W-5 Basic Pay Rate - Warrant Officer Military Payscales
W-5 is the 5th warrant officer paygrade in the United States military. The W-5 grade begins at 20 years of experience with a basic pay rate of $8,912.10 per month and a drill pay rate of $297.07 per drill.
The civilian equivalent of this military grade is roughly GS-8 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.
While personnel on the W-5 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 W-5 payscale include:
W-5 Basic Pay Calculator
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years of experience.
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