Active Duty or Army Reserve?
Initial Military Training

Learn the differences between serving on active duty or in the Army Reserve.

Army Reserve
Soldiers standing outside.
Rank<2 Years4 Years6 Years
Private (E1)$3,431.43**$3,431.43
Private (E2)$3,856.23$3,856.23$3,856.23
Private First Class (E3)$4,055.31$4,570.92$4,570.92
Specialist or Corporal (E4)$4,491.90$5,230.26
Sergeant (E5)$4,898.88$5,739.93
Staff Sergeant (E6)$5,347.44$6,397.02
Rank<2 Years4 Years6 Years
Second Lieutenant (O1)$6,526.17$8,211.42$8,211.42
First Lieutenant (O2)$7,519.05$10,195.29
Captain (O3)$8,702.19$11,608.38$12,165.30
Major (O4)$9,877.10$12,391.47$13,100.85