Army Colonel PayO-6 Field Officer, U.S. Army
A Colonel is a field officer in the United States Army at DoD paygrade O-6. A Colonel receives a monthly basic pay salary starting at $5,870 per month, with raises up to $10,391 per month after 30 years of service. In addition to basic pay, Colonels may receive additional pay allowances for housing and food, as well as special incentive pay for hostile fire and dangerous duties.
Army Colonel Basic Pay 2016
Army Colonel Monthly Allowance Pay
|Family Separation Allowance||$250.00|
$1,288.80 (full allowance)
$1,556.40 (with dependant)
|Hazardous Duty Allowance||
$150.00 (General Hazard)
|Hostile Fire Pay||$225.00|
Army Colonel Basic Pay Calculator
The Government civilian employee equivalent of a Colonel is paid under the General Schedule paygrade. To see how much civilian government employees earn, learn more about the General Schedule payscale.