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United States Air Force - E-1 Airman Basic

E-1 Airman Basic

Yearly Base Pay

$18,803

Monthly Base Pay

$1,566.90

Hourly Base Pay *

$9.79

Seal of the Air Force Air Force Airman Basic - Rank Details


Airman Basic (AB)

Classification Enlisted Airman
Abbreviation AB
NATO Code OR-1
Service United States Air Force
Address Airman (last name)
What are an Airman Basic's Responsibilities?

An airman basic in the U.S. Air Force is the lowest enlisted rank possible. It is equivalent to the rank of private in the Army/Marines and seaman recruit in the Navy/Coast Guard. Airman basic is the typical entry-level rank for newly enlisted members of the Air Force.

Airman basics are responsible for graduating basic training, becoming accustomed to military customs and courtesies, maintaining Air Force physical and professional standards, and learning technical skills. Airman basics typically spend a lot of time in training and shadowing more experienced enlisted personnel.

What is an Airman Basic's Paygrade?

An Airman Basic is considered an Enlisted Airman, with a paygrade of E-1. The civilian equivalent of this military rank is roughly GS-1 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.

On this page you can learn more about an Airman Basic's payscale, the process of becoming a Airman Basic, and the history of the rank in the United States Air Force.


Equivalent Ranks to an Air Force Airman Basic

An Airman Basic is an Enlisted Airman, with a military paygrade of E-1. The civilian equivalent of this military rank is roughly GS-1 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.

The table below lists the equivalent ranks of an Air Force Airman Basic, and their insignia, in the other four branches of the United States' Armed Services.

Army

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Coast Guard

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Marine Corps

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Navy

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