Marines Rank Table

Table of ranks

Enlisted ranks
Pay code rank insignia typical billets naval equivalent
E0 recruit in initial training junior apprentice
E1 private
(trained)
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commando senior apprentice
E2 private
(qualified)
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commando astronaut
(qualified)
E3 private
(proficient)
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medic, sapper, fitter, rigger, armourer, artillerist, pilot astronaut
(proficient)
E3 lance-corporal
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assistant section leader
E4 corporal
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section leader leading astronaut
E5 sergeant
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platoon sergeant petty officer
E6 staff sergeant
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company, battalion, or regiment quartermaster sergeant; regimental paymaster-sergeant, regimental directive staff sergeant, sergeant of the regimental guard chief petty officer
E7 warrant officer
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colour sergeant warrant officer
E8 senior warrant officer
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battalion sergeant-major senior warrant officer
E9 chief warrant officer
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regimental sergeant-major, divisional sergeant-major, Sergeant-major of the Imperial Marines Corps master warrant officer
Commissioned ranks
Pay code rank insignia typical billets naval equivalent
O0 officer cadet
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at the Academy naval cadet
O1 ensign
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OC commando platoon midshipman
O2 sublieutenant
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OC commando, artillery, or aviation platoon sublieutenant
O3 lieutenant
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OC detached platoon; company 2ic; battalion ops officer (HQ platoon commander); regimental signals officer, quartermaster, paymaster, or provost-marshal; aide to a colonel or brigadier; aide-de-camp or secretary to a general lieutenant
O4 lieutenant-major
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company commander; battalion 2ic; regimental adjutant lieutenant-commander
O5 major
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battalion commander; regimental 2ic or chief of staff; brigade chief of staff commander
O6 colonel
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regimental CO; brigade 2ic; chief of staff to a GOC; exec to a deputy commander of general rank; general staff officer captain
O7 brigadier
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divisional 2ic, divisional or general staff officer; brigade commander commodore
O8 major-general
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GOC division; general staff officer rear admiral
O9 vice-general
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Surgeon-general, Judge-advocate General, Provost-general, Chief of Intelligence, Director-general of Training, Director-general of Recruitment, Director-general of Procurement, other general staff officer vice-admiral
O10 general
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Deputy Commandant of the Imperial Marines; Adjutant-general, Quartermaster-general, Chief of General Operations admiral
O11 commandant-general
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Commandant of the Imperial Marines Corps admiral of the fleet