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VA Disability Pay Rates

The following tables show the 2021 VA disability rates for veterans with a rating 10% or higher. (Effective Dec. 1, 2020)

Dependents Allowance:

In addition veterans entitled to compensation whose disability is rated as 30% or more, are entitled to additional compensation for dependents as follows (monthly amounts):

You may also be interested in: Dependency & Indemnity Compensation a VA benefit for survivors of disabled veterans.

10 - 20% Disability

Percentage Rate
10% $144.14
20% $284.93

30 - 60% Disability (Without Children)

Dependent Status 30% 40% 50% 60%
Veteran Alone $441.35 $635.77 $905.04 $1,146.39
Veteran with Spouse Only $493.35 $705.77 $992.04 $1,251.39
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $535.35 $761.77 $1,062.04 $1,335.39
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $577.35 $817.77 $1,132.04 $1,419.39
Veteran with One Parent $483.35 $691.77 $975.04 $1,230.39
Veteran with Two Parents $525.35 $747.77 $1,045.04 $1,314.39
Additional for A/A spouse  $48.00 $64.00 $81.00 $96.00

70 - 100% Disability (Without Children)

Dependent Status 70% 80% 90% 100%
Veteran Alone $1,444.71 $1,679.35 $1,887.18 $3,146.42
Veteran with Spouse Only $1,566.71 $1,819.35 $2,044.18 $3,321.85
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent $1,664.71 $1,931.35 $2,170.18 $3,462.64
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $1,762.71 $2,043.45 $2,296.18 $3,603.43
Veteran with One Parent $1,542.71 $1,791.35 $2,013.18 $3,245.02
Veteran with Two Parents $1,640.71 $1,903.35 $2,139.18 $3,428.00
Additional for A/A spouse $113.00 $129.00 $145.00 $160.89

30 - 60% Disability (With Children)

Dependent Status 30% 40% 50% 60%
Veteran with Spouse and Child $532.35 $756.77 $1,056.04 $1,328.39
Veteran with Child Only $476.35 $681.77 $963.04 $1,216.39
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and Child $574.35 $812.77 $1,126.04 $1,412.39
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child $616.35 $868.77 $1,196.04 $1,496.39
Veteran with One Parent and Child $518.35 $737.77 $1,033.04 $1,300.39
Veteran with Two Parents and Child $560.35 $793.77 $1,103.04 $1,384.39
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18 $26.00 $34.00 $43.00 $52.00
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18 $84.00 $112.00 $140.00 $168.00
Additional for A/A spouse $48.00 $64.00 $81.00 $96.00

70 - 100% Disability (With Children)

Dependent Status 70% 80% 90% 100%
Veteran with Spouse and Child $1,656.71 $1,922.35 $2,160.18 $3,450.32
Veteran with Child Only $1,526.71 $1,772.35 $1,992.18 $3,263.74
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and Child $1,754.71 $2,034.35 $2,286.18 $3,591.11
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child $1,852.71 $2,146.35 $2,412.18 $3,731.90
Veteran with One Parent and Child $1,624.71 $1,884.35 $2,118.18 $3,,404.53
Veteran with Two Parents and Child $1,722.71 $1,996.35 $2,244.18 $3,545.32
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18 $61.00 $69.00 $78.00 $87.17
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18 $197.00 $225.00 $254.00 $281.57
Additional for A/A spouse (see footnote) $113.00 $129.00 $145.00 $160.89

These VA disability rates were provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The original information can be found on the VA website.

VA Travel Reimbursement

Reimbursement for mileage or public transportation may be paid to the following:

  1. Veterans with service-connected disabilities rated at 30% or more;
  2. Veterans traveling for treatment of a service-connected condition;
  3. Veterans receiving a VA pension;
  4. Veterans traveling for scheduled compensation or pension examinations;
  5. Veterans whose income does not exceed the maximum VA pension rate;

Mileage Reimbursement is at the rate of 41.5 cents per mile. These mileage subject to a deductible of $3 for a one way trip, $6 for a round trip, with a maximum of $18 per or the amount after six one-way trips (whichever occurs first) per calendar month. However, these deductibles can be waived if they cause a financial hardship to the veteran.

The deductible is also waived for veterans traveling for scheduled compensation or pension examinations.

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