United States Marine Corps » Enlisted Ranks and Pay
United States Marine Corps Enlisted Pay (Ordered By Seniority)
|E-1||Private Pay||Starting pay $1,600/mo|
|E-2||Private First Class Pay||Starting pay $1,793/mo|
|E-3||Lance Corporal Pay||Starting pay $1,886/mo - max $2,126/mo with over 10 years' experience|
|E-4||Corporal Pay||Starting pay $2,089/mo - max $2,536/mo with over 10 years' experience|
|E-5||Sergeant Pay||Starting pay $2,278/mo - max $3,233/mo with over 12 years' experience|
|E-6||Staff Sergeant Pay||Starting pay $2,487/mo - max $3,852/mo with over 18 years' experience|
|E-7||Gunnery Sergeant Pay||Starting pay $2,875/mo - max $5,168/mo with over 26 years' experience|
|E-8||Master Sergeant Pay||Starting pay $4,136/mo - max $5,899/mo with over 30 years' experience|
|E-8||First Sergeant Pay||Starting pay $4,136/mo - max $5,899/mo with over 30 years' experience|
|E-9||Master Gunnery Sergeant Pay||Starting pay $5,053/mo - max $7,845/mo with over 38 years' experience|
|E-9||Sergeant Major Pay||Starting pay $5,053/mo - max $7,845/mo with over 38 years' experience|
|E-9||Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps Pay||Starting pay $5,053/mo - max $7,845/mo with over 38 years' experience|
United States Marine Corps Enlisted Pay
Enlisted marines in the United States Marine Corps receive a diverse compensation package, including a variety of benefits and payments. A marines' primary salary consists of monthly basic pay, the amount of which is determined by the marines' Department of Defense paygrade. The twelve enlisted ranks in the Marine Corps range from the entry level DoD paygrade E-1, Private, to paygrade E-9, Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps.
Enlisted marines are eligible for automatic pay raises on a yearly or biyearly basis, depending on their current Marine Corps paygrade. Marines at lower paygrades will reach their maximum basic pay much faster then ranking marines at higher paygrades, who may continue to receive periodic raises for decades of service.
In addition to basic pay, the Marine Corps offers a wide variety of additional allowances, payments, and benefits to enlisted marines including hostile fire pay, hazard pay, housing and food allowances and more. Choose any Marine Corps rank from the table above to view a full basic pay table and detailed information on other applicable payments and allowances.
In addition to basic pay and allowances, active-duty marines, veterans, and even their families are eligible for hundreds of discounts and additional benefits offered by organizations and private companies like JetBlue , United Airlines , Verizon , and hundreds more.Learn more about Military Discounts