How Much Will VA Disability Payments Be in 2023?

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Are you a veteran who receives disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)? Veterans with 100% disability may not be able to work and disability may be an important part of their monthly income for their families. Veterans, who receive disability benefits may be asking – how much will VA disability payments be in 2023? Here is a quick look at the future of VA benefits next year provided by Valor Firm.



Will VA Disability Rates Increase in 2023?VA Benefits Form with Red Approved Stamp

Do you rely on VA disability benefits as a part of your monthly income? Are you concerned about the impact of inflation and a rising cost of living? You may have asked – will VA disability rates increase in 2023? Yes – VA disability monthly rates are expected to receive an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment in the next year. The anticipated increase marks the largest increase in disabled veteran benefits in the past 40 years and will be made official on December 1, 2022. Contact your local VA representative for more information.

Are you unsure of how that cost-of-living adjustment will impact your bottom line? We understand and are here to help at Valor Firm. Here is a quick synopsis of how monthly disability payments will increase next year – based on a single veteran with no dependents and a married veteran with one child.

2023 VA Disability Pay Chart

Veteran – No Dependents

2022 Pay Rate

Estimated 2023 Pay Rate

10% Disability $152.64 Per Month $165.92 Per Month
20% Disability $301.74 Per Month $327.99 Per Month
30% Disability $467.39 Per Month $508.05 Per Month
40% Disability $673.28 Per Month $731.86 Per Month
50% Disability $958.44 Per Month $1,041.82 Per Month
60% Disability $1,214.03 Per Month $1,319.65 Per Month
70% Disability $1,529.95 Per Month $1,663.06 Per Month
80% Disability $1,778.43 Per Month $1,933.15 Per Month
90% Disability $1,998.52 Per Month $2,172.39 Per Month
100% Disability $3,332.06 Per Month $3,621.95 Per Month

Veteran – Spouse and Child

2022 Pay Rate

Estimated 2023 Pay Rate

10% Disability $152.64 Per Month $165.92 Per Month
20% Disability $301.74 Per Month $327.99 Per Month
30% Disability $563.39 Per Month $612.40 Per Month
40% Disability $801.28 Per Month $870.99 Per Month
50% Disability $1,118.44 Per Month $1,215.74 Per Month
60% Disability $1,407.03 Per Month $1,529.44 Per Month
70% Disability $1,754.95 Per Month $1,907.63 Per Month
80% Disability $2,035.43 Per Month $2,212.51 Per Month
90% Disability $2,287.52 Per Month $2,486.53 Per Month
100% Disability $3,653.89 Per Month $3,971.78 Per Month

How To Calculate Your 2023 VA Disability Rate?

Do you fall into a different category of benefits than are not listed in the tables above? Do you have multiple dependents? Are you married with multiple children? We understand you are concerned about what your benefits will look like next year and you may want to plan your budget. We are here to help at Valor Firm – and all it takes is a little math.

  1. Verify your current monthly disability payment.
  2. Multiply that current monthly payment by 1.087 – to match the estimated 8.7% increase.
  3. The result will represent an estimated monthly payment for the next year.

READ MORE: How To File a Disability Claim with the VA


Do you have questions about disability payment rates in the next year? Will they increase or decrease? We can help answer questions like – how much will VA disability payments be in 2023 – right here at the Valor Firm. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help veterans with military sexual trauma and more legal cases!

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