US Navy Officer Ranks are almost the same thing as other countries’ Navy Officers ranks. The only difference is the United States Navy Pay. Different countries have their own pay scale, but in this post, we will only be talking about the US Navy Officer Ranks And Pay. We have already written an article about the United States Navy Ranks And Salary Structure in which we included all the ranks in US Navy and their Salaries.
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The United States Navy Officer Ranks And Pay
The United States Navy Officer Ranks are Arranged according to seniority, Their Pay is also arranged the same way their rank is Arranged. Those with higher Ranks are paid higher than those with lower ranks.
United States Officer Pay And Ranks.
US Navy Officer Ranks
- Navy Ensign (ESN) – Junior Officer
- Navy Lieutenant Junior (LTJG) -Junior Officer
- Navy Lieutenant (LT) – Junior Officer
- Navy Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Junior Officer
- Navy Commander (CDR) – Senior Officer
- Navy Captain (CAPT) – Senior Officer
- Navy Rear Admiral Lower Half (RDML) – Flag Officer
- Navy Rear Admiral Rear Admiral RADM Flag Officer
- Navy Vice Admiral (VADM) – Flag Officer
- Navy Admiral (ADM) – Flag Officer
- Navy Fleet Admiral (FADM) Flag Officer.
US Officer Pay And Ranks
The Table Below Shows the Complete List of the US Navy Officers’ Pay And Ranks According to Military-Ranks
|O-1||Ensign Pay||Starting pay $3,477/mo – max $4,376/mo with over 10 years’ experience|
|O-2||Lieutenant Junior Grade Pay||Starting pay $4,007/mo – max $5,544/mo with over 10 years’ experience|
|O-3||Lieutenant Pay||Starting pay $4,637/mo – max $7,544/mo with over 14 years’ experience|
|O-4||Lieutenant Commander Pay||Starting pay $5,274/mo – max $8,805/mo with over 18 years’ experience|
|O-5||Commander Pay||Starting pay $6,112/mo – max $10,384/mo with over 22 years’ experience|
|O-6||Captain Pay||Starting pay $7,332/mo – max $12,980/mo with over 30 years’ experience|
|O-7||Rear Admiral Lower Half Pay||Starting pay $9,668/mo – max $14,446/mo with over 30 years’ experience|
|O-8||Rear Admiral Pay||Starting pay $11,636/mo – max $16,774/mo with over 34 years’ experience|
|O-9||Vice Admiral Pay||Starting pay $16,445/mo – max $16,975/mo with over 24 years’ experience|
|O-10||Admiral Pay||Starting pay $16,975/mo – max $16,975/mo with over 22 years’ experience|
|O-11||Fleet Admiral Pay||N/A|