2017 Career Sea Pay (CSP)

Monthly Career Sea Pay charts for Coast Guard, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army service members at a monthly rate of up to $750. You are entitled to Career Sea special pay if you are an active duty service member on sea duty. CSP rates are based upon a member’s pay grade and cumulative years at sea (Sea Duty).

Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vazquez II
Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vazquez II

Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP-P)

Service Members who have served 36 months of consecutive sea duty are entitled to a Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP-P) for the 37th month and each consecutive month thereafter. This monthly amount is determined by the Secretary and may not exceed $350.

 

Marine Corps and Navy Monthly Career Sea Pay
Cumulative Years of Service – Effective May 1, 2014
Pay Grade 1 or less Over 1 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 5
O-6 $100 $100 $100 $394 $400 $400
O-5 $100 $100 $100 $394 $394 $394
O-4 $100 $100 $100 $325 $331 $350
O-3 $100 $100 $100 $263 $281 $325
O-2 $100 $100 $100 $263 $281 $325
O-1 $100 $100 $100 $263 $281 $325
W-5 $210 $210 $210 $263 $300 $506
W-4 $210 $210 $210 $263 $300 $506
W-3 $210 $210 $210 $263 $300 $475
W-2 $210 $210 $210 $263 $300 $456
W-1 $180 $190 $195 $263 $300 $306
E-9 $135 $135 $160 $381 $400 $438
E-8 $135 $135 $160 $381 $400 $438
E-7 $135 $135 $160 $381 $400 $438
E-6 $135 $135 $160 $350 $375 $394
E-5 $70 $80 $160 $350 $375 $394
E-4 $70 $80 $160 $350 $363 $363
E-3 $50 $60 $100 $125 $125 $125
E-2 $50 $60 $75 $94 $94 $94
E-1 $50 $50 $50 $63 $63 $63
Pay Grade Over 6 Over 7 Over 8 Over 9 Over 10 Over 11
O-6 $419 $450 $463 $494 $506 $525
O-5 $394 $400 $431 $438 $456 $463
O-4 $356 $375 $388 $388 $394 $394
O-3 $331 $344 $356 $375 $394 $394
O-2 $331 $344 $356 $375 $394 $394
O-1 $331 $344 $356 $375 $394 $394
W-5 $544 $544 $544 $544 $613 $656
W-4 $544 $544 $544 $544 $613 $656
W-3 $494 $500 $506 $544 $613 $656
W-2 $463 $463 $475 $544 $594 $594
W-1 $350 $438 $475 $525 $569 $569
E-9 $438 $469 $688 $700 $700 $713
E-8 $438 $469 $688 $700 $700 $713
E-7 $438 $469 $688 $700 $700 $713
E-6 $406 $438 $638 $656 $656 $656
E-5 $406 $438 $638 $638 $638 $638
E-4 $363 $363 $488 $488 $488 $488
E-3 $125 $125 $125 $125 $125 $125
E-2 $94 $94 $94 $94 $94 $94
E-1 $63 $63 $63 $63 $63 $63
Pay Grade Over 12 Over 13 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18 Over 20
O-6 $544 $544 $569 $594 $625 $669
O-5 $463 $463 $500 $525 $550 $594
O-4 $419 $419 $475 $494 $506 $525
O-3 $419 $419 $456 $475 $494 $506
O-2 $419 $419 $438 $456 $475 $494
O-1 $419 $419 $438 $456 $475 $494
W-5 $700 $700 $750 $750 $750 $750
W-4 $700 $700 $750 $750 $750 $750
W-3 $700 $700 $744 $744 $750 $750
W-2 $656 $656 $700 $700 $700 $700
W-1 $594 $594 $631 $656 $656 $656
E-9 $725 $750 $750 $750 $750 $750
E-8 $725 $750 $750 $750 $750 $750
E-7 $725 $750 $750 $750 $750 $750
E-6 $675 $694 $713 $731 $750 $750
E-5 $638 $638 $638 $638 $638 $638
E-4 $488 $488 $488 $488 $488 $488
E-3 $125 $125 $125 $125 $125 $125
E-2 $94 $94 $94 $94 $94 $94
E-1 $63 $63 $63 $63 $63 $63

Career Sea Pay-Premium is $200 per month. Career Sea Pay-Premium is not paid to grades E5 through E9 over 8 years of cumulative sea duty. Career Sea Pay-Premium is included in their Career Sea Pay.

