BENEFITS

A career with us offers you challenge and adventure that you simply can't find in any other job. Add in competitive pay and plenty of travel - in fact you'll be surprised at just how good the benefits are...
  • 38 days paid leave
  • Subsidised food and accommodation
  • Free gym and sports facilities
  • Free dental and medical care
  • Free pension
  • Qualifications, Apprenticeships and world class training

HOW MUCH WILL I EARN?

The current rates for soldiers starting each of these roles are:
  • Recruits (in Phase 1 training); £14,931 a year
  • Private: £18,488 a year
  • Lance Corporal: £25,524 a year
  • Corporal: £29,768 a year
  • Sergeant: £33,490 a year

ABOUT ARMY PAY

Each year, everyone in the Army receives a pay rise, and each rank has a pay band - so you'll be rewarded as you progress in the rank.

 

Some Army jobs pay higher than the standard rate of pay.

MORE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET

Infographic comparing finances of a soldier versus a civilian

DID YOU KNOW?

When you start your Army training, you're issued all of the kit you'll need to be an effective soldier. You don't need to pay for your uniform.