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United States Coast Guard - E-9 Command Master Chief Petty Officer

Yearly Base Pay

$60,631 - $94,136

Monthly Base Pay

$5,052.60 - $7,844.70

Hourly Base Pay *

$31.58 - $49.03

Coast Guard Command Master Chief Petty Officer - Rank Details


Command Master Chief Petty Officer (CMC)

Classification Chief Petty Officer
Abbreviation CMC
NATO Code OR-9
Service United States Coast Guard
Address Command Master Chief Petty Officer (last name)
What are a Command Master Chief Petty Officer's Responsibilities?

Also in the pay grade E-9, the Command Master Chief Petty Officer holds the senior enlisted rank at command level and serves as a communications link between the enlisted corps and the Coast Guard headquarters, including the office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. The equivalent rank in the other services is that of Sergeant-Major. Highly experienced and skilled as a technical expert in his or her specialty, Command Master Chiefs serve as problem solvers and trouble-shooters at a senior level in sea and shore commands.

Command Master Chief Petty Officers will typically hold commandant-designated command posts within the Coast Guard at each area, district, maintenance and logistic command, at the Coast Guard Academy and at the Deployable Operations Group. Command Master Chiefs so designated by the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard will hold posts at training centers, recruitment commands and the Personnel Service Center. To identify themselves as such, they wear special gold badges, known as command identification badges, with two stars, indicating whether they are in a command position at an area or command level.

As a senior enlisted leader, the Command Master Chief is a liaison officer between the commissioned officer corps and the enlisted ranks and is often called upon to assist the commanding officer in matters relating to discipline, training, technical challenges, living conditions and morale.

What is a Command Master Chief Petty Officer's Paygrade?

A Command Master Chief Petty Officer is considered a Chief Petty 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 Master Chief Petty Officer's payscale, the process of becoming a Command Master Chief Petty Officer, and the history of the rank in the United States Coast Guard.

Seal of the Coast Guard Coast Guard Command Master Chief Petty Officer Pay Calculator

Starting pay for a Command Master Chief Petty Officer is $5,052.60 per month, with raises for experience resulting in a maximum base pay of $7,844.70 per month. You can use the simple calculator below to see basic and drill pay for a Command Master Chief Petty Officer, or visit our Coast Guard pay calculator for a more detailed salary estimate.


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Equivalent Ranks to a Coast Guard Command Master Chief Petty Officer

A Command Master Chief Petty Officer is a Chief Petty 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 a Coast Guard Command Master Chief Petty Officer, and their insignia, in the other four branches of the United States' Armed Services.


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