 

Air Force Monthly Career Sea Pay
Cumulative Years of Service – Effective May, 1998
Pay Grade 1 or less Over 1 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 5
O-6 $225 $230
O-5 $225
O-4 $185 $190 $200
O-3 $150 $160 $185
O-2 $150 $160 $185
O-1 $150 $160 $185
E-9 $100 $120 $175 $190 $350
E-8 $100 $120 $175 $190 $350
E-7 $100 $120 $175 $190 $350
E-6 $100 $120 $150 $170 $315
E-5 $50 $60 $120 $150 $170 $315
E-4 $50 $60 $120 $150 $160
Pay Grade Over 6 Over 7 Over 8 Over 9 Over 10 Over 11
O-6 $240 $255 $265 $280 $290 $300
O-5 $230 $245 $250 $260 $265
O-4 $205 $215 $220 $225
O-3 $190 $195 $205 $215 $225
O-2 $190 $195 $205 $215 $225
O-1 $190 $195 $205 $215 $225
E-9 $375 $390 $400 $410
E-8 $375 $390 $400 $410
E-7 $375 $390 $400 $410
E-6 $325 $350 $365
E-5 $325 $350
E-4
Pay Grade Over 12 Over 13 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18 Over 20
O-6 $310 $325 $340 $355 $380
O-5 $285 $300 $315 $340
O-4 $240 $270 $280 $290 $300
O-3 $240 $260 $270 $280 $290
O-2 $240 $250 $260 $270 $280
O-1 $240 $250 $260 $270 $280
E-9 $420 $450 $475 $520
E-8 $420 $450 $475 $500 $520
E-7 $420 $450 $475 $500
E-6 $380 $395 $410 $425 $450
E-5
E-4

 

Army Monthly Career Sea Pay
Cumulative Years of Service – Effective October 1, 2002
Pay Grade 1 or less Over 1 Over 2 Over 3 Over 4 Over 5
O-6 $225 $230
O-5 $225
O-4 $185 $190 $200
O-3 $150 $160 $185
O-2 $150 $160 $185
O-1 $150 $160 $185
W-5 $210 $310 $338 $506
W-4 $210 $310 $338 $506
W-3 $210 $310 $338 $478
W-2 $210 $310 $338 $464
W-1 $182 $189 $196 $310 $338 $345
E-9 $130 $156 $328 $347 $425
E-8 $130 $156 $328 $347 $425
E-7 $130 $156 $328 $347 $425
E-6 $130 $156 $295 $321 $380
E-5 $65 $78 $156 $295 $321 $380
E-4 $65 $78 $156 $295 $308
E-3 $50 $60 $120 $150 $160 $170
E-2 $50 $60 $120 $150 $160 $170
E-1 $50 $60 $120 $150 $160
Pay Grade Over 6 Over 7 Over 8 Over 9 Over 10 Over 11
O-6 $240 $255 $265 $280 $290 $300
O-5 $230 $245 $250 $260 $265
O-4 $205 $215 $220 $225
O-3 $190 $195 $205 $215 $225
O-2 $190 $195 $205 $215 $225
O-1 $190 $195 $205 $215 $225
W-5 $534 $590 $625
W-4 $534 $590 $625
W-3 $492 $499 $506 $534 $590 $625
W-2 $471 $478 $534 $576
W-1 $380 $450 $478 $520 $555
E-9 $458 $477 $490 $503
E-8 $458 $477 $490 $503
E-7 $458 $477 $490 $503
E-6 $393 $425 $445
E-5 $393 $425
E-4
E-3 $190
E-2
E-1
Pay Grade Over 12 Over 13 Over 14 Over 16 Over 18 Over 20
O-6 $310 $325 $340 $355 $380
O-5 $285 $300 $315 $340
O-4 $240 $270 $280 $290 $300
O-3 $240 $260 $270 $280 $290
O-2 $240 $250 $260 $270 $280
O-1 $240 $250 $260 $270 $280
W-5 $660 $730
W-4 $660 $730
W-3 $660 $695
W-2 $625
W-1
E-9 $516 $555 $588 $620 $646
E-8 $516 $555 $588 $620 $646
E-7 $516 $555 $588 $620
E-6 $464 $484 $503 $523 $555
E-5
E-4
E-3
E-2
E-1

