Pay rates for non-commissioned members

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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 1 April 2021 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.

Standard and Specialist

Special Forces

Search and Rescue Specialist

Pay - Non-Commssioned Members - Standard and Specialist

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.

(TB 25 February 2021, effective 1 April 2020)

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Pay - Non-Commissioned Members - Special Forces

Corporal
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
5A 7309 7413 7541 7642 7751 7765 7779 7793 7813 7832 7851 7867 7884 7901 7915 7929 7943 7993
5B 7535 7644 7773 7846 7983 7997 8011 8025 8045 8064 8083 8099 8116 8133 8147 8161 8175 8225
Sergeant
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
6A 8203 8264 8359 8428 8490 8504 8518 8532 8552 8571 8590 8606 8623 8640 8654 8668 8682 8732
Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
6B 8767 8832 8926 8991 9051 9065 9079 9093 9113 9132 9151 9167 9184 9201 9215 9229 9243 9293
Master Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
7A 9369 9450 9556 9637 9716 9730 9744 9758 9778 9797 9816 9832 9849 9866 9880 9894 9908 9958
Chief Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
8A 9694 9780 9896 9981 10065 10079 10093 10107 10127 10146 10165 10181 10198 10215 10229 10243 10257 10307

(TB 17 May 2021, effective 1 April 2021)

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Pay - Non-Commissioned Members - Search and Rescue Specialists

Corporal
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
5A 8995 9073 9361 9437 9509 9618 9726 9834 9998 10162 10326 10618 10910 11201 12043
5B 9217 9296 9575 9656 9736 9845 9953 10061 10225 10389 10553 10845 11137 11428 12270
Sergeant
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
6A 9788 9848 10120 10185 10245 10354 10462 10570 10734 10898 11062 11354 11646 11937 12779
Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
6B 10482 10546 10818 10886 10950 11059 11167 11275 11439 11603 11767 12059 12351 12642 13484
Master Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
7A 11188 11265 11550 11627 11703 11812 11920 12028 12192 12356 12520 12812 13104 13395 14237
Chief Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
8A 12019 12105 12404 12489 12573 12682 12790 12898 13062 13226 13390 13682 13974 14265 15107

(TB 17 May 2021, effective 1 April 2021)

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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 2021 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.

Standard and Specialist

Special Forces

Search and Rescue Specialist

Pay - Non-Commssioned Members - Standard and Specialist

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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Pay - Non-Commissioned Members - Special Forces

Corporal
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
5A 223.00 226.18 230.08 233.16 236.48 236.92 237.34 237.78 238.38 238.96 239.54 240.02 240.54 241.06 241.50 241.92 242.34 243.88
5B 229.90 233.22 237.16 240.30 243.56 244.00 244.42 244.84 245.46 246.04 246.62 247.10 247.62 248.14 248.58 249.00 249.42 250.96
Sergeant
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
6A 250.28 252.17 255.04 257.14 259.04 259.46 259.90 260.32 260.92 261.50 262.08 262.58 263.10 263.62 264.04 264.46 264.90 266.42
Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
6B 267.48 269.48 272.37 274.32 276.16 276.58 277.00 277.44 278.04 278.62 279.20 279.70 280.22 280.72 281.16 281.58 282.02 283.54
Master Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
7A 285.86 288.32 291.56 294.04 296.44 296.86 297.30 297.72 298.34 298.92 299.50 299.98 300.50 301.02 301.44 301.88 302.30 303.82
Chief Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14 PI 15 PI 16 PI 17
8A 295.76 298.40 301.94 304.52 307.08 307.52 307.94 308.38 308.98 309.56 310.14 310.62 311.14 311.66 312.10 312.52 312.94 314.48

(TB 17 May 2021, effective 1 April 2021)

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Pay - Non-Commissioned Members - Search and Rescue Specialists

Corporal
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
5A 274.44 276.82 285.62 287.92 290.12 293.46 296.74 300.04 305.04 310.04 315.06 323.96 332.86 341.74 367.44
5B 281.22 283.62 292.14 294.62 297.06 300.38 303.68 306.96 311.98 316.98 321.98 330.88 339.80 348.68 374.36
Sergeant
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
6A 298.64 300.46 308.76 310.76 312.58 315.90 319.20 322.50 327.50 332.50 337.50 346.42 355.32 364.20 389.90
Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
6B 319.82 321.76 330.06 332.14 334.08 337.42 340.72 344.00 349.00 354.02 359.02 367.92 376.84 385.72 411.40
Master Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
7A 341.36 343.70 352.40 354.74 357.06 360.38 363.68 366.98 371.98 376.98 382.00 390.90 399.80 408.68 434.38
Chief Warrant Officer
Pay level Basic pay PI 1 PI 2 PI 3 PI 4 PI 5 PI 6 PI 7 PI 8 PI 9 PI 10 PI 11 PI 12 PI 13 PI 14
8A 366.70 369.32 378.46 381.04 383.60 386.94 390.22 393.52 398.52 403.52 408.54 417.44 426.36 435.22 460.92

(TB 17 May 2021, effective 1 April 2021)

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