Enlisted Pay


This chart represents the typical annual salary for enlisted members in the U.S. Air Force. In addition to your salary, you will also receive numerous benefits including vacation with pay, low-cost health and life insurance options, tuition assistance, retirement plan and more. To learn more, chat live with an Air Force adviser or explore careers in the Air Force.

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YEARS & RANK


YEARS
OF
SERVICE
  RANK
Enlisted members enter as an E-1 (Airman Basic) or higher depending on education, prior service, etc., and are subsequently promoted up through the ranks.
  E-1
Airman Basic
E-2
Airman
E-3
Airman
First Class
E-4
Senior Airman
E-5
Staff
Sergeant
E-6
Technical
Sergeant
E-7
Master Sergeant
E-8
Senior Master
Sergeant
E-9
Chief Master
Sergeant
                     
RANGE $17,892$20,056$21,089 -
$23,774
$23,360 -
$28,357
$25,481 -
$36,155
$27,814 -
$43,078
$32,155 -
$57,791
$46,256 -
$65,974
$56,506 -
$87,732
           

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