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United States Marine Corps Officer Pay (Ordered By Seniority)
|O-1||Second Lieutenant Pay||Starting pay $3,035/mo - max $3,819/mo with over 10 years' experience|
|O-2||First Lieutenant Pay||Starting pay $3,497/mo - max $4,839/mo with over 10 years' experience|
|O-3||Captain Pay||Starting pay $4,047/mo - max $6,584/mo with over 14 years' experience|
|O-4||Major Pay||Starting pay $4,603/mo - max $7,685/mo with over 18 years' experience|
|O-5||Lieutenant Colonel Pay||Starting pay $5,334/mo - max $9,063/mo with over 22 years' experience|
|O-6||Colonel Pay||Starting pay $6,399/mo - max $11,328/mo with over 30 years' experience|
|O-7||Brigadier General Pay||Starting pay $8,438/mo - max $12,607/mo with over 30 years' experience|
|O-8||Major General Pay||Starting pay $10,155/mo - max $14,640/mo with over 34 years' experience|
|O-9||Lieutenant General Pay||Starting pay $14,352/mo - max $15,583/mo with over 30 years' experience|
|O-10||General Pay||Starting pay $15,583/mo - max $15,583/mo with over 22 years' experience|
United States Marine Corps Officer Pay
Officers in the U.S. Marine Corps receive a monthly salary called basic pay, determined by the officer's current DoD paygrade. Marine Corps officers range from paygrades O-1, Second Lieutenant, to O-10, General. Marine Corps officers receive automatic pay raises every one to two years based depending on their paygrade, with lower-ranking Marine Corps officers reaching their basic pay ceiling much sooner then higher-ranking officers.
In addition to basic pay, Marine Corps officers are eligible for a wide variety of additional payments, bonuses, and allowances. These include hostile fire pay, food and housing allowance, personal money allowances, hazard pay, and more. Choose any Marine Corps rank from the table above to view a full basic pay chart and detailed information on supplimental allowances and payments.
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