Army Pay and Promotions
The Army Pay and Promotions section helps you understand military compensation as well as promotion opportunities.
Army Pay and Allowances
Ranks and Pay Scale 2013
Learn the different ranks in the Army and the associated base pay for 2012, which is a 1.7% increase over 2012 pay rates.
- Basic Allowance
for Housing - BAH
The Army either provides lodging or by paying Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for those residing in civilian quarters.
Allowance for Subsistence - BAS rates 2013
Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS) offsets the cost of meals for soldiers (not for family members). Learn about BAS and current BAS rates for 2013.
Enlisted Ranks and Promotion Requirements
The Army tends to promote enlisted soldiers faster (sometimes much faster) than the other military services. Learn about Army enlisted ranks and promotion requirements here.
- Army Advanced Enlistment / Early Enlisted Promotions
Many individuals joining the Army qualify to enter service at a higher rank immediately. Learn how you can qualify for early promotion here.
Officer Ranks and Promotion Requirements
Learn about the Army Officer ranks and promotion requirements here. Officer promotions do not vary significantly between the services.
Warrant Officer Ranks and Promotion Timeline
Warrant Officers are the tactical and technical experts in the Army. Learn their roles and responsibilities as well as the warrant officer promotion timeline.
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