Payed for recruit training??

Sam1

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My mate said the other day that you get payed for the 32 weeks training, is it true?? *text deleted* i had no idea!!

and if it is, how much???

cheers lads. :applaus:
 

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yeh u do get paid its great! not sure how much but around region of 250+ i think ask ninja_stoker or there might be a thread on it somewhere
 

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its £256 a month when on recruit training, so you get around 12,000 for 32 weeks training, around that anyway
 

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In training you probably walk away with around £700 - £750 per month after tax, accomodation, food has been deducted.

That's a rough, rough approximation, Ninja should be able to give the closest figure.
 

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I was already looking forward to RT but now i just can't wait!

cheers for the replys lads (Y)
 

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haha , I did the same thing , I was so excited about the idea of becoming a marine and was reading all about it and looking into everything about training etc. I forgot about the moeny completely and then after about a month I thought, I wonder what the pays likle
 

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its 12k for basic but once u pass out you go onto 15 or 16k dont ya?
 

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Just to be pedantic, it's now £770 per month net (after ALL stoppages, Tax, NI, Food Accommodation, etc.) for the first 6 months, with equates to an annual starting salary of £13,013 gross.
 

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Just to be pedantic,

OTHER RANK NEW ENTRY RATES OF PAY 2008-2009

New Entry Rate of Pay £1084.41 (Gross per month). £13013 (Gross per annum)

After 26 Weeks £1352.25 (Gross per month). £16227 (Gross per annum)

DEDUCTIONS

Food Charge £3.89(Daily) £116.70 (30 day month)

Accommodation Charge £0.57 (Daily) £17.10 (30 day month)

Council Tax £0.08 (Daily) £2.40 (30 day month)

The average monthly pay for a single New Entrant after stoppages (Tax, National Insurance, food, accommodation and Council Tax) is approximately £770.00. It is stressed that this is an approximate figure and will vary between individuals.

(The above charges are quoted for RN joiners in HMS Raleigh- Lympstone deductions to be verified)
 

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Ninja you say that pay varies between individuals, can you give an example, just wondering if say someones taken a big pay cut to join up do they get paid slighty more than say a 16 year old lad whos just left school. would have thought everyone got the same.
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Yep, pay is exactly the same whether you're 16 or 32 upon starting.

The only differences are stoppages if you have a different tax code (married/single), pay reduced accommodation charges (if you are married with a house), or have not yet paid tax in the financial year before you join. The only other examples that spring to mind is if you have a secondary income from family or business which puts you into a higher tax bracket.
 

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Ninja, why don't the Marine recruits get higher training pay than other sections of the Armed Forces? Seems to me like Marines go through a far tougher training period than others, but the pay does not reflect that.
 

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Ninja, why don't the Marine recruits get higher training pay than other sections of the Armed Forces? Seems to me like Marines go through a far tougher training period than others, but the pay does not reflect that.
I see where you're coming from.

The simple answer from those that dictate your income would be that if an individual felt you could earn the same for doing less elsewhere, then that explains why people join other specialisations.

In other words, if it were easy I'd be wearing a green beret. It isn't & mine's blue - the pay's the same, but you earn my respect if you complete 32 week's training & I've served 27 years.
 

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Sweet, that's more than I thought, I remember reading the form and thinking it was around 700 and THEN the accom, food deductions etc.

Wicked! :cheesy:
 

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Cheers fo the info Ninja. Does the pay increase yearly at the rank of Marine. Obviously it increases with rank, and specialisation bonuses, but just wondered how many years you would have to serve as marine before you get into the £20k bracket.

Also just out of interest for the people on here who work already, how many people will getting paid more in RT then they do at the moment, and how many will be getting paid less? Personally I will be getting paid almost £10k less in the RT then I'm on now.
 
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