2012 Basic Pay Chart for Active Duty Enlisted Servicemembers

The following 2012 Basic Pay chart is for active duty enlisted servicemembers. The posted salaries reflect the 1.6% approved pay raise.

Deciphering Pay Charts
If you’re new to the military and unfamiliar with reading pay charts, the various rows and columns may seem confusing. However, interpreting your pay is quite easy. Simply locate your pay grade (rank) and number of years you've been in the service.

The coinciding figure is your basic salary.

Please keep in mind that these figures do not include Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH), other allowances or special pay.




2012 Basic Pay for Active Duty Enlisted Servicemembers

Pay Grade2 or LessOver 2Over 3Over 4Over 6Over 8Over 10Over 12Over 14Over 16Over 18
E-9n/an/an/an/an/an/a4,708.804,815.604,950.005,108.105,267.70
E-8n/an/an/an/an/a3,854.704,025.104,130.704,257.304,394.404,641.60
E-72,679.602,924.703,036.603,185.103,300.903,499.803,611.703,810.903,976.204,089.004,209.30
E-62,317.802,550.302,662.802,772.302,886.303,143.103,243.303,436.803,496.203,539.403,589.80
E-52,123.402,265.902,375.402,487.602,662.202,845.202,994.603,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.90
E-41,946.702,046.302,157.302,266.502,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.10
E-31,757.401,868.101,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.20
E-21,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.30
E-11,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.00
Pay GradeOver 20Over 22Over 24Over 26Over 28Over 30Over 32Over 34Over 36Over 38Over 40
E-95,523.605,739.605,967.306,315.306,315.306,630.606,630.606,962.406,962.407,311.007,311.00
E-84,766.704,980.005,098.205,389.505,389.505,497.805,497.805,497.805,497.805,497.805,497.80
E-74,256.104,412.404,496.404,815.904,815.904,815.904,815.904,815.904,815.904,815.904,815.90
E-63,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.803,589.80
E-53,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.903,012.90
E-42,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.102,363.10
E-31,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.201,981.20
E-21,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.301,671.30
E-11,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.001,491.00