Transitioners: Get help figuring the civilian salary equivalent to your military pay
If your next mission is transitioning out of military into
the civilian life, one of your first questions is probably how to figure the
civilian salary that’s equivalent to your current military pay. You’ll need to
take into account benefits like health care and dental, special incentive pay,
relocation expenses, taxes and other factors. This free
Military-to-Civilian Pay Calculator from GIJobs.com makes it easy to
figure what you’ll need to make on the outside to match what you’re making in
Now’s also a good time to check out USBA’s Military
Jobs Center powered by Orion. It’s the world’s largest military
placement agency that’s helped over 25,000 veterans find rewarding new careers.
All resources and job placement services are 100% free of charge to those
transitioning from military service. Get advice from Orion alums that’ve
been in your boots.
When you sign up at the USBA Military Jobs
Center, you get free access to helpful resources like the white paper,
“5 Things to Do Before Starting Your Job Search.” Even if your transition date
is months away, this is good information to have.
And remember your SGLI ends 120 days after you leave the
service. So take this opportunity to look at affordable life insurance
options available from USBA. You can apply for these life insurance plans
at any time to make sure your family is protected.