Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR)

Basic pay:
Active duty Soldiers

As an active duty Army Soldier or activated Army Reserve Soldier you will earn Army Basic Pay.
This pay accounts for just a portion of your total income each month.

How’s the money?

Army Basic Pay scale as a Soldier depends on how long you’ve been in the Army and your rank.
Army Basic Pay will increase as you climb in rank and years of experience.

Basic Pay Chart for Active Duty Soldiers*

This pay scale reflects Basic Pay only and does not include bonuses,
allowances and other benefits. Learn about total Army compensation.

 

Rank
<2 Years Experience4 Years Experience6 Years Experience
Private (E1)$19,659.60**$19,659.60
$19,659.60
Private (E2)$22,035.60$22,035.60$22,035.60
Private First Class(E3)$23,173.20$26,121.60$26,121.60
Specialist or Corporal (E4)$25,668.00$29,887.20$31,158.00
Sergeant (E5)$27,993.60$32,799.60$35,103.60
Staff Sergeant (E6)$30,556.80$36,554.40$38,059.20

*Based on 2018 pay tables.
**Pay for Private (E1) will be slightly lower for the first four months of service.

Basic Pay Chart for Active Duty Officers*

This pay scale reflects Basic Pay only and does not include bonuses,
allowances and other benefits. Learn about total Army compensation.

 

Rank
<2 Years Experience4 Years Experience6 Years Experience
Second Lieutenant (O1)$37,292.40$46,922.40
$50,104.80
First Lieutenant (O2)$42,966.00$58,258.80$59,461.20
Captain (O3)$49,726.80$66,333.60$69,516.00
Major (O4)$56,556.00$70,808.40$74,862.00

*Based on 2018 pay tables.