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Military Pay

Military pay and compensation is a critical component of military service. Fortunately, we can help service members answer their most pressing pay questions from articles, pay charts, pay calculators and more. The articles and tools in the links below are designed guide user through the pay maze such as determining pay dates, BAH and special pay.

Proposed Military Pay Charts for 2018

Most Popular Military Pay Articles

Types of Military Pay

Military Pay fluctuates over time based on a service members duties, location, pay-grade length and type of serve to name just a few.

2017 Military Pay Charts

Check out the 2017 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.

Allowances

Military pay includes a number of components including allowances. These allowances can be a major portion of a service members pay based on location, status and pay-grade.

The Military Retirement System

There are currently four different retirement pay systems depending on when you joined the military. Understanding how each r...

COLA for Retired Pay

Each year military retirees receive a Cost of Living Adjustment to their retirement pay. The increase is based on inflation r...

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2017 Military Pay Charts

Check out the 2017 US military pay scale charts for all ranks for active duty, as well as Reserve and Guard components.

Military Retired Pay Overview

The military retirement system is arguably the best one around, but proper planning is needed to ensure you can retire comfor...