Pay on Operational Tour

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Reserve Recruitment' started by Mali, Aug 6, 2008.

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  1. Mali

    Mali Old-Salt

    Hi all,

    Sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, I did look but didnt find it if it has.

    Im considering joining the TA, the only obstacle would be the pay if I were to go on ops for 9 months.
    Would I only get the army pay for my rank/trade or the full amount I normally get in my civvy job.
    Bottom line is I wouldnt be able to take the pay cut over 9 months if I would just be getting army pay?

    Many Thanks

  2. msr

    msr LE

  3. smudge67

    smudge67 Crow

    What happens if you're a self employed contractor?
  4. msr

    msr LE

    Take evidence of your last year's salary. Or don't volunteer.

  5. Goku

    Goku Guest

    You’ll be paided your civvie wage if it works out as higher then your army pay.
    Which is usually does for all bin men and above :wink:
  6. Mali

    Mali Old-Salt

    Thanks a lot guys!

    That should make convincing the wife easier :D

    I currently work in IT support, specifically supporting the NHS email system.
    What IT roles are available in the TA in the London area and would they tour Iraqistan? (plz say yes)

    Thanks again

  7. Goku

    Goku Guest

    check your PMs
  8. me too, small world :D