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US Army Reserve Pay Charts

The Army reserves is the reserve component of the US Army, which is made up of both the Army Reserve and the National Guard.

Those serving in the reserves have a much smaller time commitment when compared to the active duty forces.

With that said, you will still get paid to serve in this capacity.

Like the other branches of the military, the US Army reserve pay is dictated by your rank and the length of time you’ve been serving.

See pay tables and charts for the US Army below: 

Army Reserve Pay Charts For 2021 – Enlisted

army enlisted reserves pay
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Under 6 Years

Pay GradeLess than 2 YearsOver 2 YearsOver 3 YearsOver 4 YearsOver 6 Years
E-1 (less than 4 months)$220N/AN/AN/AN/A
E-1$238$238$238$238$238
E-2$267$267$267$267$267
E-3$281$298$316$316$316
E-4$311$327$344$362$377
E-5$339$362$379$397$425
E-6$370$407$425$443$461
E-7$428$467$485$508$527

Years 8 – 16

Pay GradeOver 8 YearsOver 10 YearsOver 12 YearsOver 14 YearsOver 16 Years
E-1$238$238$238$238$238
E-2$267$267$267$267$267
E-3$316$316$316$316$316
E-4$377$377$377$377$377
E-5$454$478$481$481$481
E-6$502$518$549$558$565
E-7$559$577$608$635$653
E-8$615$642$659$679$701
E-9N/A$752$769$790$815

Years 18 – 26

Pay GradeOver 18 YearsOver 20 YearsOver 22 YearsOver 24 YearsOver 26 Years
E-1$238$238$238$238$238
E-2$267$267$267$267$267
E-3$316$316$316$316$316
E-4$377$377$377$377$377
E-5$481$481$481$481$481
E-6$573$573$573$573$573
E-7$672$679$704$718$769
E-8$741$761$795$814$860
E-9$841$882$916$952$1008

30+ Years

Pay GradeOver 30 YearsOver 34 YearsOver 38 YearsOver 40 Years
E-8$878$878$878$878
E-9$1,058$1,111$1,167$1,167

Army Reserve Pay Charts For 2021 – Officers

army officer reserves pay
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Under 6 Years

Pay GradeLess than 2 YearsOver 2 YearsOver 3 YearsOver 4 YearsOver 6 Years
O-1$451$470$568$568$568
O-2$520$592$682$705$720
O-3$602$682$736$803$842
O-4$685$793$845$857$906
O-5$794$894$956$967$1,006
O-6$952$1,046$1,114$1,114$1,119
O-7$1,255$1,314$1,341$1,362$1,401

Commissioned Officer with 4+ years of service as an enlisted member:

Pay GradeLess than 2 YearsOver 2 YearsOver 3 YearsOver 4 YearsOver 6 Years
O-1EN/AN/AN/A$568$607
O-2EN/AN/AN/A$705$720
O-3EN/AN/AN/A$803$842

Years 8 – 16

Pay GradeOver 8 YearsOver 10 YearsOver 12 YearsOver 14 YearsOver 16 Years
O-1$568$568$568$568$568
O-2$720$720$720$720$720
O-3$884$911$956$979$979
O-4$959$1,025$1,076$1,111$1,131
O-5$1,029$1,080$1,117$1,165$1,239
O-6$1,167$1,173$1,173$1,240$1,357
O-7$1,439$1,484$1,528$1,572$1,712

Commissioned Officer with 4+ years of service as an enlisted member:

Pay GradeOver 8 YearsOver 10 YearsOver 12 YearsOver 14 YearsOver 16 Years
O-1E$629$652$674$705$705
O-2E$743$781$811$834$834
O-3E$884$911$956$994$1,016

Years 18 – 26

Pay GradeOver 18 YearsOver 20 YearsOver 22 YearsOver 24 YearsOver 26 Years
O-1$568$568$568$568$568
O-2$720$720$720$720$720
O-3$979$979$979$979$979
O-4$1,143$1,143$1,143$1,143$1,143
O-5$1,274$1,309$1,348$1,348$1,348
O-6$1,427$1,496$1,535$1,575$1,652
O-7$1,829$1,829$1,829$1,829$1,829

Commissioned Officer with 4+ years of service as an enlisted member:

Pay GradeOver 18 YearsOver 20 YearsOver 22 YearsOver 24 YearsOver 26 Years
O-1E$705$705$705$705$705
O-2E$834$834$834$834$834
O-3E$1,045$1,045$1,045$1,045$1,045

30+ Years

Pay GradeOver 30 YearsOver 32 YearsOver 34 YearsOver 36 Years
O-6$1,685$1,685$1,685$1,685
O-7$1,875$1,875$1,875$1,875

Army Reserve Pay Charts For 2021 – Warrant Officers

army warrant officer reserves pay
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Under 6 Years

Pay GradeUnder 2 YearsOver 2 YearsOver 3 YearsOver 4 YearsOver 6 Years
W-1$441$489$502$529$560
W-2$503$550$565$575$608
W-3$568$592$616$624$649
W-4$622$669$688$707$740

Years 8 – 16

Pay GradeOver 8 YearsOver 10 YearsOver 12 YearsOver 14 YearsOver 16 Years
W-1$607$629$660$690$714
W-2$658$683$708$738$762
W-3$700$752$776$805$834
W-4$772$805$854$897$938

Years 18 – 26

Pay GradeOver 18 YearsOver 20 YearsOver 22 YearsOver 24 YearsOver 26 Years
W-1$736$763$763$763$763
W-2$783$809$826$839$839
W-3$886$922$943$966$997
W-4$971$1,004$1,052$1,091$1,136
W-5N/A$1,106$1,162$1,204$1,250

30+ Years

Pay GradeOver 30 YearsOver 34 YearsOver 38 YearsOver 40 Years
W-4$1,159$1,159$1,159$1,159
W-5$1,313$1,378$1,448$1,448

Summary

Signing up for the Army reserves is not only a great way to serve your country, but there’s also a number of important benefits.

Besides the pay, you can qualify for free college benefits, potential lucrative careers in the civilian job market, and much more.

If you’ve been considering joining the Army reserves, but don’t know where to start, we recommend you get in touch with an Army recruiter near you.

They can lay out all of your options, and answer any lingering questions you may have.

Check out some of the pay charts for other reserve branches of the military, as well as informative articles, below.

See Also

US Marine Corps Reserves Pay Chart

Army Ranks And Pay

Navy Ranks and Basic Pay

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Learn more about the pay for US Army reserves, for enlisted, officers, and warrant officers. You pay in the Army is dictated by how long you've been serving, as well as your rank.
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