Regular Force pay by rank

Monthly salary for full-time Regular Force and Reserve Class C service. Current pay rates for all ranks, pay levels and occupations, including specialist, search and rescue, special forces, pilot, legal, medical and dental.

Note

These pay rates are effective April 1, 2023. The next new rates take effect on April 1, 2024.

If you have questions about your pay, visit Understanding military pay or contact your Chain of Command or Orderly Room.

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Non-commissioned members

Private, Aviator, Sailor 2nd Class, or Sailor 3rd Class
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 2 and 3, effective April 1, 2023.
1 2 3
$3,534 $4,316 $5,187

Corporal or Sailor 1st Class

Corporal or Sailor 1st Class – Standard
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$5,935 $6,039 $6,141 $6,242 $6,350
Corporal or Sailor 1st Class – Specialist 1
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$6,582 $6,643 $6,755 $6,866 $6,985
Corporal or Sailor 1st Class – Specialist 2
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$7,043 $7,108 $7,228 $7,347 $7,474
Corporal or Sailor 1st Class – Special Forces
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 17, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay
(monthly)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$8,008 $8,122 $8,262 $8,373 $8,491 $8,542 $8,553 $8,563 $8,570 $8,580 $8,602 $8,619 $8,638 $8,656 $8,672 $8,687 $8,737 $8,757
Corporal or Sailor 1st Class – Search and Rescue
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 14, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$9,855 $9,940 $10,255 $10,339 $10,418 $10,537 $10,655 $10,775 $10,953 $11,132 $11,312 $11,633 $11,953 $12,271 $13,194

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Master Corporal or Master Sailor

Master Corporal or Master Sailor – Standard
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$6,160 $6,268 $6,372 $6,475 $6,786
Master Corporal or Master Sailor – Specialist 1
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$6,776 $6,895 $7,009 $7,123 $7,241
Master Corporal or Master Sailor – Specialist 2
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$7,250 $7,378 $7,500 $7,622 $7,748
Master Corporal or Master Sailor – Special Forces
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 17, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$8,255 $8,375 $8,516 $8,596 $8,746 $8,761 $8,777 $8,791 $8,814 $8,834 $8,855 $8,872 $8,892 $8,945 $8,950 $8,955 $8,957 $9,010
Master Corporal or Master Sailor – Search and Rescue
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 14, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$10,097 $10,184 $10,491 $10,579 $10,667 $10,786 $10,904 $11,023 $11,201 $11,383 $11,561 $11,882 $12,201 $12,520 $13,443

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Sergeant or Petty Officer 2nd Class

Sergeant or Petty Officer 2nd Class – Standard
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$6,888 $6,989 $7,085 $7,154 $7,217
Sergeant or Petty Officer 2nd Class – Specialist 1
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$7,508 $7,618 $7,652 $7,726 $7,794
Sergeant or Petty Officer 2nd Class – Specialist 2
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$8,034 $8,151 $8,188 $8,267 $8,340
Sergeant or Petty Officer 2nd Class – Special Forces
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 17, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$8,987 $9,054 $9,158 $9,233 $9,301 $9,317 $9,332 $9,347 $9,369 $9,391 $9,411 $9,429 $9,447 $9,466 $9,481 $9,497 $9,551 $9,567
Sergeant or Petty Officer 2nd Class – Search and Rescue
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 14, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$10,723 $10,789 $11,087 $11,159 $11,225 $11,343 $11,462 $11,580 $11,760 $11,939 $12,119 $12,438 $12,760 $13,078 $14,001

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Warrant Officer or Petty Officer 1st Class

Warrant Officer or Petty Officer 1st Class – Standard
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$7,524 $7,590 $7,659 $7,726 $7,786
Warrant Officer or Petty Officer 1st Class – Specialist 1
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$8,126 $8,197 $8,272 $8,344 $8,409
Warrant Officer or Petty Officer 1st Class – Specialist 2
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$8,695 $8,771 $8,851 $8,928 $8,998
Warrant Officer or Petty Officer 1st Class – Special Forces
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 17, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$9,606 $9,676 $9,779 $9,850 $9,916 $9,931 $9,947 $9,961 $9,984 $10,004 $10,025 $10,044 $10,062 $10,081 $10,095 $10,110 $10,127 $10,181
Warrant Officer or Petty Officer 1st Class – Search and Rescue
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 14, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$11,483 $11,554 $11,851 $11,926 $11,996 $12,116 $12,234 $12,353 $12,533 $12,712 $12,893 $13,212 $13,531 $13,850 $14,772

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Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class

Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class – Standard
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$8,367 $8,452 $8,537 $8,621 $8,704
Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class – Specialist 1
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$8,785 $8,875 $8,964 $9,052 $9,139
Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class – Specialist 2
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$9,092 $9,186 $9,233 $9,305 $9,395
Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class – Special Forces
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 17, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$10,265 $10,354 $10,469 $10,559 $10,645 $10,659 $10,675 $10,690 $10,713 $10,734 $10,754 $10,771 $10,790 $10,809 $10,824 $10,839 $10,855 $10,910
Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class – Search and Rescue
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 14, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$12,257 $12,341 $12,654 $12,738 $12,821 $12,941 $13,059 $13,177 $13,357 $13,536 $13,717 $14,036 $14,357 $14,675 $15,598

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Chief Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 1st Class

