How much does an E4 make a month in the army

Enlisted personnel are "E" grades ranging from E-1 to E-9. See the active 2015 Military Pay Scale chart (1.0% raise) for the United States E-4 military below:

Note: Pay is shown as monthly without any benefits/bonuses.

  • † For the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Sergeant Major of the Army or Marine Corps or Senior Enlisted Advisor of the JCS, basic pay is $7,894.50. Combat Zone Tax Exclusion for O-1 and above is based on this basic pay rate plus Hostile Fire Pay/Imminent Danger Pay which is $225.00.

For those service branches recognizing a Warrant Officer rank, "W" grades range W-1 to W-5. Officers are scaled as O-1 to O-10. See complete pay grades here.

The Overview Book has been published as part of the President’s Annual Defense Budget for the past few years. This continues for FY2015, but with modifications as proposed by congressional staff.

The Overview is one part of an extensive set of materials that constitute the presentation and justification of the President’s Budget for FY2015. This document and all other publications for this and previous DoD budgets are available from the public web site of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).

Performance Improvement tables and charts can be viewed at

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