The Defense Ministry on 1 November decided to project a 10% pay hike for military personnel of the Armed Forces that was scheduled for January 1, 2023, and also for a 10% increase on January 1 of the following year. was scheduled. march. hence, Both increases will be effective from the assets of November and January 2023.
The measure went into effect this Monday through Joint Resolution 6/2022 published in the Official Gazette, signed by the Minister of Defense, Jorge Tayana, and the Economy, Sergio Massa.
The new prices, according to Defense, update those agreed last June, where new pay scale The wealth of military personnel of the Armed Forces and which was set to increase by 28% by July 1, 2022, by 12% by October 1, 2022, by 10% as on January 1, 2023, and by 10%. March 1, 2023.
Similarly, this remuneration amount Transferred upon liquidation of military retirement and pension assets In charge of the Institute for Financial Aid for Military Retirement and Payment of Pensions (IAF), Tayna led the portfolio in a statement.
Advance payments in the two months of the last two installments of wage hikes, which had a guideline of 60%, are in the context of high and persistent inflation, showing a growth of 6.2% in September-data known two weeks ago- Which leads to an accumulated growth of 66.1% in the first nine months of the year. In the year-on-year comparison, inflation registered a growth of 83 per cent.
salary arrears The main concern today in comparison to the situation in the Armed Forces and in particular the security and police forces, With which this difference can be from 70 to 90 percent. This situation creates restlessness in the armed forces and results in continued migration of military personnel to police forces, or other occupations.
Equivalent Military pay with security forces was a government promise this year, which ultimately did not take effect. The commitment to take this forward with an estimated budget for the next year was included recently.
With increased advances, a volunteer soldier of January 1 would receive $84,590 by November 2022 and $90,230 by January 1, 2023; A First Sergeant, Second Petty Officer, Assistant Petty Officer $124,534 and $132,837; A noncommissioned officer major (the highest rank at the noncommissioned officer level) is $180,146 and $192,156.
in the case of officers, second lieutenants, midshipmen and ensigns, $105,639 on November 1 and $112,681 on January 1, 2023; a lieutenant colonel, commander, vice commodore, $222,938 and $237,800; and the highest rank of supreme military commanders: lieutenant general, admiral, brigadier general, $360,292, and $384,311 with credits of January 1, 2023.
In a recent study, the opposition Together for Change warned that 56 percent of military pay is below the poverty line. And that the income received by members of the armed forces is the “lowest wage” of the national state.
how are all the scales
In the Annexes to the Joint Defense and Economy Resolution, there is a table with the values that members of the Armed Forces will receive, with an increase to be taken from November 1 and from January 1, 2023.
Lieutenant General, Admiral, Brigadier General: $360,292 / $384,311
Major General, Vice Admiral, Brigadier Major: $321,301 / $342,721
Brigadier General, Rear Admiral, Brigadier: $292,737 / $312,253
Colonel, Captain, Commodore: $256,412 / $273,506
Lieutenant Colonel, Commander, Vice Commodore: $222,938 / $237,800
Major, Lieutenant Commander: $175,638 / $187,347
Captain, Navy Lieutenant: $145,463 / $155,160
First Lieutenant, Frigate Lieutenant, First Lieutenant: $129,381 / $138,006
Lieutenant, Corvette Lieutenant $116,641 / $124,417
Second Lieutenant, Midshipman, Ensign: $105,639 / $112,681
Senior Petty Officer: $180,146 / $192,156
Chief Warrant Officer: $159,703 / $170,350
Assistant Sergeant, First Petty Officer, Assistant Petty Officer: $141,579 / $151,018
1st Sergeant, 2nd Petty Officer, Assistant Petty Officer: $124,534 / $132,837
Sergeant, Corporal Principal: $111,804 / $119,258
1st Corporal: $100,337 / $107,026
Cape, second cape: $92,868 / $99,059
First Volunteer, First Sailor: $84,590 / $90,230
Volunteer Second, Sailor Second: $78,280 / $83,499
For its part, the Naval Establishment Police will receive its pay from 10/1/22 and from 1/1/23 in these values:
Commissioner Inspector: $111,064 / $118,468
Commissioner: $106,604 / $113,711
Deputy Commissioner: $99,156 / $105,767
Principal Officer: $86,478 / $92,243
Official Inspector: $78,671 / $92,243
Sub-Inspecting Officer: $65,796 / $70,183
Assistant Officer: $54,501 / $58,135
Deputy Assistant Officer: $47,933 / $51,129
Undersigned: $78,266 / $83,484
1st Sergeant: $59,127 / $63,069
Sergeant: $56,660 / $60,437
Cabo: $45.433 / $48.462
First Agent: $43,915 / $46,842
Monday Agent: $43,204 / $46,084