United States Coast Guard officer rank insignia

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United States Coast Guard officer rank insignia describes an officer's pay-grade. Rank is displayed on collar devices, shoulder boards, and on the sleeves of dress uniforms.

Pay grade O-10 O-9 O-8 O-7 O-6 O-5 O-4 O-3 O-2 O-1
Insignia US CG O10 insignia.svg US CG O9 insignia.svg US CG O8 insignia.svg US CG O7 insignia.svg US CG O6 insignia.svg US CG O5 insignia.svg US CG O4 insignia.svg US CG O3 insignia.svg US CG O2 insignia.svg US CG O1 insignia.svg
Title Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Rear Admiral
(lower half)
Captain Commander Lieutenant
Commander
Lieutenant Lieutenant
(junior grade)
Ensign
Abbreviation ADM VADM RADM RDML CAPT CDR LCDR LT LTJG ENS
NATO Code OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1

Some Coast Guard officers are considered line officers, unlike the Navy, which has a staff corps to identify certain career fields.

Warrant Officer grade structure of the United States Coast Guard
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Chief Warrant Officer 2
CWO4 CWO3 CWO2
US CG CW4 insignia.svg
US CG CW3 insignia.svg
US CG CW2 insignia.svg

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