How long can you be an E-4 in the National Guard?
Promotable Soldiers in the grade of E-4 will be allowed to stay up to 12 years. For the past three years, they have been allowed up to 15 years of service. Sergeants will be allowed 13 years and those who have been selected for promotion but have not pinned on their stripes yet will be allowed 15 years of service.
How much does a E-4 make a year?
E-4 Servicemember with Three Years of Military Service: Annual Regular Military Compensation (RMC)
|Individual Servicemember||Servicemember w/ Family of 4|
How much does an E4 make on a drill weekend?
Pay is based on two weeks of training each year and one weekend each month.
Drill Pay for Army Reserve and Army National Guard Soldiers.
|RANK||Specialist or Corporal (E4)|
|< 2 YEARS||$4,893.84|
Does the National Guard pay well?
You can expect to earn excellent pay as a Guard Soldier. Specific pay level will be determined by your rank, job and education level. The higher you go, the more you make. And the more time you serve, the more you earn.
Is E-4 a good rank?
A specialist E-4 is one of the most common ranks held in the U.S. Army and is the highest rank for junior enlisted recruits.
How long does it take to get from E-4 to e5?
For advancement to E-4, the member must have a minimum of 6 months Time in Rate (TIR) and an E-3. For advancement to E-5, member must have 12 months TIR as an E-4. For advancement to E-6, member must have a minimum of 36 months TIR as an E-5*.
How long does it take to become an E-4?
One requires 36 months TIS and at least eight months TIG. The other requires 18 months TIS and six months TIG. The E-4 grade pay range is $27,965 to $33,948 per year.
How do you get promoted from E-4 to E5?
If you are an exceptional soldier, who has been nominated by your commanding officer, or if there is an exceptional need for officers at the next pay grade, you may be eligible to appear the promotion board, if you have completed 16 months of service, of which four months or more were at the E-4 pay grade.
How long does it take to go from E3 to E-4?
An E3 must have served in the Army for a minimum of 24 months to be considered eligible for promotion to E4. However, if a soldier has been granted a waiver by his company first sergeant, he may be eligible for promotion after 18 months time in service (TIS).
How much is National Guard bonus?
Enlisted Affiliation Bonus: Former and currently serving Active Duty Soldiers who meet qualifying eligibility criteria and agree to affiliate with the Army National Guard in a specified job skill for a three or six year term of service may be eligible for a bonus up to $20,000.