2021 VA Disability Rates

2021 VA Disability Rates

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE NEW 2022 VA DISABILITY PAY RATES THAT ARE IN EFFECT AS OF DEC 1, 2021

2021 VA disability pay rates, which are effective beginning December 1, 2020, have increased by 1.3% based on the latest cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). The rate is slightly lower this year due to less inflation as a side effect of the pandemic. Use the charts provided on this page to determine your eligibility and expected monthly payout for your approved VA disability claim.

10% – 20% (No Dependents)
PercentageRate
10%$144.14
20%$284.93

30% – 60% Without Children
Dependent Status30%40%50%60%
Veteran Alone$441.35$635.77$905.04$1,146.39
Veteran with Spouse Only$493.02$705.67$992.16$1,250.73
Veteran with Spouse & One Parent$534.55$761.38$1,062.06$1,334.81
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents$576.08$817.10$1,131.96$1,418.89
Veteran with One Parent$482.89$691.48$974.94$1,230.47
Veteran with Two Parents$524.42$747.20$1,044.84$1,314.55
Additional for A/A spouse$48.62$63.82$81.04$97.25

70% – 100% Without Children
Dependent Status70%80%90%100%
Veteran Alone$1,444.71$1,679.35$1,887.18$3,146.42
Veteran with Spouse Only$1,567.28$1,819.15$2,044.19$3,321.85
Veteran with Spouse and One Parent$1,665.54$1,931.59$2,170.82$3,462.64
Veteran with Spouse and Two Parents $1,763.81$2,044.03$2,297.44$3,603.42
Veteran with One Parent$1,542.97$1,791.79$2,013.80$3,287.21
Veteran with Two Parents$1,641.23$1,904.24$2,140.43$3,427.99
Additional for A/A spouse$112.44$128.65$144.86$160.88

30% – 60% With Children
Dependent Status30%40%50%60%
Veteran with Spouse and Child$532.52$757.33$1,056.99$1,328.73
Veteran with Child Only$475.80$682.37$962.79$1,216.29
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and Child$574.06$813.04$1,126.89$1,412.81
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child$615.59$868.76$1,196.79$1,496.89
Veteran with One Parent and Child$517.33$738.08$1,032.68$1,300.37
Veteran with Two Parents and Child$558.86$793.80$1,102.58$1,384.45
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18$25.33$34.44$43.56$51.66
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18$84.08$112.44$139.79$168.16
Additional for A/A spouse$48.62$63.82$81.04$97.25

70% – 100% With Children
Dependent Status70%80%90%100%
Veteran with Spouse and Child$1,657.44$1,922.47$2,160.69$3,450.32
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child$1,526.76$1,772.55$1,992.53$3,263.73
Veteran with Spouse, One Parent and Child$1,755.70$2,034.91$2,287.31$3,591.11
Veteran with Spouse, Two Parents and Child$1,853.96$2,147.36$2,413.94$3,731.89
Veteran with One Parent and Child$1,625.02$1,884.99$2,119.16$3,404.52
Veteran with Two Parents and Child$1,723.29$1,997.43$2,245.78$3,545.31
Add for Each Additional Child Under Age 18$60.78$68.88$78.00$87.17
Each Additional Schoolchild Over Age 18$196.52$224.89$253.25$281.57
Additional for A/A spouse$112.44$128.65$144.86$160.88

Assistance with Claims and Appeals

Veterans may work with an accredited attorney, claims agent, or Veterans Services Officer (VSO) to file your claim or appeal. These professionals are trained and certified in the VA’s claims and appeals processes, making them well-equipped to answer your questions, meet your needs, and get you the disability compensation you deserve.

VA Disability Group PLLC is ready to take on your claim to get you the compensation you qualify for. Contact us online or call us at 1-844-VET-LAWS to request a consultation now.