Veterans Special Monthly Compensation - Effective 12/1/16*

Tables from VA.GOV (Veterans Affairs)

Definition of SMC from the VA: Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) is an additional level of compensation to veterans (above the basic levels of compensation payable based on disability ratings of 0 to 100 percent) for various types of anatomical losses or levels of impairment due solely to service-connected (SC) disabilities.

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

 


SMCRatePayment 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 ChildrenWith 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 StatusLL 1/2MM 1/2N
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 StatusN 1/2O/PR.1R.2/TS
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 StatusLL 1/2MM 1/2N
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 StatusN 1/2O/PR.1R.2/TS
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.