Career Sea Pay for enlisted members can range from a monthly rate of $60 to $805 depending on your paygrade and how many years of sea time you have. Sea pay is paid to members assigned to ships or to commands that are deployed onboard a ship.

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## Sea Pay Premium

Sea pay premium is a special pay that is in addition to career sea pay and is paid for unusually long periods of continuous sea duty. A member entitled to career sea pay who has served 36 consecutive months of sea duty becomes entitled to sea pay premium for the 37^{th} and consecutive months of sea duty.

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Navy & Marine Corps

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 381 | 400 | 438 | 438 | 469 | 688 |

E-8 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 381 | 400 | 438 | 438 | 469 | 688 |

E-7 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 381 | 400 | 438 | 438 | 469 | 688 |

E-6 | 135 | 135 | 160 | 350 | 375 | 394 | 406 | 438 | 638 |

E-5 | 70 | 80 | 160 | 350 | 375 | 394 | 406 | 438 | 638 |

E-4 | 70 | 80 | 160 | 350 | 363 | 363 | 363 | 363 | 488 |

E-3 | 50 | 60 | 100 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 |

E-2 | 50 | 60 | 75 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 |

E-1 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 | 50 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 13 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 700 | 700 | 713 | 725 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |

E-8 | 700 | 700 | 713 | 725 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |

E-7 | 700 | 700 | 713 | 725 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 | 750 |

E-6 | 656 | 656 | 656 | 675 | 694 | 713 | 731 | 750 | 750 |

E-5 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 | 638 |

E-4 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 | 488 |

E-3 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 | 125 |

E-2 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 | 94 |

E-1 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 | 63 |

Sea Pay Premium is $200 a month and payable to:

- All enlisted members in pay grades E-1 through E-4
- All enlisted members in pay grades E-5 through E-9 with less than 8 years of cumulative sea duty

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Coast Guard on Level 1 Assignments

Level 1 cutters and assignments include WLI, WYTL and ATOS.

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 205 | 255 | 305 | 355 | 355 |

E-8 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 205 | 255 | 305 | 355 | 355 |

E-7 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 205 | 255 | 305 | 305 | 305 |

E-6 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 205 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 |

E-5 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 |

E-4 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 |

E-3 | 80 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 |

E-8 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 |

E-7 | 305 | 305 | 305 | 305 | 305 | 305 | 305 | 305 |

E-6 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 |

E-5 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 | 205 |

E-4 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 |

E-3 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 | 155 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Coast Guard on Level 2 Assignments

Level 2 assignments consist of WTGB, 87' WPB, and 110' WPB, WLIC, WLR and WLM.

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 105 | 130 | 180 | 230 | 305 | 455 | 505 | 580 | 605 |

E-8 | 105 | 130 | 180 | 230 | 305 | 455 | 505 | 530 | 530 |

E-7 | 105 | 130 | 180 | 230 | 305 | 455 | 505 | 505 | 505 |

E-6 | 105 | 130 | 180 | 230 | 305 | 405 | 455 | 455 | 455 |

E-5 | 105 | 130 | 180 | 230 | 280 | 355 | 380 | 380 | 405 |

E-4 | 105 | 130 | 180 | 205 | 230 | 255 | 280 | 305 | 330 |

E-3 | 90 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 155 | 180 | 180 | 205 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 605 | 605 | 630 | 655 | 680 | 680 | 680 | 680 |

E-8 | 555 | 555 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 605 | 605 | 605 |

E-7 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 530 | 530 | 555 | 555 | 55 |

E-6 | 455 | 480 | 480 | 480 | 480 | 505 | 505 | 505 |

E-5 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 |

E-4 | 330 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 | 355 |

E-3 | 205 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Coast Guard on Level 3 Assignments

Level 3 assignments include WLBB, WLB, WPC deployed TACLET units and TDY aboard non-USCG vessels.

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 105 | 130 | 230 | 255 | 355 | 480 | 555 | 580 | 580 |

E-8 | 105 | 130 | 230 | 255 | 355 | 480 | 555 | 580 | 580 |

E-7 | 105 | 130 | 230 | 255 | 355 | 480 | 555 | 580 | 580 |

E-6 | 105 | 130 | 230 | 255 | 355 | 480 | 480 | 505 | 505 |

E-5 | 105 | 130 | 230 | 255 | 305 | 405 | 430 | 430 | 430 |

E-4 | 105 | 130 | 205 | 230 | 255 | 330 | 355 | 355 | 355 |

E-3 | 90 | 105 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 155 | 180 | 180 | 205 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 605 | 605 | 655 | 655 | 655 | 680 | 680 | 680 |

E-8 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 630 | 630 | 630 |

E-7 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 605 | 605 | 605 |

E-6 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 |

E-5 | 430 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 |

E-4 | 355 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 |

E-3 | 205 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 | 230 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Coast Guard on Level 4 Assignments

Level 4 assignments include EAGLE WIX, WMEC (except WMEC-270), WHEC (except Alaskan homeported WMEC & WHEC), WMSM (except Alaska homeported), PATFORSWA WPB & Cutter Support Team and permanent duty aboard sea pay-eligible non-Coast Guard vessels.

