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FY 2006 Military Pay and Benefits

Annual Salary Charts


Updated January 22, 2006

The charts on the following pages show the average annual salaries of active duty members of the United States Military.

The charts include base pay, average housing allowance, monetary food allowance, and the "tax advantage" of untaxed allowances. The charts do not include items such as overseas housing allowance, combat pay, overseas COLA (cost of living allowance), enlistment or reenlistment bonuses, or other bonuses and allowances that many servicemembers are entitled to.

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