NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS RANKS

 
 

WARRANT OFFICERS

Warrant officers, senior and junior grade, hold warrants of their rank, issued by the Secretary of War. They rank between commissioned officers and noncommissioned officers. They rate salutes and are addressed by the title "Mister".

 

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER

   



 

 

Addressed as "Mister"
 

$ 2100,00 year

   
     

WARRANT OFFICER JUNIOR GRADE

   



 

 

Addressed as "Mister"

$ 1800,00 year

   
     
FLIGHT OFFICER    


 
   

$ 1800,00 year

   
     

NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS

Noncommissioned officers, from master sergeant to corporal, are appointed by their superiors when they have proved themselves worthy. They do not rate salutes, and are addressed by prefixing their ranks to their last names.

 
FIRST SERGEANT    


 
 

Addressed as "Sergeant"

$ 138,00 monthly base pay

   
     
MASTER SERGEANT    


 
  Addressed as "Sergeant"

$ 138,00 monthly base pay

   
     
TECHNICAL SERGEANT    


 
  Addressed as "Sergeant"

$ 114,00 monthly base pay

   
     
STAFF SERGEANT    


 
  Addressed as "Sergeant"

$ 96,00 monthly base pay

   
     
TECHNICIAN 3rd GRADE    


 
 

Those who held this rank were often addressed as "Sergeant", as they shared the same pay grade, but technicians 3rd grade did not have the authority to give commands as a staff sergeant would. Technicians possessed specialized skills which were rewarded with a higher pay grade. These skills could be directly related to combat, such as a tank driver or combat engineer, or be a support function such as a cook or mechanic. Depending on their function, they might be called upon by an officer to command a group of men in doing a specific task.

$ 96,00 monthly base pay

   
     
SERGEANT    


 
  Addressed as "Sergeant"

$ 78,00 monthly base pay

   
     
TECHNICIAN 4th GRADE    


 
 

Those who held this rank were often addressed as "Sergeant", as they shared the same pay grade, but technicians 4th grade did not have the authority to give commands as a sergeant would. Technicians possessed specialized skills which were rewarded with a higher pay grade. These skills could be directly related to combat, such as a tank driver or combat engineer, or be a support function such as a cook or mechanic. Depending on their function, they might be called upon by an officer to command a group of men in doing a specific task.

$ 78,00 monthly base pay

   
     
CORPORAL    


 
  Addressed as "Corporal"

$ 66,00 monthly base pay

   
     
TECHNICIAN 5th GRADE    


 
 

Those who held this rank were often addressed as "Corporal", as they shared the same pay grade, but technicians 5th grade did not have the authority to give commands as a corporal would. Technicians possessed specialized skills which were rewarded with a higher pay grade. These skills could be directly related to combat, such as a tank driver or combat engineer, or be a support function such as a cook or mechanic. Depending on their function, they might be called upon by an officer to command a group of men in doing a specific task.

$ 66,00 monthly base pay

   
     
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS    


 
  Addressed as "Private" 
 

$ 54,00 monthly base pay

   
     
PRIVATE    


NO CHEVRON

 
  Addressed as "Private"

$ 50,00 monthly base pay

   
 

Some Officer and Enlisted Men earn extra pay. For every 3 years spend in the service ( up to 30 years ), base pay was increased 5%. This was known as "longevity pay".

 

When awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross or the Soldier's Medal an additional $ 2,00 per month from the date of the act of heroism or extraordinary achievement. Each additional citation awarded in lieu of another medal would have been an additional $ 2,00 per month.  

 

Members in the Air Corps and taking regular and frequent flights, received additional pay amounting to 50% of their total base pay. This was known as "Flight pay".

 

A jumper in a parachute unit not on a flight-pay status received additional pay of $ 50,00 per month.

 

For foreign service, including Alaska, the base pay for Enlisted Men was increased with 20% that of Officers was only 10% of their base pay.

 
 
 

 

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