VA Disability Pay Chart 2024

VA disability pay, also known as VA Disability Compensation, is a monthly tax-free payment given to Veterans who got sick or injured while serving in the military. It's also for those whose service made an existing condition worse. How much you get depends on how disabled you are because of your service.

Here’s a simple breakdown:

  • Disability Rating: This rating goes from 0% to 100%, increasing by tens. The higher your rating, the more money you can get each month.
  • Dependents: If you have people depending on you, like kids, a spouse, or maybe even parents, that could add extra cash to your payment.
  • Severity and Number of Disabilities: Multiple injuries or illnesses might bump up what they give you.

You'd usually find all this info in tables called "VA disability pay charts." These charts (see below 2024 va disability pay chart)  show rates for single veterans versus those with dependents at each percentage level.

To start getting these benefits:

  1. File a claim with all your medical evidence online through the VA website.
  2. Wait for them to review everything and check if they need anything else from you.
  3. They'll make their decision and let you know what it is.

If approved, payments kick off based on when they said yes to your claim — sometimes even paying back to when you first filed it! And remember: Each year, there might be changes due to cost-of-living adjustments (COLA), so keep an eye out around November; that's often when COLA gets announced.

Always best practice: Check directly with the Department of Veterans Affairs for the most current numbers and application details – they're there precisely for questions like yours!

Here is the 2024 Military VA Disability Pay Chart:

 

Here is the 2024 VA Disability Pay Chart:

10% – 20% (No Dependents)

PERCENTAGE RATE
10% $171.23
20% $338.49

30% – 60% Without Children

DEPENDENT STATUS 30% 40% 50% 60%
Veteran alone $524.31 $755.28 $1,075.16 $1,361.88
Veteran with spouse only $586.31 $838.28 $1,179.16 $1,486.88
Veteran with spouse and one parent $636.31 $904.28 $1,262.16 $1,586.88
Veteran with spouse and two parents $686.31 $970.28 $1,345.16 $1,686.88
Veteran with one parent $574.31 $821.28 $1,158.16 $1,461.88
Veteran with two parents $624.31 $887.28 $1,241.16 $1,561.88
Additional for spouse receiving Aid and Attendance $57 $76 $95 $114

70% – 100% Without Children

DEPENDENT STATUS 70% 80% 90% 100%
Veteran alone $1,716.28 $1,995.01 $2,241.91 $3,737.85
Veteran with spouse only $1,861.28 $2,161.01 $2,428.91 $3,946.25
Veteran with spouse and one parent $1,978.28 $2,294.01 $2,578.91 $4,113.51
Veteran with spouse and two parents $2,095.28 $2,427.01 $2,728.91 $4,280.77
Veteran with one parent $1,833.28 $2,128.01 $2,391.91 $3,905.11
Veteran with two parents $1,950.28 $2,261.01 $2,541.91 $4,072.37
Additional for spouse receiving Aid and Attendance $134 $153 $172 $191.14

30% – 60% With Children

DEPENDENT STATUS 30% 40% 50% 60%
Veteran with one child only (no spouse or parents) $565.31 $810.28 $1,144.16 $1,444.88
With one child and spouse (no parents) $632.31 $899.28 $1,255.16 $1,577.88
With one child, spouse and one parent $682.31 $965.28 $1,338.16 $1,677.88
With one child, spouse, and two parents $732.31 $1,031.28 $1,421.16 $1,777.88
With one child and one parent (no spouse) $615.31 $876.28 $1,227.16 $1,544.88
With one child and two parents (no spouse) $665.31 $942.28 $1,310.16 $1,644.88
Each additional child under age 18 $31 $41 $51 $62
Each additional child over 18 in a qualifying school program $100 $133 $167 $200
Additional for spouse receiving Aid and Attendance $57 $76 $95 $114

70% – 100% With Children

DEPENDENT STATUS 30% 40% 50% 60%
Veteran with one child only (no spouse or parents) $1,813.28 $2,106.01 $2,366.91 $3,877.22
With one child and spouse (no parents) $1,968.28 $2,283.01 $2,565.91 $4,098.87
With one child, spouse and one parent $2,085.28 $2,416.01 $2,715.91 $4,266.13
With one child, spouse, and two parents $2,202.28 $2,549.01 $2,865.91 $4,433.39
With one child and one parent (no spouse) $1,930.28 $2,239.01 $2,516.91 $4,044.48
With onoe child and two parents (no spouse) $2,047.28 $2,372.01 $2,666.91 $4,211.74
Each additional child under age 18 $72 $82 $93 $103.55
Each additional child over 18 in a qualifying school program $234 $267 $301 $334.49
Additional for spouse receiving Aid and Attendance $134 $153 $172 $191.14

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