Pay rates for non-commissioned members

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These pay tables are for information only. If you have any questions about your pay please contact your Chain of Command or Orderly Room.

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Regular Force and Class C Reserve service - monthly rates of pay (in dollars)

Pay rates for non-commissioned members (NCMs) of the Regular Force and Reservists on Class C service are listed below by rank, within each occupation groups. These are monthly pay rates and they are the latest rates available as of 2020 unless stated otherwise. 

Within each rank there are a number of pay increments (PI) which represent automatic annual increases in pay to recognize advancements in experience, skill and knowledge. Some ranks have several pay levels based on entry plans to the Canadian Armed Forces. See pay overview for information on the factors that determine pay rates.

Private
Pay level Trade group PI 1 PI 2 PI 3
1 Standard 3168 3869 4650
Corporal
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
5A Standard 5320 5398 5478 5554 5626
5A Specialist 1 5959 6063 6166 6267 6376
5A Specialist 2 6311 6436 6562 6688 6811
5B Standard 5542 5621 5692 5773 5853
5B Specialist 1 6185 6294 6398 6501 6608
5B Specialist 2 6539 6670 6790 6920 7052
Sergeant
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
6A Standard 6113 6173 6237 6302 6362
6A Specialist 1 6853 6914 6984 7053 7115
6A Specialist 2 7257 7326 7394 7460 7525
Warrant Officer
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
6B Standard 6807 6871 6935 7003 7067
6B Specialist 1 7417 7482 7551 7616 7676
6B Specialist 2 7700 7767 7833 7902 7962
Master Warrant Officer
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
7 Standard 7513 7590 7667 7744 7820
7 Specialist 1 8019 8100 8181 8262 8341
7 Specialist 2 8183 8266 8344 8420 8498
Chief Warrant Officer
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
8A Standard 8344 8430 8521 8606 8690
8A Specialist 1 8344 8430 8521 8606 8690
8A Specialist 2 8344 8430 8521 8606 8690
8B Standard 8926 9021 9117 9208 9300
8B Specialist 1 8926 9021 9117 9208 9300
8B Specialist 2 8926 9021 9117 9208 9300
8C Standard 9285 9382 9483 9575 9670
8C Specialist 1 9285 9382 9483 9575 9670
8C Specialist 2 9285 9382 9483 9575 9670

Pay notes

  • 1. The Special Military Differential for the CAF CWO/CPO1 is $4,374 per year as of October 2018.
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Class A and Class B Reserve service - daily rates of pay (in dollars)

Pay rates for Reservists on Class A and Class B service are listed below by rank, within each occupation group. These are daily pay rates and they are the latest rates available as of 1 April 2019 unless stated otherwise. 

Within each rank there are a number of pay increments (PI) which represent automatic annual increases in pay to recognize advancements in experience, skill and knowledge. Some ranks have several pay levels based on entry plans to the Canadian Armed Forces. See pay overview for information on the factors that determine pay rates.

Private
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
1 Standard n/a 101.96 115.50 137.58 n/a
Corporal
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
A Standard 162.32 164.70 167.14 169.46 171.66
A Specialist 1 181.82 184.98 188.14 191.22 194.54
A Specialist 2 192.56 196.36 200.22 204.06 207.82
B Standard 169.10 171.50 173.68 176.14 178.58
B Specialist 1 188.72 192.04 195.22 198.36 201.62
B Specialist 2 199.52 203.50 207.18 211.14 215.16
Sergeant
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
4 Standard 186.52 188.34 190.30 192.28 194.12
4 Specialist 1 209.10 210.96 213.08 215.20 217.08
4 Specialist 2 221.42 223.52 225.60 227.62 229.60
Warrant Officer
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
5 Standard 207.68 209.64 211.60 213.66 215.62
5 Specialist 1 226.30 228.28 230.38 232.38 234.20
5 Specialist 2 234.94 236.98 239.00 241.10 242.92
Master Warrant Officer
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
6 Standard 229.22 231.58 233.92 236.28 238.60
6 Specialist 1 244.66 247.14 249.60 252.08 254.50
6 Specialist 2 249.66 252.20 254.58 256.90 259.28
Chief Warrant Officer
Pay level Trade group Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4
7A Standard 254.58 257.20 259.98 262.58 265.14
7A Specialist 1 254.58 257.20 259.98 262.58 265.14
7A Specialist 2 254.58 257.20 259.98 262.58 265.14
7B Standard 272.34 275.24 278.16 280.94 283.74
7B Specialist 1 272.34 275.24 278.16 280.94 283.74
7B Specialist 2 272.34 275.24 278.16 280.94 283.74
7C Standard 283.30 286.26 289.34 292.14 295.04
7C Specialist 1 283.30 286.26 289.34 292.14 295.04
7C Specialist 2 283.30 286.26 289.34 292.14 295.04

(TB 25 February 2021, effective 1 April 2020)

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