For people in the military, pay ranged from $1,531.50 per month up to $19,762.50 per month, as of 2014. Pay is based on rank and the number of years the person has served.
For instance, the enlisted pay grade ranged from $1,531.50 to $2,752.50 monthly for less than 2 years of experience and goes up to $1,531.50 to $7,509.60 for over 38 years experience in 2014. Warrant officers ranged from $2,839.80 to $4,003.50 for less than 2 years experience up to $4,906.80 to $9,315.00 for over 38 years of experience. Officers began at $2,905.20 to $9,946.20 and go up to $4,538.70 to $19,762.50 for over 38 years in the military.