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 130 | 180 | 255 | 355 | 405 | 580 | 655 | 680 | 705 |

E-8 | 130 | 180 | 255 | 355 | 405 | 580 | 655 | 680 | 705 |

E-7 | 130 | 180 | 255 | 355 | 405 | 580 | 655 | 680 | 705 |

E-6 | 130 | 180 | 255 | 330 | 405 | 555 | 580 | 580 | 580 |

E-5 | 130 | 180 | 255 | 330 | 355 | 480 | 480 | 505 | 505 |

E-4 | 130 | 180 | 230 | 255 | 280 | 380 | 380 | 380 | 380 |

E-3 | 90 | 130 | 130 | 155 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 180 | 205 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 |

E-8 | 730 | 755 | 755 | 755 | 755 | 755 | 755 | 755 |

E-7 | 730 | 730 | 730 | 730 | 730 | 730 | 730 | 730 |

E-6 | 580 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 605 | 605 |

E-5 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 | 505 |

E-4 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 | 405 |

E-3 | 205 | 230 | 230 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 | 255 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Coast Guard on Level 5 Assignments

Level 5 assignments include WMEC-270, WAGB, WMSL, Kodiak and Alaska homeported WHEC, WMEC and WMSM.

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 155 | 205 | 280 | 380 | 455 | 705 | 755 | 755 | 780 |

E-8 | 155 | 205 | 280 | 380 | 455 | 705 | 755 | 755 | 780 |

E-7 | 155 | 205 | 280 | 380 | 455 | 705 | 755 | 755 | 755 |

E-6 | 155 | 205 | 280 | 380 | 455 | 630 | 655 | 655 | 655 |

E-5 | 155 | 205 | 280 | 355 | 450 | 530 | 555 | 555 | 555 |

E-4 | 130 | 205 | 280 | 280 | 305 | 430 | 430 | 430 | 430 |

E-3 | 105 | 130 | 155 | 155 | 180 | 180 | 205 | 205 | 230 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 |

E-8 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 | 805 |

E-7 | 755 | 780 | 780 | 780 | 780 | 780 | 780 | 780 |

E-6 | 655 | 680 | 680 | 680 | 680 | 680 | 680 | 680 |

E-5 | 555 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 580 | 580 |

E-4 | 430 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 | 455 |

E-3 | 230 | 255 | 255 | 280 | 280 | 305 | 305 | 305 |

E-2 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

E-1 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 | 60 |

Sea pay premium for Coast Guard personnel is $100 a month and is payable to all members in paygrades E-4 through O-6.

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Army

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 328 | 347 | 425 | 425 | 458 | 477 |

E-8 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 328 | 347 | 425 | 425 | 458 | 477 |

E-7 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 328 | 347 | 425 | 425 | 458 | 477 |

E-6 | 130 | 130 | 156 | 295 | 321 | 380 | 393 | 425 | 425 |

E-5 | 65 | 78 | 156 | 295 | 321 | 380 | 393 | 425 | 425 |

E-4 | 65 | 78 | 156 | 275 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 |

E-3 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 170 | 190 | 190 | 190 |

E-2 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 |

E-1 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 13 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 490 | 490 | 503 | 516 | 555 | 588 | 620 | 646 | 646 |

E-8 | 490 | 490 | 503 | 516 | 555 | 588 | 620 | 646 | 646 |

E-7 | 490 | 490 | 503 | 516 | 555 | 588 | 620 | 620 | 620 |

E-6 | 445 | 445 | 445 | 464 | 484 | 503 | 523 | 555 | 555 |

E-5 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 | 425 |

E-4 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 | 308 |

E-3 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 | 190 |

E-2 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 | 170 |

E-1 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |

Sea Pay Premium is $100 a month and payable to all enlisted members in pay grades E-1 through E-3

## Career Sea Pay for Enlisted Air Force

Pay Grade | Under 1 | Over 1 | Over 2 | Over 3 | Over 4 | Over 5 | Over 6 | Over 7 | Over 8 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 175 | 190 | 350 | 350 | 375 | 390 |

E-8 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 175 | 190 | 350 | 350 | 375 | 390 |

E-7 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 175 | 190 | 350 | 350 | 375 | 390 |

E-6 | 100 | 100 | 120 | 150 | 170 | 315 | 325 | 350 | 350 |

E-5 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 170 | 315 | 325 | 350 | 350 |

E-4 | 50 | 60 | 120 | 150 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |

Pay Grade | Over 9 | Over 10 | Over 11 | Over 12 | Over 13 | Over 14 | Over 16 | Over 18 | Over 20 |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

E-9 | 400 | 400 | 410 | 420 | 450 | 475 | 520 | 520 | 520 |

E-8 | 400 | 400 | 410 | 420 | 450 | 475 | 520 | 520 | 520 |

E-7 | 400 | 400 | 410 | 420 | 450 | 475 | 500 | 500 | 500 |

E-6 | 365 | 365 | 365 | 380 | 395 | 410 | 425 | 450 | 450 |

E-5 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 | 350 |

E-4 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 | 160 |

Sea Pay Premium is $100 a month and payable to:

- All enlisted members in pay grade E-4
- All enlisted members in pay grades E-5 through E-9 with less than 5 years of cumulative sea duty

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