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Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay

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Hazardous Duty Pay for Non-Aircrew Members

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.

Hazardous Duty Pay for Aircrew Members

Servicemembers that perform flight duties as aircrew members 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