Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Soldier make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$58,286 / yrTotal Pay
$38,536 / yrBase Pay
$19,750 / yrAdditional Pay

$58,286

 / yr
$23K$298K
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The estimated total pay for a Soldier is $58,286 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $38,536 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,750 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Soldier

$60,333

 /yr
Range: $20K - $165K

$20K

$165K

$20,233 - $164,680 Range

2,425 Jobs
US Army
3.8

US Army

Soldier

$27,175

 /yr
Range: $6K - $49K

$6K

$49K

$6,480 - $48,730 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Soldier - Monthly Contractor

$3,501

 /mo
Range: $2K - $7K

$2K

$7K

$2,097 - $6,948 Range

Army National Guard
4.2

$4K

$33K

$3,614 - $33,484 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

$25K

$87K

$24,889 - $87,373 Range

Army National Guard
4.2

Army National Guard

Soldier - Monthly

$4,261

 /mo
Range: $3K - $8K

$3K

$8K

$2,868 - $8,145 Range

U.S. Army Reserve
4.1

U.S. Army Reserve

Soldier - Monthly

$1,783

 /mo
Range: $290 - $9K

$290

$9K

$290 - $9,000 Range

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Soldier - Hourly

$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$28K

$96K

$27,689 - $96,494 Range

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing
2.7

$25

$40

$25 - $40 Range

US Navy
3.7

$19K

$38K

$19,094 - $37,986 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Soldier - Monthly

$3K

$5K

$3,330 - $4,742 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

US Department of Defense

Soldier - Monthly Contractor

$3K

$3K

$2,559 - $2,845 Range

Army National Guard
4.2

Army National Guard

Soldier - Monthly Contractor

$4K

$5K

$4,061 - $5,393 Range

California National Guard
4.2

California National Guard

Soldier - Monthly
About 

$1K -$9K

$1K

$9K

$1,399 - $8,805 Range

Target
3.6

$21K

$22K

$20,507 - $22,296 Range

US Army
3.8

$129K

$142K

$129,031 - $142,086 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Soldier - Monthly Intern

$2K

$2K

$1,940 - $2,115 Range

US Navy
3.7

$81K

$88K

$81,481 - $87,888 Range

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$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a US Army E8 with more than 15 years of experience

$3,220

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Army Soldier with 4 to 6 years of experience

$32,442

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Cavalry Scout with 4 to 6 years of experience

$5,200

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Army Soldier with more than 15 years of experience

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$3,988

/moAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Electronic Warfare Specialist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$48,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a US Army E6 with 4 to 6 years of experience

$15,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Army Soldier with 1 to 3 years of experience

$32,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a 11B Infantryman with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a US Army Officer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$32,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Infantryman with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Soldier salaries

The national average salary for a Soldier is $53,056 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Soldier salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1793 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Soldier employees.

The highest salary for a Soldier in United States is $76,589 per year.

The lowest salary for a Soldier in United States is $36,754 per year.

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