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Salary of a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps How much does an E-9 Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps in the Marine Corps get paid?

A Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps is a senior enlisted advisor in the United States Marine Corps at DoD paygrade E-9. A Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps receives a monthly basic pay salary starting at $0 per month, with raises up to $7,845 per month once they have served for over 40 years.

In addition to basic pay, Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corpss may receive additional pay allowances for housing and food, as well as special incentive pay for hostile fire and dangerous duties.


Including the most common pay allowances, the average total compensation for a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps may range from $24,245.74 to $118,382.14 per year as of 2017.

Marine Corps Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps 2017 Salary Marine Corps Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps Basic Pay Table for 2017
Years Experience Monthly Basic Pay Yearly Basic Pay Drill Pay Hazard Pay
Over 10 years$5,052.60 / mo$60,631.20 / yr$168.42 / drill$240.00
Over 12 years$5,166.90 / mo$62,002.80 / yr$172.23 / drill$240.00
Over 14 years$5,311.50 / mo$63,738.00 / yr$177.05 / drill$240.00
Over 16 years$5,481.00 / mo$65,772.00 / yr$182.70 / drill$240.00
Over 18 years$5,652.60 / mo$67,831.20 / yr$188.42 / drill$240.00
Over 20 years$5,926.50 / mo$71,118.00 / yr$197.55 / drill$240.00
Over 22 years$6,158.70 / mo$73,904.40 / yr$205.29 / drill$240.00
Over 24 years$6,402.60 / mo$76,831.20 / yr$213.42 / drill$240.00
Over 26 years$6,776.40 / mo$81,316.80 / yr$225.88 / drill$240.00
Over 28 years$6,776.40 / mo$81,316.80 / yr$225.88 / drill$240.00
Over 30 years$7,114.80 / mo$85,377.60 / yr$237.16 / drill$240.00
Over 32 years$7,114.80 / mo$85,377.60 / yr$237.16 / drill$240.00
Over 34 years$7,470.60 / mo$89,647.20 / yr$249.02 / drill$240.00
Over 36 years$7,470.60 / mo$89,647.20 / yr$249.02 / drill$240.00
Over 38 years$7,844.70 / mo$94,136.40 / yr$261.49 / drill$240.00

Additional Pay & Allowances for an E-9

In addition to Basic Pay, a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps may be eligible to receive several types of allowances and incentive pay.

Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

Basic Allowance for Housing is a monthly payment meant to subsidize a servicemember's housing while deployed. The amount of BAH received each month depends on the location in which they live.

The average Basic Housing Allowance for a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps with dependants is $2,009.85, or $1,652.19 with no dependants.

Basic Allowance for Subsistance (BAS)

All enlisted members of the Marine Corps receive a monthly allowance for food and drink of $368.29.

Enlisted members' BAS is higher than officers' BAS, as enlisted members are generally responsible for buying their own food.

Hazard Pay / Hostile Fire Pay

A Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps may receive hazard pay of $240.00 / mo while serving in an active combat zone or subject to hostile fire or other hazards.


Military Discounts & Benefits for Marines:

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

Salary of a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps Pay Calculator for 2017

As this page shows, the total compensation paid to a Marine Corps Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps is significantly more than just basic pay. This simple pay calculator can estimate the total compensation for a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps by adding basic pay to housing allowance (BAH) and subsistance allowance (BAS), the two largest payments received by most marines.

Marine Corps Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps Pay Calculator Marine Corps Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps Salary Calculator
E-9 Basic Pay with years service $0.00 per year
Average BAH allowance (no dependants) $19,826.26 per year
Average BAS allowance (enlisted) $4,419.48 per year
Total Estimated Compensation $24,245.74 per year

The Government civilian employee equivalent of a Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps is paid under the General Schedule paygrade. To learn more, see this Marine Corps ranks to civilian General Schedule grades conversion table .