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Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay

US Marine Corps EOD Technicians

Non-Air Crewmembers:
Servicemembers, who under competent orders, perform hazardous duties such as:flying duty as non-crewmembers, parachute jumping, demolition of explosives, handle toxic fuels, engage in flight deck duty or experimental stress duty, and so on earn $150 per month. There is one exception to the $150 per month for parachute jumping, is the authority to bestow $225 per month for HALO jumps.

Servicemembers that meet the requirements for more than one type of hazardous duty pay during the same period are entitled to receive a maximum of two types of hazardous duty pay. This presumes that the individual in question was assigned to a unit whose mission involves the performance of both types of hazardous duties.

Air Crewmembers:
Servicemembers that perform flight duties as aircrewmembers and meet their services operational requirements are eligible for a form of Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay - more commonly known as flight pay.  The following table reflects the current level of HDIP for each paygrade.

Hazardous Duty (Crew Member Non-AWAC)
Pay Grade Amount Pay Grade Amount Pay Grade Amount
O-10 150.00 O-2 150.00 E-8 240.00
O-9 150.00 O-1 150.00 E-7 240.00
O-8 150.00 W-5 250.00 E-6 215.00
O-7 150.00 W-4 250.00 E-5 190.00
O-6 250.00 W-3 175.00 E-4 165.00
O-5 250.00 W-2 150.00 E-3 150.00
O-4 225.00 W-1 150.00 E-2 150.00
O-3 175.00 E-9 240.00 E-1 150.00

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