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US Army Soldier Salaries

Updated Jan 18, 2022



Base Pay Average

1,824 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$20,420 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 3 salaries

$4,020 - $34,550 Range

$10,620 Avg


Reported in 1 salaries

$10,620 - $10,620 Range
Stock Bonus, Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing have not been reported for this role

How much does a Soldier at US Army make?

The typical US Army Soldier salary is $57,965 per year. Soldier salaries at US Army can range from $24,632 - $158,430 per year. This estimate is based upon 1824 US Army Soldier salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Soldier at US Army can expect to make an average total pay of $57,965 per year.


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Soldier Salaries by Demographic

Averages based on self-reported salaries. There may be multiple reasons for pay differences - one of which is a small number of salaries submitted per job. Help make it more accurate by adding yours. Learn how this feature works.

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6 salaries


3 salaries


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238 salaries


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US Department of Defense



Range: $24K - $84K

10 salaries


$23,913 - $83,944 Range

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Army National Guard



Range: $3K - $8K

8 salaries


$2,750 - $7,826 Range


United States Federal Government



Range: $27K - $93K

3 salaries


$26,602 - $92,707 Range

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The average salary for a Soldier is $53,056 per year in United States, which is 8% lower than the average US Army salary of $57,965 per year for this job.

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