Pay and Benefits
Get More Than Just A Paycheck
We can only carry out our mission with the efforts and commitment of our Airmen. That’s why we continue to help them grow with advanced training, ongoing career opportunities and excellent pay and benefits.
Find your pay
Earn While You Train, Earn More While You Serve
Base pay* in the Air Force is calculated on an individual basis for each Airman and depends on numerous factors, including rank and years of service.
Scroll the arrows on the chart to get an idea for what base pay you may be able to earn.
Total annual pay *
*Base pay is salary that doesn’t tie in other financial considerations that directly benefit our Airmen, like comprehensive healthcare, food and housing allowances and retirement benefits. All of these make a significant difference in keeping the cost of living extremely low.
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