 

UCSG Career Sea Pay Level 1

Buoy Tenders, Construction Tenders, WPB, 140 WTGB, Harbor Tugs, WFRC, WPC, Sea Fighter, CGC MACKINAW, mobile units, law enforcement detachments (LEDETS), tactical law enforcement teams (TACLETS), afloat training groups (ATGS), cutter support teams (CSTS), all other TDY personnel (when vessel is not in a combat zone)

(Cumulative years of sea duty)
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Pay Grade< 22345678
E-1$20$20$20$20$20$20$20$20
O-1E-2/ E-3$50$75$85$100$150$160$170$170
O-2E-4$85$130$150$180$270$285$300$300
O-3/ W-2E-6$130$195$225$270$405$425$445$445
O-4/ W-3E-7$145$220$255$305$460$485$510$510
O-5/ W-4E-8$160$240$275$330$495$520$545$545
O-6E-9$175$265$305$365$550$580$610$610
Pay Grade910111214161820
E-1$20$20$20$20$20$20$20$20
O-1E-2/ E-3$170$170$170$170$170$170$170$170
O-2E-4$300$300$300$300$300$300$300$300
E-5$380$380$380$380$380$380$380$380
O-3/ W-2E-6$445$445$445$445$445$445$445$445
O-4/ W-3E-7$510$510$510$510$510$510$510$510
O-5/ W-4E-8$545$545$545$545$545$545$545$545
O-6E-9$610$610$610$610$610$610$610$610

UCSG Career Sea Pay Level 2

WIX(*), 270' WMEC, 210' WMEC, WMSM, Norwegian CG Exchange Officers (see level 3 exceptions)
(*) COMDT (CG-1) memo dated 11/8/11 authorizes an increase in the sea pay level for the CGC EAGLE from Level One to Level Two effective 12/1/11.

(Cumulative years of sea duty)
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Pay Grade < 22345678
E-1$25$25$25$25$25$25$25$25
O-1E-2/ E-3$60$85$100$115$175$185$195$195
O-2E-4$100$150$175$205$310$330$345$345
E-5$125$190$220$265$395$415$435$435
O-3/ W-2E-6$150$225$260$310$465$490$510$510
O-4/ W-3E-7$165$255$295$350$530$560$585$585
O-5/ W-4E-8$185$275$315$380$570$600$625$625
O-6E-9$200$305$350$420$635$665$700$700
Pay Grade910111214161820
E-1$25$25$25$25$25$25$25$25
O-1E-2/ E-3$195$195$195$195$195$195$195$195
O-2E-4$345$345$345$345$345$345$345$345
E-5$435$435$435$435$435$435$435$435
O-3/ W-2E-6$510$510$510$510$510$510$510$510
O-4/ W-3E-7$585$585$585$585$585$585$585$585
O-5/ W-4E-8$625$625$625$625$625$625$625$625
O-6E-9$700$700$700$700$700$700$700$700

UCSG Career Sea Pay Level 3

Polar Class WAGB, WHEC, WMSL, CGC ALEX HALEY, PATFOR SWA Cutter Crews, USN Exchange Program - officers assigned to USN vessels. All cutters while in designated Combat Zones. Personnel assigned TDY to cutters in designated Combat Zones.

(Cumulative years of sea duty)
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Pay Grade < 22345678
E-1$30$30$30$30$30$30$30$30
O-1E-2/ E-3$70$100$115$130$200$215$225$225
 O-2E-4$115$175$200$235$355$380$395$395
E-5$145$220$255$305$455$475$500$500
O-3/ W-2E-6$175$260$300$355$535$565$585$585
O-4/ W-3E-7$190$295$340$405$610$645$675$675
O-5/ W-4E-8$215$315$360$435$655$690$720$720
O-6E-9$230$350$405$485$730$750$750$750
Pay Grade910111214161820
E-1$30$30$30$30$30$30$30$30
O-1E-2/ E-3$225$225$225$225$225$225$225$225
O-2E-4$395$395$395$395$395$395$395$395
E-5$500$500$500$500$500$500$500$500
O-3/ W-2E-6$585$585$585$585$585$585$585$585
O-4/ W-3E-7$675$675$675$675$675$675$675$675
O-5/ W-4E-8$720$720$720$720$720$720$720$720
O-6E-9$750$750$750$750$750$750$750$750