneralGeneral PayStarting pay $16,072/mo - max $19,763/mo with over 38 years' experience
O-10Army General of the ArmyGeneral of the Army PayStarting pay $16,072/mo - max $19,763/mo with over 38 years' experience

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.

Military Discounts & Benefits for Soldiers:

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