Showcased below is the E-5 United States military pay scale for the last ten years in chart format for comparison of year-over-year growth.
(Updated: 07/29/2017): Below is the E-5 base pay scale for the United States military in chart table format showcasing year-over-year growth. Enlisted personnel are marked as 'E' grades ranging from E-1 to E-9. For those service branches recognizing a Warrant Officer rank, 'W' grades range from W-1 to W-5. Likewise Officers are scaled as O-1 to O-10. For those grades presented with symbols *, **, ***, or † refer to the corresponding notes at the bottom of each chart section. Pay is shown as monthly and without any benefits or bonuses added in. Past charts are available in the military pay chart index. Military Rank profiles, displayed from lowest to highest, are available here.