Your Pay and Allowance Increase

You will receive a compounded increase of 6.34% to pay and 5.1% to some environmental and special allowances. You will be paid your new rates along with a lump sum back-payment starting June 30, 2017. This covers retroactive increases starting April 1, 2014 calculated as:

  • four 1.25% increases in pay and allowances effective April 1 for the past four fiscal years: 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018 and
  • one 1.2% Military Factor pay increase effective April 1, 2016.

About the Increase

  • You’re eligible as either a Regular or Reserve Force Non-Commissioned Member, General Service Officer and Pilot at the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and Commander and below, or Medical and Dental Officer.  
  • You’re eligible as a former member who left the CAF after March 31, 2014 for a lump sum back-payment and adjustments to your retirement benefits based on the new rates effective at your release.
  • You’re not eligible as a Legal Officers or CAF members at the rank of Colonel/Captain (Navy) and above since your pay and allowance rates are calculated separately.
  • Your Military Factor is now 8.7% to compensate you for your unique service conditions and requirements as a non-commissioned member and officer below the rank of Colonel/Captain (Navy). If you’re a Colonel/Captain (Navy) or above your rate is 6.5%.
  • Allowances included in the increase are:
    • All Environmental Allowances,
    • Special Operations Assaulter,
    • Submarine Crewing,
    • Stress Allowance for Test Participants and
    • Special Allowance Canadian Forces Station Alert.
  • View your pay rate or statement electronically via Employee Member Access Application (EMAA), as individual payments will depend on your rank, increment level, and time worked.
  • Former members would be best served by contacting the Release Personnel Pay Office to inquire about their own specific case. 

Estimates - Full-time Annual Salaries 

Full-Time Annual Salary RegF/ClassC2013 (Prior Rate)2014201520162017Annual IncreaseRetroactive Payment *
Corporal (5A) Increment 4 $59,832 $60,576 $61,332 $62,844 $63,624 $3,792 $5,256
Sergeant (6A) Increment 4 $67,656 $68,496 $69,348 $71,052 $71,940 $4,284 $5,928
Chief Warrant Officer (8A) Increment 4 $92,412 $93,564 $94,728 $97,068 $98,280 $5,868 $8,124
Captain Increment 10 $98,364 $99,588 $100,836 $103,320 $104,616 $6,252 $8,652
Lieutenant-Colonel Increment 4 $124,128 $125,676 $127,248 $130,380 $132,012 $7,884 $10,920

* Estimated based on 3 years (April 2014 to March 2017) at the maximum increment for each standard rank.

 

Estimates - Part-time Daily Rates

Part-Time SalaryDaily - Class A/B2013 (Prior Rate)2014201520162017Daily IncreaseRetroactive Payment *
Corporal (Stand. A2) Increment 4 $139.34 $141.06 $142.82 $146.34 $148.16 $8.82 $732
Sergeant (Stand. 4) Increment 4 $157.56 $159.52 $161.50 $165.46 $167.54 $9.98 $828
Chief Warrant Officer (7A) Increment 4 $215.20 $217.88 $220.60 $226.04 $228.88 $13.68 $1,135
Captain Increment 10 $229.08 $231.96 $234.86 $240.66 $243.68 $14.60 $1,214
Lieutenant-Colonel Increment 4 $289.10 $292.72 $296.38 $303.70 $307.50 $18.40 $1,530

* Estimated based on 60 workdays for 3 years (April 2014 to March 2017) at the maximum increment for each standard rank.

 

Estimates - Monthly Allowance Rates

Monthly AllowanceRate Prior to Increase (2013)2014201520162017Monthly IncreaseRetroactive Payment *
Paratroop Allowance CBI 205.30 $255 to $373 258 to $378 $261 to $383 $264 to $388 $267 to $393 $12 to $20 $360
Rescue Specialist Allowance CBI 205.31 $494 to $751 $500 to $760 $506 to $770 $512 to $780 $518 to $790 $24 to $39 $684
Aircrew Allowance CBI 205.32 $311 to $591 $315 to $598 $319 to $605 $323 to $613 $327 to $621 $16 to $30 $516
Land Duty Allowance CBI 205.33 $311 to $782 $315 to $792 $319 to $802 $323 to $812 $327 to $822 $16 to $40 $720
Diving Allowance (Clearance/Combat) CBI 205.34 $656/ $137 to $248 $664/ $139 to $251 $672/ $141to $254 $680/ $143 to $257 $689/ $145 to $260 $33/ $8 to $12 $576 / $216
Sea Duty Allowance CBI 205.35 $311 to $782 $315 to $792 $319 to $802 $323 to $812 $327 to $822 $16 to $40 $720
Submarine Allowance CBI 205.37 $451 to $890 $457 to $901 $463 to $912 $469 to $923 $475 to $935 $24 to $45 $792
Special Operations Allowance CBI 205.385 $705 to $2,381 $714 to $2,411 $723 to $2,441 $732 to $2,472 $741 to $2,503 $36 to $122 $2,172
Special Operations Assaulter Allowance CBI 205.401 $1,414 to $3,730 $1,432 to $3,777 $1,450 to $3,824 $1,468 to $3,872 $1,486 to $3,920 $72 to $190 $3,396
Submarine Crewing Allowance CBI 205.41 $382 $387 $392 $397 $402 $20 $360
Special Allowance Canadian Forces Station Alert CBI 11, Section 3 $116 to $591 $117 to $598 $118 to $605 $119 to $613 $120 to $621 $4 to $30 $516

 * Estimated based on 3 years (April 2014 to March 2017) at the maximum increment for each allowance.

 

Estimates - Daily Allowance Rates

Daily AllowanceRate Prior to Increase (2013)2014201520162017Daily IncreaseRetroactive Payment *
Casual Paratroop Allowance CBI 205.305 (Paid per jump) 72.04 $72.94 $73.85 $74.77 $75.71 $3.67 $54
Casual Aircrew Allowance CBI 205.325 $29.62 $29.99 $30.37 $30.74 $31.13 $1.51 $22
Casual Land Duty Allowance CBI 205.335 $25.84 $26.17 $26.49 $26.82 $27.16 $1.32 $20
Casual Diving Allowance (Clearance/Combat) CBI 205.345 $40.30/ $22.23 $40.80/ $22.51 $41.31/ $22.79 $41.83/ $23.07 $42.35/ $23.36 $2.05/ $1.13 $30 / $17
Casual Sea Duty Allowance CBI 205.355 $25.84 $26.17 $26.49 $26.82 $27.16 $1.32 $20
Hypobaric Chamber Allowance CBI 205.36 $14.83 $15.01 $15.20 $15.39 $15.58 $0.75 $11
Casual Submarine Allowance CBI 205.375 $29.04 $29.41 $29.77 $30.15 $30.52 $1.48 $22
Exceptional Hazard Allowance CBI 205.38 (Paid by incident) $182 or $349 $184 or $353 $186 or $357 $188 or $361 $190 or $366 $8 to $17 $240
Casual Special Operations Allowance CBI 205.385(14), (15) $22 to $67 $22 to $68 $22 to $69 $22 to $70 $22 to $71 $0 to $4 $60
Casual Special Operations Assaulter Allowance CBI 205.401(4.1), (4.2) $72.53 $73.43 $74.35 $75.28 $76.22 $3.69 $55
Stress Allowance for Test Participants CBI 205.48 $12.72 + $50.65 $12.88 + $51.29 $13.04 + $51.93 $13.20 + $52.58 $13.37 + $53.23 $0.65 to $2.58 $39

 * Estimated based on 10 daily entitlements for 3 years (April 2014 to March 2017) at the maximum increment for each allowance.

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