Typical Pay  

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This table shows the approximate pay and allowances of Navy and Marine Corps junior officers. Promotion to Navy lieutenant (junior grade) or Marine Corps first lieutenant normally comes two to three years after commissioning. The next promotion, to Navy lieutenant or Marine Corps captain, normally comes two years later. All of these figures, including cost-of-living increases, are subject to change.

Monthly Pay and Allowances:

 

ENS/2nd LT LTJG/1st LT LT/CAPT
Base Pay $2,784.00 $3,652.80 $4,951.80
Subsistence $223.84 $223.84 $223.84
Housing Allowance* $1656.00 (single)
$1836.00 (family)
$1782.00 (single)
$2055.00 (family)
$1968.00 (single)
$2430.00 (family)
Flight Pay** $125.00 $156.00 $206.00
Submarine Pay** $230.00 $305.00 $510.00
Nuclear Power Incentive $17,500 upon completion of nuclear power training

*Varies based on rank and location assigned. Figures here represent amounts for junior officers living in Annapolis, MD.

**Amounts shown are approximate and will increase with each year of service.

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