As of December 2014, What Is the Pay for an Air Force Major?


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As of 2015, the starting basic pay for an Air Force major is $4,221.90 per month. The basic pay gradually rises with years spent in service, topping at $7,049.10 per month after serving 18 years. Air Force majors receive additional incentive pay for enduring hostile fire and dangerous situations.

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Air Force majors are entitled to multiple pay allowances, such as housing, clothing and food allowances, in addition to retirement benefits. They automatically receive a pay raise every one to two years. In the U.S. Air Force, the rank of major is the lowest field officer rank, and it entails serving as the executive officer of the task force and the main staff officer.

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