What benefits does ROTC offer?
Employers routinely look for confidence, self-discipline, and leadership skill in searching for their next employer. In Army ROTC you will learn these qualities and much more, and get PAID while learning those qualities! From the finest leadership and organization training in the world to living stipends; UALR Army ROTC has programs to meet your needs!
Army ROTC can prepare you for a lifetime of success, after graduating you will have acquired the basic leadership and management skill to succeed on both battlefield and in the business environment!
Salary and Benefits
Army officer’s pay is very competitive with their civilian counter-parts. In addition to pay, allowances for housing and subsistence, discounted shopping prices and tax free shopping at the Post Exchange, 30 days of paid vacation a year, and free medical/dental are all provided for active duty officers! The chart below describes the yearly basic pay of entry level officers.
|Rank / Grade||Less than 2 years||Over 2 years||Over 3 years|
|2LT / O1||$32,947||$34,290||$41,450|
|1LT / O2||$37,954||$43,228||$49,788|
|CPT / O3||$43,927||$49,798||$53,751|
If you have no prior military service, click “Traditional Cadets” to the left to learn more. Prior service and current service members click “Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP).