The military compensation system has over 70 separate types of pay and allowances -- that's a lot to keep track of. Fortunately everything you need to know from Basic Pay, to special pay and allowances (even retired pay) can be found right here.
Now available: The Military Pay App. Military.com has launched a new app that allows you instantaneous access to information about your pay and allowances from your mobile device. Get the free app for Android or iOS.
Fortunately everything you need to know about the military compensation system including:
In general annual military pay raises are linked to the increase in civilian wages. However current laws governing annual pay raises no longer guarantee that military pay will be automatically set above civilian average pay increases.
Check out the Military Pay Charts page to see this year's pay and allowances.
Factors That Affect Your Pay
Did you know, in addition to advancement and promotion, the following factors will influence your pay?
If you are transferring you can bet that your BAH and COLA will probably change.
Active Duty: Active Duty Pay Charts
Guard and Reserve: Guard and Reserve Drill Pay Charts
Historical Pay Charts: Military Pay Charts Dating Back to 1949
Retiree: Retired Pay Overview
Military Retiree Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA): Retiree COLA
Disabled Veteran: Disabled Veteran Benefits Overview
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