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Special Pay for Medical and Dental Officers

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If you are a health professional officer you may be entitled to special pay. The following is a summary of what you need to know about special pay for health professionals:

Active-Duty Agreement

An officer may not be paid any of the additional special pays unless the officer first agrees to remain on active duty for a period of not less than one year beginning on the date the officer accepts the award of such special pay.

Monthly Variable Special Pay (Medical Officers)

Pay Grade
Under 3
3 but less than 6
6 but less than 8
8 but less than 10
Intern
100.00
To O-6 (not an intern)
416.66
1000.00
958.33
Above O-6
583.33
583.33
583.33
583.33

Monthly Variable Special Pay (Medical Officers)

Pay Grade
10 but less than 12
12 but less than 14
14 but less than 18
18 but less than 22
22 and over
To O-6 (not an intern)
916.67
833.33
750.00
666.66
583.33
Above O-6
583.33
583.33
583.33
583.33
583.33

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Monthly Board Certified Special Pay

Pay Grade
Under 10
10 but less than 12
12 but less than 14
14 but less than 18
18 and over
All Grades
208.33
291.67
333.33
416.66
500.00

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Annual Incentive Special Pay

Health Professional Specialty:
Annual Amount
Aerospace Med
20,000.00
Anesthesiology
36,000.00
Cardiology
36,000.00
Dermatology
20,000.00
Emergency medicine
26,000.00
Family practice
20,000.00
Gastroenterology
26,000.00
General surgery
29,000.00
Internal medicine
20,000.00
Neurology
20,000.00
Neurosurgery
36,000.00
OB/GYN
31,000.00
Ophthalmology
28,000.00
Orthopedics
36,000.00
Otolaryngology
30,000.00
Pathology
20,000.00
Pediatrics
20,000.00
Prev/Occ/Phys Med
20,000.00
Psychiatry
20,000.00
Pulminary/IM-Critical
23,000.00
Radiology
36,000.00
Subspecialty Cat I
36,000.00
Subspecialty Cat II
28,000.00
Subspecialty Cat III
23,000.00
Subspecialty Cat IV
20,000.00
Urology
28,000.00

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