HomeVeterans Guide to VA BenefitsAppendix III - VA Compensation Tables2017 Special Monthly Compensation Table

2. 2017 Special Monthly Compensation Table

Special Monthly Compensation   

 Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) Rate Table - Effective 12/1/16

 

SMC

Rate

Payment variation

K

$103.54

Usually added to other rate or paid as the rate when percentage is zero.

Q

$67

Paid in place of a rate.

 

Without Children

With Children

SMC-L through SMC-N

SMC-L through SMC-N

SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

 

Without Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status

L

L 1/2

M

M 1/2

N

Veteran Alone

$3,627.87

$3,815.41

$4,003.72

$4,278.80

$4,554.51

Veteran with Spouse

$3,790.43

$3,977.97

$4,166.28

$4,441.36

$4,717.07

Veteran with Spouse and One Parent

$3,920.88

$4,108.42

$4,296.73

$4,571.81

$4,847.52

Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents

$4,051.33

$4,238.87

$4,427.18

$4,702.26

$4,977.97

Veteran with One Parent

$3,758.32

$3,945.86

$4,134.17

$4,409.25

$4,684.96

Veteran with Two Parents

$3,888.77

$4,076.31

$4,264.62

$4,539.70

$4,815.41

Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b)

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

 

Without Children, SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

Dependent Status

N 1/2

O/P

R.1

R.2/T

S

Veteran Alone

$4,822.42

$5,090.83

$7,274.39

$8,343.91

$3,263.43

Veteran with Spouse

$4,984.98

$5,253.39

$7,436.95

$8,506.47

$3,425.99

Veteran with Spouse and One Parent

$5,115.43

$5,383.84

$7,567.40

$8,636.92

$3,556.44

Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents

$5,245.88

$5,514.29

$7,697.85

$8,767.37

$3,686.89

Veteran with One Parent

$4,952.87

$5,221.28

$7,404.84

$8,474.36

$3,393.88

Veteran with Two Parents

$5,083.32

$5,351.73

$7,535.29

$8,604.81

$3,524.33

Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b)

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

 

With Children, SMC-L through SMC-N

Dependent Status

L

L 1/2

M

M 1/2

N

Veteran with Spouse and One Child

$3,909.48

$4,097.02

$4,285.33

$4,560.41

$4,836.12

Veteran with One Child

$3,736.59

$3,924.13

$4,112.44

$4,387.52

$4,663.23

Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child

$4,039.93

$4,227.47

$4,415.78

$4,690.86

$4,966.57

Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child

$4,170.38

$4,357.92

$4,546.23

$4,821.31

$5,097.02

Veteran with One Parent and One Child

$3,867.04

$4,054.58

$4,242.89

$4,517.97

$4,793.68

Veteran with Two Parents and One Child

$3,997.49

$4,185.03

$4,373.34

$4,648.42

$4,924.13

Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote

$80.76

$80.76

$80.76

$80.76

$80.76

Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a)

$260.91

$260.91

$260.91

$260.91

$260.91

Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b)

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

 

With Children, SMC-N 1/2 through SMC-S

Dependent Status

N 1/2

O/P

R.1

R.2/T

S

Veteran with Spouse and One Child

$5,104.03

$5,372.44

$7,556.00

$8,625.52

$3,545.04

Veteran with One Child

$4,931.14

$5,199.55

$7,383.11

$8,452.63

$3,372.15

Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and One Child

$5,234.48

$5,502.89

$7,686.45

$8,755.97

$3,675.49 

Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and One Child

$5,364.93

$5,633.34

$7,816.90

$8,886.42

$3,805.94

Veteran with One Parent and One Child

$5,061.59

$5,330.00

$7,513.56

$8,583.08

$3,502.60

Veteran with Two Parents and One Child

$5,192.04

$5,460.45

$7,644.01

$8,713.53

$3,633.05

Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18. See footnote

$80.76

$80.76

$80.76

$80.76

$80.76

Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18. See footnote (a)

$260.91

$260.91

$260.91

$260.91

$260.91

Additional A/A spouse. See footnote (b)

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

$149.08

 

Footnotes

1.  See footnote a on the DISABILITY COMPENSATION - BASIC RATES chart for an example of how to add a schoolchild.

2.  See footnote b on the DISABILITY COMPENSATION - BASIC RATES chart for an example of how to determine the rate where a spouse is entitled to A/A.

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