Pay in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1898


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Colonel Commandant  $3,500 per year (291.66 per month)
Colonels $3,500 per year (291.66 per month)
Lieutenant Colonels $3,000 per year ($250 per month)
Majors $2,500 per year (208.33 per month)
Captain and
Assistant Quartermasters
$2,000 per year ($166.66 per month)
Captain $1,800 per year ($150 per month)
First Lieutenants $1,500 per year ($125 per month)
Second Lieutenants $1,400 per year ($116.66 per month)
Band Leader $1,080 per year ($90 per month)
1st Class Musician $408 per year ($34 per month)
Drum Major
First Sergeant
$300 per year ($25 per month)
Sergeant Major
Quartermaster Sergeant
$276 per year ($23 per month)
2nd Class Musician $240 per year ($20 per month)
Sergeant $216 per year ($18 per month)
3rd Classs Musician $204 per year ($17 per month)
Corporal $180 per year ($15 per month)
Drummer
Fifer
Private
$156 per year ($13 per month)



Bibliography:

Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States and of the Marine Corps to January 1, 1898. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1898)


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