Military Base Pay Detail
Basic military training is one of the toughest parts of a military career, serving as the entry point from civilian life to the profession of arms. Although members aren't at an official duty station, basic military training still qualifies for pay. However, this pay comes with special requirements and conditions, from how it is earned to how much is earned.
Your income in the US Army and the US military is a combination of Basic Pay, plus Allowances, plus Incentives depending on your military specialty. Members of the US Army Reserves and other military reserves receive Drill pay. The following pages contain sections for Basic Pay, individual Allowances, Special Incentive pay and Drill Pay.
Your Basic Pay depends on your rank and how long you have been in the military. The amounts shown represent your pay each month.
The amount for Allowances will depend on where you are stationed, your family status, and other individual factors. The amount show is the amount added to your pay each month.
What Incentive pays you receive will depend on your military specialty and the conditions you are working under (hazardous duty, in combat, at sea, etc.) It shows the additional amount you receive each month.
Drill Pay applies for members of the reserves