United States Coast Guard » Enlisted Rank Structure

Coast Guard Information Coast Guard RanksCoast Guard PayEnlisted RanksEnlisted PayOfficer RanksOfficer PayCoast Guard Medal List

List of Military Ranks United States Coast Guard Enlisted Ranks (Ordered By Seniority)

E-1Coast Guard Seaman RecruitSeaman RecruitSRSeaman
E-2Coast Guard Seaman ApprenticeSeaman ApprenticeSASeaman
E-3Coast Guard SeamanSeamanSNSeaman
E-4Coast Guard Petty Officer Third ClassPetty Officer Third ClassPO3Petty Officer
E-5Coast Guard Petty Officer Second ClassPetty Officer Second ClassPO2Petty Officer
E-6Coast Guard Petty Officer First ClassPetty Officer First ClassPO1Petty Officer
E-7Coast Guard Chief Petty OfficerChief Petty OfficerCPOChief Petty Officer
E-8Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty OfficerSenior Chief Petty OfficerSCPOChief Petty Officer
E-9Coast Guard Master Chief Petty OfficerMaster Chief Petty OfficerMCPOChief Petty Officer
E-9Coast Guard Command Master Chief Petty OfficerCommand Master Chief Petty OfficerCMCChief Petty Officer
E-9Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast GuardMaster Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast GuardMCPOCChief Petty Officer (Special)

United States Coast Guard Enlisted Ranks In Order

Enlisted seamen, including regular seamen and their non-commissioned officers, form the lifeblood of the United States Coast Guard. The U.S. Coast Guard has a total of eleven enlisted ranks.

Most seamen enter the Coast Guard as a Seaman Recruit 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 Coast Guard is Command Master Chief Petty Officer.

This table lists the Coast Guard enlisted ranks in order of seniority, from lowest to highest. Choose any rank for detailed information on rank insignia, Coast Guard responsibilities, pay, and more.

Military Discounts & Benefits for Seamen:

In addition to basic pay and allowances, active-duty seamen, veterans, and even their families are eligible for hundreds of discounts and additional benefits offered by organizations and private companies like JetBlue , United Airlines , Verizon , and hundreds more.

Learn more about Military Discounts