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List of Military Ranks United States Navy Enlisted Pay (Ordered By Seniority)

E-1Navy Seaman RecruitSeaman Recruit PayStarting pay $1,567/mo
E-2Navy Seaman ApprenticeSeaman Apprentice PayStarting pay $1,757/mo
E-3Navy SeamanSeaman PayStarting pay $1,847/mo - max $2,082/mo with over 10 years' experience
E-4Navy Petty Officer Third ClassPetty Officer Third Class PayStarting pay $2,046/mo - max $2,483/mo with over 10 years' experience
E-5Navy Petty Officer Second ClassPetty Officer Second Class PayStarting pay $2,231/mo - max $3,166/mo with over 12 years' experience
E-6Navy Petty Officer First ClassPetty Officer First Class PayStarting pay $2,436/mo - max $3,773/mo with over 18 years' experience
E-7Navy Chief Petty OfficerChief Petty Officer PayStarting pay $2,816/mo - max $5,061/mo with over 26 years' experience
E-8Navy Senior Chief Petty OfficerSenior Chief Petty Officer PayStarting pay $4,051/mo - max $5,778/mo with over 30 years' experience
E-9Navy Master Chief Petty OfficerMaster Chief Petty Officer PayStarting pay $4,949/mo - max $7,683/mo with over 38 years' experience
E-9Navy Command Master Chief Petty OfficerCommand Master Chief Petty Officer PayStarting pay $4,949/mo - max $7,683/mo with over 38 years' experience
E-9Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Of The NavyMaster Chief Petty Officer Of The Navy PayStarting pay $4,949/mo - max $7,683/mo with over 38 years' experience

United States Navy Enlisted Pay

Enlisted seamen in the United States Navy receive a diverse compensation package, including a variety of benefits and payments. A seamen's primary salary consists of monthly basic pay, the amount of which is determined by the seamen's Department of Defense paygrade. The eleven enlisted ranks in the Navy range from the entry level DoD paygrade E-1, Seaman Recruit, to paygrade E-9, Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Navy.

Enlisted seamen are eligible for automatic pay raises on a yearly or biyearly basis, depending on their current Navy paygrade. Seamen at lower paygrades will reach their maximum basic pay much faster then ranking seamen at higher paygrades, who may continue to receive periodic raises for decades of service.

In addition to basic pay, the Navy offers a wide variety of additional allowances, payments, and benefits to enlisted seamen including hostile fire pay, hazard pay, housing and food allowances and more. Choose any Navy rank from the table above to view a full basic pay table and detailed information on other applicable payments and allowances.

Military Discounts & Benefits for Seamen:

In addition to basic pay and allowances, active-duty seamen, 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