Officer Pay


This chart represents the typical annual salary for officers in the U.S. Air Force. The pay shown below is based on rank and years of active service, but you may be eligible for additional allowances and bonuses along with 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
Officers enter as an O-1 (Second Lieutenant) and are subsequently promoted up through the ranks to O-2 (First Lieutenant), O-3 (Captain), etc.
  O-1
Second
Lieutenant
O-2
First Lieutenant
O-3
Captain
O-4
Major
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel
O-6
Colonel
O-7
Brigadier
General
O-8
Major
General
O-9
Lieutenant
General
O-10
General
                       
RANGE $33,941 -
$42,703
$39,103 -
$54,115
$45,256 -
$73,627
$51,473 -
$85,943
$59,656 -
$101,354
$71,561 -
$126,688
$96,548 -
$144,252
$116,197 -
$167,512
$164,221 -
$203,710
$187,765 -
$230,879
            

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