If you are an active duty service member on sea duty, you are entitled to Career Sea special pay at a monthly rate of up to $730.
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If you are an active duty enlisted service member on sea duty, you are entitled to Career Sea special pay, at a monthly rate of up to $750.
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Your actual pay rate depends on your rank and number of years served at sea (Sea Duty), and ranges from $20 to $750.
Sea Pay Premium
Sea pay premium is a special pay that is in addition to career sea pay and is paid for unusually long periods of continuous sea duty. A member entitled to career sea pay who has served 36 consecutive months of sea duty becomes entitled to sea pay premium for the 37^{th} and consecutive months of sea duty.
Sea Pay and Sea Pay Premium is payable to all branches who serve on ships, ship-based aviation units, For detailed information see below.
Navy & Marine Corps Sea Pay Information
Coast Guard Sea Pay Information
Sea Pay Permium is $100 a month and payable to:
Pay Grade |
Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 328 | 347 | 425 | 425 | 458 | 477 |
E-8 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 328 | 347 | 425 | 425 | 458 | 477 |
E-7 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 328 | 347 | 425 | 425 | 458 | 477 |
E-6 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 295 | 321 | 380 | 393 | 425 | 425 |
E-5 | 65 | 78 | 156 | 295 | 321 | 380 | 393 | 425 | 425 |
E-4 | 65 | 78 | 156 | 275 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 |
E-3 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 170 | 190 | 190 | 190 |
E-2 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 |
E-1 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |
Pay Grade |
Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 13 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 490 | 490 | 503 | 516 | 555 | 588 | 620 | 646 | 646 |
E-8 | 490 | 490 | 503 | 516 | 555 | 588 | 620 | 646 | 646 |
E-7 | 490 | 490 | 503 | 516 | 555 | 588 | 620 | 620 | 620 |
E-6 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 464 | 484 | 503 | 523 | 555 | 555 |
E-5 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 |
E-4 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 |
E-3 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 |
E-2 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 |
E-1 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |
Sea Pay Premium is $200 a month and payable to:
Pay Grade |
Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 381 | 400 | 438 | 438 | 469 | 688 |
E-8 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 381 | 400 | 438 | 438 | 469 | 688 |
E-7 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 381 | 400 | 438 | 438 | 469 | 688 |
E-6 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 350 | 375 | 394 | 406 | 438 | 638 |
E-5 | 70 | 80 | 160 | 350 | 375 | 394 | 406 | 438 | 638 |
E-4 | 70 | 80 | 160 | 350 | 363 | 363 | 363 | 363 | 488 |
E-3 | 50 | 60 | 100 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 |
E-2 | 50 | 60 | 75 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 |
E-1 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 |
Pay Grade |
Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 13 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 700 | 700 | 713 | 725 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |
E-8 | 700 | 700 | 713 | 725 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |
E-7 | 700 | 700 | 713 | 725 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |
E-6 | 656 | 656 | 656 | 675 | 694 | 713 | 731 | 750 | 750 |
E-5 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 |
E-4 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 |
E-3 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 |
E-2 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 |
E-1 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 |
Sea Pay Premium is $100 a month and payable to:
Pay Grade |
Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 175 | 190 | 350 | 350 | 375 | 390 |
E-8 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 175 | 190 | 350 | 350 | 375 | 390 |
E-7 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 175 | 190 | 350 | 350 | 375 | 390 |
E-6 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 150 | 170 | 315 | 325 | 350 | 350 |
E-5 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 170 | 315 | 325 | 350 | 350 |
E-4 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |
Pay Grade |
Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 13 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 400 | 400 | 410 | 420 | 450 | 475 | 520 | 520 | 520 |
E-8 | 400 | 400 | 410 | 420 | 450 | 475 | 520 | 520 | 520 |
E-7 | 400 | 400 | 410 | 420 | 450 | 475 | 500 | 500 | 500 |
E-6 | 365 | 365 | 365 | 380 | 395 | 410 | 425 | 450 | 450 |
E-5 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 |
E-4 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |
Sea pay premium for Coast Guard personnel is $100 a month and is payable to all members in paygrades E-4 through O-6.
