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United States Marine Corps - O-10 General

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General (Gen)

Classification General Officer
Abbreviation Gen
NATO Code OF-10
Service United States Marine Corps
Address General (last name)
What are a General's Responsibilities?

Generals hold the highest Marine Corps or Combatant Commands. Flag-rank Officers from any service may be chosen as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), the highest military position in the United States, with authority over all the other service chiefs.

What is a General's Paygrade?

A General is considered a General Officer, with a paygrade of O-10.

On this page you can learn more about a General's payscale, the process of becoming a General, and the history of the rank in the United States Marine Corps.

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Starting pay for a General is $16,441.80 per month. You can use the simple calculator below to see basic and drill pay for a General, or visit our Marine Corps pay calculator for a more detailed salary estimate.

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Equivalent Ranks to a Marine Corps General

A General is a General Officer, with a military paygrade of O-10.

The table below lists the equivalent ranks of a Marine Corps General, and their insignia, in the other four branches of the United States' Armed Services.

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