Pay Scale

Pay During Training

Army/Air Corps recruit training lasts 17 weeks See Details here >> . During this time a recruit that hasn't been employed in the public service previously will be entitled to receive €394.22 gross per week.

On successful completion of this training a recuit will qualify for promotion to Private 2*. A further 10 weeks of training then follows. The pay for the duration of training as a Private 2* is €461.61 gross per week. On succesful completion of this training a Private 2* will be promoted to Private 3*.

The first point on the pay scale for a newly qualified 3 Star Private is €478.62 gross per week. A 3 Star Private is also entitled to receive a Military Service Allowance (MSA) of €43.76 per week giving a combined total of gross pay and MSA of €522.38 gross per week which totals at €27,257 gross per annum.

In addition to basic pay a range of duties attract additional allowances.

 Post 01 January 2013 PPC Payscales LRA2

Recruitment Rank Point 01/01/18
Apprentice

Basic Pay
MSA
Total
On enlistment 1 €286.18 €0.00 €286.18
After 1 years service 2 €340.47 €0.00 €340.47
After 2 years service 3 €445.50 €0.00 €445.50
After 3 years service 4 €519.71 €0.00 €519.71

 

Private, Grade 1/Seaman, 3rd Class €394.22 €0.00 €394.22

 

Private, 2 Star/Seaman, 2nd Class €461.61 €0.00 €461.61

 

Private, 3 Star/Seaman, 1st Class
1 €478.62 €43.76 €522.38
2 €478.62 €43.76 €522.38
3 €478.62 €43.76 €522.38
4 €502.34 €121.50 €623.84
5 €524.19 €121.50 €645.69
6 €542.22 €121.50 €663.72
7 €556.01 €121.50 €677.51
8 €569.75 €121.50 €691.25
9 €608.12 €121.50 €729.62
10 €608.12 €121.50 €729.62
11 €608.12 €121.50 €729.62
12 €608.12 €121.50 €729.62

Post 1 Jan 2013 PPC Payscales LRA2

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Pre 01 January 2013 Non PPC Payscales LRA 2

Recruitment Ranks        Point 01/01/18
Apprentice

Basic Pay
MSA
Total
On enlistment 1 €272.85 €0.00 €272.85
After 1 years service 2 €324.42 €0.00 €324.42
After 2 years service 3 €424.20 €0.00 €424.20
After 3 years service 4 €494.70 €0.00 €494.70

 

Private, Grade 1/Seaman, 3rd Class €384.39 €0.00 €384.39

 

Private, 2 Star/Seaman, 2nd Class €467.54 €41.57 €509.11

 

Private, 3 Star/Seaman, 1st Class
0 - 3 years service 1 €483.64 €41.57 €525.21
Over 3 Years Service 2 €489.67 €115.43 €605.10
Over 4 Years Service 3 €503.76 €115.43 €619.19
Over 5 Years Service 4 €521.06 €115.43 €636.49
Over 6 Years Service 5 €534.29 €115.43 €649.72
6 €547.47 €115.43 €662.90
7 €584.29 €115.43 €699.72

Pre 01 January 2013 Non PPC Payscales LRA 2

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