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    Enlisted Troops Could See 30% Pay Hike Under House’s 2024 Defense Spending Bill

    Enlisted Troops Could See 30% Pay Hike Under House's 2024 Defense Spending Bill

    Junior enlisted troops could see their pay jump more than 30% next year under a proposal unveiled Wednesday by House Republicans.

    A House panel's proposal for annual Pentagon spending would give E-6s and below significant increases in their pay, and lawmakers want to set aside $800 million to rework the 's pay scale for those service members.

    On top of the rewritten pay scale, all service members would also get a 5.2% pay raise under the bill drafted by the House Appropriations Committee. That means the junior enlisted personnel would see even bigger pay bumps than the 30% increases in the pay chart.

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    Under the pay scale in the bill, monthly base pay would be:

    • $2,600.60 for an E-1 with at least four months of service
    • $2,799.20 for an E-2
    • $2,900.90 to $3,050.60 for an E-3, depending on years of service
    • $3,010.50 to $3,260.30 for an E-4, depending on years of service
    • $3,100.30 to $3,250.20 for an E-5, depending on years of service
    • $3,210 for an E-6 with less than two years of service

    By comparison, right now an E-1 with at least four months of service makes $1,917.63 per month, while an E-6 with two years or less makes $2,980.47 per month.

    The pay scale in the appropriations bill is in line with a proposal Republicans on the Appropriations Committee have previously put forward to ensure service members…

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