Your salary will be based on your time in the Air Force, marital status, where you live and your rank. Enlisted personnel enter the Air Force as rank E-1 and are promoted through the ranks as E-2, E-3, etc. Officers enter the Air Force as O-1 and likewise work their way up as O-2, O-3, etc.
- View Enlisted Pay Chart
- View Officer & Healthcare Pay Chart
- Air Force Reserve & Guard Drill Pay
- Incentive and Special Pay
- Military Pay Overview
Pay increases with rank and time in service. You’ll also receive a yearly cost-of-living increase. In addition to your basic military pay, you’re eligible for tax-free housing and food allowances.