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Average corporal pay

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MissMiaowington Wed 13-Jul-11 13:30:24

Hi, can anyone tell me on average what the pay rise is from lance cpl to cpl?
Having a 'discussion' and I need to know who is right!!!
Thanks grin

swingingcat Wed 13-Jul-11 15:33:31

Depends if its higher or lower pay band!

Rates are all available online.

LtEveDallas Wed 13-Jul-11 15:36:37

also depends what 'level' the LCpl is at

Chulita Wed 13-Jul-11 15:38:48

pay scales here as swingingcat said and it also depends what level you're on ie. a level 9 Lance jack is paid more than a level 1 sergeant.

Chulita Wed 13-Jul-11 15:39:41

x-posts, at least we agree grin

vintageteacups Wed 13-Jul-11 15:59:38

chulita - the scale shows that a lance corporal doesn't earn more than a level 1 sergeant.

Chulita Wed 13-Jul-11 16:44:13

sorry, meant top level corporal and sergeant - do forgive me

vintageteacups Wed 13-Jul-11 17:17:53

Nope - still don't get it. A top level corporal is £29,840 and a bottom level sergeant is £30,012

vintageteacups Wed 13-Jul-11 17:18:55

If it was the other way around, there would be absolutely no incentive for being promoted surely?

Ah - unless, with annual increments, a top level sergeant could be higher than bottom level sergeant?

MissMiaowington Wed 13-Jul-11 20:32:35

Sounds like I need to pay more attention to someone when he witters...
No idea what level tbh - I'm useless!!! I'll have a look at the link, thanks!

MissMiaowington Wed 13-Jul-11 20:44:36

Levels? Spines? See, this is what I ask about, and he looks at me like I'm very stupid and gives me the bare minimum to shhhhshhhh me up!

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I'm a lcpl. I go on a cadre, and then I will be a cpl. I get a bit more money.

Am now on a mission to work out what 'level' he is at, what 'spine' he is on, and I may even attempt to find out where I would stand financially if the unthinkable happened. "urm, I think you'll get about £65k" isn't really being armed with facts and figures is it... hmm

LtEveDallas Wed 13-Jul-11 20:52:14

What capbadge, what trade? Something else that makes a difference I'm afraid. If he is in a technical or specialist trade he will earn more that someone on a basic pay spine.

Without knowing him it is impossible to say with any certainty. Those pay scales give you an idea though.

MissMiaowington Wed 13-Jul-11 21:21:44

Been digging a bit - PWRR, he's mortars - I read that mortars is specialist, then there was something different about infantry, its all very confusing! He's been in about 8 years now, and is away til Sept so I cant ask sad He's not long been cpl, would that mean he's level 1?

swingingcat Wed 13-Jul-11 21:34:23

L/Cpl upwards in Infantry is higher payband. Specialist trade.

Husband told me all that!

MissMiaowington Wed 13-Jul-11 21:50:59

Thank you! And thank you mr swingingcat too!

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