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Philippine National Police Salary Grade Table 2021



The Philippine National Police (PNP) is tasked with enforcing the law ,to prevent and control crimes, maintain peace and order, and ensure public safety and internal security with the active support of the community. The preservation of peace and stability is an important factor in promoting economic development.

Here is an updated PNP Salary Grade 2021 along with their corresponding ranks:

The following is the base pay of all PNP uniformed personnel as a result of the implementation of the fourth tranche of the modified salary schedule:

Patrolman/Patrolwoman 13₱29,668
Police Corporal 13₱30,367
Police Staff Sergeant 14₱32,114
Police Master Sergeant 15₱33,411
Police Senior Master Sergeant 15₱34,079
Police Chief Master Sergeant 15₱34,761
Police Executive Master Sergeant 16₱38,366
Police Lieutenant 19₱49,528
Police Captain 20₱56,582
Police Major 21 ₱62,555
Police Lieutenant Colonel 22 ₱71,313
Police Colonel 23 ₱80,583
Police Brigadier General 24 ₱91,058
Police Major General 25 ₱102,896
Police Lieutenant General 27 ₱125,574
Police General 28 ₱149,785
Long Pay
Patrolman/Patrolwoman ₱29,668
Police Corporal ₱30,3671₱3,087
Police Staff Sergeant ₱32,1142₱6,744
Police Master Sergeant ₱33,4113₱11,059
Police Senior Master Sergeant ₱34,0794₱15,816
Police Chief Master Sergeant ₱34,7614₱16,133
Police Executive Master Sergeant ₱38,3665₱19,183
Police Lieutenant ₱49,5281₱4,953
Police Captain ₱56,582 2₱11,882
Police Major ₱62,555 3₱20,706
Police Lieutenant Colonel ₱71,313 4₱33,096
Police Colonel ₱80,583 5₱40,291
Police Brigadier General ₱91,058 5₱45,529
Police Major General ₱102,896 5₱51,448
Police Lieutenant General ₱125,574 5₱62,787
Police General ₱149,785 5₱74,892

Longevity pay (Long Pay)

For every five (5) years of service, uniformed personnel of the department are entitled to a longevity pay of ten percent (10%) of their basic monthly salaries, which is measured from the date of the personnel’s original appointment in the AFP or appointment in the police, fire, or prison, or other allied services to the integration of the PC and the INP, provided that the totality of such longevity pay shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the basic pay.

Addition Allowances

Regular Allowance

In addition to the basic salary, all uniformed PNP members receive these allowances on a regular basis.

Quarter Allowance

It is a stipend granted to officers and non-officers who are not provided with living quarters, housing PNP units, or living quarters where their families can be accommodated under the PNP’s auspices.

Those who have received some housing units/living quarters immediately lose this payment to the PNP Housing Board.

PositionsMonthly Quarter
Allowance Rate
Patrolman/Patrolwoman ₱400
Police Corporal ₱400
Police Staff Sergeant ₱450
Police Master Sergeant ₱450
Police Senior Master Sergeant ₱500
Police Chief Master Sergeant ₱500
Police Executive Master Sergeant ₱500
Police Lieutenant ₱600
Police Captain ₱650
Police Major ₱700
Police Lieutenant Colonel ₱800
Police Colonel ₱900
Police Brigadier General ₱1,050
Police Major General ₱1,200
Police Lieutenant General ₱1,300
Police General ₱1,500

Regular Subsistence Allowance

It is a stipend given to all uniformed members of the PNP to help defray the cost of their daily regular meals, which amounts to ₱150.00 per day or ₱4,500 a month.

Clothing Allowance

It is a stipend provided to cover the expense of maintaining the uniforms that PNP members are expected to wear on a daily basis. For both officers and non-officers, this is charged at the rate of ₱200.00 per month.

Special Clothing Allowance

It is a stipend provided to uniformed PNP staff who make regular public appearances or attend ceremonies, and who are assigned to units/activities that require them to wear a presentable uniform at all times. The sum to be earned is as follows: for PCO ₱300 and for PNCO ₱150.

From the date of issuance of the initial special clothing allowance, an additional sum is charged for maintenance: for PCO ₱80 and for PNCO ₱40.

Initial Clothing Allowance

It is a ₱20,000.00 allowance given to all PNP recruits who are joining the PNP for the first time, whether as PCO or PNCO.

Replacement Clothing Allowance

It is a payment made after three years of continuous service, beginning with the year he or she joined the uniformed service. The following changes will be made to the RCA rates:

Patrolman ₱10,827 – ₱14,000
Patrolwoman₱11,655 – ₱14,000

Hazard Pay

It is a basic occupational hazard pay allowance granted because law enforcement is a dangerous profession. The fixed amount of Hazard Pay for all uniformed personnel is now ₱540.00 per month.

Radiation Hazard Pay

It is a form of incentive pay for PNP skilled personnel whose jobs require them to be exposed to radioactive elements in excess. The payment of said additional allowance must not exceed 15% (15%) of the base authorized by rank.