Buoy Tenders, Construction Tenders, WPB, 140 WTGB, Harbor Tugs, WFRC, WPC, Sea Fighter, CGC MACKINAW, mobile units, law enforcement detachments (LEDETS), tactical law enforcement teams (TACLETS), afloat training groups (ATGS), cutter support teams (CSTS), all other TDY personnel (when vessel is not in a combat zone)
Pay Grade |
Under 2 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 175 | 265 | 305 | 365 | 550 | 580 | 610 | 610 |
E-8 | 160 | 240 | 275 | 330 | 495 | 520 | 545 | 545 |
E-7 | 145 | 220 | 255 | 305 | 460 | 485 | 510 | 510 |
E-6 | 130 | 195 | 225 | 270 | 405 | 425 | 445 | 445 |
E-5 | 110 | 165 | 190 | 230 | 345 | 360 | 380 | 380 |
E-4 | 85 | 130 | 150 | 180 | 270 | 285 | 300 | 300 |
E-3 E-2 |
50 | 75 | 85 | 100 | 150 | 160 | 170 | 170 |
E-1 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 |
Pay Grade |
Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 610 | 610 | 610 | 610 | 610 | 610 | 610 | 610 |
E-8 | 545 | 545 | 545 | 545 | 545 | 545 | 545 | 545 |
E-7 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 |
E-6 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 445 |
E-5 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 |
E-4 | 300 | 300 | 300 | 300 | 300 | 300 | 300 | 300 |
E-3 E-2 |
170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 |
E-1 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 | 20 |
WIX(*), 270' WMEC, 210' WMEC, WMSM, Norwegian CG Exchange Officers (see level 3 exceptions)
(*) COMDT (CG-1) memo dated 11/8/11 authorizes an increase in the sea pay level for the CGC EAGLE from Level One to Level Two effective 12/1/11.
Pay Grade |
Under 2 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 200 | 305 | 350 | 420 | 635 | 665 | 700 | 700 |
E-8 | 185 | 275 | 315 | 380 | 570 | 600 | 625 | 625 |
E-7 | 165 | 255 | 295 | 350 | 530 | 560 | 585 | 585 |
E-6 | 150 | 225 | 260 | 310 | 465 | 490 | 510 | 510 |
E-5 | 125 | 190 | 220 | 265 | 395 | 415 | 435 | 435 |
E-4 | 100 | 150 | 175 | 205 | 310 | 330 | 345 | 345 |
E-3 E-2 |
60 | 85 | 100 | 115 | 175 | 185 | 195 | 195 |
E-1 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 |
Pay Grade |
Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 700 | 700 | 700 | 700 | 700 | 700 | 700 | 700 |
E-8 | 625 | 625 | 625 | 625 | 625 | 625 | 625 | 625 |
E-7 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 |
E-6 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 | 510 |
E-5 | 435 | 435 | 435 | 435 | 435 | 435 | 435 | 435 |
E-4 | 345 | 345 | 345 | 345 | 345 | 345 | 345 | 345 |
E-3 E-2 |
195 | 195 | 195 | 195 | 195 | 195 | 195 | 195 |
E-1 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 | 25 |
Polar Class WAGB, WHEC, WMSL, CGC ALEX HALEY, PATFOR SWA Cutter Crews, USN Exchange Program - officers assigned to USN vessels. All cutters while in designated Combat Zones. Personnel assigned TDY to cutters in designated Combat Zones.
Pay Grade |
Under 2 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 230 | 350 | 405 | 485 | 730 | 750 | 750 | 750 |
E-8 | 215 | 315 | 360 | 435 | 655 | 690 | 720 | 720 |
E-7 | 190 | 295 | 340 | 405 | 610 | 645 | 675 | 675 |
E-6 | 175 | 260 | 300 | 355 | 535 | 565 | 585 | 585 |
E-5 | 145 | 220 | 255 | 305 | 455 | 475 | 500 | 500 |
E-4 | 115 | 175 | 200 | 235 | 355 | 380 | 395 | 395 |
E-3 E-2 |
70 | 100 | 115 | 130 | 200 | 215 | 225 | 225 |
E-1 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 |
Pay Grade |
Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
E-9 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |
E-8 | 720 | 720 | 720 | 720 | 720 | 720 | 720 | 720 |
E-7 | 675 | 675 | 675 | 675 | 675 | 675 | 675 | 675 |
E-6 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 | 585 |
E-5 | 500 | 500 | 500 | 500 | 500 | 500 | 500 | 500 |
E-4 | 395 | 395 | 395 | 395 | 395 | 395 | 395 | 395 |
E-3 E-2 |
225 | 225 | 225 | 225 | 225 | 225 | 225 | 225 |
E-1 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 | 30 |