Chief Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 1st Class
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4 for pay levels A, B and C, effective April 1, 2023.
Pay level Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
A $9,141 $9,235 $9,336 $9,429 $9,520
B $9,779 $9,883 $9,989 $10,088 $10,190
C $10,172 $10,279 $10,389 $10,491 $10,595
Chief Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 1st Class – Special Forces
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 17, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$10,620 $10,715 $10,841 $10,936 $11,027 $11,042 $11,057 $11,074 $11,095 $11,116 $11,136 $11,154 $11,172 $11,191 $11,206 $11,222 $11,237 $11,293
Chief Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 1st Class – Search and Rescue
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 14, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$13,168 $13,262 $13,590 $13,683 $13,775 $13,894 $14,012 $14,131 $14,311 $14,490 $14,670 $14,990 $15,310 $15,628 $16,551

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Officers

Officer Cadet or Naval Cadet
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 3 for pay levels A and B, effective April 1, 2023.
Pay level Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3
A $2,521 $2,566 $2,625 $2,674
B $3,500 $3,645 $4,216 $4,379
Second Lieutenant or Acting Sub-Lieutenant
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 10 for pay levels A, B, C, D and E, effective April 1, 2023.
Pay level Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
A $5,550 $5,631 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
B $4,411 $4,671 $5,115 $5,567 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
C $4,746 $5,148 $5,600 $5,963 $6,370 $6,779 $7,187 n/a n/a n/a n/a
D $6,058 $6,236 $6,424 $6,680 $6,820 $7,022 $7,233 $7,448 $7,671 $7,901 $8,137
E $6,131 $6,313 $6,564 $6,814 $6,899 $7,106 $7,319 $7,538 $7,763 $8,000 $8,233
Lieutenant or Sub-Lieutenant
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 10 for pay levels A, B, C, D and E, effective April 1, 2023.
Pay level Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
A $6,049 $6,458 $6,869 $7,278 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
B $4,671 $5,115 $5,567 $6,059 $6,560 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
C $5,218 $5,668 $5,838 $6,049 $6,255 $6,458 $6,713 $6,869 $7,074 $7,278 n/a
D $6,221 $6,468 $6,726 $6,998 $7,276 $7,569 $7,871 $8,186 $8,514 $8,851 $9,209
E $6,461 $6,720 $6,990 $7,267 $7,562 $7,864 $8,179 $8,508 $8,846 $9,202 $9,569
Captain or Lieutenant (Navy)
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 10, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$7,668 $7,959 $8,251 $8,541 $8,825 $9,098 $9,368 $9,646 $9,809 $9,970 $10,135
Major or Lieutenant-Commander
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 7, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$10,370 $10,551 $10,732 $10,911 $11,090 $11,267 $11,448 $11,627
Lieutenant-Colonel or Commander
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 4, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4
$12,018 $12,212 $12,400 $12,595 $12,790
Colonel or Captain (Navy)
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 3, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3
$13,926 $14,475 $15,025 $15,575
Brigadier-General or Commodore
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 3, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3
$16,482 $16,921 $17,387 $17,842
Major-General or Rear-Admiral
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 3, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3
$18,914 $20,000 $21,125 $22,217
Lieutenant-General or Vice-Admiral
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 3, effective April 1, 2023.
Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3
$24,287 $24,945 $25,636 $26,292

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Pilots, legal, medical and dental officers

Pilots
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 20, effective April 1, 2023.
Rank Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Captain $7,226 $7,500 $7,774 $8,048 $8,315 $8,574 $9,260 $9,631 $10,016 $10,416 $10,833 $11,265 $11,716 $12,185 $12,673 $13,179 $13,707 $14,255 $14,825 $14,973 $15,338
Major $12,673 $12,927 $13,186 $13,448 $13,718 $13,992 $14,341 $14,700 $14,994 $15,369 $15,887 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Lieutenant-Colonel $15,726 $15,884 $16,044 $16,204 $16,434 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Legal officers
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 3, effective April 1, 2023. Legal officers are also entitled to special military differential pay. Legal officers (except military judges) are paid based on direct benchmarks to the Public Service's Law Group.
Rank Basic pay (monthly) 1 2 3
Captain $7,360 $8,404 $9,452 $10,500
Major $11,235 $11,957 $13,361 $14,767
Lieutenant-Colonel $15,613 $15,870 $16,226 $16,592
Colonel $17,688 $18,760 $19,832 $20,908
Brigadier-General $17,678 $18,974 $20,267 $21,567
Medical and dental officers
Basic monthly pay and annual pay increments 1 through 6, effective April 1, 2023. Medical and dental officers are also entitled to special military differential pay.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Captain $14,009 $16,054 $16,858 $17,705 $19,021 $19,580 $20,138
Major $19,580 $20,138 $20,693 $21,251 $21,808 n/a n/a
Major (Specialist) $23,494 $24,165 $24,831 $25,501 $26,167 n/a n/a
Lieutenant-Colonel $22,497 $23,642 $24,975 $26,267 n/a n/a n/a
Lieutenant-Colonel (Specialist) $27,753 $28,998 $30,261 $31,522 n/a n/a n/a
Colonel $23,502 $24,882 $26,268 $27,660 n/a n/a n/a
Colonel (Specialist) $28,202 $29,859 $31,522 $33,191 n/a n/a n/a
Brigadier General $24,930 $26,396 $27,860 $29,333 n/a n/a n/a
Major-
General
$26,447 $28,004 $29,552 $31,107 n/a n/a n/a

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