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Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard

E-9 Chief Petty Officer (Special), U.S. Coast Guard
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Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard
Coast Guard E-9 Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard Coast Guard Military Ranks
Class Chief Petty Officer (Special)
Abbr. MCPOC
Title Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (last name)
Paygrade E-9 (DoD Paygrade)
OR-9 (NATO Code)
Basic Pay $5,053/mo

Master Chief Petty Officer is one of the highest ranks available to enlisted members of the United States Coast Guard, and is rated at the maximum enlisted DoD paygrade of E-9. Less then 1% of the Coast Guard's personnel make it to the rank of Master Chief, and those who do are considered to be among the best and the brightest in their respective specialties.

Like the other Coast Guard ranks, all MCPOs have a rating, or job specialty, which is included in their full title. A Master Chief Petty Officer who specializes as a Gunner's Mate, for example, would have a full title of Master Chief Gunner's Mate. Most MCPOs, however, are simply referred to as Master Chief by their subordinates.

Many Master Chief Petty Officers participate in the Command Master Chief Petty Officer Program, which provides advanced leadership and skills training for MCPOs eligible for advancement to senior leadership positions as Command Master Chief Petty Officers.

Promotion to Master Chief Petty Officer is similar to the promotion process for the other Chief Petty Officer ranks, and includes review by a sitting board of Master Chiefs in addition to a stringent series of evaluations and service time requirements.

Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard is the 11th rank in the United States Coast Guard , ranking above Command Master Chief Petty Officer. A master chief petty officer of the coast guard is a Chief Petty Officer (Special) at DoD paygrade E-9, with a starting monthly pay of $5,053.

How do you become a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard?

Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard is a special / ceremonial rank, so promotions don't occur in the same way as with a a traditional Coast Guard rank promotion.

Advancement is by application to the post of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard and competition with other eligible candidates. It is a unique position within the Coast Guard and the appointment is made by the Commandant of the Coast Guard. The term of office runs for four years, concurrently with that of the Commandant. Sound knowledge of all aspects of the organisation of the Coast Guard is a requirement.

What is the proper way to address a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard?

The correct way to address a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard named Mr. Gutierrez is "Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Gutierrez", or written as MCPOC Gutierrez. In formal situations, a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard should always be addressed by their full rank.

How much does a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard earn?

Basic pay for an entry-level Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard with Over 10 years of experience is $5,052.60 per month.

A Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard receives an automatic raise to their basic pay every one to two years. Basic pay is only a small percentage of a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard's final compensation package.

In addition to a monthly basic pay salary, a Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard may be eligible for multiple types of allowances and bonus pay including housing allowance, education allowance, food allowance, retirement benefits, and more.

For full details on the Coast Guard's Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard compensation and retirement plan, visit the 2017 Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard Pay Chart. A full table of the Coast Guard's current paygrades are available at the Coast Guard Pay Chart.

Patch of a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard Equivalent Ranks to the Coast Guard's E-9 Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard

To learn more about the Coast Guard's rank structure, see our complete list of Coast Guard ranks.

The Government civilian-employee equivalent of a Master Chief Petty Officer Of The Coast Guard is paid under the General Schedule payscale. For more details, see this Coast Guard rank to GS grade conversion table .