In addition to basic pay elements, a special, incentive, or critical skills pay is given to qualified personnel who possess specific or unique skills, or ones at a critical shortage. The Military compensates individuals possessing special talents to retain them for specified periods of time.
Different types of special and incentive pay include those relative to combat, specified duties, and unique training. Use the listing below to explore different types of Incentive Pay.
Military members are also compensated financially for circumstances such as separation from family, hazardous duty, or special duty.