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United States Air Force - E-9 Command Chief Master Sergeant

Yearly Base Pay

$65,675 - $101,970

Monthly Base Pay

$5,472.90 - $8,497.50

Hourly Base Pay *

$34.21 - $53.11

Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant - Rank Details


Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM)

Classification Noncommissioned Officer
Abbreviation CCM
NATO Code OR-9
Service United States Air Force
Address Chief Master Sergeant (last name)
What are a Command Chief Master Sergeant's Responsibilities?

A command chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force is special title and role that a chief master sergeant can be. It is equivalent to the rank of command sergeant major in the Army, sergeant major in the Marines, and command master chief petty officer in the Navy/Coast Guard.

Command chief master sergeants are senior advisors to top commanders in certain organizations that include Wings, Number Air Forces, and Major Commands. Despite a different title, command chief master sergeants still fulfill the duties and responsibilities of chief master sergeants. This includes being responsible for all the enlisted personnel in the unit as well as ensuring that the mission is successful.

Command chief master sergeants also provide advice and leadership to the other senior non-commissioned officers and first sergeants in their unit. Their rank is distinguished with a star between the upper and lower chevrons.

What is a Command Chief Master Sergeant's Paygrade?

A Command Chief Master Sergeant is considered a Noncommissioned Officer, with a paygrade of E-9. The civilian equivalent of this military rank is roughly GS-6 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.

On this page you can learn more about a Command Chief Master Sergeant's payscale, the process of becoming a Command Chief Master Sergeant, and the history of the rank in the United States Air Force.

Seal of the Air Force Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Pay Calculator

Starting pay for a Command Chief Master Sergeant is $5,472.90 per month, with raises for experience resulting in a maximum base pay of $8,497.50 per month. You can use the simple calculator below to see basic and drill pay for a Command Chief Master Sergeant, or visit our Air Force pay calculator for a more detailed salary estimate.


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Equivalent Ranks to an Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant

A Command Chief Master Sergeant is a Noncommissioned Officer, with a military paygrade of E-9. The civilian equivalent of this military rank is roughly GS-6 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.

The table below lists the equivalent ranks of an Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant, and their insignia, in the other four branches of the United States' Armed Services.


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