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E-8 Basic Pay Rate - Enlisted Military Payscales

Paygrade E-8

E-8 is the 8th enlisted paygrade in the United States military. The E-8 grade begins at 8 years of experience with a basic pay rate of $4,136.10 per month and a drill pay rate of $137.87 per drill.

The civilian equivalent of this military grade is roughly GS-6 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.

While personnel on the E-8 pay grade across all of the US armed services are paid the same basic pay rates, your final take home pay will also include allowances and bonuses such as BAH, BAS, hazard pay, and sea pay, which can vary between the services.

Ranks paid on the E-8 payscale include:

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Basic Pay:

Drill Pay:

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For an E-8 with
years of experience.

Use the slider below to calculate the basic pay and drill pay for an E-8 at varying years in his or her military career.

Over 8 years

Over 40 years

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