What Are the Ranks and Corresponding Pay Grades of U.S. Navy Officers in 2014?

What Are the Ranks and Corresponding Pay Grades of U.S. Navy Officers in 2014?

In 2014, Naval officer ranks ranged from Chief Warrant Officer 1 (W-1) to Admiral (O-10), and pay grades ranged from $2839.80/month for a W-1 to $19762.50/month for an O-10. Time served in the Navy affects the pay rate, rising with more time served.

A Warrant Officer 1 with less than two years of service receives $2839.80 each month. In 2014, this number increased to $3227.40 after serving for three years or more at that rank. The rank of Chief Warrant Officer 5 is reserved for those who have spent 20 years or more in the Navy, and the pay is $7118.40 per month at the 20-year mark and goes up to $9315.00 after the 38-year mark.

The O-class officer grades begin with Ensign at O-1, proceeding through Lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander, Commander, Captain and multiple ranks of Admiral, ending with O-10, Admiral Chief of Naval Operations/Commandant of the Coast Guard. A special rank of Fleet Admiral (O-11) is reserved for wartime.

Ensigns received a starting pay of $3655.50 a month in 2014, rising to $4538.70 after 38 years of service. An Admiral Chief of Naval Operations must have served a minimum of 20 years in order to attain that rank and receives $16072.20 a month that first year, going up to $19752.50 after 38 years at the 2014 pay rates.