Salaries Of Each Rank In The United States Military

E-1s With Less Than Four Months Experience: $1,650/Month

Privates in the Marines and Army, Airman Basics in the Air Force and Space Force, and Seaman Recruits in the Navy and Coast Guard are the lowest ranks an enlisted service member can be, an E-1 (enlisted-1).

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But even with less than four months of active duty under their belts, E-1 service members receive $1,650 per month.