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E-8 Noncommissioned Officer, U.S. Army
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A Master Sergeant is a noncommissioned officer in the United States Army at DoD paygrade E-8. A Master Sergeant receives a monthly basic pay salary starting at $3,794 per month, with raises up to $5,411 per month after 30 years of service. In addition to basic pay, Master Sergeants may receive additional pay allowances for housing and food, as well as special incentive pay for hostile fire and dangerous duties.
Army Master Sergeant 2016 Salary Army Master Sergeant Basic Pay 2016
8 years $3,794.10/month
10 years $3,961.80/month
12 years $4,065.60/month
14 years $4,190.40/month
16 years $4,325.10/month
18 years $4,568.40/month
20 years $4,691.70/month
22 years $4,901.70/month
24 years $5,017.80/month
26 years $5,304.60/month
28 years $5,304.60/month
30 years $5,411.10/month
32 years $5,411.10/month
34 years $5,411.10/month
36 years $5,411.10/month
38 years $5,411.10/month
40 years $5,411.10/month
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Army Master Sergeant Bonus Pay Army Master Sergeant Monthly Allowance Pay
Family Separation Allowance $250.00
Food Allowance $325.04
Personal Allowance $15.30 (partial)
$782.40 (full allowance)
$1,036.20 (with dependant)
Hazardous Duty Allowance $240.00 (Aircrew)
$150.00 (General Hazard)
Hostile Fire Pay $225.00
Maximum Allowance $2,076.24
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Yearly salary with years service: $45,529.20 per year

The Government civilian employee equivalent of a Master Sergeant is paid under the General Schedule paygrade. To see how much civilian government employees earn, learn more about the General Schedule payscale.