United States Army » Enlisted Rank Structure
United States Army Enlisted Ranks (Ordered By Seniority)
|E-2||Private Second Class||PV2||Enlisted Soldier||[more]|
|E-3||Private First Class||PFC||Enlisted Soldier||[more]|
|E-6||Staff Sergeant||SSG||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-7||Sergeant First Class||SFC||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-8||Master Sergeant||MSG||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-8||First Sergeant||1SG||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-9||Sergeant Major||SGM||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-9||Command Sergeant Major||CSM||Noncommissioned Officer||[more]|
|E-9||Sergeant Major of the Army||SMA||Noncommissioned Officer (Special)||[more]|
United States Army Enlisted Ranks In Order
Enlisted soldiers, including regular soldiers and their non-commissioned officers, form the lifeblood of the United States Army. The U.S. Army has a total of thirteen enlisted ranks.
Most soldiers enter the Army as a Private following successful completion of Basic Training, and receive promotions and pay raises based on experience and leadership qualities. The highest enlisted rank a soldier can achieve in the Army is Command Sergeant Major.
This table lists the Army enlisted ranks in order of seniority, from lowest to highest. Choose any rank for detailed information on rank insignia, Army responsibilities, pay, and more.
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