Hazardous Duty Pay

It is a stipend given to PNP uniformed personnel for exposure to specific occupational hazards or elements, or hazardous jobs posing a high risk of death, limb loss, or health deterioration. It is equal to half (50%) of the base pay authorized by rank.

Training Subsistence Allowance

It is an additional payment, or training emolument, provided to PNP uniformed personnel undergoing local training in the AFP, PNP training college, OJT, or schooling in a local educational institution where they acquire knowledge, skills, and experience for professional or career advancement, in addition to the normal subsistence allowance.

Each student/trainee is charged by the school at a rate of ₱30.00 per day compounded by the number of days the course lasts.

Laundry Allowance

It is a laundry allowance for PNP uniformed personnel whose regular public appearances, frequent attendance at ceremonies, and assignment to units/activities necessitate the wearing of a presentable uniform at all times, with the following rates. Officer — ₱60.00 a month (payable on a monthly basis) Non-Officer — ₱30.00 a month (payable on a monthly basis)


It is offered to someone who has earned the Medal of Valor. The awardee will be paid a monthly gratuity of ₱20,000.

Personnel Economic Relief Allowance (PERA)

It is a monthly allowance of ₱500.00 given to all PNP uniformed personnel below the rank of Police Major, including PNPA cadets.In addition to the Php500.00, an additional incentive of ₱1,500.00 will be provided due to the increasing cost of living. The present PERA is two thousand pesos per month (₱2,000.00).

Hospital Subsistence Allowance

It is a supplement to the PNP uniformed personnel’s normal subsistence allowance, reflecting the free daily meals given to them while confined in PNP hospitals and/or dispensaries, which amounts to ₱30.00 per day.

Combat Duty Pay

It is a fixed monthly allowance of ₱3,000.00 for PNP uniformed personnel engaged in actual police operations.

Combat Incentive Pay

It is a daily allowance of ₱300.00 for PNP uniformed personnel who are actively engaged in actual fighting against members of various insurgent, militant, and lawless elements, subject to the following conditions:

  • the operation must be for a specific c o m b a t mission that is duly covered by a Mission Order (Letter Order);
  • the personnel involved in combat must be in the published task organization of the PNP Mission Order;
  • the total additional combat incentive pay for each individual shall not exceed three thousand pesos (₱3,000.00) per month; and
  • the combat incentive pay shall be over and above the combat duty pay of ₱3,000.00 for qualified uniformed personnel of the PNP.

Specialist Pay

This pay is for deserving PNP non-officer personnel who have demonstrated efficiency and effectiveness through skills, aptitude training, experiences, and knowledge of specific police duties and specialties but are not assigned in critical areas (to qualify for combat pay).

Sea Duty Pay

It is given to all PNP personnel who will be assigned to PNP units and will be activated for law enforcement duties in our inland waters (lakes and river systems) as well as coastal and territorial waters. The PNP Maritime Command pays its employees at a monthly rate of twenty-five percent (25%) of their base pay, which is paid at the end of each month or quarter.

Flying Pay

Pilots and crew members of PNP aircraft whose roles necessitate routine and frequent aerial flights. All properly licensed PNP pilots, as long as they meet the monthly flying time requirement of four (4) hours of aerial flight. The rate of flying pay is set at 50% of their approved base pay.

Capital Region Command (CAPCOM) Incentive Pay

It is a stipend based on the uniqueness of CAPCOM’s mission and functions in relation to its geographic region, Metro Manila. This extends to all PNP uniformed personnel assigned to CAPCOM, regardless of whether they are assigned to one of the five (5) Police District Commands. A regular allowance of ₱2.50 or a monthly allowance of ₱75.00

Other than the usual and collateral allowances, PNP uniformed personnel enjoy the following benefits:

Anniversary Bonus

It is for PNP Uniformed personnel who have served in the PNP for at least one (1) year as of the milestone year (15th anniversary and every five (5) years thereafter) and have not been found guilty of any offense related to their work during the five-year period between milestone years. Payment must be in the sum of ₱3,000.00 or less.

Mid-Year Bonus (13th Month Pay)

It is equal to one (1) month’s basic salary as of May 15, and shall be provided to those who have completed at least four (4) months of satisfactory service and are still in the service as of the same date, and shall be issued not earlier than May 15 of each year.


It is equal to one (1) month’s basic salary, and it is issued in November of each year at the specified rates.

Performance Based Bonus (PBB)

It will be enforced in two (2) phases and will be equal to one (1) month to two (2) months of basic pay. The enhanced PBB will be granted using a progressive rate scheme. The amount of PBB increases as the role and responsibility for enhancing agency efficiency increases.

Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI)

It shall be issued to all eligible government employees not earlier than December 15 of each year at a cost of Five Thousand Pesos (₱5,000) each for the purpose of increasing government employees’ productivity.

Rice Subsidy

It is a monthly cash reward equal to twenty (20) kilos of rice or a total of Six Hundred Fifty Pesos (₱650.00).

Source: Philippine National Police Salary Grade 2021

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