Military members who are required to jump out of aircraft as part of their duties are entitled to a special kind of hazardous duty pay, known as "Jump Pay," or "Parachute Duty Pay."Do you get paid for jumping off a plane?
Updated January 28, 2019. Military members who are required to jump out of aircraft as part of their duties are entitled to a special kind of pay, known as "Jump Pay," or "Parachute Duty Pay.". This type of pay is categorized as hazardous duty pay.How many jumps do you have to make to get jump pay?
While there are some exceptions (such as for those who are temporarily incapacitated), military members must make at least one qualifying jump during a consecutive three-month period to continue to qualify for jump pay. There are specific circumstances under which a jump will count toward a military member's jump quota.Do you qualify for parachute jump pay?
But for parachute jumpers, there are two types, and slightly different criteria to qualify for each. There are two rates of Jump Pay, regular and HALO (High Altitude, Low Opening). Only one type of parachute duty payment (regular or HALO) is authorized for a qualifying period.