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June 17, 2019

2020 VA Disability Pay Chart

Last updated on March 25, 2021

In this article, I break down the 2020 VA disability pay chart in detail.

On October 10, 2019, the BLS reported September 2019 inflation data, allowing for the formal announcement of the Social Security Administration’s 2020 COLA, which is set to increase by 1.6%.

Thus, Veterans will get a 1.6% increase in their 2020 VA pay rates from their 2019 VA pay rate.

The Department of Veterans Affairs adjusts veteran’s monthly compensation amounts based on the yearly change in the cost of living as determined by the Social Security Administration. 

It only makes since that your monthly VA benefit amount will increase with the rate of inflation.

WATCH: VA Disability Rates 2020!

In 2019, Veteran’s get a nice 2.8% increase based on a Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) increase.

You can see the full 2019 VA pay disability pay chart HERE.

2020 VA Disability Pay Rates

In 2020, VA disability pay rates rise by 1.6%, which means veterans didn’t get a very big increase like they did in 2019.

The new 2020 VA disability rates will be effective as of December 1, 2019.

>> Click HERE to see the complete list of VA disability rates 2020, which includes VA dependent rates.

The 2020 VA disability pay raise for disabled veterans means veterans will begin seeing the new VA pay rates in their January 2020 disability compensation payment.

You may also qualify for a variety of Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) categories, which for simplicity sake, were not included here.

Veterans with service-connected disabilities rated at 10% or higher can use the following 2020 VA disability pay rate chart, which includes the new 1.6% increase in the COLA rate from 2019, to determine how much tax-free compensation you’ll get each month.

Veterans with a rating of 10-20% do not receive any extra compensation for dependents, and thus, are paid at the single rate, which is why those rates weren’t included on the chart.

A 10% VA disability rating for 2020 is: $142.29/month

A 20% VA disability rating for 2020 is: $281.27/month

2020 VA Disability Compensation Pay Chart

Combined VA Disability Rating 2019 VA Disability Rates 2020 VA Disability Rates
10% $140.05 $142.29
20% $276.84 $281.27
30% $428.83 $435.69
40% $617.73 $627.61
50% $879.36 $893.43
60% $1,113.86 $1,131.68
70% $1,403.71 $1,426.17
80% $1,631.69 $1,657.80
90% $1,833.62 $1,862.96
100% $3,057.13 $3,106.04

2020 VA Disability Pay Chart Infographic

2020 VA Disability Pay Chart
2020 VA Disability Pay Chart

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About the Author

Brian Reese
Brian Reese

Brian Reese

Founder & CEO

Brian Reese is VA disability expert, author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller You Deserve It: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Veteran Benefits You’ve Earned, and founder of VA Claims Insider – “The Most Trusted Name in Education-Based Resources for Veterans.”

His frustration with the 8-step VA disability claims process led him to create “VA Claims Insider,” which provides U.S. military veterans with tips, strategies, and lessons learned for successfully submitting or re-submitting a winning VA disability compensation claim.

Brian is also the CEO of Military Disability Made Easy, which is the world’s largest free searchable database for all things related to DoD disability and VA disability claims and has served more than 4,600,000 military members and veterans since its founding in 2013.

His eBook, the “9 Secrets Strategies for Winning Your VA Disability Claim” has been downloaded more than 300,000 times in the past three years and is the #1 rated free VA disability claims guide for veterans.

He is a former active duty Air Force officer with extensive experience leading hundreds of individuals and multi-functional teams in challenging international environments, including a combat tour to Afghanistan in 2011 supporting Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.

Brian is a Distinguished Graduate of Management from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO and he holds an MBA from Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business, Stillwater, OK, where he was a National Honor Scholar (Top 1% of Graduate School class).

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