2020 Military Payday Schedule

This table reflects the schedule of 2020 military pay dates for the active and reserve components. The information may help avoid any confusion as to when you should expect to see the payment deposited to your account.

Note: Each service member has the option of receiving his or her pay once or twice a month. If they select to receive their pay twice a month, they will receive semi-monthly pay on the 15th of each month. If the 1st or 15th falls on Saturday or Sunday, payday is the Friday before.

2020 Military Pay Dates
Pay Period Mid-month Payday LES Available  End-of-Month Payday LES Available
January Jan. 15 Jan. 8 Jan. 31 Jan. 24
February Feb. 14 Feb. 7 Feb. 28 Feb. 24
March Mar. 13 Mar. 6 Apr. 1 Mar. 25
April Apr. 15 Apr. 8 May 1 Apr. 24
May May 15 May 8 June 1 May 25
June June 15 June 7 July 1 June 21
July July 15 July 8 July 31 July 24
August Aug. 14 Aug. 7 Sep. 1 Aug. 25
September Sep. 15 Sep. 8 Oct. 1 Sept. 24
October Oct. 15 Oct. 8 Oct. 30 Oct. 23
November Nov. 13 Nov. 6 Dec. 1 Nov. 24
December Dec. 15 Dec. 8 Dec. 31 Dec. 24

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